MLK Day Film Forum: A Raisin in the Sun @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for a showing of the 2008 film adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun. Originally written by Lorraine Hansberry, it was one of the first plays written by an African American to be performed on Broadway, and it is featured in this year’s Washtenaw Reads book, Reading with Patrick. Ages 13+ Movie Rated PG-13

CDL Top 5 at Thompson’s @ Chelsea District Library
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for Family Feud inspired fun at Thompson’s Pizza. Bring a team of up to six (or come solo and we will match you up) to compete in family friendly rounds for prizes and glory. Have a Chelsea District Library card? Show it off to earn your team a bonus point!  

Foods & Flavors of Chinese New Year @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 31 @ 8:30 pm

Help us celebrate the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Boar! Why is the Chinese New Year like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and your birthday all in one holiday? What is the story behind Chinese dumplings? And what do you eat to ensure a long life? Join us as presenter Frances Kai-Hwa Wang answers these questions and many more! A traditional snack will be provided to help get us into the New Year spirit.

Reading Glasses: A Book Club @ Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at the Chelsea Alehouse (115 S. Main St.) as we discuss books of all varieties. Call library for title. Books available at the Check Out Desk. In partnership with the Chelsea Alehouse.

Purple Rose Concert Reading @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join us for a reading by Purple Rose performers. Share your feedback with the cast, playwright, and Artistic Director Guy Sanville. 

In February, Purple Rose will present Book of Dats by Lanfird Wilson
When murder roars through a small Missouri town, Ruth Hoch begins her own quest to find truth and honesty amid small town jealousies, religion, greed and lies.
In partnership with Purple Rose Theater Company. Sponsored by the Friends of the Chelsea District Library.