Jun
29
Thu
Teen Jewelry-Making Workshop @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Turn beads and copper wire into a beautiful bracelet that you can wear or give as a gift.  Teens only, please.  All materials will be supplied for this program.

Program instructor Beth Battey loves crafting, jewelry making and fiber arts.  She teaches group crafting classes at several local libraries and knitting and crochet at Spun, a yarn shop in Ann Arbor.In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Jessica at 734-475-8732, ext. 208.

Jul
13
Thu
Make Pet Toys for Humane Society of Huron Valley @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Looking for a way to help animals in need? The Humane Society of Huron Valley welcomes donations of homemade pet toys and beds. We will supply materials and instructions for projects including dog beds, fleece cat toys, and gerbil tubes. Feel free to bring used bathroom towels or unopened pet food — we will take everything to the Huron Valley Humane Society after the program.

In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Jessica at 734-475-8732, ext. 208.

Jul
19
Wed
Hour of Code (Teen) @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Ever wondered how Angry Birds was made? Want to create your own adventure for Moana? Get a taste of what real computer scientists do at Chelsea District Library’s first-ever Hour of Code, a program that has allowed millions of kids and teens around the world to try their hand at computer coding! There are projects for all skill levels, including true beginners. Participants may be partnered on laptop computers.In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Jessica at 734-475-8732, ext. 208.

Jul
24
Mon
Teen Writing Workshop: Writing As Fuel @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Join activist and writer Carlina Duan as she presents a three-hour writing workshop featuring activist artists/writers and inspiring teens to produce their own creative work with self-empowerment, community-building and activism related-goals. Teens will work on writing projects and participate in a mini-showcase of their work to other students.  Carlina Duan hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she earned her B.A. from the University of Michigan. As a 2016 Fulbright grant recipient, she lived and taught in Malaysia before returning to the States to pursue work as a literary arts educator and freelancer. Her poems have been anthologized and published in Uncommon Core, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, The Margins, and Berkeley Poetry Review, among others. I Wore My Blackest Hair, her first full-length poetry collection, is forthcoming from Little A in November 2017. She will start her MFA in Poetry in the Fall of 2017.In order for all children to participate and have a successful experience, please let us know if your child has any special needs that we can accommodate. Call Edith at 734-475-8732, ext. 213.