Join us virtually on April 24 for an afternoon celebrating literature with three award-winning authors—Laurie Halse Anderson, Ross Gay, and Azar Nafisi! Click here for details and registration link!
Tax season is here and your library is here to help. The federal filing deadline has been extended until May 17. Paper copies of Federal and State tax forms are available 24/7 in the library vestibule. Additional forms can be accessed on IRS. gov or the State of Michigan's website. New this year, try MyFreeTaxes.com, an online tax filing program that helps anyone of any income file their taxes for free. Provided by United Way, MyFreeTaxes also connects filers to the IRs's VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) programs.
The CDL staff are dedicated to providing accurate information about COVID-19, as well as fun resources to keep busy in this period of social distancing. We miss our community, but will make every effort to stay in touch while the library is closed via the eNewsletters, quarterly print newsletter, website, virtual programs, and social media.
It's hangout time on Zoom! Kids in grades 3-5 can sign up to log in and chat with friends while doing an informal activity. A librarian will always be present in the Zoom “room” during the program, but the kids run the show!
Apr. 19 | Origami Flowers — Have paper and scissors at hand to try folding different origami flowers.
Meet your next favorite book! Twice a month, Youth Librarian Miss Jessica will share a few of her favorite books, new and old, for independent readers. Book Talk Tuesdays will feature special guests from the Chelsea community, including Chelsea teachers! These books will be of interest for readers ages 8-12 and available in a variety of formats, including ebooks. Find Book Talk Tuesday videos on the library's Virtual Programming page and CDL Facebook page.
Pop into your PJs and snuggle up with a pillow for storytime! Join Miss Edith for interactive stories, songs and more. Register for a zoom link and materials list. Pick up a Musical Instrument Kit in March for extra fun! Mar. 30 | Bunny StorytimeApr. 20 | Pajama StorytimeMay 4 | Mother’s Day Storytime
The Chelsea District Library Board of Trustees meets the third Tuesday of each month in the library meeting room at 6:45 p.m. This meeting will occur over Zoom until the State of Michigan deems it is safe to meet in person once again.
Storytime with Miss Edith will begin at 10:30am on the CDL facebook page (@ChelseaDistrictLibrary). Storytime live will feature stories, songs, puppets and more! Tune in on time and Miss Edith will be sure to include your name in the welcome song! Check out all of our storytimes on Facebook Watch — No Facebook Account Needed! https://www.facebook.com/ChelseaDistrictLibrary/live/