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Test Your Literature Knowledge!

CDL Online Trivia
Mon. Apr 6–Fri. Apr 10
10am–10pm
Register to play!

Introducing CDL Online Trivia where friends compete online for gift cards purchased to support CDL partners Serendipity Books and  Literati Bookstore! Scores are cumulative, take the quiz each day! See below for more details. (more…)

Join CDL Cooks!

Like to cook and try new recipes? Join CDL’s new Facebook Group: CDL Cooks! All month long we will cook recipes from an all-access e-cookbook on Hoopla, a platform available for all library patrons.In April, we are cooking recipes from The Food52 Cookbook, Volume 2 by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs.

Read-Aloud & Storytime Live!

Read-Aloud Live!
with Miss Jessica

Tuesdays | 2pm
CDL Facebook Page
Hear chapter book read-alouds of classics, family, favorites, and new titles. Then, learn how to download them to finish at home!
Storytime Live!
with Miss Edith
Wednesdays | 10:30am
CDL Facebook Page
Geared towards kids ages 2–6, Miss Edith delights with stories, songs, puppets, and more!

CDL Responds to COVID-19

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 website, eNewsletters, video updates, and social media.

Using Your Library Remotely

CDL is making every effort to safely provide materials and resources during the evolving COVID-19 situation. Consider making use of digital collections and online resources.

Program & Event Cancellations

In light of the emergence of COVID-19 in Michigan, CDL is making every effort to ensure a clean and healthy environment for our patrons. CDL will follow the guidance of State and Federal health agencies in making decisions regarding all upcoming events and programs. All programs are canceled through May 30. Updates will be posted to the website as they are available.

By now residents should have received their 2020 census surveys. Use this time at home to complete the census by mail, phone, or online! Click here for complete instructions. The US Census Bureau is hiring workers to help ensure an accurate count. Click here to apply!


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CDL Suspends Library Fines & Extends Expiration Dates

We understand the challenging time that our community is experiencing. Effective 3/13/2020 all fines will be waived on overdue materials. All library cards and accounts have been extended until May 30.


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Both Federal and State tax deadlines have been extended until July 15.  Federal and State tax forms are available online. Need help? Call a reference librarian between 10am–2pm Mon.–Fri. at 734-475-8732 x.219.

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CDL Online Trivia Game! @ Chelsea District Library
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – Apr 6 @ 10:00 pm

Looking for a fun way to past the time, AND to support the library and our local bookstores? Try out CDLs online trivia! You could win gift cards to Literati Bookstore or Serendipity Books! Answer a round of 10 questions each day. The faster you answer, the more points you win! Remember, no googling for answers! Every day this week (April 6th-10th) the Chelsea District Library will feature a different trivia quiz to take.You can only take each quiz once. Links for new quizzes will be posted the day of at 10am and available until 10pm.The quizzes are cumulative- the more quizzes you take, the higher your score will be at the end of week.The top three (3) players who are registered will win a prize:1st place: a $50 gift certificate to Literati Bookstore.2nd place: a $30 gift certificate to Serendipity Bookstore.3rd place: a $20 gift certificate to Serendipity Bookstore.Winners will receive their prize when the Chelsea District Library reopens to the public.In order for the library to  notify winners, we’re asking that you please fill out the Google form provided. Make sure to use a unique username to stand out.Trivia Registration*Disclaimer: Players who do not fill out the Google form will not be eligible for prizes.

Apr
7
Tue
CDL Online Trivia Game! @ Chelsea District Library
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – Apr 7 @ 10:00 pm

Looking for a fun way to past the time, AND to support the library and our local bookstores? Try out CDLs online trivia! You could win gift cards to Literati Bookstore or Serendipity Books! Answer a round of 10 questions each day. The faster you answer, the more points you win! Remember, no googling for answers! Every day this week (April 6th-10th) the Chelsea District Library will feature a different trivia quiz to take.You can only take each quiz once. Links for new quizzes will be posted the day of at 10am and available until 10pm.The quizzes are cumulative- the more quizzes you take, the higher your score will be at the end of week.The top three (3) players who are registered will win a prize:1st place: a $50 gift certificate to Literati Bookstore.2nd place: a $30 gift certificate to Serendipity Bookstore.3rd place: a $20 gift certificate to Serendipity Bookstore.Winners will receive their prize when the Chelsea District Library reopens to the public.In order for the library to  notify winners, we’re asking that you please fill out the Google form provided. Make sure to use a unique username to stand out.Trivia Registration*Disclaimer: Players who do not fill out the Google form will not be eligible for prizes.

Live Virtual Chapter Book Read-Aloud with Miss Jessica! @ Chelsea District Library
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Join Miss Jessica Tuesdays at 2pm for a chapter book read-aloud on the CDL facebook page (@ChelseaDistrictLibrary)! She’ll be selecting classics, family favorites, and new titles to enjoy. Then, learn how you can download the book to finish at home!

Apr
8
Wed
CDL Online Trivia Game! @ Chelsea District Library
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – Apr 8 @ 10:00 pm

Looking for a fun way to past the time, AND to support the library and our local bookstores? Try out CDLs online trivia! You could win gift cards to Literati Bookstore or Serendipity Books! Answer a round of 10 questions each day. The faster you answer, the more points you win! Remember, no googling for answers! Every day this week (April 6th-10th) the Chelsea District Library will feature a different trivia quiz to take.You can only take each quiz once. Links for new quizzes will be posted the day of at 10am and available until 10pm.The quizzes are cumulative- the more quizzes you take, the higher your score will be at the end of week.The top three (3) players who are registered will win a prize:1st place: a $50 gift certificate to Literati Bookstore.2nd place: a $30 gift certificate to Serendipity Bookstore.3rd place: a $20 gift certificate to Serendipity Bookstore.Winners will receive their prize when the Chelsea District Library reopens to the public.In order for the library to  notify winners, we’re asking that you please fill out the Google form provided. Make sure to use a unique username to stand out.Trivia Registration*Disclaimer: Players who do not fill out the Google form will not be eligible for prizes.

Live Virtual Storytime with Miss Edith! @ Chelsea District Library
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

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!

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