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Exciting news! T-Mobile has awarded CDL a Hometown Grant of $47,400 grant to help fund the Mobile CDL initiative! Mobile CDL is aimed at expanding access to the library's materials, staff, technology, and services. Bee a Part of this exciting initiative by sharing your thoughts about Mobile CDL stops and donating to the Gifts that Go Places campaign!

Library Highlights

Christmas in July!

Teen Summer Thursdays
Thursday, Jul. 7
2–4pm | Grades 6–12
McKune Room
Drop-in
Make an ugly Christmas sweater, compete to unwrap the biggest Christmas gift, and do everyone’s favorite holiday activity: DIPPING STUFF IN CHOCOLATE!

Stretch Out at Thrilling Thursday

Yoga Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 7
10:30–11:15am | Ages 2–6
Reading Garden
Drop-in
Miss Chris will guide us in a story with movements and stretches.

Enjoy Music on the Library Lawn!

Caribbean Steel Drum Celebration
Wednesday, Jul. 6
2–3pm | All Ages
Katie's Korner on the Library Lawn
Drop-in
Let the Gratitude Steel Band transport you to a tropical paradise of music!  Learn the history and culture behind this instrument and its performers while you dance to the rhythm at Katie's Korner!

Friends Used Book Sale

Saturday, Jul. 9
10am–1pm
Library Basement
Stock up for Summer Reading at the Friends Used Book Sale! Shop their incredible collection of thousands of books, movies, music, and more! Fill a bag of books for $5, CDs and DVDs are $1!

Christmas in July!

Teen Summer Thursdays
Thursday, Jul. 7
2–4pm | Grades 6–12
McKune Room
Drop-in
Make an ugly Christmas sweater, compete to unwrap the biggest Christmas gift, and do everyone’s favorite holiday activity: DIPPING STUFF IN CHOCOLATE!

Stretch Out at Thrilling Thursday

Yoga Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 7
10:30–11:15am | Ages 2–6
Reading Garden
Drop-in
Miss Chris will guide us in a story with movements and stretches.

Enjoy Music on the Library Lawn!

Caribbean Steel Drum Celebration
Wednesday, Jul. 6
2–3pm | All Ages
Katie's Korner on the Library Lawn
Drop-in
Let the Gratitude Steel Band transport you to a tropical paradise of music!  Learn the history and culture behind this instrument and its performers while you dance to the rhythm at Katie's Korner!

Friends Used Book Sale

Saturday, Jul. 9
10am–1pm
Library Basement
Stock up for Summer Reading at the Friends Used Book Sale! Shop their incredible collection of thousands of books, movies, music, and more! Fill a bag of books for $5, CDs and DVDs are $1!

Christmas in July!

Teen Summer Thursdays
Thursday, Jul. 7
2–4pm | Grades 6–12
McKune Room
Drop-in
Make an ugly Christmas sweater, compete to unwrap the biggest Christmas gift, and do everyone’s favorite holiday activity: DIPPING STUFF IN CHOCOLATE!

Stretch Out at Thrilling Thursday

Yoga Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 7
10:30–11:15am | Ages 2–6
Reading Garden
Drop-in
Miss Chris will guide us in a story with movements and stretches.

Enjoy Music on the Library Lawn!

Caribbean Steel Drum Celebration
Wednesday, Jul. 6
2–3pm | All Ages
Katie's Korner on the Library Lawn
Drop-in
Let the Gratitude Steel Band transport you to a tropical paradise of music!  Learn the history and culture behind this instrument and its performers while you dance to the rhythm at Katie's Korner!

Friends Used Book Sale

Saturday, Jul. 9
10am–1pm
Library Basement
Stock up for Summer Reading at the Friends Used Book Sale! Shop their incredible collection of thousands of books, movies, music, and more! Fill a bag of books for $5, CDs and DVDs are $1!

Renew or Apply for a New Library Card
Browse books, media, and more

Sign up and log in this year's Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities. Stop by the library lobby to check out the prizes for all ages!


Looking for outdoor fun for the kids? Look no further than your library! Stop by the first floor and browse our SportPort collection of youth sporting equipment including golf clubs, tennis gear, soccer, and more!



The Summer Reading Program is made possible through the generosity of our sponsors! Thank you!
Gold sponsors: Friends of Chelsea District Library, Culver's of Chelsea, and Mason Olive Lodge #156 Silver sponsor: Chelsea ATA Martial Arts Bronze sponsor: Kiwanis Club of Chelsea Prize donors: Spad's Twisters, Happy Hooves Equine, Kitty Face


Image link of Michigan Activity PassAre you busy planning for summer activities and trips? Don't forget the discounts available through your library! The Michigan Activity Pass offers free or discounted admission to parks, museums, and attractions all over the state. Passes can be used on your mobile devices and are valid for seven days from the time you download them. Click here for directions to download a pass today

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