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Library Highlights

Popular Teen Trivia!

Virtual That Thursday Thing
Thursday, Aug. 13 | 2PM  
Registration Required
Come play trivia with Teen Librarian Stacey via Steam and Zoom!  Fool your friends while playing Fibbage, Decide what’s the truth and what’s a lie in Lie Swatter, or try to draw hilarious pictures for others to guess in Drawful.

 

 

Say Ommmm at Storytime!

Yoga Storytime
Thursday, Aug. 13

10:30–11:15
Ages 2–6
via Zoom

Registration Required
Miss Chris from Breathe Yoga will share a story and lead participants in a playful, interactive yoga practice. Stretch, relax, and have fun exploring movement and stories in a new way!

What Story is in the Stars?

Sky Tellers: Native American Sky Stories
Wednesday, Aug. 12
6:30–7:30pm
via Zoom
Registration Required
Join presenter Cliff Jones, from Southfield’s Vollbrecht Planetarium, to listen to Sky Stories from Planet Earth. He will share Native American sky stories and scientific analogies about our night sky.

Explore Your Family Tree!

Take this time at home to learn your family’s story! Ancestry.com provides access US and UK census records; passenger lists; birth, marriage and death records; and other genealogy material. Access requires a library card and your library card PIN. Note: TLN has extended this license to temporarily function outside of the library during this health crisis.

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.

Congratulations to all our Summer Reading participants on a job well done! Those who completed the program should check your email for instructions to select your book prize. This email will also contain pickup instructions. Prize pickup will happen the week of August 10.

Reopening plan imageCDL is currently in Stage 3 of its reopening plan.  Curbside Pickup is available Mon–Fri 10am–6pm, and Saturdays 10am–3pm with our new fine-free lending model!  The CDL Management Team and Board of Directors have been hard at work to plan to safely reopen your library. Please click here for further details.


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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, virtual programs,  eNewslettersvideo updates, and social media.

Aug
11
Tue
The Fairy Godmother of Music Returns! @ Chelsea District Library
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Fairy Godmother of Music is back for an evening performance!  Zoom in and hear about Melissa’s travels in the world and listen, sing and move to classic songs, Disney hits and more!

Aug
12
Wed
SportPort Kit Giveaway @ Chelsea District Library at Library Lawn
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come pick up your basketball kit from the Library between 10am and 2pm. One kit per family. You’ll find library staff ready to greet you under the southwest portico, near the library lawn facing Main St. Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing. We can’t wait to see you in person!

SportPort kits are provided thanks to 5 Healthy Towns and Project Play. 

Live Virtual Storytime with Miss Edith! @ Chelsea District Library at Facebook
Aug 12 @ 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!

Sky Tellers: Native American Sky Stories @ Chelsea District Library at Zoom
Aug 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join presenter Cliff Jones, from Southfield’s Vollbrecht Planetarium, to listen to Sky Stories from Planet Earth. He will share Native American sky stories and scientific analogies about our night sky and, time permitting, our solar system including about the 8 major planets and 5 dwarf planets. If you have a favorite sky story you would like to share then bring it along: audience interaction is welcome!

Aug
13
Thu
Virtual Yoga Storytime @ Chelsea District Library at Zoom
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Join us on Zoom for a virtual storytime and yoga practice! Please enter a valid email address when registering in order to receive the Zoom link the day of the program.Find your inner zen! Miss Chris from Breathe Yoga will share a story and lead participants in a playful, interactive yoga practice. Stretch, relax, and have fun exploring movement and stories in a new way!

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