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Library Highlights

Enjoy a Sweet End to Summer Reading!

Summer Reading Finale
Wednesday, Jul. 31
12–1:30pm  | All Ages
Library Lawn
Join us for a hands-on mad science show with Dr. Nitro! Every child will make a tasty ice cream sundae as part of a science experiment!

Have Tech Needs? Check out the CDL Resources!

CDL TecXpo
Lima Township Hall
Sunday, Jul. 28
1–4pm | All Ages
Join us for our first CDL TecXpo, where you’ll get a chance to experience virtual reality*, interact with Sphero® robots, view 3D printer demonstrations, and learn about all the technology available at your library!
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Purple Rose Concert Reading

Saturday, Aug. 10
10:30am–12:30pm
Registration Required

Join us for a reading of scenes from Dark Night, from the Apprentice Class of 2019. Share your feedback with Guy Sanville, PRTC Artistic Director.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

Your library card just got more valuable! Through an exclusive partnership between The Library Network and the Detroit Tigers, library cardholders can access discounted tickets to select games in July and August! Click here or call 313-471-2252 to purchase tickets! Tickets must be purchased through offer and is not available at Comerica Park Box Office.

Teen Thursdays: Frankentoy Frenzy

Thursday, Jul. 25
Grades 6–12

2–4pm | McKune Room
Think Sid from the Toy Story movies! Create creepy and funny creatures from parts of old toys. We’ll provide the toys, paint, and glue – you bring the creativity. Prizes for weirdest, prettiest, ugliest and crowd favorite will be awarded at the end of the program.

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Chelsea District Library (CDL) is seeking a creative, energetic, organized, and engaging person to join us as Network Administrator. Under direction of the Library Director, the Network Administrator researches, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots the library technological infrastructure. Click here for a full job description.  Applications are due by July 25.


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We are in the process of re-envisioning our current Second Floor Learning Lab space and equipment. Please complete this short survey to help us more fully realize and meet the technology needs of our users. Your input is greatly appreciated.

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Game Design Camp @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Love to play games? Here’s a chance to create your own! Work in small groups to learn the concepts of game design and create a prototype board game. From 2:30-3pm on Wednesday, July 24, we’ll open the doors for family and friends to test out our new games! Participants are expected to attend all three days.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.

Family Read-Aloud Book Club @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Read The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher, Dana Alison Levi’s hilarious story of two dads, four adopted boys, and one grumpy neighbor. The start of the school year is not going as the Fletcher brothers hoped. Each boy finds his plans for success veering off in unexpected and sometimes disastrous directions. But sometimes what you least expect is what you come to care about the most. Pizza will be served, with family-friendly activities to follow. Register early to get a free copy of the book by calling (734) 475-8732, ext. 209. 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.

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Thrilling Thursdays: Gross Motor Storytime @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Gross Motor Storytime | Stories and music that will have everyone up and moving!Each week at Thrilling Thursdays, we’ll have a super fun storytime, sensory play activities, or special guests to keep our littlest learners engaged and active all summer long!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.

Teen Thursdays: Frankentoy Frenzy @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Make a monster.  Build a beast. Design a demon.  Join us at the library on Thursday, July 25th to create creepy and funny creatures from parts of old toys. We’ll provide the toys, paint, and glue – you bring the creativity. Prizes for weirdest, prettiest, ugliest and crowd favorite will be awarded at the end of the program.

St. Joes Mercy Chelsea Outpatient Behavior Health: Summer Wellness @ Chelsea District Library at McKune Room
Jul 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

***Non-Library Program*** High school students are invited to drop in to this free summer wellness group. The group offers 9th through 12th graders a fun, safe atmosphere to focus on healthy and happy lives by talking about factors that contribute to a person’s overall wellness. For additional information contact Kathy Walz at kathryn.walz@stjoeshealth.org or 734-680-5312.

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