Have you joined CDL’s Summer Reading Program yet? We’ve moved it online and the prizes are better than ever! Click here for details and to sign up!
CDL 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.
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, eNewsletters, video updates, and social media.
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!
Join us on Zoom for this virtual program! Be sure to enter a valid email address in order to receive the Zoom link the day of the program.Interested in martial arts? Now is the time to see what it’s all about! Join Master Dan Rightner, owner of Chelsea ATA Martial Arts, for this introductory class suitable for kids of all ages. Learn basic self-defense techniques, along with how martial arts can impact everyday life skills!
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!
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. Play for extra drawing tickets to use for our grand prizes during this year’s Summer Reading!
Games that will be played will be decided upon by that day’s attendees.
WIN GIFT CARD PRIZES FOR PLAYING ON THE FIRST DAY, JUNE 4TH @ 2PM
Are trees social beings? In the international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. Take a walk in the woods at Robin Hills Farm for a scavenger hunt, then join us and educator Kent B. to learn about the various trees in our own backyard.And Remember: Use the bathroom. Prepare for bugs! Wear sturdy, close-toed shoes. Beware of unknown plants!Kent B earned his degree in physics from Albion College and has a passion for plants and bio-diversity. He spent 7 years teaching high school biology and math. On any given day, you’ll find Kent exploring local nature trails or curled up with a good book.