Library Highlights

Teen Trivia Online!

Virtual That Thursday Thing
Thursday, Jun. 11 | 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. (more…)

Tired of Clutter in Your Home?

Online! Tidying Up: The Kon Mari Method™ with Kate Sood
Wednesday, Jun. 24

Zoom Conferencing Software
Registration Required
Do you feel overwhelmed by the clutter in your home? Join Kate Sood, owner of Simply Tidy and Michigan’s exclusive certified KonMari consultant, and learn the life-changing, revolutionary KonMari Method™. You will discover the many benefits (both physically and mentally) of using this method to declutter and how to fold just like Marie! By implementing this process into your lifestyle, you will create long-lasting organizational systems that keep your home (and mind) tidy! (more…)

What’s Your Story? The Art of Memoir

What’s Your Story? The Art of Memoir with Kevin Sessums and Michelle Tuplin
Saturday, Jun. 20| 12pm
This summer at CDL we’re focused on stories in all of their varieties–from our Summer Reading Program theme Imagine Your Story, to this unique memoir writing Q&A with author, editor, and actor Kevin Sessums. (more…)

Enjoy a Classical Music Concert from Home!

Music in the Air Online!
Saturday, June 6

Accomplished pianist Jacopo Giacopuzzi returns to Music in the Air! Given the restrictions on public gatherings this year, he will send us an exclusive video performance to be viewed at your leisure!

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.

Summer Reading Programs Kick Off June 14!

Make sure to join us for this year’s Summer Reading Program—Imagine Your Story! Social Distancing has required the program to move online, but it is still full of fun ideas and fantastic prizes.

CDL Special Board Meeting Notice June 4, 2020To receive information on how to attend this virtual meeting, please send your name, phone number, and email address to director@chelseadistrictlibrary.org.

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In response to directives from the State of Michigan and in the interest of community safety, all large summer programs have transitioned to virtual programs. Please click here for upcoming virtual events for all ages!

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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, eNewslettersvideo updates, and social media.

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Are you safe at home without a library card to access thousands of digital books, movies, music, and more? CDL is proud to announce online library card applications during the library closure! Click here to apply today! Please note: card is valid for 90 days. When the library reopens, patrons must come in to sign application.

Online! Music in the Air @ Chelsea District Library at CDL Website
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In response to safe social distance requirements, the 2020 Music in the Air will consist of an exclusive online concert by accomplished pianist Jacopo Giacopuzzi. Stay tuned for details! We look forward to the return of a live concert with Giacopuzzi and his sister Maddalena in 2021! Visit the Music in the Air website for details.

Many thanks to our Gold Sponsors who helped make this
program possible—Friends of CDL and Michael D.
Kunkel & Henry Cox

Live Virtual Chapter Book Read-Aloud with Miss Jessica! @ Chelsea District Library
Jun 9 @ 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!

Live Virtual Storytime with Miss Edith! @ Chelsea District Library
Jun 10 @ 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!

Virtual Breastfeeding Basics Series Part 2: Breastfeeding in the Real World @ Chelsea District Library
Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Class 2:How to breastfeed in the real world! Learn how to feel comfortable managing breastfeeding outside the house, how breastfeeding changes as your infant grows and matures, and how to avoid or manage complications related to breastfeeding.Megan Trenary, RN, BSN, IBCLC is a board certified lactation consultant interested in supporting you and your family with your breastfeeding goals. 

Virtual That Thursday Thing @ Chelsea District Library
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.  


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