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Cloud Slime @ Home
Thursday, Nov. 5

Grades 6–12 | 7–8pm
via Zoom
image of That Thursday Thing logoRegister for this event if you want to make soft and fluffy cloud slime. Each kit will include a slime base, fluff, coloring, confetti, and a container to keep your new slime in. Pick up a kit 10/31, 11/2, or 11/3 curbside and meet up via Zoom to make some slime!

Virtual Dance Along, Sing Along

Thursday, Nov. 19
via Zoom
Ages 2+ | Registration Required
Zoom in for songs, movement and more! Miss Beth will be playing some of your favorite sing-along-songs on her guitar. Stomp, clap and sing in your living room! Be sure to register with a valid email address to receive the invitation to join a Zoom meeting with a password.

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Zoom! 3–5 Hangout
Monday, Nov. 2
Grades 3–5
Registration Required
Meet up with your school and library friends via Zoom to hang out and work on fun projects “together”. Our first meeting we will be building with LEGO®, Magnatiles, or whatever other building toy you have around the house!

Purple Rose Concert Reading

Purple Rose Concert Reading
Saturday, Nov. 14
via Zoom

Registration Required
Join us via ZOOM for a play read by Purple Rose performers. Share your feedback with the cast, playwright, and Artistic Director Guy Sanville. This month, join us for a comedy by Eric Pfeffonger, titled Human Error.

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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.

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Tuesday, November 3 is election day! Get clear, accurate, unbiased voting information from your library! Click here for our special Voter Resource page.

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Kids Read Comics Home Toon Edition is here!  Tune in to Ted Woods Live on Monday nights in October at 6:30pm on the CDL Facebook page. Click here for complete 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.

Zoom! 3-5 Hangout @ Chelsea District Library at Zoom
Nov 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

It’s hangout time on Zoom! Kids in grades 3-5 can sign up to log in and chat with friends while doing an informal activity. A librarian will always be present in the Zoom “room” during the program, but the kids run the show!

Nov. 2 — Build It!  Find your LEGOS, Magna Tiles, or whatever you happen to have lying around and build while chatting with your friends.Nov 16 — Puppets! Make puppets with your friends, using kits you can request from the library or materials you have at home.Dec. 7 — Holiday Cards — Make holiday cards for friends and family.Dec. 21 — TBDJan. 4 — TBDJan. 18 — TBDFeb. 1 — TBD

Book Talk Tuesdays @ Chelsea District Library at Facebook
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meet your next favorite book! Twice a month, Youth Librarian Miss Jessica will share a few of her favorite books, new and old, for independent readers. Book Talk Tuesdays will feature special guests from the Chelsea community, including Chelsea teachers! These books will be of interest for readers ages 8-12 and available in a variety of formats, including ebooks. Find Book Talk Tuesday videos on the library’s Virtual Programming page and CDL Facebook page.

Virtual Yoga Storytime @ Chelsea District Library at Zoom
Nov 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

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!

Online! Reading Glasses: A Book Club @ Chelsea District Library at Zoom
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Join us to discuss Recursion by Blake Crouch. Call the Circulation Desk at 734-475-8732 x200 to place a copy of the book on hold. You will receive the Zoom login code the week of the meeting.

Desserts By Decades: the 1960s @ Chelsea District Library at CDL Website
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – Nov 5 @ 8:00 pm

The decade that started with Camelot and ended with Woodstock also brought us some choice food! Pop Tarts, Doritos, and Gatorade made the scene. Many were jazzed to pig out on fondue, sparkling Jello molds, and Ambrosia cake. Join certified pastry chef and owner of Lakehouse Bakery Keegan Rodgers and local writer/historian Patti Smith as they take you through the grooviest decade and the foods the cool kids were hip to! In partnership with The Lakehouse Bakery.

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