Virtual Programs2020-06-24T12:58:22-04:00

Chelsea District Library Virtual Programs

Chelsea District Library is committed to its mission to engage, inspire, and equip our community with evolving materials and resources. The COVID-19 pandemic is requiring us to envision this mission differently as public gatherings are limited. Please enjoy the virtual programs available from the safety of your home!

Featured Video

Write Your Story: Art of the Memoir with Kevin Sessums
June 20 | 12pm

Michelle Tuplin of Serendipity Books discusses the nitty gritty of crafting memoirs in this exclusive interview of award-winning author, editor, and actor, Kevin Sessums. This video will be available through July 19.

Adult Programs

Desserts by the Decade: the 1940s
Available through July 21.
The Greatest Generation manned warships, piloted aircrafts, and held down the homefront while World War II raged. Join us to learn how food rationing and pop culture shaped the food and recipes of the 1940’s. Watch here!

Music & Meditation
via Zoom

Wednesday, Jul. 15
6:30–8pm
Registration Required
Please join Dianna Kause for a Music and Meditation session. Music touches our soul, and sharing with others allows for a beautiful heart-opening practice. We will begin with a brief centering exercise to bring focus for mindful listening. (more…)

Write Your Story: The Art of Memoir with Kevin Sessums and Michelle Tuplin
Saturday, Jun. 20| 12pm
Michelle Tuplin of Serendipity Books discusses the nitty gritty of crafting memoirs in this exclusive interview of award-winning author, editor, and actor, Kevin Sessums. This video will be available through July 19.

Teen Programs

Virtual That Thursday Thing
Thursdays | 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…)

Youth Programs

Virtual Tween Book Club
Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier
Tuesday, Jul. 21

3–4pm
Ages 9–12
via Zoom
Registration Required
Read the book (available on Hoopla) that Goodreads calls “utterly beguiling” and join friends to discuss via Zoom!

Yoga Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 16

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!

Virtual Martial Arts
Wednesday, Jul. 15
3–3:45pm | via Zoom
All Ages
Registration Required
Interested in martial arts? Learn basic self-defense techniques, along with how martial arts can impact everyday life skills from Master Dan Rightner, owner of Chelsea ATA Martial Arts!

Book Talk Tuesdays
Every Other Tuesday
Beginning Jun. 23
2PM | CDL Facebook Page
Independent Readers, meet your next favorite book with Miss Jessica!

Family Programs

Baffling Bill’s Magic Show
Wednesday, Jul. 29

2–2:45pm | All Ages
Registration Required

Imagine yourself in a magical adventure with Baffling Bill the magician! Celebrate summer reading with this incredible magic show starring Baffling Bill and friends filmed live from his Illusionarium theater! (more…)