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Today, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m., join staff for information to get started with the Chelsea District Library’s new online homework resource, HelpNow from Brainfuse. Learn how to get the most out of this comprehensive suite of services designed to accommodate a range of homework needs, including live, one-to-one homework help, Michigan-aligned skills building, test [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 28th, 2014

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patty Roberts for the information and photo in this story.) Melanie Bell, of the Chelsea District Library, has been selected for the 2014 Connect Michigan Broadband Hero Award and will be recognized on Oct. 29 in Lansing. The Michigan Broadband Hero Award recognizes individuals, organizations, and companies working diligently [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 17th, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 13th, 2014

The Chelsea District Library will spend the week of Oct. 19-25, celebrating its Friends of the Library volunteer organization, and encouraging community residents to give the gift of their support for the library by becoming a member. The Friends of the Chelsea District Library have been in existence since 1949, and in that time have [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 10th, 2014

Did you know that the Chelsea District Library in cooperation with the Chelsea American Legion Herbert J. McKune Post 31 collects old, damaged American flags for proper retirement? Flags can be dropped off at the library and are then taken to the Legion for a “Ceremony for Disposal of Unserviceable Flags” each fall. Please bring [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 8th, 2014

The Chelsea Friends of the Library will hold a ‘Fill a Bag for $5’ Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the library basement. There will be thousands of beautiful books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and other items are available for purchase, and proceeds from the sales are used to support [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 2nd, 2014

Be sure to stop by the Chelsea Senior Center for “Place That Face” on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 12:30 p.m. When local photographer Ralph Guenther retired, he donated all of his photo negatives to the Chelsea District Library and on the second Wednesday of each month, join librarian Emily at the Senior Center to help [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 1st, 2014

The Sculpture Walk guided tour was rescheduled to Sunday, Oct. 5, beginning at 2 p.m. Participants will learn more about the 12 downtown sculptures. Registration is required by clicking here or calling the library at 475-8732. Participants should meet in the library’s lobby for a docent-guided tour of the Sculpture Walk art installations throughout downtown [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 27th, 2014

From Oct. 6 through Oct. 30, the Chelsea District Library will offer a Halloween costume exchange. During October, the library is offering you the chance to let other children use the costumes you purchased or made, in a costume exchange. Bring in your costumes and take a “new” one home. All unused costumes will be [...]

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