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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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Lisa Allmendinger on September 23rd, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Mary Jo Frank for the information in this story.) Nathan Ayers, sustainability expert and founder of Michigan-based Chiwara Permaculture Research and Education L3C, will showcase perennial agriculture techniques at the Chelsea Area Garden Club’s autumn gardening lecture on Oct. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the McKune Room, Chelsea District [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 22nd, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Cary Church for the information in this story.) The American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) National Solar Home Tour is the world’s largest grassroots solar event and the Chelsea community will be part of it on Saturday, Oct. 4. Now in its 17th year, this event offers you the opportunity [...]

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The Chelsea District Library (CDL) Board met on Monday, Sept. 17, and unanimously adopted the 2015 budget. The budget allows for a new retirement plan for full-time library employees, who will be able to set aside up to 5 percent of their salary into a retirement account. Some retirement details still need to be ironed [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 17th, 2014

Don’t miss out on the docent-guided tour of the sculptures found throughout downtown Chelsea. The event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 2-3:30 p.m. Registration is required and participants should meet in the library lobby. The group will visit each location on the Sculpture Walk, sharing artists’ insights and encouraging group discussion along [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank the Chelsea District Library for the photos and information in this story.) As part of this year’s community read, the Chelsea District Library is offering everyone the chance to play giant scrabble games in the front lobby. Stop and sit for a spell, select letter tiles from one of [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 15th, 2014

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Chelsea Sculpture Walk Guided Tour on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 2-3:30 p.m. Participants should meet at the Chelsea District Library lobby and registration is required. Meet in the library’s lobby for a docent-guided tour of the Sculpture Walk art installations throughout downtown Chelsea. We’ll visit each location [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Karen Persello and Edith Donnell for the information in this story.) The Chelsea District Library has a new service to meet the needs of students and parents in the comfort of their own homes, whether using their personal computers or their school-issued iPads: free online tutoring, called HelpNow™, from [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 12th, 2014

Chelsea District Library will host “Drummunity” a drum circle, on Sunday, Sept, 14 from 2-3 p.m. in the McKune Room. Rhythm is one of the earliest and most accessible forms of music. And music is the way we can connect and communicate with everyone whether we speak the same language or not. So join the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 12th, 2014

The Chelsea District Library will offer a PSAT Practice Test with Kaplan Test Prep on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the McKune Room. Registration is required. The 3.5-hour PSAT practice test is a perfect opportunity to experience the test in advance. Please bring a simple calculator and a snack to eat/drink [...]

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