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On Tuesday, Nov. 25, there will be a Thanksgiving Evening Storytime for ages 2-6 years beginning at 6:15 p.m. at the Chelsea District Library. Meet a live turkey at 6:15 p.m. in KidSpot, and then move to McKune for a special Thanksgiving storytime at 6:30 p.m. with Miss Karen and Miss Jessica, complete with stories, [...]

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Alan Scafuri on November 20th, 2014

The Chelsea District Library Board met on Tuesday, Nov. 18 and announced plans to convert to a radio-frequency identification (RFID) collection tagging system of the library’s entire collection by early next year. Melanie Bell, the library’s Network Administrator, said that the transition to the new tagging system should be completed by February of 2015. The [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 14th, 2014

The Chelsea District Library will hold a Mockingjay Murder Mystery Party  Friday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. in the McKune Room. Celebrate the new movie with a murder mystery party, and characters will be assigned to all registered participants.

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 13th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Meg Emlaw for the information in this story.) A public forum about the Chelsea schools will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chelsea District Library in the McKune Room. The goal of the event is to engage members of the Chelsea Schools community – [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 8th, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 6th, 2014

(Publisher’s note: This event has filled.) There will be a “Frozen” Preschool Party on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at the Chelsea District Library. Give a big welcome to winter with “Frozen” crafts and activities. Participants will play Pin the Carrot on Olaf, create magical snowflake drawings, make actual indoor snow, construct reindeer antlers [...]

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On Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., celebrate the launch of the Chelsea District Library’s online collection of 134 years of Chelsea newspapers. Staff will demonstrate this incredible local history resource and show off additional features that improve browsing and searching. This huge undertaking was made possible with the support of many sponsors in the [...]

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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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