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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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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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