Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Celebrate National Library Week via @chelsealibrary #nlw12

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Celebrate National Library Week


National Library Week 2012

Chelsea Spring Expo:
Celebrating our Community


Spring ExpoIt's a business expo, it's a craft show, it's a bake sale...it's the Chelsea Spring Expo! This fabulous community event will showcase the diversity of services and products available in the Chelsea area. Over 125 vendors will be on display.

Stop by and see library staff, get signed up for a library card, experiment with an e-reader and get guidance with borrowing library e-books. Learn more about our Lucky Day collection, try out our new video players for kids- Playaway Views, and get a sneak peek at our summer reading program.

Admission is free, and so is the parking. There will be something for everyone, so don't miss this great day and bring your family and friends.

Saturday, April 14 | 10am-3pm  
Washington Street Education Center |  All Ages 

Park and Read is Back!

Park and Read


Free One-Day Vehicle Permit

Back for a fourth summer, the DNR and the Library of Michigan are again offering Park & Read, which allows Chelsea District Library resident cardholders to "check-out" a free one-day vehicle permit to any Michigan state park or recreation area this summer.


This $6 savings also provides free access to the more than 500 events taking place in state parks throughout the summer.

Passes are valid for seven days from check-out and may be used for one day at any one of Michigan's 98  state parks.  Passes are valid for day-use only.


Free Hammock

Many participating parks will offer a free hammock to use during your time in the park, allowing you to fully enjoy a great book in Michigan's great outdoors.


A joint venture of the Michigan Department of Natural ResourcesMacy'sThe Hammock Company, and the Library of Michigan.


Available through October 1, 2012 

Call (734) 475-8732 to check availability

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Library Closings


The library will be closed:

 Sunday, April 8  

In observance of Easter Sunday



Endowment Fund

Endowment Fund 

The Chelsea District Library Endowment Fund was established in 1998 under the auspices of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. Its mission is to provide a permanent source of income to ensure continued excellence in the programs and services provided by the Chelsea District Library.


Your contribution to the Endowment Fund is a gift that grows. The principal remains intact, while the interest gained supports the programs and services you enjoy, and promises a rich library experience for future generations. In addition, your gift earns special tax credits


For additional information about giving opportunities, please contact  Library Director, Bill Harmer, at (734) 475-4268 or  


To make your donation online,

Go to the library's endowment fund page and follow the steps under Make Your Donation Online.      

To be sure your gift goes to the Chelsea District Library:

  1. Choose Agency Endowment Funds.      
  2. In the window that opens, scroll down to find Chelsea District Library and select by checking the box. Click Finished at the bottom of that page.      
  3. Continue completing the form with your information.  
  4. Feel good about your contribution to the future of your library.
Items on Hold


Starting May 1, 2012 items will only remain on the HOLD shelf for 7 days in an effort to reduce wait times for popular items.



About Us

The Chelsea District Library is nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide equal access to quality resources that serve the lifelong cultural, educational and informational needs and interests of all people.The Library currently serves 14,000 residents in the Chelsea district - City of Chelsea plus Dexter, Lima, Lyndon and Sylvan townships and more than 20,000 individuals visit the Library each month.  The Library's state-of-the-art facility is an access point for information. In addition to providing dynamic services to complement and support local schools and other important community needs, the Chelsea District Library strives to present timely, interesting and high-quality programs and events to engage and enrich the Chelsea community. For more information, visit chelsea.lib.mi.us



Anna Cangialosi, Marketing Coordinator
Chelsea District Library

Chelsea District Library | 221 South Main Street | Chelsea | MI | 48118

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