Activities, events and exhibits

The Chelsea Library also offers a multitude of activities, events and exhibitions as a cultural venue for everybody.

Thanks to the employees and its many volunteers, your library offers a wide range of programs all year round! 


Activities at the library

 

 

TD Summer Reading Club

The TD Summer Reading Club offers a wide range of activities for children and their families.

Free, bilingual activities are offered all summer long, for all tastes and abilities.

Parents can register their children for activities either at the library during opening hours or online by clicking here.

Story Walk

The library invites you to read a story outdoors! Discover author Chris Hadfield's story Blacker than Night. Outdoor panels displaying the tale will be set up outside the library.

You and your family can access them at any time, and no registration is required.

Dates: June 10 to August 29, 2024

 

Test your skills to win!

An activity sheet is available at the library counter. Answer the questions about the story to get an additional coupon for a draw at the end of the summer!

July

In a free-form activity, children are invited to express their creativity with LEGOs. The works will then be exhibited at the library. 

When:

  • July 5, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • July 6, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • July 19, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • July 20, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: the municipal library

 

Come and make origami inspired by library books. The necessary materials will be made available to participants.

 

When: Thursday, July 11

Hours: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Where: the municipal library

 

Screening of animated films from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) “Qu’est-ce qui brille, là-haut ?” This selection of animated films and documentaries takes viewers on a journey of discovery through astronomy, space, and the Milky Way. Popcorn included.

 

When: Saturday, July 13

Times:

  • 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: French broadcast
  • 12:30 to 1:30 pm: English broadcast

Where: municipal library

 

Learn the basics of camping and get closer to nature.

 

Date: Thursday, July 18

Age group: 3 to 8 years old

Hours: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Languages: French and English

Where: Municipal library

 

Participate

 

 

The activity is offered by Parc Canada.

Learn to observe birds.

 

Date: Thursday, July 18

Age group: 5 to 12

Hours: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Languages: French and English

Where: Municipal library

 

Participate

 

 

The activity is offered by Parc Canada.

Attend the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony broadcast and take part in the creation of an Olympic flame.

 

Date: Friday, July 26

Hours: 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: the municipal library

 

 

Join us at the library to listen to a captivating story, create a robot, and choose a unique power for it!

 

Date: Saturday, July 27

Hours: 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Ages: 4 to 6

Languages: French and English

Where: the municipal library

August

In a free-form activity, children are invited to express their creativity with LEGOs. The works will then be exhibited at the library. 

When:

  • August 9, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • August 10, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • August 23, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • August 24, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: Municipal Library

 

Join us for this animation to explore the importance of bees and discover how they make honey. Hosted by Mr. Jean-Denis Fréchette.

When: Thursday, August 1st

Hours: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Languages: French and English

Where: Municipal Library

 

Come and discover the Municipality of Chelsea Fire Station.

When: Wednesday, August 14

Hours: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Where: 7 Chemin de l'hôtel de Ville

Registration required

 

Participate

 

The Chelsea author will read an inspiring story that introduces children to solar energy. The story tells how a little Chelsea girl brings light to Africa with the help of colorful stuffed animals. Each participant will take home a stuffed animal.

When: Saturday, August 17

Hours: 1:00 to 1:45 p.m.

Languages: French and English

Where: Municipal Library

Age group: 4 to 8 years old

Registration required

 

Participate

 

Join Nathalie Coutou for a fascinating Indigenous cultural immersion workshop. You'll have the opportunity to create a talking stick while discovering the knowledge and traditions handed down by her family and Elders.

Date: Thursday, August 22

Hours: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Languages: French and English

Where: Municipal Library

Registration required

 

Participate

 


Exhibits

The library offers exhibition spaces available for artists wishing to exhibit their work.

For more information, please contact 819-827-4019 or bibliotheque@chelsea.ca

 


This page was last updated on June 18, 2024.

 

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