About Us

Adams Library Signed -BuzSim III by Tom Christiano    Library Adams Signed Cutout Side of Library

(Photos courtesy of Tom Christiano)

Chelmsford Public Library is here to give you the access to  information and entertainment you want. We are a 21st-century library, composed of a main library in the town center, and the Anna C. MacKay branch in North Chelmsford. The library offers state-of-the art technology, reference and research tools, downloadable books, music and movies. Our youth programs encourage learning and reading, our arts and music programming are diverse and our book groups are for every reader and interest. The library features art exhibits, free meeting rooms, computer training and Internet access. Our online services are there for our patrons 24/7. Plus, we have free parking and wi-fi. The library has a collection of more than 150,000 books and serves more than 27,000 registered borrowers. Over 5,000 people walk through our doors weekly. Sign up for your library card and start saving money today!


Library Affiliations

CPL is a member of the Massachusetts Library System (MLS) and the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium (MVLC).  MVLC is an alliance of 36 public libraries serving the Greater Merrimack Valley region of Massachusetts. MVLC libraries share a catalog, ILL delivery services and access to databases.

Library Online Tour

This tour was created in the spring of 2013. Click the white arrows on the bottom to “walk” through the library, and use the white circle in the top-left to look around. Click to view if tour is not showing below.


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