be no PlaySpace this week:
Tuesday, April 21 due to school vacation week
Ehlert will be our final author
will feature this author's books at
PlaySpace on Tuesday, May 5 and 12 at 10:00
PlaySpace is open to children ages 2 and 3 years old.
The Elephant and Piggie
by Mo Willems!
to eveyone who voted.
Green Eggs and Ham won by one vote
in the library,
but the elementary school children voted overwhelmingly for Elephant
Visit our children's programming pages
for the Main Library and the MacKay
Visit our Blog
for early literacy information.
Listen and read along to picture books and chapter books, and
watch non-fiction videos.
Watch Stories on Chelmsford Cable
TV. Staff from the public library and the school libraries read
stories every evening at 7:00 pm on Comcast Channel 22 or Verizon
Sing great songs.
children's songs or some of your own favorites. Children can hear
the syllables in a word more distinctly in songs.
With a Chelmsford Library card, you have
access to many nursery rhymes and songs in the Early World of
Click on the frog to hear some rhymes
and then click on the prince to return "home".
Learn to write the letters of the alphabet
Imaginative play, especially outdoors,
is an important step toward literacy.
uses Google Earth to provide an overview of the major trails in
town with estimated mileage. The BLUE trails are the primary trails.
Open Space Stewardship is a group of local volunteers who
take care of the public lands in Chelmsford. Visit their website
for more information about the open spaces.
Have you found the bench on Chelmsford's
Rail Trail? Children raised the money for this bench by reading
all through the summer in 2010. (The Friends of the Library donated