Friends of the Library









logoFriends Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Book Sale is a significant source of funding for library programming, museum passes and many extras for Chelmsford patrons. The community's support through donations and volunteer hours is greatly appreciated. The Friends fall book sale brought in $26,618.50. Thank you!



The Friends will hold book drop-offs at the Town Offices on the following days and times:


Saturday, June 6th          9 a.m. - 12 noon
Saturday, June 27th        9 a.m. - 12 noon
Saturday, July 11th          9 a.m. - 12 noon
Wednesday, July 22nd     1 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, August 1       9 a.m. - 12 noon
Wednesday, August 19th     1-3 p.m.
Saturday August 29th   9 a.m. - 12 noon


Book sale dates: September 18, 19th and 20th – with setup and access to the gym also needed on the 17th.






Drop Off Guidelines

The Friends seek books of all kinds in good condition including recent best sellers, fiction, non-fiction, children's books, paperbacks - as well as audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, maps, and local interest items.

if you are emptying a house or an estate and would like to donate a large collection of books, please contact the Friends directly to make special arrangements.


  • No VCR VHS tapes
  • No National Geographics
  • No Encyclopedias
  • No Textbooks older than 4 years old
  • No Reader's Digest Condensed Books
  • No Magazines

The Friends cannot accept the above items. Note: They can be recycled curbside if you first remove the covers.

For more information call 978-256-5521