All posts by Jessica FitzHanso

Recommendations From Readers Like You!

If you’re looking for something new to read, check out this list of books shared during our July Virtual Friday Fiction event. Everyone in the group shared three or four they read recently, resulting in a fabulous list of new-to-you titles. Many of them are also on our shelves right now or have shorter waiting lists so there are some quality recommendations here for people sitting in long queues for current bestsellers. Take a look:

Summer Reading 2020: For Adults Too!

Our Youth Services department has put together an awesome challenge for kids and teens, but did you know Adults can get in on the virtual summer reading fun too and earn chances to win prizes like gift certificates for local restaurants and book stores? Here’s how to sign up:

  1. Start by visiting the Chelmsford Library Beanstack landing page.
    • If you have created an account for another member of your family, login and select Add a Reader from the top right to add yourself to the same account:
    • If you have not yet registered yourself,  click to register as an individual:
  2. Select 18+ in the registration form to indicate how old you are:

You will be automatically entered in the adult challenge! Now you too can spend time reading, logging your reading and earning raffle tickets for trying new genres and sharing reviews!

If you have questions about the challenge, please contact Jessica at I hope you will choose to read with us this Summer!