Impact Fund: On the Move with CPL!

Our “Make Your Impact Campaign”  focuses on reaching out to our community:

On the Move with CPL!

With your help, we funded a mobile Pop-up Library that now visits schools, playgrounds, senior housing, farmer’s markets and community events.


Our “Make Your Impact” campaign keeps the wheels rolling! Make your donation now!

And remember: your donation may be eligible for a matching gift. Ask if your employer will make your donation have twice the impact!

There are 2 Ways to Donate!

Option 1: Donate Towards a Destination

When you donate, you can select a Destination to make sure the Library knows it’s important to visit there. You can donate any amount, one-time or monthly, and your selection will count as a “vote” towards that destination.

If you chose “Other,” you’ll be able to fill in your Destination during the payment process. And please be specific – you can type “Summer Place,” “The Palm Center,” etc – any destination in town!Please note that a processing fee is deducted from online donations. If you’d like your full amount to go to the Library, please add $2.50 to your total.


Option 2: Donate a Pop-Up Library Part

Spark Plug:


Display Shelf:

Steering Wheel:

Door Graphic:

Mobile Hotpost:

Digital Display:

Sign Panel:


Donate by Check

If you’d like to save the processing fee you can write a check instead of donating online! Use our check donation form, and checks should be made payable to “Chelmsford Library Gift Book Fund” with “Impact Fund” in the memo field. You can drop the check off at the Library, or mail it to:

Chelmsford Public Library
Impact Fund
25 Boston Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824

The Library’s Tax ID number is 04-6001112.

The Friends of the Library donate $15,000 to the 2018 Impact Fund
Thank You to the Friends of the Library for their generous donation!


Thank You to our Sponsors

Thanks to everyone who has donated to the Impact Fund, including these organizations:


More About the Impact Fund

Every few years, the Impact Fund campaign will focus on adding something new to the mix for the library and the community. It could be an innovative service, a new building feature, or a unique series of programs. It will be designed to enrich the community and improve your library experience – in other words, an added value above and beyond traditional library services. These campaigns will also ensure that the Chelmsford Public Library (Adams) and the MacKay Branch receive sufficient funding and continue to thrive.

Please join us by becoming an Impact Fund donor to maintain and enhance one of Chelmsford’s greatest assets.

To learn about additional options for supporting the Library, please visit our Gift-Giving Opportunities page.

Why are we doing this?

Over the last year we’ve talked to past donors and potential future library supporters. The majority of responses suggested that patrons wanted to donate to big projects with concrete goals as they did in creating the Scoboria Greenway.

How much do we hope to raise?

We aim to raise $75,000 over the course of the next year.

Why aren’t town taxes paying for this?

The library’s operating expenses are well-funded by the Town but for new ideas we often look to the Friends of the Library and to community fundraising. Once we can show support for the idea, we are in a better position to request additional funding from the Town.