CPL’s 2021 Winter Reading Challenge

It’s the New Year, which is usually a time when we set those dreaded New Year’s Resolutions.  You know the ones that I mean – the ones we set because we think we should; the ones we set so that we don’t feel bad about ourselves.  I used to do that too, until I read … Continue reading CPL’s 2021 Winter Reading Challenge

Meet the Staff: Sean Smith

Sean Smith Head of Borrower Services ssmith@chelmsfordlibrary.org (978)256-5521 x1119 Sean started at the library as the Head of Borrower Services in January 2021. Sean was born and raised in Boston, and now lives in the area with his wife, two cats, and dog. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Boston University … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Sean Smith


Virtual Volunteering (Grades 7+) Beginning in January 2021, we will have virtual volunteer opportunities for teens in grades 7+. Trainings will be held the second Wednesday of the month via Zoom. Please register for a training on our events calendar. Virtual Volunteer Application Fill out a Teen Virtual Volunteer Application and drop it off at … Continue reading Volunteer

Summer Reading 2021

Summer Reading Challenge June 5 – September 4, 2021 Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge hosted online! Visit our Beanstack website to participate by clicking the link below, or download the free Beanstack Tracker app on the iOS App Store or Google Play (and then search Chelmsford Public Library) to register yourself or your … Continue reading Summer Reading 2021

New Year, New Books To Share!

If your TBR list needs some new titles for 2021, we have a great list for you! Shared during our first Book Brunch book share meeting, this list is composed of titles to satisfy almost any reading taste, recommended by readers just like you. Browse the list below and click through to place holds. Need … Continue reading New Year, New Books To Share!

Meet the Staff: Lisa Francine

Lisa Francine Adult Services Librarian lfrancine@chelmsfordlibrary.org 978-256-5521 x1107 Lisa comes from a multi-generational family of readers. Some of her favorite memories, as a child, include: weekly excursions to her home town library; sharing and discussing favorite books with whomever would listen; and taking on any odd jobs around the house to supplement her allowance so … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Lisa Francine

Read This Next: Read with Our Book Groups!

If you’re a reader, you’ve probably been reading a lot lately, and perhaps this has depleted your TBR pile more quickly than past years. While we’re always ready to provide you with recommendations for new books, you might consider trying one of our book groups for an opportunity to read and share books you might … Continue reading Read This Next: Read with Our Book Groups!