2.8 Computer Use Policy

Computers are provided to enhance the mission of the Chelmsford Public Library. This policy sets out appropriate use of the Library public computers in order to ensure the maximum library-related use of limited numbers of public computers, to prevent damage to library computing resources, and to provide guidelines for use. Rights and Responsibilities: Computers and … Continue reading 2.8 Computer Use Policy

Bibliobites-Trying Something New for June

Due to the ongoing pandemic and limited library service, this month the group members challenged each other to try to cook something new, difficult, or out of our comfort zone. Those present approached the situation from many different vantage points. One member chose to make a Chocolate Biscuit Cake for her husband’s birthday. The recipe … Continue reading Bibliobites-Trying Something New for June

Racial Justice

Since 1960, ethnic and racial statistics show a decrease in the number of caucasian people and an increase in those identifying as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian and multiracial. Projections expect that this trend will continue through 2060. Chelmsford has also enjoyed an increase in diversity since 2010, and is working to better support this growth within … Continue reading Racial Justice

Chelmsford Library’s Summer Picks!

Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of summer for many, and whether you plan on lounging at the beach or hiding out in an air conditioned reading nook these next few months, Chelmsford Library has picks to tide you through the heat of the summer! Lesley Director For six amateur bakers, competing in Bake Week is … Continue reading Chelmsford Library’s Summer Picks!


Chelmsford Public Library is committed to making library services accessible for all our users. Main Library Handicapped Access The Main Library is fully handicapped-accessible. This includes access to all areas of the building, and all collections and resources. MacKay Library Handicapped Access The MacKay Branch is wheelchair-accessible to the first floor. This includes the following … Continue reading Accessibility

Art Exhibits

Monthly Art Exhibit The Library hosts a monthly exhibit in our McCarthy Meeting Room and throughout the main floor. Many exhibits kick off with an opening reception or a program related to the exhibit. To have your work exhibited, please review our Art Exhibition Policy, Art Exhibit Application, and Display Case Application. Questions about the … Continue reading Art Exhibits

News, Newspaper, & Magazine Resources

Featured Online Resources   Magazine & Newspaper Holdings (Print & Electronic) For downloadable magazines, check MVLC’s Overdrive catalog for the complete list. Discontinued by EBSCO 9/2019Humpty DumptyBi-MonthlyEbscolast 2 yearsChildren’s Title Frequency Source1 Print Holdings2 Location3 Electronic AARP Bi-Monthly Gift Last 12 months —– Last 12 months Periodicals Room —– MacKay Branch Advocate Monthly Gift Last … Continue reading News, Newspaper, & Magazine Resources

Bibliobites in November/December: Another Dorie Story

Author Dorie Greenspan is a one-woman cookbook industry.  Over the past thirty years she’s written fourteen cookbooks, won five James Beard Awards for them (and was nominated eleven times!), and endeared herself to countless readers who adore her warm, friendly personality as much as her warm, buttery baked goods.  Our group has been in Dorie … Continue reading Bibliobites in November/December: Another Dorie Story