Borrowing Guidelines

Who can get a CPL card and how? Residents of Chelmsford, Business/Property Owners, and Town of Chelmsford Employees: Register in-person at our Borrower Services desk. Present proof of Chelmsford residency or employment (e.g. MA Driver’s license, mail, paystub) and use your card immediately. Don’t have proof of residency yet? You can still check out up … Continue reading Borrowing Guidelines

What should you read next? Ask us!

Over the summer, as part of our Summer Reading Bingo Challenge, we asked readers to try out our BookWise service. We’ve just finished answering a few requests, and I thought I’d share the results so far. How did we do? Let us know, or try the service for yourself! Person 1: Liked: Number one Chinese … Continue reading What should you read next? Ask us!

Senior Services: Health and Wellness

  In the Collection Local Assistance Chelmsford Senior Center –  A communal space for seniors that provides a variety of services for different needs. They provide transportation services, recreational activities and other social programs that may be of interest to seniors. Chelmsford Board of Health – The mission of the Chelmsford Board of Health is to achieve … Continue reading Senior Services: Health and Wellness

Reading Room

See the full Book Group Calendar Recent Blog Posts More Reading Room posts… Reading Lists Previous Friday Fiction Lists: Select Featured List:———————–-> Book Brunch, March 2021-> BookMarked!, February 2021-> Book Brunch, January 2021-> BookMarked!, December 2020-> Friday Fiction, November 2020-> BookMarked!, October 2020-> Friday Fiction, September 2020-> Friday Fiction, July 2020-> Friday Fiction, June 2020-> … Continue reading Reading Room

Senior Services: Legal Assistance

In the Collection Local Assistance Attorney General’s Elder Hotline 1-888-243-5337 (TTY: 617-727-4765) – The Elder Hotline is available to callers Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The hotline, which is staffed by senior volunteers, provides dispute resolution services and is a comprehensive resource for information and referral on a full range of concerns. … Continue reading Senior Services: Legal Assistance

2.21 Pandemic Policy

The Chelmsford Public Library has established the following policy to follow in the event of a pandemic. The Chelmsford Public Library will close due to a pandemic in the event that there is a mandate or recommendation for closure issued by public health or government officials on the local, county, or state level. In the … Continue reading 2.21 Pandemic Policy

Consumer Information

Featured Online Resources   Print Materials Consumer Reports Magazine – Current issues are available to check out in the Periodicals Room on the upper level, and current and older issues are in the Reference area Boston Consumers’ Checkbook – Current and older issues are in the Reference area NADA Guide – Price guide for used … Continue reading Consumer Information


Please Note: Due to staff changes the Chelmsford Library is unable to offer a notary service.  The Town Office building also has no public notary on staff. Notaries in Chelmsford Most banks offer a notary service to account holders and members of the public. It is best to call ahead to find out if an … Continue reading Notary

Teen Life

We know you’re not just worried about finishing up your latest homework assignment, playing video games, or borrowing the latest book in your favorite series. There’s more going on in your lives, and we can help. If you are currently in crisis–and that means any painful emotion for which you need support–please text the Crisis … Continue reading Teen Life

Library Use Value Calculator

Calculate the Value of YOUR Library Use! Curious how much the services the library provides you would cost if you had to pay for them directly? To find out, just enter in the lefthand column the number of times you or your family use each service listed down the center. The estimated retail value of … Continue reading Library Use Value Calculator