Science & Technology

Featured Online Resources   Additional Suggested Resources Citizen Science: An official government website designed to accelerate the use of crowdsourcing and citizen science across the U.S. government. The site provides a portal to a catalog of federally supported citizen science projects and a toolkit to assist federal practitioners among other resources. TED-Ed – Educational lessons … Continue reading Science & Technology

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

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

News, Newspaper, & Magazine Resources

Featured Online Resources   Magazine & Newspaper Holdings (Print & Electronic) For downloadable magazines, check MVLC’s Overdrive catalog for the complete list. 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 12 months Periodicals Room   Alfred … Continue reading News, Newspaper, & Magazine Resources

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

Curbside Pickup

The Chelmsford Public Library offers curbside pickup for our visitors at the Main Branch and at the MacKay Branch! Curbside Pickup at the Main Branch To utilize our curbside pickup service at the Main Library during our Hours of Operation: Place holds online through the library’s catalog, or call us at 978-256-5521 to place a … Continue reading Curbside Pickup

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

Self-Education

Library Resources   Additional Online Resources Chelmsford Community Education – A variety of classes offered for all ages. Registration fees may apply. ESL Resources for Chelmsford Patrons – courses or other information for learning English as a speaker of another language Open Culture – This website is a hub for digital education, with links to … Continue reading Self-Education

Genealogy & Obituaries

Featured Online Resources   Local History Room Main Library, Lower Level The Local History Room holds a valuable collection of books and other documents about the history of the Chelmsford area and people. A shelf listing of these materials is available through our catalog. These materials do not circulate, but library visitors may access the … Continue reading Genealogy & Obituaries