Health & Wellness

Featured Online Resources   Print Materials Health-related print resources are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System. Our catalog is available for searching, but general topics can also be found by browsing the shelf: 610 – Medical Sciences General 611 – Human Anatomy 612 – Human Physiology 613 – Promotion of Health 614 – Forensic … Continue reading Health & Wellness

Science & Technology

Featured Online Resources   Additional Suggested Resources TED-Ed – Educational lessons built around TED talks Code Academy – Learn to code, interactively, for free online NASA Pubspace – Easy public access to peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research. Full-text and available online Science Matters – A scientific journal publishing peer-reviewed research from a variety of … Continue reading Science & Technology

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

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

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