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 Jack & JillBi-MonthlyEbscolast 2 yearsChildren’s Title Frequency Source1 Print Holdings2 Location3 Electronic Advocate Monthly Gift Last 12 months Periodicals Room Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Bi-monthly Ebsco … Continue reading News, Newspaper, & Magazine Resources

Transparent Language

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for online language learners of all levels—and it’s all free and easy to use with a library card. It provides unlimited access to more than 120 languages, including ESL for speakers of over 26 languages, and 12+ Indigenous languages. Lessons and course materials are designed … Continue reading Transparent Language

Tech Training

One-on-One Instruction Library staff offer personal assistance learning computers or help with a specific task (like setting up an email account, applying for a job, etc). Please contact the Reference Desk at 978-256-5521 x1211 to set up an appointment with one of our librarians. Online Training Our tech talks are available as online tutorials. You … Continue reading Tech Training

Econtent Resources

Stuck at home? Jump to 24/7 resources for:   No Card? Sign Up Online Now! Highlighted resources: Storytimes Live! Online – Library staff livestream storytimes through Facebook Live Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11am (each video is also available for 24 hours afterward) – stop by and say hi! Bookmarked – Short reviews of great … Continue reading Econtent Resources

Read This Next…Notes from the Reader’s Advisory Team

With a whole library of titles to choose from, sometimes it is hard to decide what to read next.  Everyone has a different method of searching out their next title, whether it be browsing the stacks, asking friends for recommendations, or reading the latest book reviews.  But did you know that CPL’s Reader’s Advisory team … Continue reading Read This Next…Notes from the Reader’s Advisory Team

General Services for Seniors

Besides Library Resources and Tech Support, Library staff have also compiled this list of services, resources, and information. General Resources: Age Friendly Chelmsford – A new initiative to enable people of all ages to actively participate in the community. Coordinated by the Council on Aging and other town departments, including the library. AgeSpan: Formerly Elder … Continue reading General Services for Seniors

Gaming and Coding

Gaming is a fun activity that helps flex your critical thinking skills and connect with others. Let us help you find your next awesome gaming experience!   Find a video game in our Catalog Find a board game in our Catalog Join us online for Smash Bros! Check out our Events Calendar for more information … Continue reading Gaming and Coding

Curbside Pickup

The Chelmsford Public Library offers curbside pickup for our visitors at the Main Branch and at the MacKay Branch! 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 new request. You will … Continue reading Curbside Pickup

Student Resources

Book a Study Room The Library offers three small quiet study rooms (1-2 people), one medium-sized study room (3-4 people), and our Local History Room which can be booked as a small meeting room (3-5 people) or for historical research. These rooms can be reserved up to 30 days in advance, for up to two … Continue reading Student Resources