2.14 Art Exhibition Policy

The Chelmsford Public Library welcomes the opportunity to allow groups, organizations, or individuals to use the library picture rail on the main level for art exhibits. Space is provided for educational, cultural, civic, or recreational exhibits. Space is not available for strictly commercial purposes. The purpose of the exhibit policy is to provide guidance in … Continue reading 2.14 Art Exhibition Policy

Environment & Climate Change

Research shows that sea levels have been climbing at an increased rate (3cm per decade since 1990) due to human caused climate change. This does and will continue to pose serious challenges to coastal regions, increase the likelihood of devastating storms and endanger marine wildlife. By October 6, 2020, 25 named storms had formed since … Continue reading Environment & Climate Change

Educational Websites and Resources

Library Resources StorytimeTV on Chelmsford Telemedia Watch staff from the public library and public schools read picture books on The Chelmsford Library’s TV show. Tune into Chelmsford Telemedia every evening at 7:00 pm for stories on the Educational Channels: Comcast 22 or Verizon 36. There are times that live programming may be shown rather than … Continue reading Educational Websites and Resources

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

Get A Library Card

Online Application If you live anywhere in Massachusetts (including Chelmsford) and do not already have a card from an MVLC Library, you may apply for a library card online. In-Person Application for a Chelmsford Library Card If you live in Chelmsford, your employer is the Town of Chelmsford, or you own a business or property … Continue reading Get A Library Card

Virtual Decluttering Workshops every month in 2024 with Jamie Novak

If you haven’t check out one of these programs on getting organized, you should mark your calendars now!  Jamie gets you moving around your space and getting rid of things you might not have thought you didn’t need!  Even if you don’t, it’s a mental decluttering as well.  See below for the upcoming programs each … Continue reading Virtual Decluttering Workshops every month in 2024 with Jamie Novak

Immigration & Citizenship

Immigration to this country began with the Spanish in the 16th century and the English in 1607, crowding out American Indigenous peoples. Later immigrants faced resistance from the descendants of earlier colonizers as they began to have a profound impact on the identity and growth of the country. America’s promise of a new life in … Continue reading Immigration & Citizenship

Voter Engagement

As of the 2020 presidential election, the voting-eligible population in the U.S. was just over 239 million people. Nearly 160 million of those eligible voted in the election marking a 66.7% voter turnout. This was a record high but still signifies that about ⅓ of eligible voters didn’t make it to the polls. Meanwhile, 76% … Continue reading Voter Engagement