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

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

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

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

Genealogy Club

The Chelmsford Genealogy Club is a friendly group of people who share an interest in genealogy. The meetings of the Chelmsford Genealogy Club are free and open to the public, and everyone is encouraged to participate no matter where you’re from. Currently, our meeting dates vary to accommodate the availability of speakers. Contact Jill Kenny … Continue reading Genealogy Club

Tax Forms & Help

Tax Forms Massachusetts and Federal tax forms are available in the library. We receive the MA Department of Revenue’s Form 1 for both Residents and Non-Residents, and Federal forms as part of the IRS’ Tax Form Outlet Program. As such, we are entirely reliant on them for the availability of tax forms. If we do … Continue reading Tax Forms & Help

Tech Training

Technology Works Our Technology Works workshop series breaks down everyday technology use to make it make sense for beginners. Beginning August 6th, we will meet every other Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Conference Room for a one-hour session on a specific technology topic. Laptop computers will be available as needed to allow you to … Continue reading Tech Training

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