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  • 2020 Oscars Film 2020 Oscar Nominated Films (1/13/2020) - From Little Women and Les Miserables to The Irishman and Joker, it was a big year for books at the Academy Awards! Did Greta Gerwig get snubbed? Did Joker really deserve all those nominations? Get your reservations in for the movies (or the books that they’re based on!) from the Chelmsford Public Library! Some titles … Continue reading 2020 Oscar Nominated Films
  • What Chelmsford was reading in 2019 (1/2/2020) - Based upon circulation numbers between January and December of 2019, we have come up with the top ten most checked out adult fiction titles in Chelmsford. The list ended up being 12 books long because three titles were tied at 48 circulations a piece. So what topped the list? Chelmsford’s affection for Kristin Hannah’s 2018 … Continue reading What Chelmsford was reading in 2019
  • One Book Chelmsford 2020: Stirring the Plots! (12/17/2019) - The 2020 One Book Chelmsford theme is “Stirring the Plots!” We’ll be focusing on food by reading two books: Relish, by Lucy Knisley and Kitchen Yarns, by Ann Hood.
  • Bibliobites: Into the Woods (12/12/2019) - Anyone who remembers the 1970s will recall how food co-ops and “health food” restaurants popped up everywhere, seemingly overnight.  Suddenly vegetables and whole grains assumed a greater importance than they had ever had on American tables; and though being a vegetarian was still seen as a fringe choice, attitudes slowly started to shift.   Many first … Continue reading Bibliobites: Into the Woods