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2011 Annual Friends Book Sale is Another Success!

   Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Book sale photoThank you to everyone who volunteered or shopped in the 2011 Friends of the Chelmsford Library Book Sale - you helped make it another successful year!

This year the sale raised almost $30,000!

This money is used by the Friends of the Library to fund library programs and speakers, our museum passes, electronic resources, and much more.

Dates for donation drop-offs for next year's sale will be posted soon. Thank you again for all your support!

Photo courtesy of The Chelmsford Patch

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2011 Book Sale: Last Chance For Donations!

   Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Book sale!The annual Chelmsford Friends of the Library Book Sale is just a month away, and the Friends are finalizing their inventory of donated items!

The last book sale drop-off day is Saturday, August 27th, from 9:00 AM - Noon.

Volunteers will be available in the parking lot of the Yellow House to help unload and provide receipts. If you can't make that day, you can still use the Book Sale Donation box in the parking lot.

After this week, get ready for the book sale itself!

2011 Book Sale Dates and Times

Friday, Sept. 23rd 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24th 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 25th 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The sale will take place in the gym behind the Town Office building, 50 Billerica Road, Chelmsford [see a map].

For more information, visit http://www.chelmsfordlibrary.org/friends/booksale.html or contact the Reference Desk at askus@mvlc.org or 978-256-5521 x211.

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2011 Winterfest Photo Contest Winners

   Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

2011 Winterfest Contest WinnersThe winning photographs from the Winterfest 2011 photo contest are currently on display on the lower level of the library. We also uploaded these photographs to the library’s flickr account for an online gallery, but seeing them in person with their ribbons is much more impressive.

The winners in each category are listed below, and are also linked to the online photographs.

Student

Amateur

Professional

The photo contest is a part of every Winterfest, so be sure to carry your camera with you and submit your best shots next year!

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Winterfest Social 2011: The Games Begin on Feb. 4th!

   Saturday, January 29th, 2011 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Winterfest 2011Chelmsford's Winterfest 2011 is Feb 4th, 5th, & 6th!

Visit chelmsfordlibrary.org/winterfest/ for a list of all the events around town, but be sure not to miss the Winterfest Social at the library on Friday night.

This annual WinterFest Social is also the kick-off for One Book Chelmsford community reading campaign. This year area restaurants and bakeries will provide delicious sweet and savory finger foods. Harrington's Wines & Liquors will offer dessert wines for tastings. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase and coffee, tea and soft drinks will be served. $10 per person donation. Please purchase your tickets in advance at the Library.

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Nominate Your Choice For One Book Chelmsford 2011

   Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

One Book Chelmsford logoThe Library had a great time with Dennis Lehane's Shutter Island for 2010's One Book Chelmsford, and we hope you did, too!

Now, once again we're asking for your help in choosing the next One Book Chelmsford, for 2011. Think about all the books you've read, or the books you'd like to read, and let us know which titles you'd like selected for the Town to read in 2011.

The next time you're in the library, give your nomination suggestion to any staff member. Or, you can submit your nomination online by clicking the "Submit Your Nomination" link on our homepage or using the One Book Nomination Form.

The One Book Committee will review all the suggestions and narrow them down to three final choices. Then on Election Day in November, the entire Town will vote for which of those three they'd like to be One Book Chelmsford 2011.

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