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Better Hours for Better Access at the MacKay Branch

   Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

MacKay BranchBeginning in September 2014, the hours at the MacKay Library in North Chelmsford will change to accommodate more patrons and to improve access to library materials.

MacKay Library's new hours will be:

Mondays: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesdays: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Fridays: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The main library in the Center will still be open its regular hours:

Mon-Thur: 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Both buildings will be closed on Monday, September 1st, for Labor Day. Of course, the library's website and all of our downloadable and streaming resources - ebooks, movies, television, music, and magazines - are still available anytime.

Also, beginning Oct. 19th the main library will open on Sundays from 1-5 p.m.

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MacKay to Reopen Dec. 21st!

   Tuesday, December 18th, 2007 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

MacKay fireplace areaThe month-long renovation project at the MacKay Branch Library has been completed! All the walls have a fresh coat of paint, the entire first floor has new carpeting, all the new bookshelves are in, and all the library materials are back in place, ready for patrons.

Staff will continue to put the finishing touches on the library over the coming weeks, but MacKay's doors will be open to the public this Friday, Dec. 21st. Staff is also planning on having an open house party in January, inviting all of Chelmsford to come see all the new changes.

Stop in to MacKay to see the new look, or check out the photo gallery of the renovations. Thanks to everyone for your patiences during the renovations, and be sure to let us know what you think.

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Update on MacKay Branch Renovation

   Thursday, November 29th, 2007 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Photo of MacKay's new carpetingThe renovation project to the MacKay Branch is proceeding right on schedule.

This week, workers finished painting the walls, staining the woodwork and installing new carpeting, and library staff has begun bringing furniture back in. The new book shelves are scheduled to be delivered and installed next week, and once those are in, staff will begin putting all the materials back on the shelves. Also over the next two weeks, staff will be reestablishing the computer networks and terminals, the photocopier, office furniture, and library signage and artwork.

We've been taking pictures of the progress, and those are available online at the Library's flickr.com account. Also available for viewing are historical pictures of the MacKay building, which were found while staff moved materials out before the renovation began.

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