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2011 Book Sale Drop-Off Dates Announced

   Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Stack of BooksThe Friends of the Library have begun scheduling drop-off dates for book sale donations. These dates are listed below, and more information is available on the Friends' Book Sale webpage.

Please consider helping make the 2011 Book Sale a success - the 2010 Book Sale raised over $30,000 for the Library!

Date Day Time
March 26 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
April 23 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
May 21 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
June 11 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
June 25 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
July 9 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
July 13 Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
July 23 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
July 27 Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
August 3 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
August 13 Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
August 17 Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
August 27 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon

Book Sale Donation boxIf you are unable to make one of the scheduled drop-offs, you can use the Book Sale Donation box, located on the edge of the parking lot between the Library and the Dutton House.

Or, if you are emptying a house or an estate and would like to donate a large collection of books, please contact the Friends directly to make special arrangements.

Also Remember to Visit the 2011 Book Sale in September!:

Dates will be announced as soonas they are set. The sale will take place in the gym behind the Town Office building, 50 Billerica Road, Chelmsford [see a map].

 

 

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Donate to the Book Sale

   Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Book Sale Donation BoxThe annual Chelmsford Friends of the Library Book Sale provides funding for almost all of the programming at the Chelmsford Library.

The majority of the books sold at the sale are books donated to the Library and the Friends. To make sure each book sale offers as many titles as possible, the Friends have scheduled drop-off days throughout the year. The full schedule is available on their website, and the summer dates are listed below:

July 25 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
July 29 Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
August 5 Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
August 15 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
August 19 Wednesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
August 29 Saturday 9 a.m. - Noon
See Complete Schedule

The drop-off location is the Dutton House (the yellow house next to the main library). On these scheduled drop-off days, volunteers are available to help unload cars and handle large donations.

If you are unable to make one of the scheduled drop-offs, you can use the new Book Sale Donation box, located on the edge of the parking lot between the Library and the Dutton House. Or, if you are emptying a house or an estate and would like to donate a large collection of books, please contact the Friends directly to make special arrangements.

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Emergency Brush Drop-Off

   Wednesday, December 17th, 2008 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Seal of the Town of ChelmsfordWith last week's ice storm knocking down so many branches and trees, Chelmsford's Office of Recycling and Waste has organized an Emergency Brush Drop-Off for Chelmsford residents. The drop-off will be:

  • Date: Saturday December 20, 2008
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
  • Who: Chelmsford residents – bring proof of Chelmsford residency
  • Where: Community Tree at 163 Billerica Road

What to Bring:
Brush and branches. They may be no larger than inches in diameter and no longer than 8 feet in length. All string, bags, and other foreign material must be removed by the resident may not be left at Community Tree.

This is a free event for Chelmsford residents. For more information, call the Office of Recycling and Solid Waste at 978-250-5203.

And more winter weather is on the way! The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Friday, Dec. 19th. See more Massachusetts weather information from the National Weather Service.

Be Notified of Emergencies with the Chelmsford Police Department's CodeRED Emergency Notification System. The system will notify Town residents during emergencies (like power outages from ice storms) with information on the emergency and what steps residents can take. Sign up today!

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