Friends of the Library









logoFriends Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Book Sale is a significant source of funding for library programming, museum passes and many extras for Chelmsford patrons. The community's support through donations and volunteer hours is greatly appreciated. The Friends fall book sale brought in $26,618.50. Thank you!



The Friends will hold book drop-offs at the Town Offices on the following days and times:


Wednesday, July 22nd     1 - 3 p.m.
(Aug 1st drop off has been changed to Aug 8)
Saturday, August 8       9 a.m. - 12 noon
Wednesday, August 19th     1-3 p.m.
Saturday August 29th   9 a.m. - 12 noon


Fall 2015 Book sale dates: September 18, 19th and 20th.






Drop Off Guidelines

The Friends seek books of all kinds in good condition including recent best sellers, fiction, non-fiction, children's books, paperbacks - as well as audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, maps, and local interest items.

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.


  • No VCR VHS tapes
  • No National Geographics
  • No Encyclopedias
  • No Textbooks older than 4 years old
  • No Reader's Digest Condensed Books
  • No Magazines

The Friends cannot accept the above items. Note: They can be recycled curbside if you first remove the covers.

For more information call 978-256-5521