Evening Book Group

The evening group is a mix of people, young and not-so young who meet at 7 pm on the first Monday of every month (with the exception of Monday holidays and summer months) for lively conversation. We read a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles. We laugh a lot. The group meets in the fireplace … Continue reading Evening Book Group

Morning Book Group

The Morning Book Discussion Group meets at 10 am on the third Wednesday of every month. The group meets in the fireplace room in the historic Adams part of the main library. The group is led by Jessica Fitzhanso, Head Readers Services. She can be reached for questions or suggestions at 978-256-5521 x1115, or e-mail: … Continue reading Morning Book Group

SoJust Book Group

The Social Justice Book Group addresses civic engagement and reads an array of titles about identity, equality, justice, the environment, and much more. Our current vision is to read books that get us thinking and talking about how we as a community can move towards a more socially just future. This informal book group meets … Continue reading SoJust Book Group

History Book Group

The History Book Group is an informal group which meets at 7 pm on the the last Thursday of every month (with exception of November and December; and no meetings in July or August), for people with an interest in history – local, U.S. and world history. Due to ongoing COVID-19, this group meets virtually. … Continue reading History Book Group

Real Pets of Chelmsford Librarians

Here at the library, we have all been enjoying our 2021 One Book Chelmsford title, How To Be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery.  The book is a collection of short essays about the animals that have enriched the author’s life, and that have taught her valuable lessons on how to be a “good creature” … Continue reading Real Pets of Chelmsford Librarians

Good Creature March Madness

It is March Madness time and you know what that means – Book bracket showdowns!!  Inspired by our One Book Chelmsford title, How To Be A Good Creature, we have created the Good Creature March Madness bracket.  To follow along, print a bracket yourself or pick up a copy in the library or at curbside. … Continue reading Good Creature March Madness

Reading Room

See the full Book Group Calendar Recent Blog Posts More Reading Room posts… Reading Lists Previous Friday Fiction Lists: Select Featured List:———————–-> Book Brunch, March 2021-> BookMarked!, February 2021-> Book Brunch, January 2021-> BookMarked!, December 2020-> Friday Fiction, November 2020-> BookMarked!, October 2020-> Friday Fiction, September 2020-> Friday Fiction, July 2020-> Friday Fiction, June 2020-> … Continue reading Reading Room


We offer proctoring for anyone needing to take a test or exam, whether for school, employment, or personal enrichment. The proctoring coordinator is Danny Lykansion, Head of Reference. Schools or new students with questions can direct them to dlykansion@chelmsfordlibrary.org or 978-256-5521 x1211. PLEASE NOTE: Danny will be on a leave of absence during 2021. If your … Continue reading Proctoring