Business, Finance, & Legal

Featured Online Resources   Print Materials Periodicals Barron’s – Current year only: Periodicals Room Banker & Tradesman – Current year only. Reference Desk Economist – Current year only: Periodicals Room Forbes – Current year only: Periodicals Room Kiplingers Personal Finance – Current year only: Periodicals Room Money – Current year only: Periodicals Room Morningstar ETFInvestor … Continue reading Business, Finance, & Legal

Immigration & Citizenship

Immigration to this country began with the Spanish in the 16th century and the English in 1607, crowding out American Indigenous peoples. Later immigrants faced resistance from the descendants of earlier colonizers as they began to have a profound impact on the identity and growth of the country. America’s promise of a new life in … Continue reading Immigration & Citizenship


Email: askus@ Telephone: (978) 256-5521 Fax: (978) 256-8511 Chat with us live Sign Up for Library Newsletters Chelmsford Public Library 25 Boston Road Chelmsford, MA 01824 Hours Mon-Thu: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm Fri-Sat: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm View an online tour of the Main Branch. MacKay … Continue reading Contact


Chelmsford Public Library is committed to making library services accessible for all our users. Main Library Handicapped Access The Main Library is fully handicapped-accessible. This includes access to all areas of the building, and all collections and resources. MacKay Library Handicapped Access The MacKay Branch is wheelchair-accessible to the first floor. This includes the following … Continue reading Accessibility

General Services for Seniors

Besides Library Resources and Tech Support, Library staff have also compiled this list of services, resources, and information. General Resources: Age Friendly Chelmsford – A new initiative to enable people of all ages to actively participate in the community. Coordinated by the Council on Aging and other town departments, including the library. AgeSpan: Formerly Elder … Continue reading General Services for Seniors

Health & Wellness

Featured Online Resources   Print Materials Health-related print resources are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System. Our catalog is available for searching, but general topics can also be found by browsing the shelf: 610 – Medical Sciences General 611 – Human Anatomy 612 – Human Physiology 613 – Promotion of Health 614 – Forensic … Continue reading Health & Wellness

Chelmsford Library’s Best Books of 2022

The year is wrapping up, and the Chelmsford Library’s staff have been waiting to share their favorite books with you! From mystery to graphic novels, fiction and nonfiction, we’ve read books from all over. Here are some of our staff’s favorite reads from this past year. Vickie Assistant Director of Support Services Profiles in Ignorance, … Continue reading Chelmsford Library’s Best Books of 2022

Language & Travel

Skip to resources for speakers of other languages learning English (ESL/ESOL). Featured Online Resources   Conversation Circles & Other Groups The Chelmsford Library, as well as other libraries in the area, offer informal groups for people learning languages. These do change over time, so please check our event calendar or contact the library in question … Continue reading Language & Travel

Borrowing Guidelines

Who can get a CPL card and how? Residents of Chelmsford, Business/Property Owners, and Town of Chelmsford Employees: Register in-person at our Borrower Services desk. Present proof of Chelmsford residency or employment (e.g. MA Driver’s license, mail, paystub) and use your card immediately. Don’t have proof of residency yet? You can still check out up … Continue reading Borrowing Guidelines