Library Newsletter - July 15, 2020
Curbside pickup is still available! However, until inter-library loan deliveries resume statewide, this is limited to items that are currently available at the Chelmsford Library. Reserve your items online or call 978-256-5521.

You CAN return checked out items to the book drop or to the designated table inside the building! However, w e are unable to accept donations at this time, but we'll make an announcement whenever things change. Thanks for thinking of us!
Featured Online Programs
Many of our programs can only be accessed using Zoom or Facebook Live.
Call or email the library if you need help using these resources!
Join us Wednesday evenings this summer for music, laughs, and stories on Zoom and Facebook Live ! Drop in for all ages. Concerts especially for families with young children in July with adult performances in August!

July 15: Matt Heaton


July 29: Rockabye Beats


August 12: Women in World Jazz

Wednesday, July 15 & 29 at 6:30 pm

Connect with fellow knitters, show off your latest projects and even receive tips from professional and experienced knitters. Make sure to register to get the Zoom invite!
Tuesday, July 21 at 7 pm

Frank Lloyd Wright created iconic modern buildings like Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum. Here we'll explore his final house type, the Usonian, in depth, with special emphasis on the Zimmerman House in Manchester, NH.
Wednesday, July 22 at 1 pm

This session will offer you realistic strategies for managing your search, including tips for strengthening your resume and Linkedin profile, effective networking, and staying motivated. 
Thursday, July 23 at 7 pm

The Massachusetts Chapter of 2Healthy Sprouts will provide the background information and local connections you need to make a transition to a plant-based diet. 
Sunday, July 26 at 2 pm

Join Lina Shastri of Art of Living Institute as she guides attendees through a complete mindfulness and meditation session virtually. This event will take place on Zoom. Please register to receive a link to the event.
Wednesday, July 29 at 1 pm

Today’s job seeker must be prepared for any interview scenario. We'll outline steps to get yourself prepared to handle various interview situations, what information is essential and potential questions you’ll need to be ready to answer.
Thursday, August 13 at 7 pm

Join us for our new series to discuss a movie that's always available on Kanopy! This month, we'll talk about the classic adaptation of Agatha Christie's, Murder on the Orient Express !
Register now for our Adult Summer Reading Challenge! Create an account using Beanstack and complete challenges by r eading books in different categories for a chance to win one of three prize packages including gift certificates to bookstores and local restaurants !

Also, our BookWise library staff would love to help you find your next book! See what your favorite librarian has been reading or ask for a customized list and we'll help you find that new author that you didn't even know you were looking for. You can also watch our regular TV program, BookMarked , brought to you by Chelmsford Telemedia!
Resources for Kids and Teens
Don't forget that we've got a monthly newsletter just for kids, teens, and their families! Sign up here !
E arn Summer Reading rewards for every seven days logged in our new Beanstack website or via the free mobile app. Register now!
Social distancing got you down? Got a Nintendo Switch with Nintendo Online? Join us at CPL's Smash Ultimate Arena ! Play against your friends and folks from all over the area! All skill levels welcome, grades 5+ only!
Every Friday at 3 pm, starting July 10!
Now Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
Fridays at 9:30 am
Virtual Storytimes and Singalongs!
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
11:00 am

Join us on Facebook Live for storytimes with Deborah on Mondays for preschoolers and Fridays for toddlers, and an all ages singalong with Sara on Wednesdays!

Dads and Donuts is on Facebook Live!
Saturday, August 8 at 10:30 am
Weekly at 11 am

July 21 - Paper Bag Puppets
August 4 - No Cook Playdough
August 11 - Tube Racers
August 18 - TBA
Friends of the Library
Donation Drop Off Days will be announced as conditions change and depending on the ongoing public health situation.

Show your support for the Chelmsford Library and Friends of the Library with this limited-edition t-shirt! The artwork was drawn especially for us by Peter Reynolds, CHS grad, illustrator of the Judy Moody series, and author/illustrator of many picture books including The Dot.