Library Newsletter - September 2020
Curbside pickup is still available! We're now offering tablets and hotspots to help you stay connected from home.

Inter-library loan deliveries have resumed so you can once again reserve your items online or call 978-256-5521. Pick up your holds now, curbside or inside the library!

You CAN return items to the book drop or to the designated table inside the building! All returns are held for a 3-day quarantine before being checked in. We are unable to accept donations at this time, but we'll make an announcement whenever things change. Thanks for thinking of us!
Sunday, September 13, 12:30-2:00 pm
We're excited to announce the Friends' latest pop-up book sale! Books will be sealed in paper bags (stapled shut). No peeking allowed! Categories like mystery, history, sci-fi, and romance will be written on the bags.

Children's and young adult books will be separated by preschool, elementary school, middle school, or high school.

Bags of books will be in the trunks of cars in the side parking lot of the library. Walk along the rows of cars and take one or more bags from the trunks, and please make a donation before you leave with your grab bags! This will be a cash sale with a donation jar - WE CAN NOT MAKE CHANGE! Suggested donation is $5 for a bag of 7 adult books. Kids books will be 2 bags for $5.

We need to sell books to make room in our storage area so that we can start to accept donations again! There will be no indoor book sale in September.
Check the library's website for updates. Any questions? Email: chelmsfordfriends@gmail.com
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!
Thursday, September 3 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, September 8 at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, September 9 & 23 at 6:30 pm
Thursday, September 10 at 1:00 pm
Thursday, September 10 at 7 pm
Wednesday, September 16 at 6 pm
Wednesday, September 16 at 7 pm
Thursday, September 17 at 7 pm
Novel Conversations
by Gail Honeyman
12:30 pm
Monday Evening
by Tayari Jones
7:00 pm
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
Fall Storytimes begin the week of September 14!

Don't forget that we've got a monthly newsletter just for kids, teens, and their families! Sign up here!
Mondays at 10:00 am
Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
Wednesdays at 10:00 am
Thursdays at 10:00 am
Fridays at 9:00 am
Fridays at 10:00 am
Saturdays at 10:00 am
Friends of the Library
Donation Drop Off Days will be announced as conditions change and depending on the ongoing public health situation.

Among many other things, the Friends of the Library fund our museum pass program! As phased reopening continues, more institutions are becoming available. Right now you can reserve your pass to any of the following:

Davis Farmland
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Massachusetts State Parks
New England Aquarium
New England Quilt Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
Plimoth Plantation
Trustees of Reservations
USS Constitution Museum
Zoo New England
 
Check the library's website for updates. Any questions? Email: chelmsfordfriends@gmail.com