Library Newsletter - June, 2019
Coming Up at the Library
DID YOU KNOW? You can use Creativebug to l earn a new skill or hobby with 1,000+ award-winning art & craft video classes, taught by recognized design experts and artists. You can also see  a list of project videos  before logging in with your library card.
Saturday, June 8 at 10 am

The Chelmsford Library is hosting its first Human Library! Sign up to come have a conversation with our Human Books , volunteers from our community and beyond, who will be available to share stories about their life experiences.
REACT to LGBTQ+ Equality
Safer Schools and Communities presented by PFLAG of Greater Boston, Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians
Monday, June 10 at 7 pm

Let's Talk: Gender Identity with Keith West
Tuesday, June 11 at 7 pm - Sign up now!

Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm 

Monday, June 17 at 12:30 pm
At the Senior Center, with discussion led by PFLAG of Greater Boston

Thursday, June 20 at 7 pm
The Civic Engagement REACT Program - Read, Engage, And Come Together - is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 Turn in your completed Bingo card to the Main desk and be entered into a raffle for prizes by August 31! Cross off spaces for reading different genres, but also for attending summer programs, downloading music and movies, connecting with us on social media and much more!
Book Groups
Monday Evenings
by Jennifer Egan
Novel Conversations
Knit Lit
by Nicole R. Dickson
Events for Kids and Teens
We've got a new monthly newsletter just for kids, teens, and their families! Sign up here to find out early about what's going on and when to sign up for fun activities.
Fill out reading logs, win prizes, support charity!
Discount ticket (free child admission with paid adult) to Davis Farm Land after your first 12 hours of reading, and a raffle ticket for every log completed. Grades K-4 have no required books, just ask for suggestions. Our goal is 800 reading logs and Friends of the Library will donate to a charity chosen by our young readers!
When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

This film is rated PG and is 104 mins.
Kids entering Middle & High School - come show your civic and library pride by helping to plan our float for the 4th of July Parade!
Wednesday, June 12 at 10 am
We will have a petting zoo at the library! There will be baby animals: goats, piglets, chicks, ducklings, bunnies and a lamb. 

Come to the library beginning two weeks before the event on Thursday, May 30 to reserve free tickets for a 15 minute visit; time slots begin at 10 AM and end at 12 noon. Tickets are given out on a first-come, first-served basis. You may reserve tickets for your immediate family only.
Friends of the Library
Thursday, June 6 at 7 pm
Join the Friends to become more involved in your public library and to make new friends! Come learn how you can be part of it! 

Saturday, June 15 from 9 am to 12 pm
As we look ahead to the Fall sale, there will be a special donation drop off day at the Town Offices Gym, 50 Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 .
Trustee News
Wednesday, June 12 at 7 pm
The trustees ensure that the Library supports the needs of our community and reflects the community’s values. Drop by our monthly meeting to add your input or fill out our survey online: chelmsfordlibrary.org/TalkToUs