Library Newsletter - March 2024

Volunteer Fair

Saturday, March 23, 1:00-4:00 pm

at the Chelmsford Senior Center

Public School Art Reception

Wednesday, March 6, 5:00-6:00 pm

Featured Events

File, Pile, Sort, Shred!

Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 pm

Cooking with Koji

Monday, March 11 at 6:30 pm

Author Talk: Sisters in Crime, G.M.Malliet, Dale T. Phillips,

and Bonnar Spring

Using What You Know to Write a Mystery

Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 pm on Zoom

Partner Programs

Stolen: Women Inventors, Lost and Found

Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 pm on Zoom

Adopting, Bonding with, and Caring for a New Cat

Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 pm on Zoom

Mindfulness and Meditation

Fridays, starting March 8 at 12:00 pm on Zoom

Goddesses in Asian Art

Sunday, March 10 at 2:00 pm on Zoom

The Best Musical Biopics on Film

Monday, March 11 at 7:00 pm on Zoom

Presidential Libraries

Tuesday, March 12 at 12:30 pm on Zoom

Music History: Paris Noir

Tuesday, March 12 at 7:00 pm on Zoom

Author Talk: Sam Zimmerman - The Girls, Golden to Gilmore

Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 pm on Zoom

History of Ireland

Thursday, March 14 at 10:30 am on Zoom

Recurring Programs

Movie Matinees

My Sailor, My Love

Sunday, March 10 at 2:00 pm

The Three Musketeers, Part I: D'Artagnan (PG-13)

Sunday, March 17 at 2:00 pm

Zine Club

Thursday, March 7 at 6:00 pm

Homeschool Hangout at MacKay

Fridays at 11:30 am

Chess Club

Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 am

Open to all ages

New! Maker Mondays

Mondays at 4:15

For all ages!

Intermediate English Conversation Circle

Tuesdays at 1:00 pm at the Library

Virtual Knitting Circle

Last Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm on Zoom

50+ Job Seeker's Network

Every other Wednesday at 9:30 am on Zoom

Library Book Groups

Currently, most groups are meeting in person with a hybrid option.

Be sure to register to indicate if you're joining in person or via Zoom!

Check out the schedule and pick up a book today!

For Teens and Tweens!

Homework Help Group

Thursdays, at 4:15 pm

Teen Volunteer Shelf Reader Training

Thursday, March 7 at 3:30 pm

Teen Volunteer Kids' Program Training

Thursday, March 14 at 3:30 pm

Dungeons & Dragons

Saturday, April 6 at 1:30 pm

Kids Corner!

Winter Storytimes

Sensory Storytime

Wednesdays at 10 am

Join Ms. Marty in the McCarthy Meeting Room for a Sensory Storytime, designed for neurodivergent children and caregivers. We will read, sing, and do some sensory play activities together. In order to keep the group small, registration is required.

Stories on Mondays

Toddlers at 10 am

Big Kids at 11 am

Preschool STEM

Tuesdays at 10am

PJ Storytime on Tuesdays

Now In Person at 6:30 pm!


Wednesdays at 11 am


Thursdays at 10 am (Ages 2-3)

Storytime on Fridays

For Babies at 10 am 

All-Ages at 11 am

Construction Zone

Saturday, March 2 at 10 am

Dads & Donuts

Saturday, March 9 at 10 am

Zoom Book Group, Grades 3-5

Tuesdays at 5:15 pm

This month, we are discussing Dogtown by Katherine Applegate and Gennifer Choldenko.

Crafty Kids Club (Grades K-5)

Wednesday, March 6 and 20 at 4:15 pm

Nintendo Switch Club (Grades 3+)

Wednesday, March 14 and 28 at 4:15 pm

Main Library Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm
  • Friday-Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00-5:00 pm

MacKay is open!

  • Monday, 1-5pm
  • Wednesday, 3-6pm
  • Friday, 9:30am-1:30pm