In a continuing expansion of the Massachusetts court system’s effort to work with libraries to bring virtual court services into local communities, especially as virtual court aspects have grown during to the pandemic, the Massachusetts Trial Court has partnered with the Chelsea Public Library.

The Massachusetts Trial Court Access to Justice initiative will give library visitors access to computer terminals and to internet searches for court resources, including legal aid and case information, and it will use designated library spaces for virtual court hearings, the court system announced.