Book Group Discussions
Every third Tuesday of the month, 1pm.
The book group meets every third Tuesday of the month at 1pm. Join us for some great discussions about excellent books! We’ll discuss the following:
December 17: You better not cry: stories for Christmas by Augusten Burroughs.
January 21, 2014: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett.
April 21, 2014: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.
July 15, 2014: The Art Forger by Barbara A. Shapiro.
Presented by the Chester Dancers and the Chester Public Library
Saturday December 21, 1pm and & 7:30pm, Chester Multipurpose Room, 84 Chester Street, Chester
Why travel to Manchester and Boston to see the Nutcracker when you can stay in town and see a Nutcracker performance for free?
The Chester Dancers will present their version of Nutcracker
and Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Miss Diane of the Chester Public Library will participate in this performance. Each
performance is free and open to the public. Get into the holiday spirit and come see these extraordinary dancers!
Offered by appointment
Half-hour appointments are offered to Library cardholders. Contact Tim at 887-3404 to discuss the training you need.
Cook and Share Book Group
Thursday January 23, 6:30pm
This program is a book group and potluck dinner. We’ll provide copies of a cookbook. Each participant will choose a recipe from the cookbook and produce a finished product from the recipe so that all participants may taste a sample.
The title for the next meeting will be determined soon. Extra copies will be available for cardholders to borrow. A great way to obtain new recipes and try new foods!
Drop in and Draw Day is every day at the Library
Children and teens can come to the Library and draw/color.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday December 4, 7pm in the Library Meeting Room.
Join the Friends and help with fundraising to benefit the Library.
Friends of the Library Breakfast with Santa
Saturday December 14, 8am-11am
at the Chester Municipal Center Mulit-Purpose Room,
84 Chester Street (Route 121), Chester.
The Friends of the Chester Public Library have arranged for Santa to visit Chester at the annual Breakfast with Santa.
Admission is $6/person with a max charge of $25 for a family of 6. Admission includes breakfast and a free family photo with Santa. Additional photos are available for only $2 each. There will be crafts, games, holiday stories and raffles. Fun for the whole family! Tickets for the Breakfast and for the various raffle prizes may
be purchased in advance at the Library. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Chester Public Library.
Kindle Raffle drawing
Saturday, December 20, noon
Enter the Kindle raffle. The prize is a Kindle Fire 7 inch HD display with WiFi, 8GB, dual core 1.5 GHZ. Tickets are $2.00 each, or 3 for $5.00. Proceeds benefit the Chester Public Library.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday December 3, 6:30pm
The Library Board of Trustees are elected officials responsible for the government of library services and finances. This meeting is open to the public.
Polar Express Story Time
Thursday December 18, 6:30pm
Children are invited to wear their pajamas, drink hot cocoa and listen to Mrs. Emily read about the North Pole-bound train during this special story time.
Storm Proofing Your Property
Monday, January 27, 6:30
Stevens Hall (next to Library).
Fred Borman, of the UNH Cooperative Extension, will speak about different storms and their affect on trees. During this presentation, you will
1. Learn how different types of storms affect trees and property.
2. Learn how to make property safer from storm damage.
3. Learn how to properly plant and maintain trees to reduce the chance of damage to property.
4. If a tree is defective, learn who to call to assess the situation.
This event is sponsored by the Chester Public Library and the Chester Conservation Commission.
Every Tuesday at 11:15am and every Wednesday 6:30pm.
Hear Miss Diane and Mrs. Emily read some stories. Make some crafts with Mrs. Emily and Miss Diane.
Monday, December 16, 6pm-7:30pm
Writers of all skill levels are invited. Learn from others and share your knowledge with others.