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:
April 21: Without a map by Meredith Hall.
Cook and Share Book Group
Offered by appointment
Half-hour appointments are offered to Library cardholders. Contact Diane at 887-3404 to discuss the training you need.
Wednesday, May 20, 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 is Cover and Bake: Casseroles, Pot Roasts, Skillet Dinners and Slow-Cooker Favorites
from the Kitchens of Martha Stewart Living. Extra copies are available for cardholders to borrow. A great way to obtain new recipes and try new foods!
Crisis in the Ukraine
Saturday, April 18th, 2 pm at Stevens Hall (located next to Library)
for a timely program devoted to the Ukrainian crisis.
Christina Vogel will share her expertise about the region
including the history, the background leading to the
current pro-Russian unrest and violent protests, and
how the United States is affected.
A question and answer period will follow after the
Drop in and Draw Day is every day at the Library
Spring Fling with the Easter Bunny
Children and teens can come to the Library and draw/color.
Saturday, April 4, 11 am to 1 pm.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, May 4, 7pm in the Library Meeting Room.
Join the Friends and help with fundraising to benefit the Library.
Saturday, April 18th, 11am
All Lego fans are invited to come to our meeting! Legos will be available for building.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, April 21, 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.
Ruth Ray Remembrance Day
Tuesday, April 14th, 10am to 8pm.
Ruth Ray (1890-1977) left to the Town the property where the Chester Public Library now stands. She also left a large trust fund to benefit the Library. The Chester Historical Society will provide a birthday cake for Library visitors to enjoy in honor of Ruth Ray. We’ll also have a Ruth Ray exhibit for visitors to view.
Every Tuesday at 11:15am and every Wednesday 6:30pm.
Hear Miss Diane read some stories. Make some crafts with Miss Diane.
School vacation week
April 27 to May3
Come to the library during the week for and enjoy games, crafts and puzzles. Different projects will be set up in the Children’s Room for anyone to enjoy. Follow our Facebook page for more information! Remember to check out our museum passes for use during the school vacation week.
Vote for the Great Stone Face, Isinglass, and Flume Awards!
Each year, Granite State public and school librarians have children and teens vote for their
favorite book listed on The Great Stone Face Book Award, Isinglass Teen Read Award, and Flume Award ballots. Kids and teens
may cast their ballots at the Library.