Books and Other Stuff Sale
Available during Library hours
We have some used and discarded library books and media available for sale at .50 cents paperback and $1.00 hardcover. Come in and browse!
Book Group Discussions
Every third Tuesday of the month, 1pm.
This month's title is "The Sky Unwashed" by Irene Zabytko. Pick up a copy and join the the group for an interesting hour of discussion. New members are welcome.
Wednesday, December 16th from 4-5pm.
Please bring your ipad or laptop to play on the server with Chester the Mouse!
Coloring For Adults
Tuesday,November 24th, and Tuesday December 29th 6:30-8pm.
If you're an adult looking for a fresh new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring class! Join us for the latest craze in relaxation and stress-reduction.
We will provide all materials, just come, sit and relax. No kids allowed!
Saturday, November 21st from 11am-12pm.
Open to all ages. Join us for a fun hour of building. This month's theme is to build something with two equal sides. No registration required. Library provides the Legos.
Offered by appointment. Half-hour appointments are offered to Library cardholders. Contact Kandy or Diane at 887-3404 to discuss the training you need.
Cook and Share Book Group
Wednesday, Wednesday December 9th at 6:30PM. This program is a book group and potluck dinner. We will 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: Tiny Food Party by Teri Lyn Fisher. Extra copies are 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.
Ladybug Picture Book Voting Now -December 11th
Children are invited to read the nominees for the Ladybug picture book award and cast a ballot in our voting booth.
Friends of the Library Basket Contest
Come by and pick up a basket to fill with items that relate to a book, movie or magazine of your choice. Baskets need to be brought to the library between November 12-28. Voting for the most creative basket will take place between November 30-December 5th. The winner will receive an Amazon giftcard. Please see full instructions at the Main Desk. Baskets will become the property of the Friends and will be raffled off at Breakfast with Santa on
Saturday, December 12th with all proceeds going to the Chester Public Library.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, December 7th, 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 12, 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. Santa will be available from 9-10:30 only! So please plan accordingly.
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.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, December 15th at 6:00pm
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
Friday December 4th, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Stevens Hall, next to the Library
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.
Every Tuesday at 11:15am and every Wednesday 6:30pm.
Come in and hear Miss Diane read stories and come make some awesome crafts!
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.