Books and Other Stuff Sale
Available during Library hours
We have some used and discarded library books for sale at 25 cents each.
We also have Chester notecards for $2.50/each, and Chester spring and summer prints for $3.00/each. Proceeds benefit the
Library’s book fund.
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:
October 21: The daring ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott.
December 16: Lipstick in Afghanistan by Roberta Gately.
Candy Apple Afternoon
Thursday, November 20th, 4-5 pm in the Meeting Room
Come make a special candy apple and enjoy some warm cider with Miss Diane! Registration is recommended for this program.
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
Wednesday, January 28, 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 Basket Contest
Stop by and pick up a basket of your choice and fill it with a book, DVD, magazine, and items that
relate to the title or subject of your book or movie, etc.
Baskets will be judged from Nov 3 to Nov 12 and the winner of the most creative will win a gift certificate.
The Friends will wrap the basket and its contents.
Baskets will become the property of the Friends and will be raffled off at Breakfast with Santa on
Saturday, December 13th with all proceeds going to the Chester Public Library.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, November 3, 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 13, 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.
Thursday, October 30, 6:30pm
The Chester Public Library invites children, parents, and goblins to dress up for our Halloween Party! Join us for stories, crafts, and goodies.
Ladybug Picture Book Voting during the entire month of November
Preschoolers thru third graders may vote for their favorite picture book from 10 nominees on display in the Children’s Room. Cast your ballot in the voting booth. Votes must be submitted by December 10, 2014. The winning book will be announced at the end of the year.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, November 18, 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.
Every Tuesday at 11:15am and every Wednesday 6:30pm.
Hear Miss Diane read some stories. Make some crafts with Miss Diane.
Story time will not be held on Tuesday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day.
Monday, November 24, 6pm-7:30pm
Writers of all skill levels are invited. Learn from others and share your knowledge with others.