August Summer Reading Events
Drive-In Theatre, Wednesday, August 3rd outside the CPL, Our Talent Show August 10th outside the CPL, and the Grand Finale on Friday, August 12th at 6:30pm at the MPR. It will be a spectacular Magic Show with Bob Riordan, local magician. Cake and ice cream will be served at this event.
Magic Show! Friday, August 12th at 6:30PM in the MPR.
We are so fortunate to have received a grant from the Kids, Books and Arts Program this year. Funding is provided by The Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, CHILIS, Cogswell Benevolent Trust and is supported in part by a grant from the NH Council on the Arts & the National Endowment for the Arts as well as funds administered by the NH State Library and Chester Public Library. We will be featuring renowned magician, Bob Riordan. Be sure to put this event on your calendar!
Essential Oils and First Aid with Marie Sommers ND,RN,CPT
Monday, August 15th at 6:00PM at the Chester Public Library
In this class, you will learn how to make your own fist aid supplies using Essentisal Oils.No registration required and supplies will be provided.
Summer Reading Program has begun! On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!!
July 9th-August 12th. Sign-up is required.
Pick up a copy of the summer schedule at the Main Desk and spin the wheel all summer to earn prizes. Prizes are awarded each Friday at 4PM. Special programs are every Wednesday night at 6:30PM. All are invited.
Penny Wars have started!
June 24th-September 9th
Help the Friends of the Library buy a flat screen TV for the library. Come in and drop your loose change in the containers on the display table and one staff member will get a pie in the face at the Town Fair!
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Information on this program is available at the Main Desk.
Help build good readers from birth through kindergarten.
Books and Media for 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!
NEW! Come Play/Learn Canasta!
Last Wednesday of every month from 6-8
Join fellow Canasta enthusiasts for a fun evening. Instruction will be offered. Adults only. Please sign up at the library.
Book Group Discussions
Tuesday, August 16th, 1pm.
This month's title is "A Touch of Stardust" by Kate Alcott. Pick up a copy and join the the group for an interesting hour of discussion. New members are welcome.
NEW DAY!! TUESDAY, August 16th from 4-5pm.
Please bring your iPad or laptop to play on the server with Chester the Mouse!
Coloring For Adults
Last Tuesday of every month at 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, August 20th from 11am-12pm.
Open to all ages. Join us for a fun hour of building. This month's theme is to build something that will make someone smile. 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
Date TBD. This program is a book group and potluck dinner. 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.
Title TBD.. 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.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, August 8th, 7pm in the Library Meeting Room.
Join the Friends and help with fundraising to benefit the Library.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, August 16th 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.
Every Tuesday at 11:15am and every Wednesday 6:30pm.
Come in and hear Miss Diane read stories and come make some awesome crafts!