50/50 Cow Plop Raffle
Saturday, September 6 at Town Fair
The Chester Agricultural Commission will hold their annual 50/50 Cow Plop Raffle at Town Fair, Saturday, September 6.
Pick a spot where you think the cow poop will land. If you win, you will receive 50% of the proceeds generated from the raffle.
The other 50% will go to the Library for materials/programs related to agriculture. You may purchase tickets in advance at the Library.
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:
September 16: Midnight's children by Salman Rushdie.
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, October 22, 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
Monday, September 8, 7pm in the Library Meeting Room.
Join the Friends and help with fundraising to benefit the Library.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, September 23, 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.
Owls of New Hampshire
Tuesday, October 7, 6:30pm, Multi-purpose Room, 84 Chester Street.
Who calls in the night? Who glides on shadowy wings in silent flight? Meet some of our state’s mysterious owls and find out what is myth or fact about these nocturnal birds.
Presented by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center.
Every Tuesday at 11:15am and every Wednesday 6:30pm.
Hear Miss Diane read some stories. Make some crafts with Miss Diane.
Town Fair and Parade
Saturday, September 6, 11am
March with us in the Parade! Our theme is It’s a Zoo of fun at the Library! All ages are invited to march with us.
The Parade route runs from the Town Offices to Chester Academy. Stop by the Library to fill out a permission form for
the kids. ! Bring a stuffed wild animal, wear a zoo t-shirt, decorate your bike,
wagon, or scooter, and come join the fun!
After the Parade, visit the Library booth at Town Fair. We’ll have crafts for the kids.
Monday, September 29, 6pm-7:30pm
Writers of all skill levels are invited. Learn from others and share your knowledge with others.