PLEASE MAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING DECEMBER CLOSINGS: The Library will be closing early Tuesday, December 6th at 5:30PM for Holiday Party. We will be closed Saturday, December 24th and Monday December 26th for Christmas.
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 7th-30th. 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 10th with all proceeds going to the Chester Public Library.
Friends of the Library Breakfast with Santa
Saturday December 10, 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.
50/50 RAFFLE going on now! Sponsored by the Library Trustees
Raffle tickets are 1 for $2, 3 for $5 and 7 for $10.
Winner takes half of all funds raised HOME! Winner will be drawn at Breakfast with Santa on December 10th.
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!
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, December 20th, 1pm.
This month's title is "Like Dandelion Dust" by Karen Kingsbury. Pick up a copy and join the the group for an interesting hour of discussion. New members are welcome.
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, December 17th from 11am-12pm.
Open to all ages. Join us for a fun hour of building. No registration required. Library provides the Legos.
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 8th
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 Meeting
Monday, December 5th, at 7pm in the Library Meeting Room.
Join the Friends and help with fundraising to benefit the Library.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, December 13th 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!