Celebrate Banned Books Week - September 25th-October 1st.
The theme this year is diversity. Stop in and see a sample of books that have been challenged this year.
The Library will be closed Monday, October 10th, in observance of Columbus Day. And we will be closing at 5pm on Monday, October 31st for Halloweeen.
Thanksgiving Essential Oils with Marie Sommers
Monday, October 17th, 6:00pm
Marie will be showing us ways to use Essential Oils for the upcoming Holiday.
Halloween Story Time
Wednesday, October 19th, 6:30 pm
Meet the author Dave Bastien, of "Pick Me! Pick Me!" and hear some stories.Copies of Dave's book will be available for purchase.
Candy Apple Afternoon
Thursday, October 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.
Paranormal Stories from a Psychic Medium, Valerie Lafaso Roy
Monday, October 24th, 6:30pm-7:30
Author of the Tangled Web of Friends series and The Witches of Fishkill Pond.
Halloween Costume Party
Wednesday, October 26th, 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.
Halloween Paint Night
This is a 2 night event. Thursday October 13th and Thursday October 20th from 5:30-7:30.
Join us for 2 fun nights of painting. Please bring canvas. All other supplies are provided. Sign up is required at front desk.
Soldiers Home and Away Sept. 16th-Nov. 12th
Building Community Connections and Bridging the Gap Between Military and Civilians
Presented by your community libraries in Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Hampstead, Hudson, Newton, Plaistow, Salem and Sandown. Funded in part by New Hampshire Humanities.
Join us for a Book Discussion on "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien. Come pick up the copy of the book and join in on the discussion on Tuesday, October 18th at 1pm.
Visit www.communitystoriesnh.org for all programs and descriptions. All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
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, October 18th, 1pm.
This month's titles are "The Lake House" by Kate Morton and "The Things They Carried" by Tom O'Brien. Pick up a copy and join the the group for an interesting hour of discussion. New members are welcome.
NEW DAY!! TUESDAY, October 18th 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, October 15th 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.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, October 3rd, 7pm in the Library Meeting Room.
Join the Friends and help with fundraising to benefit the Library.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, October 18th 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!