• Chester Library Introduces Video Streaming Services

    Move over Netflix & Hulu! The Chester Library is now offering free streaming video on demand through RB Digital!   You can now stream binge-worthy entertainment and educational programming using the RB Digital app on your mobile device, desktop computer and streaming devices such as Roku and Apple TV. The check-out period is one week and … Continue reading

  • Chester Library Closing Early

    The Chester Library will close today at 1:00 p.m. due to inclement weather. The Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for this evening is cancelled. The Board’s next meeting is March 20 at 7:00 p.m. Stay safe!

  • Looking for something new to read? Try the book suggestions in our NextReads newsletters.

    Do you wonder what to read next? NextReads are email newsletters that delivers great book suggestions  for adults, teens and children right to your inbox.   There are several different genres to choose from and each title has a picture of the cover, a brief description and a link to the Library’s catalog, so you can … Continue reading

  • “Wine With Friends” a Success!

    On the evening of October 12, the Friends of the Chester Library hosted their 2nd   annual wine tasting fundraiser: Wine with Friends, hosted by Plucky Wines of the Pluckemin Inn. While they stayed with a few tried and true elements of the first year, like the fabulously popular chocolate tasting table hosted by J. Emanuel … Continue reading

  • Museum Pass Program

    Looking for things to do with the family now that the nice weather is here (and school will soon be out)? Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Chester Library, we now have the following museum passes available to Chester residents: • Grounds for Sculpture • Yogi Berra Museum and Baseball Hall … Continue reading

  • Guide Boxes and Explorer Boxes

    Have you ever wanted to learn a new craft or skill but weren’t sure about investing in all the tools you would need? Then we have the perfect solution for you at the Chester Library – Adult Guide Boxes and Youth Explorer Boxes. We’ve collected all the essential tools for a beginner to get started … Continue reading

  • Chester Library Delivers All Elected Officials at One Site

    Chester Library now offers the only location for the complete list of Chester Borough and Township elected officials. Previously, information seekers paged through old record books at the Borough and Township offices or individual PDFs of council minutes on their web sites, or visited the Library to access Observer-Tribune newspapers from 1936 forward. The online … Continue reading

  • Check Out Tumble Book Library – eBooks for eKids!

    Chester Library has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, and your family can access it from home. It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from home! TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! … Continue reading

Chester Library Closing Early

The Chester Library will close today at 1:00 p.m. due to inclement weather. The Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for this evening is cancelled. The Board’s next meeting is March 20 at 7:00 p.m. Stay safe!

Chester Library Introduces Video Streaming Services

Move over Netflix & Hulu! The Chester Library is now offering free streaming video on demand through RB Digital!   You can now stream binge-worthy entertainment and educational programming using the RB Digital app on your mobile device, desktop computer and streaming devices such as Roku and Apple TV. The check-out period is one week and … Continue reading

This Week in Chester History…

The Mendham-Chester Tribune reported that John Apgar lost control of his car at the intersection of the Chester Road and Route 31, in 1937. Also in the car was David Apgar, John’s uncle, who suffered severe injuries and was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

Looking for something new to read? Try the book suggestions in our NextReads newsletters.

Do you wonder what to read next? NextReads are email newsletters that delivers great book suggestions  for adults, teens and children right to your inbox.   There are several different genres to choose from and each title has a picture of the cover, a brief description and a link to the Library’s catalog, so you can … Continue reading

“Wine With Friends” a Success!

On the evening of October 12, the Friends of the Chester Library hosted their 2nd   annual wine tasting fundraiser: Wine with Friends, hosted by Plucky Wines of the Pluckemin Inn. While they stayed with a few tried and true elements of the first year, like the fabulously popular chocolate tasting table hosted by J. Emanuel … Continue reading

Museum Pass Program

Looking for things to do with the family now that the nice weather is here (and school will soon be out)? Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Chester Library, we now have the following museum passes available to Chester residents: • Grounds for Sculpture • Yogi Berra Museum and Baseball Hall … Continue reading