• Tuesday Morning Story Time Canceled

    Story Time is cancelled this Tuesday, May 14th at 10:30.  Story Time will be held on Wednesday at 2 pm as usual and we will return to our normal schedule next week.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Preserve Your Family’s Legacy at Our Hands-on Workshop, May 16 at 7 p.m.

    Learn how to care for your legacy at the Preserving Your Family’s Treasures Workshop on May 16 at 7 p.m. This 1.5-hour, hands-on workshop will examine the hows and whys of preserving letters, diaries, scrapbooks, works on paper, photographs, slides, textiles, audio and video recordings, and other historical objects. Deb Schiff, the Chester Library’s Local … Continue reading

  • 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

  • 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

Preserve Your Family’s Legacy at Our Hands-on Workshop, May 16 at 7 p.m.

Learn how to care for your legacy at the Preserving Your Family’s Treasures Workshop on May 16 at 7 p.m. This 1.5-hour, hands-on workshop will examine the hows and whys of preserving letters, diaries, scrapbooks, works on paper, photographs, slides, textiles, audio and video recordings, and other historical objects. Deb Schiff, the Chester Library’s Local … Continue reading

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

Tuesday Morning Story Time Canceled

Story Time is cancelled this Tuesday, May 14th at 10:30.  Story Time will be held on Wednesday at 2 pm as usual and we will return to our normal schedule next week.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

This Week in Chester History…

The Mendham-Chester Tribune in 1938 announced that Chester would participate in National Air Mail Week. Postmaster Austin Thompson said all air mail leaving town would have a special cachet on it. “A special load of air mail will be taken to Basking Ridge where it will be flown from Somerset Hills Airport to Newark Airport,” … Continue reading

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