Upcoming Adult Programs

                             Chester Library  

                                   2018 June Adult Programs              

                   Please register for all programs at www.chesterlib.org or call 908-879-7612.


SENIOR LUNCH AND LEARN @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                                       Monday, June 4 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Donna Altman, Speech-Language Pathologist from Kessler Rehabilitation will present “Maintaining Cognitive Skills as We Age”.  Ms. Altman will discuss the definition of cognition, how we use different aspects of cognition throughout our daily activities, and what we can do to keep our minds sharp and help facilitate a brain-healthy future. A complimentary lunch is served.

LEARN TO PLAY MAH JONNG @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                                     SESSION I Thursday, June 7 at 7 pm   SESSION II Thursday, June 14 at 7 pm

Local resident Carol Camerino will teach participants how to play American Mah Jonng, a variation of the Chinese tile game that is experience growing popularity across NJ and the US. Join us for these 2 fun sessions and learn all you need to begin playing with friends (old and new) and family!

“SUMMER:  A SEASON FULL OF WELLNESS” @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                       Tuesday, June 19 at 7 pm

Summertime in New Jersey suggests an abundance of local, fresh produce. This is the time of year when ‘Eating Healthy’ can be both easy and delicious. Learn about the fruits, veggies, herbs and spices that will keep you cool and energized, and how to maximize the health benefits of Summer’s foods and drinks. Add some seasonally appropriate self-care practices to boost your well-being and you will be ready for a sun-filled Season of Wellness. Join Holistic Health Coach Marian Carroll and Power-Up to Summer!


“A NIGHT TO CELEBRATE WRITING AND ART” @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                       Monday, June 25 at 7 pm

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Using the artwork of the masters as well as some lesser known artists, the Chester Write Stuff writing group will present their interpretation of works by George Seurat, Edvard Munch, Salvador Dali, Maxfield Parrish, Donato Giancola, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Jamie Wyeth. The Chester Write Stuff group is directed by award-winning journalist/editor/ author, and Chester resident, Carlotta G. Holton. Writers presenting include Gail DeWees, Cynthia Di Taranto, Joanne Flexser, Lorraine Hunt, Al Knight, Marcella Russo, Jacky Sheppard, Gregory Smith and Rosemary Szablewicz.  Refreshments will follow.




MAHJONG @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                                                                        Tuesday, June 5 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Are you a Mahjong player and looking for a group? Our Mahjong group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 1 pm and is accepting new players. No instruction is provided so you must know how to play in order to join. Please call Mary Murphy on 879-7612 if you would like to join.


TECH HELP @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                                                                     Wednesday, June 6 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

In addition to giving you free beginning help on how to use any of your devices we now also have a volunteer who will help with PC hardware and software issues. Call Mary Murphy on 879-7612 for an appointment.

KNITTING GROUP @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                                                             Wednesdays @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Bring your own project and enjoy knitting with others in this informal group. Please call Mary Murphy at 879-7612 for more information.

DIRECTOR’S BOOK REVIEW GROUP @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                    Wednesday, June 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Monthly meeting to review pre-publication books. Call Mary Murphy at 908-879-7612 to join.

MORNING BOOK CLUB @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                                                 Tuesday, June 19 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

The Chester Library Morning Book Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Books are selected by recommendations from members. Please call Mary Murphy on 879-7612 or email mary.murphy@chesterlib.org if you are interested in joining.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                 Friday, June 01 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Today’s feature is the comedy “Daddy’s Home 2” starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, John Lithgow and Mel Gibson. Rate PG13. 99 minutes.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                       Friday, June 15 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

In Universal Pictures’ Get Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation. Rated R. 103 minutes.


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