Upcoming Adult Programs

            Chester Library  

                                   2018 August Adult Programs              

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


Adult Summer Reading Program Continues Through August

Be eligible to win a weekly drawing for a gift certificate to a local restaurant! Just read a book, fill out a Book Review Slip and return it to the front desk.

 Senior Lunch and Learn at Chester Library

Monday, August 6 @ 12:00 PM

This month’s topic is “Online Health Information: What Can I Trust?” A complimentary lunch is served.
Co-sponsored by the Senior Resource Center. Register.

Adult Craft – Bath Bombs @ Chester Library
Wednesday, August 22 @ 1:00 PM
Bath bombs are fizzy balls that fill your bath with color and great scents. They’re really easy to make, so skip out on the high-priced ones and learn how to make your own! Materials provided.  Register.

 August Movies 

Friday, August 3 @ 1:00 PM
Today’s feature is “ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD”. Dramatization of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, the grandson of billionaire J. Paul Getty. John’s mother Gail begs J. Paul Getty to pay the ransom; when he refuses, she decides to rescue her son with the help of Getty’s business associate. Rate R. 132 minutes. Register.

Friday, August 10 @ 1:00 PM
Today’s feature is “GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN”. At the end of the First World War, beloved children’s author A.A. Milne creates the magical world of Winnie-the-Pool-which brings him immediate acclaim. But the books’ international success comes at a cost to the author and his family. Register.

Friday, August 17 @ 1:00 PM
This week’s feature is “THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES”. Emma Stone and Steve Carrell bring their A game to this crowd-pleaser based on the electrifying true story of the tennis match between women’s champion Billie Jean King and former men’s champ Bobby Riggs. Rated PG 13. 2 hours.  Register.

Friday, August 24 @ 1:00 PM
Today’s feature is “A Quiet Place”. A family live in complete silence to avoid being eaten by creatures that hunt through sound. They all communication through sign language and must outsmart the blind monsters in order to survive. Starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. Rated PG-13. 90 minutes. Register.

Friday, August 31 @ 1:00 PM
Today’s feature is “Chappaquiddick”. After Ted Kennedy kills a woman in a car crash, he tries to protect his presidential aspirations by using his family’s political power to control the subsequent scandal. Rate PG-13. 101 minutes. Register.

 Ongoing Programs


Knitting Group at 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 if you are interested to confirm time and room location.

 Tech Help at Chester Library

Wednesday, August 1 @ 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.

 Mahjong at Chester Library

Tuesday, August 7@ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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. Call 879-7612 to join.

 Chester Library Director’s Book Review Group

Wednesday, August 8@ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Monthly meeting to review pre-publication books. Call 879-7612 to register.

Morning Book Club at Chester Library

Tuesday, August 21 @ 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.

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