Upcoming Adult Programs

Chester Library Adult Programs and Events

July 2017

Register for all programs at chesterlib.org or call 908-879-7612

 

 

Adult Summer Reading Program

July and August

This year’s summer reading theme is “Build a Better World”.  Stop by the library for details.  Weekly drawings and prizes!

 

TECH HELP at Chester Library

Wednesday, July 5 @ 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.

 

Writer’s Workshop at the Chester Library

Friday, July 7 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

A free monthly meeting for writers and would-be writers, who want to write, sell and market their works.  Directed by Carlotta G. Holton BA, MA; a Chester Twp. award-winning author and journalist/editor. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

Senior Lunch and Learn at Chester Library

Monday, July 10 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

This month’s topic is “Balancing and Aging” presented by Rose Peng of Kessler Rehabilitation. Co-sponsored by the Senior Resource Center.  A complimentary lunch is served. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

Chester Library Director’s Book Review Group

Wednesday, July 12 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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

 

Summer Fitness Walk with Library Pals   NEW PROGRAM!

Wednesday July 12, 19, 26 at 10 AM – 10:45 AM

Join us for a half-hour walk (longer if desired) at Chubb Park. Bring a friend or meet new ones. We’ll meet at the front of the library at 10 am. Led by Mary Murphy and other library staff. All levels welcome. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

Morning Book Club at Chester Library

Tuesday, July 18 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Books are selected by recommendations from members. Email mary.murphy@chesterlib.org if you are interested in joining.

TEDxChesterLibrary Event

Tuesday, July 18 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for this discussion group where we view a selection of pre-recorded talks from some of the world’s most inspirational thinkers.  Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

Adult “Crafternoon” at the Chester Library   NEW PROGRAM!

Wednesday, July 19 @ 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Join us for a fun DIY program where we will make homemade natural beauty products. Use as a gift or for yourself! We’ll make a citrus salt scrub, lip balm and headache helper (tension reliever) roll-on. A $2 supply fee will be collected. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

July Movies (Every Week on Friday at 1 pm except Thursday, July 27)

 

Movie at Chester Library featuring “Collateral Beauty”

Friday, July 7 @ 1:00 PM – 2:45 PM

A New York adman deals with the pain of losing a child by writing letters to Time, Death and Love. He is soon visited by representations of the three concepts, and they, along with his close friends, help him return to some semblance of a normal life. Rated PG 13. 97 minutes. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

Movie at Chester Library featuring “Jackie”

Friday, July 14 @ 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy. Rate R. 100 minutes.  Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

Movie at Chester Library featuring “A Dog’s Purpose”

Friday, July 21 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This dramedy follows a dog as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners. Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine’s existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962. Rate PG. 120 minutes. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

Movie (On Thursday this week!) at Chester Library featuring “The Sense of an Ending”

Thursday, July 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM

An elderly man recalls a teenage love triangle involving his first crush and a school chum. PG 13. 108 minutes.  Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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