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Felting Craft

Thursday, Oct. 26th   4:00 – 5:00 pm

 Learn how to needle felt in this fun program taught by local fiber artist Kerstin Katko. Needle felting turns wool fibers into felt and can be used to create just about any shape. We’ll be making a Halloween/Fall themed project in this workshop.

Register here

 

Community Service Opportunity for High School Students

Chester Library has a mentoring program that pairs high school students with younger students (3rd – 5th grade) on Monday afternoons.  You will work one-on-one with the same student each week, helping them with homework, special projects, study skills or organization.  The Library will provide laptops, Chromebooks and supplies for you to use with your student and a certified teacher supervises the program.  If you are interested in volunteering as a mentor please contact  Mrs. Burden  maryann.burden@chesterlib.org .

 

 

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Free Driver Education Program

Will you be getting your permit soon or need help preparing for the DMV test?  This free site includes practice tests for cars, motorcycles and an online driver’s manual.  Click here to get started.

NEW BOOKS TO CHECK OUT

Warcross by Marie Lu

For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. Needing to make some quick cash, she hacks into the opening game of the Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action.

Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year’s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . With no time to lose, Emika’s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune but when her investigation uncovers a sinister plot there will be major consequences for her and the entire Warcross empire.

 

 

Genuine Fraud by e. Lockhart

The story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life. But how many times can someone reinvent themselves?

Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat.

Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete.

An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two.  A girl who refuses to give people what they want from her and a girl who refuses to be the person she once was.  What is true and who can really be believed in this suspenseful new book by the author of “We Were Liars”?

 

 

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

For all the John Green fans out there his new book is coming Oct. 10th!

Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake so she and her best friend, Daisy, decide to investigate. Together they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.

Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, but she is also battling her own demons and time may be running out.

 

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Princess Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mortal. Diana will soon learn that she has rescued no ordinary girl, and that with this single brave act, she may have doomed the world!

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