Upcoming Children’s Programs




Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library features unlimited, instant access from home!  There are no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads.  Tumble Book Library features animated, talking picture books and chapter books for kids.  Also available on your tablet or smartphone!

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LIVE Story Time – Online


There will be no  Story Time  on Dec. 29th — See you on Jan. 5th!

Join Miss MaryAnn for some fun stories, songs and a craft.  Please register online or contact  Miss MaryAnn (maryann.burden@chesterlib.org)  and we will send you a link to join the event!

Register Here


Watch videos of Story Time with Miss MaryAnn anytime on our YouTube channel:

Chester Library on YouTube!



Olaf on a Shelf – Drop-In Hunt

January 4th – January 25th

Olaf is visiting the Children’s Room!  What shelf is he on?

Drop in and find Olaf on a new shelf every week from Jan. 4th to Jan. 25th.  Find Olaf all three weeks and pick out a free book from our prize cart!


Chess for Kids

Wednesday, January 13th  at 3:45 – 5:15 pm

Learn tips from a chess instructor and have fun playing other students!  For students who know how to play a little and want to become better players.  Short lessons, worksheets, chess puzzles using Zoom and class chess play using www.lichess.org will be used to help you learn.  For students 3rd grade and older.

The Zoom link and information about www.lichess.org will be sent to everyone who registers the week of the program.

Winter Craft Program – Online

Wednesday, January 20th  at 3:30 – 4:00 pm

We will be sharing a funny animal story and making a  colorful winter hat craft.  Best for ages 3 – 8 years old.

Everyone who registers will be contacted to pick up the craft kit with the materials you need for the day of the event.  The program will be held using ZOOM and emails with the link will be sent out the week of the program.


Here’s a fun story for preschoolers and early elementary kids told by ScienceTellers!

“DRAGONS JR”  tells the story of two kids, Henry and Beth, who meet a dragon and learn about air, bubbles and fire along the way! This story is told in three fun episodes available here:

Dragons: Lost & Found

Dragons: Bubble Trouble

Dragons: Finding Fire