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    Chester Library, Chester, NJ

Mentoring Program for 3rd – 5th Grade Students

The Chester Library Mentoring Program pairs students in 3rd – 5th grade with students from Mendham and West Morris Central High School.  Mentors will work one-on-one with a student each week helping them with a difficult subject, school project or general study and organizations skills.  Join us for a Parent Information Meeting at the library on Monday, September 29th at 6 … Continue reading

This Week in Chester History…

In 1955, Bill and Bob Conover of Pleasant Hill Road purchased a 10-ton, “bright red monster of a bus” and 5 acres on Route 206 for a garage and office. They bought the bus to charter it out for group trips and to substitute for the regular school bus should it break down. Previously, the … Continue reading

NEW! Intrepid Museum Pass

Is your family planning a visit to NYC? Make the Intrepid Museum part of your visit! The Chester Library now has a family museum pass. The pass may be checked out for 3 days and entitles Chester patrons to free admission for 6 people per day. Call or stop by the library for more info.

Chester Library Adds Postcard Exhibit to Online Offerings

Thanks to a loan by Jack Rademacher, Chester Library now offers another way to experience historical Chester — via postcards. The online exhibit, Chester Postcards, showcases 30 cards from the early-to-mid 1900s. These images provide a snapshot of life in Chester during that time. The loan to the Library allowed the Local History Librarian to … Continue reading

Two New On-Line Resources Available With Your Chester Library Card

We are pleased to offer two new resources to our patrons: Pronunciator and World Vital Records. Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 80 languages. Register for free and start learning — at your own pace! All you need is a web browser with JavaScript enabled, and Flash version 10.0 or … Continue reading

Zinio For Libraries

Zinio For Libraries is now available to all MAIN Library Card Holders. This is great news for Chester patrons since it expands our existing Zinio library to include over 50 magazines! If you have not set up your Zinio account, what are you waiting for? Zinio offers access to 50 popular magazines through your tablet, … Continue reading

Chester Library Mentoring Program

Are you a High School Junior or Senior who would like to earn community service time by mentoring a young student? The Chester Library Mentoring Program pairs high school students with Bragg School students grades 3 – 5.  Mentoring sessions will be held on Mondays starting Oct. 27th and mentors will work one-on-one with a student on … Continue reading


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