This Week in Chester History…

In 1937, the Mendham-Chester Tribune announced that the Chester School Board elected three new members. They were Ellsworth W. Stroud, Roland W. Chamberlain, and Caspar Kaffke. The combined school budget for the Borough and Township was $18,681.

Help Wanted – Youth Services Library Assistant

The Chester Library is seeking a part-time Youth Services Library Assistant. We are looking for someone who is warm and enthusiastic and who enjoys helping people and working with children of all ages. Strong customer service skills are essential. This is a 16-hour per week position and includes Saturday and occasional evening hours. Responsibilities include … Continue reading

Yoga Begins Wednesday, January 20 at 9 am

Free Yoga classes will be held on Wednesdays at 9 am starting January 20. Classic Hatha Yoga is a gentle style of Yoga, well suited for everyone including the newcomer and those who want to continue focusing on the fundamentals of the basic Yoga poses and correct breathing. Bring Yoga Mat.  Register.

The Great Courses Now Available in OneClick Digital

The world’s most respected professors are just a click away! The Chester Library has added 15 Great Courses titles to our OneClick Digital Platform. With this diverse selection of eAudio titles, you can now enjoy instant access to the leader in lifelong learning. Click here to see the titles. To download the OneClick app and … Continue reading

Library Mentoring Program

This program meets on Monday afternoons and is open to all Chester residents in 3rd – 5th grade.  Students will be mentored by West Morris Mendham and Central High School students supervised by a certified teacher.  Mentoring can focus on homework, a particular school subject, or study and organizational skills.  Students will be assigned to … 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.  Mentors will work one-on-one with a student on either a specific subject or study and organizations skills.  Mentor … Continue reading

Free Driver Education Program

Will you or someone in your family be getting a driver’s permit soon? Do you need help preparing for the DMV test?  We have added a free online practice program to our website!  The program includes practice tests for cars and motorcycles and an online driver’s manual.  Check it out on our Teen Page or at to … Continue reading


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