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Chester Library’s “Food for Fines” ends Friday, September 4

Chester Library’s Food for Fines program ends this Friday, September 4.  There is still time to bring in items for the Chester Food Pantry and get up to $25 in late fines waived.  (Applies to Chester Library items only.)  Please note that the food pantry does not need donations of pasta, soup or beans at … Continue reading

This Week in Chester History…

In 1938, Chester resident and Morris County Game Warden Fred C. Craig was attacked and severely beaten while searching for “short” (undersized) lobsters during a public clambake at the Flanders Grill. He suffered a dislocated shoulder, broken fingers, and lacerations on his face. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune

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


Summer Reading Program for Children, Teens and Adults

Chester readers of all ages can participate in the Chester Library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program beginning on June 30th.  The program combines reading incentives with related programs and activities for children, teens and adults. The Children’s Summer Reading Program theme is “Every Hero Has a Story” and will kick off with a family magic show … Continue reading

Downloadable Audioboks

Are you a fan of downloadable audiobooks? The Chester Library offers access to 2 great collections – one through the 3M Cloud Library and the other through OneClick Digital. While the 3M Cloud Library has a larger collection, you should check out OneClick as it is limited to Chester patrons only and offers exclusive access … Continue reading

Music Collection at the Chester Library

Have you ever looked at the Chester Library’s CD collection? It’s quite extensive and quite popular. Each month we strive to purchase items that will satisfy our patrons, mixing old with new, and we try to keep up with all of your demands. Below is a list of new music CDs you can expect to … Continue reading

Chester Student Summer Reading

We’ve created a shelf called “Chester Student Summer Reading” in the Chester 3M Cloud. This shelf contains e-book and audiobook copies (where available) of the required summer reading for Black River and Mendham High School students. Be sure to log in to the Chester 3M Cloud at to get priority access to these books.


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