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  • Chester Library

    Chester Library, Chester, NJ
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Yoga at the Chester Library Wednesdays at 9 am through 11/19

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 a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.  Register online at chesterlib.org or call 908-879-7612 for more information.  

This Week in Chester History…

In 1955, The Mendham-Chester Tribune announced that the N.J. State Highway Department would erect a stop light at the intersection of Routes 206 and 24.  The cost of the light was $9,200.

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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