Join us for helpful information on couponing both print and online, value card programs, saving tips, where to find rebates, alerts about “good deals” and more… Known as the “Coupon Queen” by various media outlet, Georgine Kaczmarek has offered advice and suggestions for television, magazine, and news publications including Consumer Reports. There will be time for … Read more
Ending an 18-year effort to memorialize Chester’s lost heroes, in 1962, the Chester War Memorial was formally dedicated. American Legion County Commander Joseph May presented the dedication speech and Rev. Robert S. Maseroni of the Community Presbyterian Church gave the invocation. Music was provided by the Chester School Band. The annual Memorial Day observance of … Read more
The Chester Library’s Local History Department seeks photos of your home’s exterior for a project to document historic and more recent buildings in the Borough and Township. We are looking for old as well as new photographs, in black and white or color. Please contact LocalHistory@chesterlib.org for information on donating materials to the library.
Chester Library seeks Roxbury and West Morris Central/West Morris Mendham High School yearbooks for its Local History reference collection. Specifically, the Library is collecting the following years: 1917-1971 for Roxbury, from 1979-1985 for West Morris Central, and from 1972 forward for West Morris Mendham High School yearbooks. Please contact Local History at LocalHistory@Chesterlib.org or by … Read more
These books, which have been reviewed by members of the Chester Library’s Book Review Group, are newly released this month. We hope you enjoy them. The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers – This is a surprisingly effective story. The war in Iraq is on. Bartle, a young, lost, naïve American kid from Virginia, joins the … Read more
Below are the Book Review Group’s reviews of books released in August: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman – … is either chick lit or a cautionary morality tale causing readers the old Greek “fear and trembling.” I read the novel hoping for a fairy tale ending and hoping my life choices wouldn’t bite … Read more
The Local History Department seeks volunteers to clip Chester-related articles from local newspapers collected by the Library. The Local History Clippers will each spend 1 to 3 hours clipping on Tuesdays or Wednesdays (between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.), or Thursday evenings (between 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.) on a regular, weekly schedule. Please contact Local … Read more