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    Chester Library, Chester, NJ

Free Yoga Classes on Wednesdays at 9 am in April

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 online at chesterlib.org or call 908-879-7612.      

This Week in Chester History…

On April 13, 1958, lifelong Chester resident George H. Treadway passed away after a long illness. He was 78. His wife, Ada Gray Treadway predeceased him. George served as a Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company engineer for 49 years. He also was a member of the Chester Congregational Church and was interred in Pleasant Hill … 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

Mentoring Program for 3rd – 5th Grade Students

The Chester Library Mentoring Program pairs Bragg School students grades 3 – 5 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, work on a special project or improve their study and organizations skills. Mentoring sessions will be held on Mondays starting … 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. 21st and mentors will work one-on-one with a student on … Continue reading

Chester Library Goes Back to School in New Exhibit

Chester Library’s latest exhibit, Back to School for Chesterites, spotlights early-to-mid 20th century materials from a newly opened local history collection.  The Wyckoff Family Collection contains photographs, legal documents, educational and sporting materials, correspondence, and other items that document more than 150 years of Chester history.  The items on display include photographs, school sports team … Continue reading

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