The Chester Library is looking for 2 new Library Assistants

The Chester Library is seeking two (2) part-time Library Assistants. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, outgoing, and courteous. Good computer skills are essential. Positions require some evening and weekend hours. Applicants must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma. Send resume to Colleen Hartman, Assistant Director at

This Week in Chester History…

In 1937, the men of the Federated Church served 120 turkey dinners to celebrate Thanksgiving. According to the Mendham-Chester Tribune, “the men were marked highly for service; the women for cooking.”

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


Yoga Begins This Wednesday at 9 am

Free Yoga classes will be held on Wednesdays at 9 am starting September 16. 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.

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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