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    Chester Library, Chester, NJ
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Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 21 at 2 pm

The Chester Library welcomes a very talented group of singers and musicians from Mendham High School who will entertain us with a mix of holiday music. Refreshments provided.

This Week in Chester History…

In 1961, Chester Theatre Group President Edward Jenkins gave the Board of Education a $350 check in appreciation for the use of Chester School facilities and cooperation of the staff. The Board earmarked the gift for “a tape recorder, a very good microphone, and an adequate supply of tapes.” Source: Observer-Tribune.

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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