• How to Get into the Ivy League on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7 pm

    Ever wonder exactly what it takes to get into a top-tier college like Harvard or Princeton? What do elite colleges look for in applicants, and how can you make sure you’re a competitive one? Join Nikki Bruno, an Independent Educational Consultant, for an informative seminar on the topic of Elite College Admissions as she dispels … Continue reading

  • Library Mentoring Program Begins in October!

    This program meets on Monday afternoons and is open to all Chester residents in 3rd – 5th grade.  Students are mentored by high school students and sessions are supervised by a certified teacher.  Mentoring can focus on homework, a particular school subject, or study and organizational skills.  Join us for a Parent Information Meeting at the library … Continue reading

  • Chester Library Introduces Video Streaming Services

    Move over Netflix & Hulu! The Chester Library is now offering free streaming video on demand through RB Digital!   You can now stream binge-worthy entertainment and educational programming using the RB Digital app on your mobile device, desktop computer and streaming devices such as Roku and Apple TV. The check-out period is one week and … Continue reading

  • Looking for something new to read? Try the book suggestions in our NextReads newsletters.

    Do you wonder what to read next? NextReads are email newsletters that delivers great book suggestions  for adults, teens and children right to your inbox.   There are several different genres to choose from and each title has a picture of the cover, a brief description and a link to the Library’s catalog, so you can … Continue reading

  • Check Out Tumble Book Library – eBooks for eKids!

    Going on a last minute trip before school starts? Keep the kids occupied with TumbleBook Library!  It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from home or on the road. TumbleBook Library is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading. There are … Continue reading

  • Museum Pass Program

    Looking for things to do with the family now that the nice weather is here (and school will soon be out)? Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Chester Library, we now have the following museum passes available to Chester residents: • Grounds for Sculpture • Yogi Berra Museum and Baseball Hall … Continue reading

  • Guide Boxes and Explorer Boxes

    Have you ever wanted to learn a new craft or skill but weren’t sure about investing in all the tools you would need? Then we have the perfect solution for you at the Chester Library – Adult Guide Boxes and Youth Explorer Boxes. We’ve collected all the essential tools for a beginner to get started … Continue reading

  • Chester Library Delivers All Elected Officials at One Site

    Chester Library now offers the only location for the complete list of Chester Borough and Township elected officials. Previously, information seekers paged through old record books at the Borough and Township offices or individual PDFs of council minutes on their web sites, or visited the Library to access Observer-Tribune newspapers from 1936 forward. The online … Continue reading

How to Get into the Ivy League on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7 pm

Ever wonder exactly what it takes to get into a top-tier college like Harvard or Princeton? What do elite colleges look for in applicants, and how can you make sure you’re a competitive one? Join Nikki Bruno, an Independent Educational Consultant, for an informative seminar on the topic of Elite College Admissions as she dispels … Continue reading

Library Mentoring Program Begins in October!

This program meets on Monday afternoons and is open to all Chester residents in 3rd – 5th grade.  Students are mentored by high school students and sessions are supervised by a certified teacher.  Mentoring can focus on homework, a particular school subject, or study and organizational skills.  Join us for a Parent Information Meeting at the library … Continue reading

Chester Library Introduces Video Streaming Services

Move over Netflix & Hulu! The Chester Library is now offering free streaming video on demand through RB Digital!   You can now stream binge-worthy entertainment and educational programming using the RB Digital app on your mobile device, desktop computer and streaming devices such as Roku and Apple TV. The check-out period is one week and … Continue reading

Check Out Tumble Book Library – eBooks for eKids!

Going on a last minute trip before school starts? Keep the kids occupied with TumbleBook Library!  It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from home or on the road. TumbleBook Library is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading. There are … Continue reading

This Week in Chester History…

In 1960, Chester Township School held its annual Book Fair. The three-day affair featured a large children’s books display of items that could be ordered through the E.M. Hale Company and Book Shop in Morristown. Proceeds from the sale went to purchasing more books for the school library. Source: Observer-Tribune

Looking for something new to read? Try the book suggestions in our NextReads newsletters.

Do you wonder what to read next? NextReads are email newsletters that delivers great book suggestions  for adults, teens and children right to your inbox.   There are several different genres to choose from and each title has a picture of the cover, a brief description and a link to the Library’s catalog, so you can … Continue reading