Legos at the Library @ Chester Library
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

LEGO CLUB @ Chester Library

Saturday, February 17 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Have fun making your own Lego creation at the library with friends. Just bring your imagination — we’ll provide the Legos. All ages welcome!  Register at www.chesterlib.org.

Municipal Offices closed
Feb 19 all-day

Municipal offices will be closed for the holiday.

Library Book Club @ Chester Library
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

MORNING BOOK CLUB @ Chester Library
Tuesday, February 20 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
The Chester Library Morning Book Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Books are selected by recommendations from members. Please call Mary Murphy on 879-7612 or email mary.murphy@chesterlib.org if you are interested in joining.

Joint Council meeting / Borough Council Meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Chester Borough Council will meet jointly with the Chester Township Council at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Chester Borough Municipal Building, 50 North Road, Chester, New Jersey. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the 2018 Budget requests with the Fire Company, First Aid Squad and Library, and any other matters that may arise.

Immediately after the joint meeting, the Chester Borough Council will have its regular meeting. Agenda can be found under ‘Minutes & Agendas’

Trash pickup
Feb 21 all-day

Garbage and Recycling collection takes place every Wednesday.

Bulk Items care collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached.

Metal Collection takes place once a month on the fourth Thursday.

Garbage stickers are required for additional garbage that will not fit into your Borough issued green garbage can. These stickers are $2 each. Bulk stickers are required for all large items and based upon the size, vary in cost from $5, $10 and $15, and must be purchased before 1:00 pm on Monday for a Wednesday bulk pick-up. All stickers are available for sale at the municipal building during the hours of 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday.

Waste questions can be directed to: solidwaste@chesterborough.org. These include questions regarding scheduling a pick-up, missed pick-ups and replacement cans.

Billing inquiries should be sent to collector@chesterborough.org. See our Trash & Recycling page for bulk pick-up form.

Chess at the Library @ Chester Library
Feb 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

CHESS CLUB @ Chester Library
Wednesday, February 21 @ 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

Learn tips from a chess instructor and have fun playing other students at this monthly program.  For students who would like to learn chess and players who want to improve their skills! Best for students in grades 2 – 8.  Register at www.chesterlib.org.

Municipal Court @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Municipal Court starts at 6:00pm.

Violation Bureau hours Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (closed for lunch)

Summer hours Monday – Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm; Friday 8:00am-1:00pm


PAWS Reading Buddies @ Chester Library
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Wednesday, February 21 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Children gain confidence while reading to trained therapy dogs. Bring a favorite book or borrow one of ours.  Pick up a PAWS reading log and get a stamp every time you read with a dog — when your booklet is full get a free book!  Register at www.chesterlib.org.

Land Use Board meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Adult Art Class @ Field House
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm