July 26 @2:00 PM – 2:40 PM
July 26 @ 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Join us for a fun introduction to arthropods and insects which features live hissing cockroaches, a giant millipede, an Emperor scorpion and a tarantula. There will be two back-to-back sessions of this 45 minute program in order to accommodate more children — please only register for one session at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
Movie (On Thursday this week!) at Chester Library featuring “The Sense of an Ending”
Thursday, July 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM
An elderly man recalls a teenage love triangle involving his first crush and a school chum. PG 13. 108 minutes. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
“Tortoise and the Hare” Puppet Show at Chester Library
July 28 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Terence the Tortoise is preparing for another race with Henry the Hare. This fun show includes colorful puppets, interactive songs and time for questions and meeting the puppets after the show. Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
July 31 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Learn how to use Scratch in this fun coding program. After 2 sessions of skill learning, kids will create their very own games and play each other at the party on the last day! Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
Wednesday, August 09 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Be part of the action during this special screening of “The Sorcerer’s Stone”. Everyone will receive a bag of props and snacks needed to join in the fun. Costumes welcome! 4th grade and up. Register online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
“My Friend Chief”: Therapy Horse Program at Chester Library
Maureen Coultas will share her book, “My Friend Chief”, which is about one of her therapy horses and how he helps people with special needs. Children will also have the chance to meet and greet a special guest – a miniature therapy horse who will be visiting the library! Register online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
David Oyelowo (Selma) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) star in this inspiring true story of the forbidden love between the King of Botswana and a white English woman in the 1940s. Rated NR. 1 hour 51 minutes. Register online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
Join us for a special visit by local author and teacher Becky Kwiatkoski who will share her brand new picture book “Bo’s Pond”. The story is about a special snake in search of a family. There will be a fun craft after the program. Register online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
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 online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.
Learn how to tackle the process of creating successful essays that reflect your best attributes and true passions. Linda Presto from “College Coaching with Care” will teach practical methods to help you master the writing process and help you create a stress-free essay that conveys your unique qualities.
Register online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.