Jul
26
Wed
Bugs on the Go at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

(2 sessions)

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.

Jul
27
Thu
Movie at Chester Library- The Sense of an Ending @ Chester Library
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

Jul
28
Fri
Puppet Show at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

“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.

Jul
31
Mon
Kids Coding Club at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Jul 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

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.

Aug
9
Wed
Harry Potter Interactive Movie at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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!  4
th grade and up. Register online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

Aug
10
Thu
Therapy Horse Program at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

“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.

Aug
11
Fri
Movie at Chester Library – “A UNITED KINGDOM” @ Chester Library
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

Aug
15
Tue
Summer Story Time at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Aug 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

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.

Aug
16
Wed
PAWS READING BUDDIES at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Aug 16 @ 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 online at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

WRITE YOUR BEST COLLEGE ESSAY at Chester Library @ Chester Library
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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.