May
31
Thu
CPR Training at Library @ Chester Library
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

CPR TRAINING @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Thursday, May 31 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Stay safe this spring and summer with CPR training and certification. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use or is just interested in being able to help others in an emergency. Led by Instructor Crissy Champi of the Chester First Aid Squad, this short course prepares anyone to be a life-saver. Registration is required and limited to 15 people. The cost of a certification card for those who need one for work or volunteer activities is $19.00. Books are $2.50. Payment is due at the session.  Register online at www.chesterlib.org.

Jun
7
Thu
Learn to play Mahjong @ Chester Library
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Local resident Carol Camerino will teach participants how to play American Mahjong, a variation of the Chinese tile game that is growing in popularity across NJ and the USA. Join us at the Library for two sessions 6/7 and 6/14 to learn all you need to begin playing with friends and family.

Jun
14
Thu
Learn to play Mahjong @ Chester Library
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Local resident Carol Camerino will teach participants how to play American Mahjong, a variation of the Chinese tile game that is growing in popularity across NJ and the USA. Join us at the Library for two sessions 6/7 and 6/14 to learn all you need to begin playing with friends and family.

Jun
15
Fri
Movie at Library – ‘Get Out’ @ Chester Library
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Friday. June 15 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Universal Pictures’ Get Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and Jordan Peele.

A young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate and becomes ensnared in a more sinister reason for the invitation. Rated R. 103 minutes. Register online at www.chesterlib.org.

Jun
18
Mon
Library Babies @ Chester Library
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

LIBRARY BABIES @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Monday, June 18 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

This special story time program is best for infants/toddlers up to 24 months. Will include songs, stories and fingerplays. Siblings are always welcome to attend!  Register online at www.chesterlib.org.

Jun
19
Tue
Morning Book Club at Library @ Chester Library
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

MORNING BOOK CLUB @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Tuesday, June 19 @ 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.

Summer Wellness @ Chester Library
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SUMMER: A SEASON FULL OF WELLNESS @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Tuesday, June 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Summertime in New Jersey suggests an abundance of local, fresh produce. This is the time of year when ‘Eating Healthy’ can be both easy and delicious. Learn about the fruits, veggies, herbs and spices that will keep you cool and energized, and how to maximize the health benefits of Summer’s foods and drinks. Add some seasonally appropriate self-care practices to boost your well-being and you will be ready for a sun-filled Season of Wellness. Join Holistic Health Coach Marian Carroll and Power-Up to Summer!  Register online at www.chesterlib.org.

Jun
20
Wed
PAWS Reading Buddies @ Chester Library
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PAWS READING BUDDIES @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Wednesday, June 20 @ 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.

Jun
21
Thu
Family Trivia Night at Library @ Chester Library
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

FAMILY TRIVIA NIGHT @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Thursday, June 21 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Join us for a Family Trivia Event featuring a host, music and a fun and entertaining quiz. Best for ages 10 and up.  Register online at www.chesterlib.org.

Jun
25
Mon
Writing and Art Celebration at Library @ Chester Library
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A NIGHT TO CELEBRATE WRITING AND ART @ CHESTER LIBRARY

Monday, June 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Using the artwork of the masters as well as some lesser known artists, the Chester Write Stuff writing group will present their interpretation of works by George Seurat, Edvard Munch, Salvador Dali, Maxfield Parrish, Donato Giancola, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Jamie Wyeth. The Chester Write Stuff group is directed by award-winning journalist/editor/ author, and Chester resident, Carlotta G. Holton. Writers presenting include Gail DeWees, Cynthia Di Taranto, Joanne Flexser, Lorraine Hunt, Al Knight, Marcella Russo, Jacky Sheppard, Gregory Smith and Rosemary Szablewicz.  Refreshments will follow.  Call 879-7612 for more information.