Chester Public Library Programs & News

Let’s Play Music - Feb. 12
The Chester Public Library hosts the Let’s Play Music Petting Zoo on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at noon after story time.

Stitchin’ WIPs - Feb. 14
Stitchin’ WIPS meets Thursdays, Feb. 14 and 28, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Chester Public Library. Join Ariel for this club, where members can learn to knit or crochet or work on projects!

LEGO Club - Feb. 16
The Chester Public Library hosts a LEGO Club on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m. to noon. The theme this month is to build something that can move. All ages are welcome. LEGOS are provided.

Holiday Closure - Feb. 18
The Chester Public Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18 for Presidents Day.

Book Discussion -Feb. 19
Chester Public Library hosts a book discussion Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 1 to 2 p.m. The title for this month is “The Birth House” by Ami McKay. New members are welcome.

Library Trustees - Feb. 19
The Board of Library Trustees for the Chester Public Library meets Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Night Sky - Feb. 21
Chester Public Library presents Night Sky Watch on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Wason Pond.

Family Movie Night - Feb. 25
Chester Public Library Family Movie Night is Monday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m.

Canasta Club - Feb. 27
The Chester Public Library Canasta Club meets Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. New members are welcome.

Library Foundation - Feb. 27
The Chester Public Library Foundation meets Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. New members are welcome.


********************* Ongoing Programs ***************************

Story Times
Chester Public Library Story Times are every Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. and every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Hear stories, sing songs, and make crafts with Miss Diane.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten is an ongoing program at the Chester Public Library. Families can keep track of books that are read to youngsters before Kindergarten on sheets that are provided by the library. Their names appear on a poster displayed in the library. This program is sponsored by the Children's Librarians of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Family Voices and the New Hampshire Academy of Family Physicians.

Book Sale
A book sale at Chester Public Library takes place during library open hours, with proceeds benefiting the library. Paperbacks are 50 cents; hardbacks are $1.

Book Group for Men
The Chester Public Library is considering creating a Book Discussion Group for Men. Contact Kandy at 887-3404 for more information and to decide on an appropriate time.


Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Chester Public Library meet the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room. This volunteer group is a fund-raising arm of the public library and supports the library where tax dollars leave off. New members are always welcome . Chair is Jude Sederquest; contact her at

Diane Arrato Gavrish
Assistant Director/Head of Youth Services
Chester Public Library
3 Chester Street, Chester
(603) 887-3404































Chester Public Library is located at 3 Chester St. Chester, NH. For more information please call (603) 8873404 or email:

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