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To pre-register your attendance at any program or if you have a question about an upcoming program,

 e-mail chesterpubliclib@gmail.com, text  618-826-0942 or call to speak with a librarian at 618-826-3711

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733 State Street, Chester, IL  62233

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ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014 the back/handicap  accessible  entrance of the CHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY will be closed.   The Library will be open via front door access only.  If you need special assistance on Saturday, please call 826-3711.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Changes at the library?

Click here to learn about improvement plans for 2015!

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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR CHILDREN/FAMILIES

  Tiny Tots Lap-Sits for children birth - preschool with an adult partner are held at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Join us for a story, songs, and a simple craft.

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CHAPTERS

will meet on Friday, October 24 at 3:00 p.m.

Children who enjoy reading chapter books are welcome!  Please let Ms. Lisa know by Oct. 23 if you plan to attend.

Also, if you would like a text message reminder about this event, please text your request to 826-0942.

Join us for a fun book talk, activities, mystery drinks and snacks.

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PUMPKIN PAINTING

Children of all ages are encouraged to bring a pumpkin to the Library to decorate anytime between 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 23.  We will provide paint, stickers, decorations, etc...  You just need to bring a pumpkin!

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GHOST STORY NIGHT!

Boys and girls in 5th Grade and older (sorry, no younger children will be allowed to stay) are invited to Ghost Story Night at the Chester Public Library on Monday, October 27 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.  Hear and tell creepy ghost stories at the Library!  Please use BACK DOOR!

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Halloween Eve Spooktacular

Thursday, October 30th at 4:30 p.m.

Geared for children in Kindergarten - 4th grade, this event will include a spooky fun story, activities, and a snack.  Parents are welcome to drop off children or stay for this event.

Pre-registration preferred for this event by Oct. 29.

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

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Coupon Group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.  If you are a coupon user or want to be a coupon user, please join us for this informal discussion on using coupons, tips, and coupon exchange.  The next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 28.

 

 

Call the library at 826-3711

for more information.

 

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BOOK DISCUSSION GROUPS

          Ladies group Tuesday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m. OR Wednesday, Wednesday, December 3 at 9:00 a.m. - WHISTLIN’ DIXIE IN A NOR’EASTER by Lisa Patton

 

Evening Book Group will meet on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m.

EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE by Jonathan Safron Faer

 

If you would like to join a book discussion group, please contact a librarian for details.

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The next meeting of the Chester Public Library Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, November 10 at 4:15 p.m. in the Community Room.

 

 

 

 

 

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