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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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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, December 19 at 3:00 p.m.

Children who enjoy reading chapter books are welcome!  Please let Ms. Lisa know by Dec. 18 if you plan to attend.

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

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All aboard the POLAR EXPRESS!

The Chester Public Library and Friends of the Library are pleased to announce a special event for families during Chester's Christmas on the River event. Please join us for an imaginary ride on the Polar Express!

 

Participants (young and young at heart) are encouraged to wear their pajamas to the Library and climb aboard our imaginary train for a trip to the North Pole and back. Along the way, we will hear the story, see fun video clips on our big screen, sing Christmas songs, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate with a cookie, and more!

 

Reservations/tickets are required for this FREE event sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please call (826-3711) or stop by the Chester Public Library for more information. Seating is limited!

 

The event will last about one hour and be offered at three different times to accommodate as many as possible on Saturday, December 6. Tickets are now available for the 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. presentations.  EVERYONE must have a ticket to participate.  Call or stop by the Chester Public Library soon to reserve your seat on the imaginary Polar Express!

 

 

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Special holiday presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 1:00 p.m.   Henry Wolf

will present a program on Coca-Cola Santa artist, Haddon Sundblom. 

Hear how the artist and the Coca-Cola Company changed the world’s perception of Santa Claus. 

See some of Henry’s wonderful Christmas collectibles and the beautiful decorations throughout the Library.

Taste wonderful refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library!

Please join us for this FREE holiday presentation!

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Coupon Group is taking a break in November and December.  Coupon users are encouraged to stop by and clip coupons anytime during regular hours.

 

 

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, January 6 at 7:00 p.m.

CALLING ME HOME by Julie Kibler

 

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, January 12 at 4:15 p.m. in the Community Room.

 

 

 

 

 

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