The Adirondack Wild Center in Tupper Lake is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Pickup the FREE DISCOVERY PASS at the Library!

Check out things to do at the Wild center HERE.



The library is in the Town of Chester Municipal Center on Main Street in Chestertown, New York

Lecture Series

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Dan Smith
Military Roads in the Adirondacks

More about the Friends of the Library Lecture Series

Holiday Reading Challenge!

December 22 to January 5th–Ages 11 to 17

Read the most over the holiday vacation and win a Kindle Fire! Sign up at the circulation desk.

Today in History

at the Library of Congress

Interlibrary Loan

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The Town of Chester Library is part of the Southern Adirondack Library System. If we don't have what you're looking for, you can search all the member libraries, order online and pick up in Chestertown.

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Library Hours

Monday 9 am to 1pm
(July & August only)

Tuesday - 9 am to 1 pm
Wednesday - 9 am to 6 pm
Thursday - 1 pm to 6 pm
Friday - 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday - 9 am to 1 pm






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This website is managed by The Friends of the Town of Chester Public Library, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to supplement the budget of the Town of Chester Library. The Friends of the Library uses proceeds from fund raising events and membership fees to host educational events, provide programming for children, and to purchase books, periodicals and equipment for the library.

Updated 12/3/19