Pickle Ball and Basketball Equipment for checkout with your library card!

Ask at the circulation desk.

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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



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

Lecture Series

Wednesday September 18, 7 pm
Ride Up–Slide Down: Early Skiing in the Gore Mountain Region

More about the Friends of the Library Lecture Series

Interlibrary Loan

Looking for a book or digital media?
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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Painting with Patrice
Saturday, Oct 19th–1 to 3 p.m.

For kids and adults 10 years and older
Create a painting, 8" x 10" acrylic on canvas.


NOVELNY is an online library of hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge. All you need is your public library card, New York driver license or, New York non-driver ID. Students may also access the NOVELNY databases through their school or academic library.


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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 10/11/19

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