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Monday 9 am to 1pm
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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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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.


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

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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.

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