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Ongoing Programs

Call the Library for details
(518) 494-5384

Story Time
Music and Stories with Wendy. Every Friday at 10:30 am Libraries Rock! Win a bike or an E-reader. Ages 6-11 and 12-17. For details contact the Town of Chester Library at (518) 494-5384, or the Horicon Library at 518-494-4189.

Museum Passes
The Friends have purchased a discount or free passes for The Wild Center, Adirondack Experience and the Hyde Collection which can be checked out at the library.

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1,000 Book Challenge
For children ages birth to pre-kindergarten. Read 1,000 books with your child before kindergarten, receive a prize book for every 100 read and receive a back pack after 1,000 books!

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Sign up at the library.

Book Arts Collection

Selected works from the library's special collection of handmade, limited edition books including some one of a kind children's books.

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There is a poster about book typography on view in the display case next to the main Book Arts Collection case.
Or, see the poster online. . .

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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.

Free Children's Programs:

Magic! * Puppets! * Animals!

Held in the library unless noted otherwise
518-494-5384 for information

2020

There are no children's programs scheduled for 2020 yet. Please check back later. Meanwhile, here's what we offered for 2019!

 

2019

Thursday, July 11th at 3 p.m.
Birds of Prey, with Trish Marki
Live Raptors!

Thursday, July 18th at 3 p.m.
Rural Soul Drumming 
Play music and sing songs from Africa.

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Thursday, July 25th at 3 p.m.
Homespun Community Dancing
with Peter, Paul and George.Dances from the U.S. and around the world with fiddle and banjo.

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Thursday, August 1st at 3 p.m.
Pirates of Book Island
with the Puppet People

Thursday, August 8th at 2 and 3:15 p.m.
Life of a Star and our Sun
with Planetarium Adventures
Limit 25 people in the·Star Lab, so sign-up is required.

Thursday, August 15th at 3 p.m.
Book Magic
with Magician Joey D.

Saturday, October 19th from 1 to 3 p.m.
Painting with Patrice
For kids and adults 10 years and older
Create a painting, 8" x 10" acrylic on canvas. We will make a reproduction of Georgia O'Keeffe's Red Poppy.
All materials provided. $20.00 per person. 15-20 people limit. sign-up required.

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 11/5/19