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Click here for the latest update on the Library closure (4/29/20).
All due dates for borrowed items have been extended through the end of May and no overdue fines will be charged.


Keep Reading and Learning While the Library Is Closed!

FREE resources for ebooks and other things to do while waiting for the Library to re-open.

Story Time with Wendy!


Friday mornings on facebook
Stories & Music

Save the Date!

The Annual Friends of the Library
Wine Tasting & Silent Auction, usually held in the Spring, has been rescheduled for

Sunday September 27
at the Friends Lake Inn

Details coming in August

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.

Print Materials

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

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

Holiday hours on


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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 4/29/2020