Throughout the summer, stop by the Chester Public Library to enter the “Read and Rate Your Summer Reads” drawing. Every time you read a book or an article this summer, submit the title for a chance to win a summer themed prize in August. Anyone 18 and older is eligible.
All of our programs are on the calendar at www.chesternypubliclibrary.com/calendar. Visit the website for more information and to register for programs. Registration is required unless otherwise specified.
Saturday, June 26, at 11 a.m.
Pastel Art Series with Artist Shawn Dell Joyce: Class 2 - Pastel Still Life: Learn to create different effects using pastels. We will be making four variations of a photo of an Egret. Some supplies are available while they last, call the library for details: 845-469-4252. Registration required; a Zoom link will be sent before the program.
Tuesday, June 29, at 6:30 p.m.
Summer Reads: What’s on Your List? We will be sharing what we have read recently and what we are hoping to read this summer! Registration required, a Zoom link will be sent before the program.
Monday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m.
Book Group: We will be discussing “Reasons to Be Cheerful” by Nina Stibbe.
Saturday, July 17, at 11 a.m.
Drumming with Margaret Johnson: Join us for a drum circle event! You can bring your own drums or use the ones provided.
Saturday, July 31, at 2 p.m.
Beading at the Library: We have a collection of beading materials and tools for making jewelry or decorative piece. Stop by for this open session and create something unique.
Saturday, Aug. 7, at 2 p.m.
Nature Journal Workshop with James Van Gelder: An illustrated nature journal is a way to combine writing and images as you record the natural world in a unique way. This program is geared for all levels, some supplies are available at the library.
Monday, Aug. 9, at 6:30 pm.
Book Group: We will be discussing two short books this month, ‘Grayson’ by Lynne Cox and ‘Flush’ by Virginia Woolf.