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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 member libraries, order online and pick your books up in Chestertown.



    9 a.m.–5 p.m.

    9 a.m–1 p.m


    Tuesday & Sunday

    and July 4th



518-494-5384 (voice)
518-494-5171 (fax)


Masks not required in the Library.

What’s New At The Library?

Annual Wine Tasting at the Friends Lake Inn

Join the fun on Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 1–4 p.m. for the Friends of the Library annual wine tasting and silent auction at the Friends Lake Inn. Taste terrific wines and hors d'oeuvres, bid on donated art, gift certificates, and more. Make your reservation or buy tickets for the ever popular basket raffle at the Library or online here.

We Have Laptops!

Thanks to a grant from the ADK Foundation the Library Trustees were able to purchase laptops for use by patrons in the Library. Check one out with your drivers license or other  identification and find a comfy spot  to sit down and compute away!

Next Friends of the Library Meeting:

September 9

Please join us at 10 AM in the Library!

Next Library Trustees


August 17–7p.m.

In the Library

(Meeting schedule)

Find bargains on preowned books, DVDs, puzzles and more at the Chestertown Farmers Market Friends booth.

We’re on:

In the Municipal Center
6307 Rt. 9
P.O. Box 451
Chestertown, New York 12817
(518) 494-5384


This website is funded and 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 Public 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 7/24/22