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

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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 up in Chestertown.

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Library Hours

Beginning March 15

Current Services by appointment:

Limited in person browsing
Online ordering

Curbside pickup
Computer use
Fax, scan, copy, & printing

All sanitation, masking and social distancing measures are in effect.

Please continue to return all items to the outside book drop. Do not bring returns to the Library.

Hours: M, W, Th, F
9 AM–5 PM

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

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Next Library Trustees Meeting

April 21, 2021

Meeting will be held via Zoom
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The New York Public Library Best Books of 2020
for Children, Adults, Teens, and Poetry


National Public Radio's Best Books of 2020

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 4/9/21