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    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 Friends of the Library on Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 1–4 p.m. for the annual wine tasting and silent auction at the Friends Lake Inn in September. 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.

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

Friends of the Library
Scholarship Quilt Raffle

The winner of the quilt raffle is Carol Betancourt, from Redlands, California.

The North Warren high school student chosen to receive the scholarship will be announced at graduation in June.

Next Library Trustees


August 17–7p.m.

In the Library

(Meeting schedule)

Next Friends of the Library Meeting:

September 9

Please join us at 10 AM in the Library!

Summer Book Sale!
July 8, 2022 9-3 p.m.

July 9, 2022 9-2 p.m.

Friends Book Sale–preowned books, videos, puzzles and more
On the 2nd floor of the Municipal Center 

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 6/23/22