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

Current and Future Events

We are planning more for 2024.  Please check back often.

Events are held in the Library unless noted otherwise.

For Children

Thursday, July 11 at 3 p.m.:
North American and Exotic Live Animals with Bernie

Thursday, July 18th 1:30 pm and 2:45 p.m.:

Planetarium Adventures "Explore the Solar System”.

Sign-up required.

Thursday, July 25th at 3 p.m.:

"Magical Adventures" with Magician Jim Snack.

Thursday, August 1st at 3 p.m.:

Super Reptile Show! Live Reptiles with Adam from Uncharted Wild LLC.

Thursday, August 8th at 3 p.m.:

Juggling (plus Balloons and Unicycle) with Schuyler.

Thursday, August 15th at 3 p.m.:

Puppet People with "Tortoise and the Hare"


Chess Club

Saturdays in the Library.

10:00 a.m. til noon.

All levels welcome! Get help, practice, have fun!

Museum Passes – discounts at area museums. Use your library card to check them out!

General Audiences


Summer 2024 Book Sale!

Great BARGAINS on gently used books, cds, and puzzles.

July 12, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

July 13, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

In the Town of Chester Municipal Center

Save the Date

Wine Tasting & Silent Auction

At the Friends Lake Inn
September 22, 1-4 p.m.

Updated 6/1/24