Tag: Chester Free Public Library


This Week in Chester History…

In 1938, the Chester Free Public Library’s hours were Saturday afternoons and evenings. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune.


This Week in Chester History…

In 1956, Chester Public School announced it would open a new school library, not connected with the Chester Free Public Library, in the former visual-aids room by October 15. The library would be staffed with volunteers under the direction of a PTA committee. The state minimum for school library books in 1956 was 5000. The Chester Public School library would start with 1200 books. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.