Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930
908-879-5100

Barns of Chester, photos by Linda Milligan

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Bugs on the Go at Chester Library

July 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

(2 sessions) July 26 @2:00 PM – 2:40 PM July 26 @ 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM Join us for a fun introduction to arthropods and insects which features live hissing cockroaches, a giant millipede, an Emperor scorpion and a tarantula. There will be two back-to-back sessions of this 45 minute program in order to […]

Movie at Chester Library- The Sense of an Ending

July 27 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Movie (On Thursday this week!) at Chester Library featuring “The Sense of an Ending” Thursday, July 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM An elderly man recalls a teenage love triangle involving his first crush and a school chum. PG 13. 108 minutes.  Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

Puppet Show at Chester Library

July 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

July 28 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Terence the Tortoise is preparing for another race with Henry the Hare. This fun show includes colorful puppets, interactive songs and time for questions and meeting the puppets after the show.  Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

Kids Coding Club at Chester Library

July 31 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

July 31 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Learn how to use Scratch in this fun coding program. After 2 sessions of skill learning, kids will create their very own games and play each other at the party on the last day!  Register at www.chesterlib.org or call 879-7612.

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Emergency Notification Alert System

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables Chester Township to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.  You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how…

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The public radio system serving the Chester area is now up and running. In the event of an emergency, information would be broadcast through this system.

Take a moment to set your car radio to 1630AM.  The server for the link can only handle about 100 users at a time, so there may be a wait in accessing. The intention is for users to tune in on a car radio and not via computer during power outages.

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