524 Rt. 63, Chesterfield, NH 03443
603.363.4621 (Phone)
603.363.4958 (Fax)
info@chesterfieldlibrary.org

Library Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 1pm - 8pm
Wednesday 1pm - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm
Closed: Friday & Sunday


Upcoming Library Closings:

Wed, Dec 24 – Christmas Eve
Thurs, Dec 25 – Christmas Day
Wed, Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve
Thurs, Jan 1, 2015 – New Year’s Day

The Chesterfield Library Hosts Traveling Art Exhibit: The Road Not Taken

roadnottakenThe Chesterfield Library is pleased to host the art exhibit The Road Not Taken -Artistic Interpretations of the Poetry of Robert Frost. This exhibit, conceived by Derry Area Artists Collaborative, includes works from Corinne Dodge, Judy Krassowski and Ingeborg Seaboyer. The artists interpreted each poem or verse with their individual styles. Each work is accompanied by the selected verse. The presentation is currently touring public libraries, community and university venues throughout southeastern New Hampshire and will be displayed at the Chesterfield Library until January 31, 2015.

Chesterfield Authors’ Contest 2015

It’s that time of year again! Time to start working on your entry for the Chesterfield Authors’ Contest. Entries are due by January 31st.

The Authors’ Contest is open to all Chesterfield residents (or nonresident taxpayers.) Contestants are grouped into 10 age categories:
*Grade 1    *Grade 2    *Grade 3    *Grade 4    *Grade 5    *Grade 6    *Grade 7    *Grade 8    *Grades 9-12     *Adults

What: Original, unpublished, unremunerated works in any of the following genres. These are the four categories to choose from.  A contestant can only enter into two categories and only one work per category with a separate entry form for each submission. If a contestant does not follow these guidelines, all of their entries will be disqualified for the contest.  

• Poetry, limited to 30 lines
• Fiction, limited to 1,500 words
• Nonfiction, limited to 1,500 words
• Stories in Cartoon Format, limited to 100 words and 6 pictures

When: Entries must be submitted to the Chesterfield Public Library (or its return box) no later than January 31 of the contest year.
Awards will be in March at Town Hall.

Entries must be submitted by January 31st.
Awards will be presented in March

Download the entry form and complete rules for the Chesterfield Authors’ Contest 2015

¡Venga! – Spanish Conversation Group – Thurs, Jan 15, 6-7:30 pm

Please join us for a Spanish Conversation Group! Thursday, January 15, 6-7:30 pm at the Chesterfield Town Library.

This is an informal conversational group (not a class). There is no homework, lessons or cost…just an opportunity to listen, share, practice, learn, build and refresh skills. Fluency is not required!

Questions? Call Christina: 603-256-6715

 

No Saturday Story Time During November and December

There will be no Saturday Story Times during the months of November and December. Monday morning Story Times will continue as usual.

2014 Annual Veterans’ Day Remembrance

CIS:

The library will be closed on Veterans’ Day but please consider coming to this Veterans’ Day Remembrance event on the Justice Harlan Fiske Stone Pedestrian Bridge.

Originally posted on Chesterfield Arch Bridge Beautification & Preservation Society:

Join us for

The Annual Veterans’ Day Event On:
The Justice Harlan Fiske Stone Pedestrian Bridge Presented By:
The Chesterfield Arch Bridge Society

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM
Master Of Ceremony: Cynthia Keyes
Program:
Pledge Of Allegiance
Wayne Harvey Plays A Medley Of Patriotic Songs
Speaker: Susan Tracy (Susan Compiles Veterans’ Stories For
The Library Of Congress)
Peter Mitchell: Recognition Of Those Currently Serving In The Military
Christine Jefferson Sings “God Bless America”
Remembrance: Release Of Flowers Into River
Apple Cider And Donuts Will Be Served

All are Welcome to Attend!

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Reminder: Library Closed on Tuesday, November 11

The Chesterfield Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, in observance of Veterans’ Day.

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