Last Call for Halloween Costume Contest!

Entries are due by 5 pm on Tuesday, November 3. There are four categories for the contest and prizes will be awarded! The categories are:  Ages 5 & Under, Ages 6 to 12, Ages 13 to 18, and Family/Group.

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Enter the Costume Contest, vote for your favorite Halloween candy, check out some fun Halloween activities you can do at home, and more!  Click here for all the details!

NEW:  Jigsaw Puzzle Collection

We have added 15 jigsaw puzzles to our collection that you can borrow.  Visit our Jigsaw Puzzle Collection web page, click on the puzzle(s) you would like to borrow to place a hold in the library catalog, and you will be able to pick them up in the Library Takeout area.  Each puzzle can be borrowed for 28 days.


Follow links for more information and to join online.

Chess for Kids

Group 1 - Monday, November 2 at 4 pm

Group 2 - Monday, November 2 at 5 pm

Group 3 - Tuesday, November 3 at 4 pm

Registered players only

Weekly Update

Monday, November 2 – 7:30 pm

While the situation is constantly changing, Library Director Karen Brodsky holds weekly talks about the status of the library and its plans for reopening.  Friends of the Library officers and co-chairs of the Book Sale Debbie Fabian and Maureen Kelly will talk about the status of the annual Book Sale.

Storytime with Ms. Stephanie
Tuesday, November 3
Join us from the comfort of your home for a fun-filled virtual storytime with Ms. Stephanie!
Ages 3 & Under - 10 to 10:30 am
Ages 4 & Up - 10:30 to 11 am
Yoga Storytime with Miss C

Thursday, November 5 – 10 am

For preschoolers and their caregivers.  Join Miss C for fun yoga poses, a story, songs, and puppets!  Sponsored by Friends of the Library

Wine and Food Pairings with Joe Bembry of 56° Wine

Thursday, November 5 – 7 pm

Joe Bembry, President and General Manager of 56° Wine in Bernardsville, NJ will hold a lecture on pairing wine with food for the holidays.  Joe graduated with honors and an Advanced Certificate from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust.  Previously he had ventured into the import and wholesale side of the business selling wine to retailers and restaurants in the New Jersey and New York area.  Having traveled extensively tasting wine, he now helps his clients find wines to suit their individual palates and find great wines from vintners all over the world.


WHAT TO READ.  Click here for reading suggestions and lists of the latest acquisitions of books and movies for all ages.

DIGITAL LIBRARY.  Click here to access all the eBooks, audiobooks, movies, crafts, magazines, Great Courses, and graphic novels on all our digital platforms.

DIGITAL RESOURCES FOR KIDS.  Click here for books, audiobooks, movies, fun activities, and story times for children.

GET A LIBRARY CARD ONLINE.  Chatham residents:  click here to get a library card, so you can use the virtual library online, as well as the Library Takeout service.

REMOTE PRINTING AVAILABLE.  Send from any device, pick up at the library.  Click here for all the details about this service.