CHESTER-The Chester Public Library is holding a series of lectures and presentations on safe, natural, and effective alternatives to common illnesses and symptoms. Mary Ann McQuillan, a licensed acupuncturist, fitness trainer, and massage therapist, will lead the sessions. All programs begin at 7 p.m. The schedule is as follows: Oct. 12 Natural Solutions to Digestive Problems with Oriental Medicine. Acid reflux, hiatal hernias, ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, and Crohn's disease are just a few of the digestive disorders that affect over 61 million Americans each year. Nov. 30 Understanding Fibromyalgia: A Holistic Approach to Chronic Pain and Fatigue. People who suffer with fibromyalgia are desperate for relief from the constant, nagging pain associated with the disease. Dec. 14 Natural Solutions to Headache Pain This presentation covers the different types of headaches, what causes them, how to prevent them, and treatments. Registration is required. To sign up, call 469-4252.