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So much more than books.

Welcome to the West Chester Public Library! Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, we provide all community members equal access to information, ideas, and knowledge through books, programs, and other resources to support lifelong learning.

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Contactless holds pick up

WCPL is temporarily closed to inside visits.  Schedule a time to pick up your holds.

For how-to and more information click here.


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Contactless holds pickup hours:
Mondays, 11:00am to 6:30pm
Tuesdays, 11:00am to 6:30pm
Wednesdays, 11:00pm to 6:30pm
Thursdays, 11:00am to 6:30pm
Fridays, 11:00am to 4:30pm
Saturdays, 11:00am to 4:30pm


415 N. Church Street

West Chester, PA 19380

Contactless holds pick-up:

  • In your email, there will be link a you can click on to go to the curbside reservation platform where you will be able to choose a date and time to pick up your order.

  • If you receive your notices by mail, or have trouble placing a pick-up reservation, please contact us at: 610-696-1721

  • Your materials will be checked-out to you prior to pick-up.

  • When you arrive at the library please call us at 610-696-1721 to let us know you are outside. Once our library staff have placed your items on the table outside the front door you may approach and retrieve your items.

  • If you cannot keep your pick up appointment please call us to reschedule; we can only hold items not picked up for 24 hours due to space limitations.

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West Chester Public Library

415 N. Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380

Main Desk: (610) 696-1721

Children's Desk: (610) 696-7985

Mondays - Thursdays 10:00am—7:00pm

Fridays - Saturdays 10:00am—5:00pm
Closed Sundays

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