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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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Green Phase hours:
Mondays, 10:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesdays, 10:00am to 7:00pm
Wednesdays, 10:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursdays, 10:00am to 7:00pm
Fridays, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturdays, 10:00am to 5:00pm


415 N. Church Street

West Chester, PA 19380

Green Phase Instructions:

  • 30-minute time limit for each visitor

  • Enter through the main door (terrace); the Lafayette St door will be exit only

  • Please wear a mask (very young children excepted) for everyone’s safety

  • Please - if you have a fever or symptoms of COVID-19 or the flu do not enter the building; call us at 610-696-1721 for assistance. 

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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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