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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.

Let's find a book!

Old Book

3rd Wednesday Book Discussion 

Meets at the library on the 3rd Wednesday of the month 1pm - 2pm, September through July.  Everyone welcome; bring a brown-bag lunch. 

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Library open for in-person visits:

Mondays, 10:00am - 7:00pm

Tuesdays, 10:00am - 7:00pm

Wednesdays, 10:00am - 7:00pm

Thursdays, 10:00am - 7:00pm

Fridays, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturdays, 10:00am - 5:00pm


415 N. Church Street

West Chester, PA 19380

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Masks optional in the library.  The CDC does recommend masks for anyone immunocompromised or at high risk for severe disease from COVID.

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up next at the Library:


Novel Tea
Virtual Fundraiser with  Erik Larson 

march 9, 2022 • 7pm

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WCPL will be CLOSED Sat. May 28 - Mon. May 30, 2022. Regular hrs: Mon-Thurs 10am - 7pm; Fri-Sat 10am - 5pm.

Masks optional in the library. The CDC does recommend masks for anyone immunocompromised or at high risk from COVID.