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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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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

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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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We are so excited and thankful to share that we are one of 260 grantees chosen for a 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant from AARP Livable Communities and AARP Pennsylvania!

Through this grant we will be able to purchase and install permanent tables and seating on the library terrace so that you can enjoy your time at the library outdoors in good weather. To find out more about this quick-action grant program and other grantees, visit aarp.org/CommunityChallenge.


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For just $5 per person, West Chester Public Library becomes the relaxing setting for a Trivia Night on the Terrace. Meet your fellow trivia enthusiasts over free snacks and a glass of beer or wine from our cash bar, then get ready to answer questions in four categories when the quiz begins at 7pm.

Trivia Night
on the Terrace

Friday, July 8, 2022
6pm – 8pm

West Chester Public Library Exterior

Trivia Night
on the Terrace
friday july 8 • 6:00-8:00pm

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Regular hours: 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.