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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!

Voter information


PA Voter registration applications -
online form 

Solicitud de inscripción de votante - 
enlace aquí

IMPORTANT - Last day to register for November 8, 2022 election is 10/24/22. 

 La fecha límite para inscribirse y poder votar en las próximas elecciones del 8 de noviembre de 2022, es el 24 de octubre de 2022.

Questions about Mail-in Voting in PA? Watch this video.

¿Tiene preguntas sobre el voto por correo en Pennsilvania?  

                                                                          Vea este video


Are you ready to vote? (website) 

More information on voting (website)

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"The Reading Room"
prints for sale

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.

up next at the Library:



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Oktoberfest Open House
saturday oct 8th • 1:00-4:00pm

Celebrate our new terrace tables funded by a generous grant from AARP!

Cash beer & wine bar, featuring craft brew from our beer sponsor, Artillery Brewing Company!

Free bratwurst, hotdogs, & pretzels!
50/50 Raffle! Trivia!

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ATTENTION:  WCPL is closed Sat. October 1, 2022. 

Regular hours: Mon-Thurs 10am - 7pm; Fri-Sat 10am - 5pm.