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kids

The Library is a magical place for children! We go the extra mile to provide a welcoming, positive atmosphere for kids of all ages so that we cultivate a love of learning and reading. After all, today's readers are tomorrow's leaders!

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Events & Meet-Ups

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Age

Stuffed Animal Reading a Book

Storytime!

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LED BY: Miss Suzanne

FREE TO ATTEND

LATE WINTER 2024 5-WEEK STORYTIME SESSION

Join Miss Suzanne for stories, rhymes, songs, and activities!

Registration begins FEBRUARY 13, 2024 @ 10am

Questions? Email Miss Suzanne: shayward@ccls.org

Click on the name of the storytimes listed below that you are interested in to be take to the registration page!

Tuesdays (Feb. 20 - March 19) 

Baby Basics (0-12 months) - 10:15am - 10:45am

Toddler Time (12-24 months) - 11:15am - 11:45am

Pre-K Fun Storytime (3-5 years) - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Thursdays (Feb. 22 - March 21)

Terrific Tots (2-3 years) - 10:15am - 10:45am

Pre-K Fun (3-5 years) - 11:15am - 11:45am

Kids playing at West Chester Public Library

1-2-3 Play with Me and Play K

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LED BY: Miss Suzanne

FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIRED

1-2-3 Play With Me

Join us for 45 minutes of unguided open play with educational toys and time to socialize for both toddlers and caregivers!

Fridays this Winter 2024

Ages 1, 2, and 3 years

10:00am - 10:45am

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and begins the week prior to each date

Join us on these dates:

RSVP to the 123 Play with Me on February 23, 2024

RSVP to the 123 Play with Me on March 1, 2024

RSVP to the 123 Play with Me on March 8, 2024

RSVP to the 123 Play with Me on March 15, 2024

Play K

Join us for 45 minutes of self directed games, arts, and activities for ages 4-5 years and their caregivers!

 

Fridays this Winter 2024

Ages 1, 2, and 3 years

10:00am - 10:45am

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and begins the week prior to each date

Join us on these dates:

RSVP to the Play K on February 23, 2024

RSVP to the Play K on March 1, 2024

RSVP to the Play K on March 8, 2024

RSVP to the Play K on March 15, 2024

Legos

Lego Club

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LED BY: Library Staff

FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

  • CHECK BACK NEXT SUMMER FOR MORE INFO!

Student with science model

Fun with STEAM

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LED BY: Miss Meg (Library Staff)

FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

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Child at Tinker Day at West Chester Public Library

Tinker Days

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LED BY: Various WC Children's Staff

SUMMER ONLY • FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIR

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CCSO Officer reading a book

CCSO and Friends Read

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LED BY: Chester County Sheriff's Office

FREE TO ACCESS ONLINE

Special COVID-19 Format: Find some great stories read by members and friends of the Chester County Sheriff's Office! Videos are posted to the Library's "CCSO Reads" YouTube Channel Playlist.

Ages 4-8; each story has an age range posted with it.

KidsReadingResources

Reading & Resources

School Children

Coping with COVID-19

Help kids acknowledge and process their feelings in a safe way.

BookFlix Homepage

BookFlix

Watch videos and read books about animals, celebrations, nature, music, Earth and much more! 

Child Model

Our Favorite Websites

A list of favorite online resources picked just for you by CCLS Staff!

Tumblebooks Homepage

TumbleBooks

Explore animated picture books!

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POWER
Kids

Explore resources for kids from PA POWER Library!

World Book Online launchpad

World Book Online

Access a World of encyclopedias and online resources!

KidsTripsPasses

Local Trips & Passes

WCPL can loan families free or discounted passes to several local attractions. Each of the passes gives entry to 2-5 persons in the same family!

Academy of Natural Sciences dinosaur replica
Chester County History Center visitory trying on historic clothing
Longwood Gardens in the conservatory
Museum Ship Display

see what's happening

There's so much happening at the Library just for children! Check our events calendar for upcoming programs, or sign up for our e-newsletter to get the latest news.

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