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museum passes

Visit some of our area's most exciting sites using passes available from

the Chester Springs Library. 

All you need is your library card for fast and free access!

ANNUAL APPEAL

Support your local library! Please consider a donation this holiday season to help us continue to provide programs and materials for our patrons.

FREE EBOOKS

Check out ebooks, emagazines and audio books to download to your device

Monthly Calendar

Check out all of the monthly programs the library has planned!

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LIBRARY PROGRAMMING

STORY TIME

DECEMBER  9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, & 23

10:30 AM 

Story times consist of stories read aloud, songs, finger-plays, activities and a simple craft.
They are fun and full of early literacy learning for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and caregivers.

No registration required

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HOLIDAY STROLL STORY TIME

DECEMBER 13

4:30 PM TO 8PM

Kick-off the Holiday Stroll with a Story time at the library, then stroll the village for the rest of the festivities.

 

We'll be having a book sale, children's activities and crafts throughout the evening.

LEGO CLUB PLUS

DECEMBER 20, & 27

JANUARY 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

4:30 PM TO 5:45 PM

Afternoon fun for students in kindergarten to grade 5. Spend an hour building with the library's Legos, playing board games, doing puzzles, and/or crafting. Drop in any time!

No registration required

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ART ZONE: MAKE A SNOWMAN

DECEMBER 30

1:30 PM

Make a snow person using terracotta flower pots. Give them a scarf, hat and broom too. He or she will be a wonderful winter friend.
 

Registration required

MEET & GREET

JANUARY 7

10:00AM TO 1:00PM

A staff member from Rep.Kristine Howard's office will be available to answer questions and offer assistance, including SEPTA Key Senior ID Card sign ups (must be age 65+/bring your ID). 

 

No registration required

AFTERNOON STORY TIME

DECEMBER 9, 16, & 23

1:30 PM 

Afternoon story times are perfect for morning kindergartners and children who are not afternoon nappers.


Also, enjoy our collection of Lakeshore learning games and activity sets.

 

No registration required

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HOLIDAY STROLL 2019

DECEMBER 13

4:30 PM TO 8PM

Mark your calendars for the Village of Historic Yellow Springs annual Holiday Stroll! For more info, click here.

 

For a complete list of activities, click here

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HOLIDAY HOURS

DECEMBER 24 & 25

Chester Springs Library is closed December 24 & 25. We will reopen on December 26 at 10am

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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NEW YEAR'S EVE DAY CELEBRATION

DECEMBER 31

10:30 AM

Participants will rotate through activities that include STEM, craft, decorating a cupcake to take home; and then we will count down to 12 noon with balloons and confetti.

For students in Kindergarten and over only.

Registration required

PLAY DOUGH

JANUARY 7, 17, 28

10:30 AM 

Squeezy, squishy sensory fun. Come play at our play dough tables - lots of dough and plastic play utensils to use.

No registration required

AUTHOR VISIT

DECEMBER 10

1:30 PM 

You are invited to join us for an author visit and book discussion this afternoon.

Mary Cantell is a Philadelphia area author. She writes wholesome romance and mystery stories; often using local towns. She has also been a television journalist and a voice actress.

No registration required

MAKIN MUSIC

DECEMBER 17

11 AM

Sing, dance and shake your sillies out with us this morning.

No registration required

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 AUTHOR VISIT

DECEMBER 27

10:30 AM

Story time with author Kelly Louise.

Oliver West loves to play outdoors, but he loves to wear his PJs too. He has to get dressed, but isn’t sure how. And, his puppy Pierre likes to hide his shoes! How will he ever get ready to play?

No registration required

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

DECEMBER 31

The library will close at 2:00 PM today and be closed January 1, 2020. We will reopen on January 2 @ 10am.

Happy New Year to you and your family!

MAKIN' MUSIC

JANUARY 21

11:00 AM

Join us for music and fun with Mr. Dan.

 

This program includes music and movement for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners.

No registration required
 

CROCHET

DECEMBER 12, 19 & 26

JANUARY 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

1:30 PM 

Crochet and Knit Group on Thursday afternoons. No previous knowledge required. Bring your own supplies.

No registration required

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PLAY DOUGH MORNING

DECEMBER 19

10:30 AM

Squeezy, squishy sensory fun. Come play at our play dough tables - lots of dough and plastic play utensils to use.

No registration required

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CHILDREN'S SHOW

DECEMBER 30

10:30 AM

Everyone will get caught up in the rhymes, sounds, and audience interaction when Mother Goose visits for fun, learning, and imagination.

No registration required

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STORY TIME

JANUARY 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31

10:30AM

Story times are great for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. They consist of stories read aloud, songs, finger-plays, activities and simple crafts.

No registration required

SHAKESPEARE ON DVD SERIES

JANUARY 19, 26, FEBRUARY 2, 9. 16, 23

1:00PM TO 4:00PM

Join us and watch two versions of each play - Merchant of Venice, Othello, and Macbeth. Then discuss the artistic choices made by directors, actors, and designers.

Class and discussions lead by Charles Conwell, retired Professor of Theater, University of the Arts.

Registration required
 

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