WCPL will close at 5pm, Monday, July 3, and be CLOSED Tuesday, July 4, 2017 , in observance of Independence Day.

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Teens' Summer Reading Program

Children's Summer Reading Challenge and Programs

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Exam proctoring service information.

Meeting Room Rental Policy & Fees

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More information about library programs.

Mon-Wed9:30am to 8:00pm

Thurs-Sat9:30am to 5:00pm


Welcome to the West Chester Public Library

West Chester Public Library (West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a destination for connection, collaboration and enrichment through knowledge and community engagement.

Library Events and Updates

Summer Reading Challenge is off and running!  Read all about it – click here!

Specialty Cake Pans

WCPL now has a collection of special occasion cake pans that you can borrow to make that one-off cake for a special someone. Click through for details!

Happy Hour on the Terrace@ WCPL:

Friday, June 16, 2017, 5:30pm – 7:30pm.  Relax on the terrace with a glass of wine or beer and some cocktail nibbles as we celebrate former WCPL Board member Richard May and have Mark Twain (Richard Bonnette) regale us with his 2020 presidential campaign outlook. Suggested donation $5 at the door; cash wine & beer bar; free snacks. Must be 21 or older. Happy Hour June 16 2017


Special programs:

Healthy Meals That Won’t Frighten Your Family

Rescheduled to : Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Learn about preparing simple, easy plant-based meals that your family will enjoy. It’s all about adding more plant-based food to your daily diet.  Presenter Shelly Hughes is certified in Plant Based Nutrition, T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, Cornell University. She will demonstrate some of her recipes and will have samples to taste, too.  She’ll have recipes for you and samples to taste.


Click here to see a calendar of all events at the West Chester Public Library.  From the calendar, click on the link for the program you are interested in for details and registration (if required).

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The West Chester Public Library is located at:

415 N. Church Street

West Chester, PA 19380

Director: Victoria Dow