Summer Reading Challenge is ON! Lots of fun reads and programs for all ages. Runs through August 18. Check out the links below.

Next Happy Hour on the Terrace: Antiques Appraisals with Victorian Vanities. More information below!

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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 –
Children,  Teens, and Adults  (click to find out more!)
Playlist of the week: Week 1
(be sure to pick up a bookmark, too)

Happy Hour on the Terrace, Friday, June 22, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30pm: Antiques Appraisals with Victorian Vanities

WCPL is offering guests an opportunity to have their attic heirlooms and intriguing flea market finds appraised by John Thompson and Rochelle Christopher of Victorian Vanities. The appraisals will take place during at the library’s second seasonal Happy Hour on the Terrace at 415 North Church Street, West Chester. The Happy Hour doors open at 5:30 pm, with the appraisals beginning at 6 o’clock.

All items to be appraised must be pre-registered online and paid via credit card at (via our secure online payment platform). The cost is $20 for the first item, which includes the Happy Hour cover charge, and $15 for each additional item, with a limit of three items per household. Gold jewelry, guns, and Nazi memorabilia will not be accepted for appraisal.  Item registration online only.

PLEASE NOTE – to have items appraised you must complete a registration and payment for EACH item. To register click here:

In additional to the appraisal event, the Happy Hour will feature beer and wine sold by the glass and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. General admission for those not bringing appraisal items is $5. All proceeds support library programs and services.

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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