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415 N. Church Street
West Chester, PA 19380



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




Coming in February 2019 – Meet the ‘Radical Homemaker,” Shannon Hayes.

Book signing and talk, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 3:00 – 4:00pm.
Shannon Hayes has researched “homemaking as an ecological movement,” while attempting to “live a life of personal accountability and sustainability.” She has spoken about her adventures in ‘radical’ homemaking and written books and articles on the topic. Shannon lives on a working farm in upstate New York with her husband and children. Shannon will share her thoughts on sustainable living and sign copies of her book, ‘Radical Homemaker.’ Find out more about Shannon on her website:

Save the Date for our 5th Annual Literacy Links Invitational!

Saturday, March 16, is the day and 10am to 3pm is the time to bring the family for a great day of miniature golf between the library stacks, plus fabulous face-painting, magic tricks, and balloon artistry and more. Online ticket sales are open now!

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