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9th Annual Holiday Home Tour, Saturday, December 7, 2019. Tickets on sale now: purchase HHT tickets online or in the library.

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Mon-Wed9:30am to 8:00pm

Thurs-Sat9:30am to 5:00pm

415 N. Church Street
West Chester, PA 19380


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.

Upcoming programs:  Connect @ The Library Nov Dec 2019 #2  

New 3rd Wednesday Book Discussion titles: WCPL Wed. Book Group – Nov 2019 – March 2020

Don’t Miss Our Thanksgiving Pie Sale!

Order delicious apple and pecan pies made from scratch with all-natural ingredients by an experienced baker for your Thanksgiving table.

Local apples and new-crop Georgia pecans in flaky crusts make these homemade desserts special. Pies are $16 each and can be ordered at the main desk or online. Reserve early as supplies are limited and no later than 11/15. All pies must be paid for at time of ordering.

Pies will be available for pick-up at the library on Wednesday, November 27 from 9:30 am to 5 pm. All proceeds benefit West Chester Public Library.

Holiday Home Tour Tickets on Sale Now

Join us for the ninth annual Holiday Home Tour on Saturday, December 7, from 10 am to 3 pm.

See 10 West Chester homes, all new to the Tour this year, decked out for the holidays and receive free admission to the Chester County Historical Society and a tour of the Antique Ice Tool Museum.  Tickets are $40 purchased in advance here or in the library, $50 if purchased on the day of the Tour.

New This Year! The Holiday Home Tour Raffle

Buy chances to win our great Holiday Home Tour prizes!

A–Beautifully framed signed print of “The Reading Room” by acclaimed West Chester artist John Suplee

B–Tree loaded with scratch-off lottery tickets

C–Handcrafted Harry Potter book page wreath with gold and red tulle

D–Handcrafted book page hydrangea wreath made by friend of the library Lois McMichaels

E–Two tickets to the 2020 Holiday Home Tour

When buying online, choose the prize or prizes you want to buy chances on by typing the prize letter or letters in the Comment box at checkout. For example, if you purchased three lottery tickets, one each for the Suplee print, the lottery tree, and the hydrangea wreath, you would simply type ABD in the Comment box on the checkout page. Raffle tickets may also be purchased in the library.

Buy one ticket for $2, three for $5 and seven for $10 (see below for 3 and 7 tickets options). The drawing will take place at 3 pm on Tour Day, December 7, in the library. You need not be present to win.

A Great Holiday Gift: “The Reading Room” by John Suplee

Thanks to the generosity of acclaimed West Chester artist John Suplee, we are pleased to offer for sale signed and numbered 24″ by 18″ prints of the “The Reading Room,” depicting West Chester Public Library’s beloved and historic main floor. Created and donated by the artist to support our 2018 Building Our Future Annual Appeal, the original painting was awarded to the winner of a drawing for major donors to the campaign. The first 50 prints sold will come with a coupon for 15% off framing at Visual Expansion Gallery, 132 N. High St., West Chester. Click here to purchase.


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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