Starting Monday, June 29, 2020, WCPL will be open on a curtailed schedule for inside holds pick-up and browsing. New hours are posted in the box at right. Masks are required (excepting very young children & for valid medical reasons); 30 minute limit per visit; max 15 people in building; 2 public PCs available for 30 minute sessions.

For COVID-19 updates please visit the Chester County Health Department's website (click on badge below), or the PA Dept. of Health website.

More about our regular programs available here.

Exam Proctoring information
Meeting Room policy & reservation information


Green Phase 1 library hours:
30 min. time limit please
Max 15 people in building

Mon. & Fri. : 10am-5pm
(10am-11am, Seniors)

Tues. & Thurs.: 11am-6pm

Wed.: 12pm-7pm

Sat.: 10am-2pm

415 N. Church Street
West Chester, PA 19380


WCPL – Policies

Confidentiality of Records: CCLS Confidentiality of Library Records Policy Approved 3.14.14

Behavior: Library Behavior Policy – WCPL 9-2019

Borrowing (library materials) Policy CCLS – CCLS Borrowing Policy- Regulations Updated-3.21.19 BB

Meeting Room – rental policy and fees: Meeting Room Policy-WCPL 11-2019 ; Rental application: Meeting Room Reservation form-WCPL

Internet Acceptable Use (in library): WCPL – Internet Acceptable Use

Gifts to the library: Gifts to Library – WCPL 2-2019

Handouts/display (including notices for bulletin boards) – Handouts-Displays Policy – WCPL 10-2019

Public demonstrations on library premises: Outdoor Premises Use & Public Demonstrations – WCPL 2-2019

Unattended Children in library: Unattended Child Policy – WCPL 5-2018

Copyright Compliance by WCPL – Copyright compliance – WCPL 7-2019

Programming policy and guidelines: Programming Policy – WCPL 10-2019 and Public Program Guidelines – WCPL 10-2019

Volunteers (in-library work): Volunteers policy – WCPL 10-2019

Inter Library Loan (borrowing/lending items outside of Chester County Library System): ILL Policy endorsement – WCPL 11-2019