Programs for Parents

Featured Programs

Oceans of Possibilities are coming to the Chester County Library this summer! Sign up in-person or on-line for Summer Quest & Patch Power 2022 and enjoy a summer of reading every day and learning about the ocean. With engaging in-person story times and programs we can't wait to welcome you back to the library. For more information about all summer programs visit the event calendar at

Story Time

Story time is in-person as part of our Summer Reading Program. No registration required.  
On-going Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m., Chester County Library Children's Room

Ongoing Programs

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Summer Reading for chilren under three years of age
Your child under three (3) shouldn't feel left out this summer! 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is the perfect summer program for children under three. Reading together helps your child to develop important pre-reading skills that provide a solid foundation for learning to read, a key to learning and school success. Research has shown that children who listen to stories and look at printed materials from an early age wil be more accomplished readers. Plus, sharing stories is fun! Sign up today and read 100 books this summer to recieve a special prize. Then, keep on reading!

Every Child Ready to Read : Early Literacy Workshop for Parents - on hiatus until further notice 
Every Child Ready to Read is a research-based program for parents developed by the Public Library Association of the American Library Association and designed to teach parents and caregivers how to support the early literacy development of their children.  Parents will learn about the five simple but powerful practices that they can use to help young children get ready to read.

The Chester County Library offers the Every Child Ready to Read workshop three times per year – Fall, Winter, and Spring.  Registration is required.