Maker-in-Residence Selected at Chester County Library

The Chester County Library Center is pleased to

Chester County Library’s 5th Fit Fair is on February 25th!

The Fit Fair is back at Chester County Library

Please Take Our Survey

We need your input!

Chester County Library's 11th Annual Holiday Craft Show!

The holiday season is a busy time of year.

Adult Mental Health Forum at Chester County Library

Representative Kristine Howard and the Chester County Library will

Job Support Fair On November 12th

The Chester County Library provides programs on

Fall FRIENDS of CCL Book Sale


Calling All Crafters and Makers

The Chester County Library is accepting vendor

Celebrate Library Card Sign Up Month with Idina and Cara Menzel

September is Library Card Sign-up Month when li

Mental Health Fair at Chester County Library

Pennsylvania State Representative Kristine Howa

Kids,Teens and Adult Summer Reading 2022

Watch our Summer Reading YouTube Video at: 

We Are Hiring!

We’re hiring! Join our team!

Housing Fair at Chester County Library

Over the past several months, the Chester Count

Chester County Library Welcomes New Director

Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Bra

A Virtual Novel Tea Event with #1 NYT Bestselling Author, Erik Larson

Ticket sales are now open for our greatly-anticip

Ancestry Library Edition Now In-Library Use Only

After nearly two years of providing remote acce

Proposed Reestablishment Plan

Proposed Reestablishment Plan for the Magisterial Districts of the Fifteenth Judicial District

Hurricane IDA Relief from SBASBA Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief Information

Were you affected by Remnants of Hurricane Ida?

Please Consider Donating on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30th

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement

Diwali: the Festival of Lights

Diwali is a celebration of major significance t

Finding Justice: The Untold Story of Women’s Fight for the Vote

Please join Henrietta Hankin Branch Library on

Virtual Newsstand Program September 13th!

Did you know you can access hundreds of magazines and newspapers

Updated Mask Policy - August 2021

Mask requirements/recommendations remain a loca

Free DVD and Audiobook Checkouts Starting Sunday, August 1st!

Beginning in the month of August, the Chester County Library a

Update May 2021

Effective from May 17th, 2021 as per P

Pratichāyā: A daughter’s loving tribute to the life of her father

Join the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library for a

CCLS 2020 System Annual Report Now Available

Thank you to everyone for your support of libra

Thank You to our Trustee VolunteersThank You to our Trustee Volunteers

Last week, the Chester County Commissioners issued a proclamat

Farewell to Chester County Library & Henrietta Hankin Branch Director, Marguerite Dube

Marguerite Dube has been a major force driving the Chester County Library over the past twenty ye

Most Popular Titles of 2020

These are the most checked out titles at the Chester County Libra

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

Join us virtually on Wednesday, January 20th, from 6 - 7 pm, for 

Winter Read-Aloud Program

@Henrietta Hankin Branch

Partnering with Longwood Gardens for the 8th Annual Community Read

This year we join with other local libraries and community partne

Thank you for Donating to Toys for Tots

During the last month we received a large amount of donated toys and books for our Toys for

Thank You for Your Support

We wanted to share some great news and express our gratitude to all the patrons of Chester

December 1 Update -- New Restrictions

The staff at the Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch are working hard to maintain

Libraries Closed Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27Libraries Closed Thurs., Nov. 26th, and Fri., Nov. 27th

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch wil

Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program 2020Toys for Tots Donations Accepted Until December 9th

Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch Library will both be hosting a drive for new,

Chester County Library Receives Keystone Grant AwardChester County Library Receives Keystone Grant Award

Chester County Library and District Center was among 18 libraries across Pennsylvania to be award

National Novel Writing MonthNational Novel Writing Month

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)!

Ask Your Representatives to Reopen the PA Budget to Fund LibrariesAsk Your Representatives to Reopen the PA Budget to Fund Libraries

Currently, the 2021 Budget is funding PA Libraries at 5/12 of last year's funding.

Rep. Carolyn Comitta named PaLA Elected Official of the YearRep. Carolyn Comitta named PaLA Elected Official of the Year

Congratulations to Pennsylvania State Representative Carolyn Comitta, 156th Legislative District,

Chester County Voter InformationChester County Voter Information

Chester County Voter Information

New Event CalendarNew Event Calendar

Announcing a new event calendar!

2019 Annual Report2019 Annual Report

The 2019 Annual Report for the Chester County Library and the Henrietta Hankin Branch is now avai

New Fall HoursNew Fall Hours

October 5 Update

New Contactless Self-Checkout

Announcing a new service!

CCL Receives National Public Relations Award

The annual PR Xchange Awards recognize the very best public relations materials produced by libra

Update on Reopening

July 20 Update

Summer Reading 2020Summer Reading 2020

Believe it or not, summer will arrive at the Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch o

Reopening PlansUpdate On Reopening

Per the Governor’s orders, Chester County will be moving to the Yellow Phase on Friday, Jun

Stay Connected with ChescolibrariesStay Connected with Chescolibraries

Check out our new blog,

Make it Count: Census 2020Make it Count: Census 2020

Everyone counts in Chester County.

Chester County Library Named as a Top-Rated Library in America

The Chester County Library was named as one of America’s Top-Rated Libraries – earning the design

SEPLA Honors Library Director

Marguerite Dube Awarded with The Patricia A. Dobbin Award

2020 Fit Fair

The Chester County Library is hosting its fourth annual Fit Fair on Saturday, January 25, 2020 fr

Nothing Bundt Cakes Library Card Promo

We are excited about our partnership with Nothing Bundt Cakes Bakery in Exton.

New Outdoor HoldIt Locker at CCL

Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Chester County Library we are happy to anno

Customer Satisfaction Survey

We need your input!

Library of the Year Awarded to Chester County Library

The Pennsylvania Library Association named the Chester County Library as the 2019 “Library of the

2018 Annual Report

The 2018 Annual Report for the Chester County Library and the Henrietta Hankin Branch is now avai

Remembering Henrietta Hankin

We are saddened to hear the news of the passing of Henrietta Hankin.

Chester County Library Recognized as Gold Star Library

Libraries across Pennsylvania continue showcasing the value they bring to their communities by pr

Chester County Library System Summer Walking Challenge

Challenge yourself to create some healthy habits this summer by joining the Chester County Librar

CCL Selected as July Beneficiary of Bags 4 My Cause Program

The Chester County Library has been selected as a beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Progra

2019 Summer Reading - For all ages!

The Library is your best bet for beating Summer Boredom and the Summer Slide without breaking the

Next Chapter Book Club for Adolescents and Adults with Disabilities

The Henrietta Hankin Branch Library is busy preparing for its first meeting of the Next Chapter B

New ESL Services Available

As part of an ongoing English literacy effort connected to our recently awarded American Dream Li

Libraries=Strong Communities

Celebrating National Library Week, April 7-13

Spring Book Sales Are Here!

With longer days and warmer weather, spring is here, and that means the Spring Book Sales are jus

New Business & Career Resource Available

The Chester County Library System is excited to announce that we now offer access to Cisco Networ

Libraries Celebrate National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month.

Chester County Library Receives $10,000 American Dream Literacy Grant

The Chester County Library has been selected as one of 16 public libraries nationwide to receive

NerdCon 2019 Call for Vendors!

Get your nerd on at Chester County Library!

How to Help Your Preschooler Get the Most Out of Story Time

Research has shown that regular storytime attendance will help prepare your children for school.

Marguerite Dube is Difference of One Award Recipient

On October 26th, Marguerite Dube, Director of the Chester County Library and its Henrietta Hankin

Roku Lending Coming Soon!

Want to stream movies, Netflix, and Acorn TV without purchasing a subscription? You’re in luck!

2018 Summer Reading

Summer Reading for Adults, Kids and Teens!

Featured Database: BookFlix & TrueFlix

BookFlix and TrueFlix are interactive databases you can use in the library or from home with your

Chester County Library Named as a Top-Rated Library in America

The Chester County Library was named as one of America’s Top-Rated Libraries – earning the

Sensory Story Time at the Chester County Library

Beginning in January, the Youth Services Department will begin offering once-monthly Sensory Stor

Most Popular Titles of 2017

These are the most checked out titles at the Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch f

New Database Available!

NoveList Plus is here and it’s awesome!

Become A Book In Our Human Library!

at the Chester County Library

2016/2017 Annual Report

We are pleased to release our Annual Report for 2016-2017, which is filled with information about

Meet Libby!

The one-tap reading app!

New StoryWalk Unveiled at Exton Park

Congressman Ryan Costello, the Chester County Commissioners, representatives from the Chester Cou

Summer Reading Clubs on the Horizon!

The library staff at both libraries are busy making plans for our Summer Reading Clubs.

Volunteers Celebrated During National Volunteer Week

On April 19, volunteers who generously serve at Chester County Library & Henrietta Hankin Bra

CCL Hosts Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Local legislators­, dignitaries, and library advocates gathered at the Chester County Library

Spring Book Sales

Friends Groups Announce Spring Sales!

Library Teen Summer Volunteer Program

Now Accepting Applications!

Libraries Conduct Public Survey

Show us some love this February by taking our survey!

Chester County Library Trust Gives $20,000

Money will be used to expand eMaterials collection

CCL Staff Wins National OCLC Contest

“Either a Borrower or a Lender Be.”

New Binge Boxes!

Mini-Movie Collections

Game On at the Library!

Libraries Celebrate International Games Day!

Chester County Library Awarded Creation Grant

Grant will fund a Digital Media Lab/Makerspace

West Whiteland Township's Summer Concert Series

West Whiteland Township's Friends of the Parks

Re-register Your Library Card

Don’t Let Your Library Card Expire!

Geek on Fleek Week

Come and celebrate your inner nerd!

Community Food Drive

It's Peanut Butter & Jelly Time

Celebrating Library Volunteers

Annual Volunteer Luncheon

Nonprofit Repositioning Fund

A Special Presentation with Nadya K. Shmavonian

2016 Summer Young Adult Volunteer Program

Accepting applications starting March 7th!

Meet Our Staff

New feature on the website!

Top Titles of 2015

The most checked out titles

Hotspot Lending

Available Now!

Introducing Explora

Our brand new searching tool!

Changes to Interlibrary Loan

Beginning March 2nd

Federal Tax Forms

Changes to Distribution

Winter Read-Aloud Program

@Henrietta Hankin Branch

New Branch Manager

Congratulations Beverly!

Holiday Closings

The Chester County & Henrietta Hankin Branch Libraries will be closed on:

Calling All Crafters!

Craft Fair Applications Closed.

Coming Soon:!

Introducing Flipster!

A Digital Magazine Distribution Service

Hold the Phone

Changes to our Calling System

The Struggles with eBooks in Libraries

Challenging Times in the Digital World

Access Beyond the Stacks

Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes
Did you ever feel like you don't have enough time in the day to read all the books you want?  T
Digital Discovery Center

Opens at Henrietta Hankin Branch