May Adult Book Groups

The Chester County Library Evening and Afternoon Book Discussion groups have returned to in person meetings. The other groups are remaining virtual.  Please see our May titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for these online book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information. Click on the date below to register. Information on our adult book groups can also be found on our website: https://bit.ly/chescolibs-bookgroups.

Evening Book Group
Monday, May 2, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Be Frank with Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Page Turners Book Group
Thursday, May 12, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, May 16, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Kent State by Derf Backderf

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, May 18, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, May 18, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Eternal by Lisa Scottoline   
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Registration is required for all book groups. Registration will close at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the book group. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the book group starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual book group.

These programs support the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.

CCLS/CCL Board Meeting

Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, the Board of Trustees of the Chester County Library System/Chester County Library will now be hosting their monthly board meeting as a hybrid offering. If you have always wanted to attend a meeting but haven’t had the time, this is your opportunity. Please click on this link at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday April 19 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at Chester County Library, 450 Exton Square Parkway, PA 19341. The Chester County Library Board Meeting will immediately follow. Find the Chester County Library Board Packet here.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings, please call Chester County Library’s Administration Office at 610-344-5600 or email mcrawford@ccls.org to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

April Adult Book Groups

The Chester County Library Evening and Afternoon Book Discussion groups have returned to in person meetings (the Evening Group is virtual for April’s meeting). The other groups are remaining virtual.  Please see our April titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for these online book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information. Click on the date below to register. Information on our adult book groups can also be found on our website: https://bit.ly/chescolibs-bookgroups

Evening Book Group
Monday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Please note: This meeting will be virtual this month.

Page Turners Book Group
Thursday, April 14, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Please note: This meeting has a change in time.

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Welcome to the New World by Jake Halpern

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, April 20, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, April 20, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library. 

Registration is required for all book groups. Registration will close at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the book group. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the book group starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual book group.

These programs support the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.

CCLS/CCL Board Meeting

Update: Due to construction, the Chester County Library will be closed on Tuesday morning, March 15 from 9 am to 1 pm. The CCLS/CCL Board Meeting will be virtual only.

Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, the Board of Trustees of the Chester County Library System/Chester County Library will now be hosting their monthly board meeting virtually. If you have always wanted to attend a meeting but haven’t had the time, this is your opportunity. Please click on this link at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually. The Chester County Library Board Meeting will immediately follow. Find the Chester County Library Board Packet here.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings, please call Chester County Library’s Administration Office at 610-344-5600 to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

March Adult Book Groups

The Chester County Library Evening and Afternoon Book Discussion groups have returned to in person meetings. The other groups are remaining virtual.  Please see our March titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for these online book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information. Click on the date below to register. Information on our adult book groups can also be found on our website: https://bit.ly/chescolibs-bookgroups.

Evening Book Group
Monday, March 7, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Page Turners Book Group
Thursday, March 10, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, March 16 , 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
My Sister’s Grave by Robert Dugoni

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, March 16, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library. 

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, March 21, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Registration is required for all book groups. Registration will close at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the book group. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the book group starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual book group.

These programs support the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.

CCLS/CCL Board Meeting

Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, the Board of Trustees of the Chester County Library System/Chester County Library will now be hosting their monthly board meeting as a hybrid offering. If you have always wanted to attend a meeting but haven’t had the time, this is your opportunity. Please click on this link at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at Chester County Library, 450 Exton Square Parkway, PA 19341. The Chester County Library Board Meeting will immediately follow. Find the Chester County Library Board Packet here.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings, please call Chester County Library’s Administration Office at 610-344-5600 to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

February Adult Book Groups

The Chester County Library Evening and Afternoon Book Discussion groups have returned to in person meetings. The other groups are remaining virtual.  Please see our February titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for these online book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information. Click on the date below to register. Information on our adult book groups can also be found on our website: https://bit.ly/chescolibs-bookgroups. 

Evening Book Group
Monday, February 7, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Page Turners Book Group
Thursday, February 10, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, February 16 , 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, February 16, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, February 21, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen

Registration is required for all book groups. Registration will close at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the book group. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the book group starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual book group.

These programs support the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.

CCLS/CCL Board Meeting

Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, the Board of Trustees of the Chester County Library System/Chester County Library will now be hosting their monthly board meeting as a hybrid offering. If you have always wanted to attend a meeting but haven’t had the time, this is your opportunity. Please click on this link at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 18 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at Chester County Library, 450 Exton Square Parkway, PA 19341. The Chester County Library Board Meeting will immediately follow. Find the Chester County Library Board Packet here.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings, please call Chester County Library’s Administration Office at 610-344-5600 to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

January Adult Book Groups

The Chester County Library Evening and Afternoon Book Discussion groups have returned to in person meetings. The other groups are remaining virtual.  Please see our January titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for these online book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information. Click on the date below to register. Information on our adult book groups can also be found on our website: https://bit.ly/chescolibs-bookgroups. 

Evening Book Group
Monday, January 3, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library. Please note the new starting time of 6:30 p.m.

Page Turners Book Group
Thursday, January 13, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, January 19, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, January 19, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library. 

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, January 24, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Guardians of the Louvre by Jirō Taniguchi

Registration is required for all book groups. Registration will close at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the book group. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the book group starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual book group.

These programs support the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.

CCLS/CCL Board Meeting

Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, the Board of Trustees of the Chester County Library System/Chester County Library will now be hosting their monthly board meeting as a hybrid offering. If you have always wanted to attend a meeting but haven’t had the time, this is your opportunity. Please click on this link at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 21, to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at Chester County Library, 450 Exton Square Parkway, PA 19341. The Chester County Library Board Meeting will immediately follow. Find the Chester County Library Board Packet here.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings, please call Chester County Library’s Administration Office at 610-344-5600 to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.