CCLS/CCL Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Chester County Library System/Chester County Library are 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, November 15 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at the Chester County Library, Exton, PA. 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 lharshaw@ccls.org to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

November Adult Book Groups

Our Adult Book Groups are a mix of in person, hybrid, and virtual programs. Please see our November titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for the book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information, if applicable. 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, November 7, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Mothers by Brit Bennett
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Page Turners Book Group 
Thursday, November 10, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Flat Broke with Two Goats by Jennifer McGaha
This session will be a hybrid session, in person or via Zoom.

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, November 16, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara
This session will be a hybrid session, in person or via Zoom.

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, November 16, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Circe by Madeline Miller
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, November 21, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Shadow of the Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn
This session will be held via Zoom.

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, October 25 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at the Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA. 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 lharshaw@ccls.org to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

October Adult Book Groups

Our Adult Book Groups are a mix of in person, hybrid, and virtual programs. Please see our October titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for the book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information, if applicable. 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, October 3, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar
Please note: This session will be held via Zoom. Registration is required.

Page Turners Book Group 
Thursday, October 13, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
This session will be a hybrid session, in person or via Zoom.

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, October 17, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Snapdragon by Kat Leyh
This session will be held via Zoom.

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, October 19, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
This session will be a hybrid session, in person or via Zoom.

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, October 19, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
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, September 20 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at the Chester County Library, 450 Exton Square Parkway, Exton, PA. 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 lharshaw@ccls.org to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

September Adult Book Groups

Our Adult Book Groups are a mix of in person, hybrid, and virtual programs. Please see our September titles and dates below. The online groups are being held via Zoom. We are requiring registration for the book groups in order to send out the Zoom meeting information, if applicable. 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.

Page Turners Book Group 
Thursday, September 8, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour
This session will be a hybrid session, in person or via Zoom.

Evening Book Group
Monday, September 12, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, September 19, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Flamer by Mike Curato
This session will be held via Zoom.

Whodunits Book Group
Wednesday, September 21, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
This session will be a hybrid session, in person or via Zoom.

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, September 21, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Educated by Tara Westover
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 August 16 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at the Coatesville Area Public Library, 501 E Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320. 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 lharshaw@ccls.org to discuss how we may best accommodate your needs.

August 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 August 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, August 1, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, August 17, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, August 15, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Vinland Saga Vol 1 by Makoto Yukimura

The Page Turners Book Group  and the Whodunits Book Group will return in September.

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 July 19 to join the Chester County Library System Board Meeting virtually; or attend in person at the Oxford Library, 48 South Second Street, Oxford, PA 19363. 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.

July 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 July 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, July 11, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Deacon King Kong by James McBride
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library.

Comics Unbound Group
Monday, July 18, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel

Afternoon Book Group
Wednesday, July 20, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell   
This session will be held in person in the Burke Room at the Chester County Library. 

The Page Turners Book Group  and the Whodunits Book Group will return in September.

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.