Public can help celebrate National Robotics Week

Chester County Library is hosting informational program on April 10 The Chester County Library is inviting the public to celebrate National Robotics Week from April 5-15. The library will host a presentation of the FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics programs and a Q&A session on Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Struble Room of the Chester...

Program to spotlight Abraham Lincoln’s legacy

It will be held Monday, Feb. 10, at Exton library As the 250th anniversary of the Civil War moves into high gear, the Chester County Library is inviting the public to focus on Abraham Lincoln. On Monday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Struble Room, the Exton library will present “Abraham Lincoln: A Study in the Paradox of Greatness,” a program offering insight into one of America’s best...

Time to raid attic for mystery historic photos

Library program will focus on ways to date them accurately The Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) is partnering with the Chester County Library for a special presentation, “How Old is that Photograph?” The program, which will help explain how genealogists research photos from their family collections and date them, will be held Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Exton library’s...

Observing National Influenza Vaccination Week

County to offer free flu shots Monday at Exton library Don’t take chances with your health, urges the county, which is offering free flu shots on Monday, Dec. 9. In observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 8-14), the Chester County Health Department will offer the free vaccinations – recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older – at the Chester County Library in Exton from...

Exton library to host annual craft fair

Organizers accepting vendors’ applications for Dec. 14 event  Just in time for the holidays, the Chester County Library will host its third annual craft fair on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. But first the library needs to finish lining up its vendors. The opportunity to set up a table to sell artisan creations is open to anyone, a library news release said. Contact Kristen Cassidy...

County library to host renowned entrepreneur

Former White Dog Cafe owner will discuss local living economies An internationally renowned leader of the local-living-economies movement will speak at the Chester County Library in Exton on Tuesday, Dec. 3, following a networking mixer at 6:30 p.m. Judy Wicks, a longtime activist, is the former owner of the White Dog Café in Philadelphia, acclaimed for its socially and environmentally responsible...

Library event a boon for book-lovers

Thousands of titles will be sold at bargain prices Thousands of bargain books will be available this weekend as the Friends of the Chester County Library are holding its annual Fall Book Sale. The sale is open to the public starting on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Sunday, patrons can take advantage of  Bag Sale Day: From 1 to 4 p.m., fill a grocery bag for only $6. The sale will take place...

Library focusing on diverse forms of combat

One program showcases Civil War youth; another stresses anti-aging The Chester County Library will present a program on boys who fought in the Civil War on Sept. 26. The Chester County Library invites residents to two upcoming programs: one that looks back in time and one that seeks to lengthen it. On Monday, Sept. 23, Dr. Jessica A. Kennedy, D.C., will present “How to Stay Young for 100 Years”...

FIRST Lego League seeks new coaches for upcoming season

Interested adults should attend the training on August 22 FIRST encourages students to explore science and technology. EXTON – The Chester County Library and District Center will hold a New Coaches Training Session for Jr. FIRST* Lego League (FLL) and FLL on Thursday, August 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Struble Room. Anyone interested in being a Jr. FLL or FLL coach in the upcoming...

County libraries plug into new children’s resource

Interactive e-reading program pairs fiction, non-fiction for ages 3-8 Chester County Library patrons now have free access to new children’s e-reading technology made available by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the library announced Tuesday in a news release. BookFlix, an online e-reading program from Scholastic that pairs classic fictional storybooks with similarly themed nonfiction e-books...