CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY Children’s Programs

CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
Children’s Programs

Please continue to join in the fun at the library in your area. The upcoming programs and initiatives are listed below.
Call Beth Harris at 377-8145 or e-mail bharris@chesterlibsc.org for more information.

July 20-August 17

Star Wars Be a Rebel. Read a Book. Summer Reading Tour
All 3 branches will be raffling a Star Wars book.

July 31

Teen Lock-in at Chester Main
6th-12th graders Chester Main 6:00-midnight
Must pre-register and complete paperwork by July 30. Parental permission required. Call or come by to register or for more information

Storytimes for Ages 2-5

Chester County Library                          Mondays 10:30 beginning August 31
Great Falls Library                                  Tuesdays 10:30 beginning September 1
Lewisville Library                                    Wednesdays 10:30 beginning September 2

After-school Book Clubs

Chester County Library                          Mondays 3:30-4:30 beginning August 31
Great Falls Library                                  Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 beginning September 1
Lewisville Library                                    Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 beginning September 2

Dial-a-story – Dial 377-4545 to hear a story. Changes every 2 weeks.

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Library closed Friday, July 3rd & Saturday, July 4th for Independence Day

In observance of our Nation’s Independence Day, the Chester County Libraries will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th. We will reopen on Monday July 6th regular Summer Hours 9am – 5pm.

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Movies at the Library!

Summer Movies at the Library!

Join us for movies at the Library this summer.  All movies are absolutely free and there will be two (2) shows on the day they are airing.  The schedule is as follows:

June 11, 18, 25 and July 9, 16, 23, 30 at 11am and 1pm.

The first movie June 11th will be Big Hero 6.
The next movie June 18th will be Daddy Daycare

Kids 12 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Large groups of 8 or more, please contact Claudette Graham at 803.377.8569.

 

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UNMASK! LIBRARY PROGRAM FOR 6TH-12TH GRADERS

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LIBRARY PROGRAM FOR 6TH-12TH GRADERS

Chester County young people in grades 6th-12th are invited to participate in “UNMASK!” the Chester County Library’s young adult summer program which will begin on Tuesday, June 9 at 11:00am. Teens are encouraged to come to the library and take part in all the special programs and adventures offered.

The programs are entertaining as well as educational and will include, “Cooking with Books”, a trip to the Zone at the YMCA and several other walking field trip adventures. They will culminate with a Teen Lock-in at the Library.

The “UNMASK!” programs will usually meet on Tuesday mornings at 11:00 at the Chester County Main Library, 100 Center Street, Chester SC. A complete schedule of activities will be distributed on June 9.

Please contact Beth Harris at 377-8145 or by email bharris@chesterlibsc.org for more information.

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Chester County Library Summer Hours June 1 – August 30, 2015

All Chester County Library locations will have new hours for the Summer starting June 1, 2015 to August 30, 2015.  It will be open Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm and on Saturday from 10am to 2pm.

If you have any questions, please contact the Main Library at 803.377.8145.

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EVERY HERO HAS A STORY: 2015 LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

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2015 LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

Readers of all ages will explore many types of heroes this summer at all 3 Chester County Libraries with ”Every Hero Has a Story” Summer Reading Library Programs. Activities will include stories and books, creating a theme related snack, group games, planting seeds, fire trucks and a visit from Storyteller Tim Lowry.

The Summer Reading Program is free and open to all children two years old through 5th grade. With a variety of programs, storytimes, arts & crafts, prizes, costumes and guests it will be entertaining while encouraging and motivating children to read in addition to promoting the use of the library.

Days, dates and times are listed below for all 3 libraries:

Chester County Library
Mondays         Tot Trot       10:00-10:30    Ages 2-5    Starts June 1
Book Trek        11:00-12:00    Grades K5-5th

Lewisville Community Library
Wednesdays  Tot Trot       10:00-10:30   Ages 2-5      Starts June 3
Book Trek    11:00-12:00   Grades K5-5th

Great Falls Community Library
Thursdays     Tot Trot         10:00-10:30   Ages 2-5     Starts June 4
Book Trek     11:00-12:00   Grades K5-5th

For more information on these and other children’s programs at the libraries call Beth Harris at 377-8145 or email at bharris@chesterlibsc.org

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Library closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day

All Chester County Library locations will be closed Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. If you have questions, please contact us as 803.377.8145.

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Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 2nd at all 3 Chester Library Locations

FreeComicBookDaySaturday, May 2nd is Free Comic Book Day at the Chester County Libraries. Come in and get a FREE COMIC BOOK. One per patron, please.

In the meantime, feel free to stop by and check out our Graphic Novel and Comic Book movie collection. Graphic Novels can be checked out for 2 weeks and movies for one.

Everyone is welcome! Hours Saturday are 10:00am to 2:00pm. If you have any questions about this call us at the main branch. 803.377.8145.

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At the Chester County Main Branch: Conversation with “Chiefs” author Stuart Woods Sat. April 11th at 2pm

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It will be moderated by local “Chiefs” actor Barry Lambert in the Jean M. White room and seating is limited to 49 people, so please come early to attend.  Please come around the side entrance. 

 

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Chester County Libraries will be closed April 6 for Easter

All three locations of the Chester County Library will be closed Monday, April 6, 2015 in observance of the Easter Holiday.

Happy Easter from the Chester County Library staff!

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