Ron Rash will be reading from his book of poetry, Eureka Mill, based on his grandparents stories of mill life in Chester, South Carolina.
RON RASH is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Finalist and New York
Times bestselling novel Serena, in addition to five other novels,
including One Foot in Eden, Saints at the River, The World Made Straight,
and Above the Waterfall; five collections of poems; and six collections of
stories, among them Burning Bright, which won the 2010 Frank O’Connor
International Short Story Award, Chemistry and Other Stories, which was a
finalist for the 2007 PEN/Faulkner Award, and most recently, Something
Rich and Strange. Twice the recipient of the O. Henry Prize, he teaches at
Western Carolina University.
The Way We Worked is a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit at the Chester City Hall celebrating the way life was in Chester, South Carolina.
Photo Credit: Ashley Jones, Clemson World
Working with Trucks
Monday, July 10th at 11:00am at the Chester Main Library
Tuesday, July 11th at 11:00am at the Great Falls Library
Wednesday, July 12th at 11:00am at the Lewisville Community Library
Ages: Family Friendly Event
Will be reading from the book I’m dirty! / Kate & Jim McMullan.
McMullan, Kate. (Author). McMullan, Jim, 1936- (Added Author).
Trucks from the Department of Transportation will visit the Library. Note this even will be outside.
Please Join the Chester County Library and the Chester County Historical Society for a Virtual Walking Tour of Downtown Chester.
Saturday, July 8th at 10:00 a.m
and Saturday, July 29th at 10:00 a.m at the Main Library.
The Lewisville Community Library will also be closed on Wednesday, July 5th, Thursday, July 6th, and Friday, July 7th for facility maintenance.
The Jolly Lollies will be bringing their music to Great Falls and Lewisville. Come sing and dance with us!
When: Tuesday, June 27th at 11:30 AM at the Great Falls Community Library
Tuesday, June 27th at 2:00 PM at the Lewisville Public Library
The Jolly Lollies show is typically 45 minutes (maybe a little over) and is geared toward young families. Families that have children ages 0 to 7.
The interactive show includes our imaginative songs and gets children and their families up and moving around.
Storytime – Tuesday, June 6th at 11:00 AM – Great Falls Community Library
Storytime with the Richburg Mayor
Wednesday, June 7th at 11:00 AM – Lewisville Community Library
Bluebirds – building a better home –
Wednesday, June 7th at 11:30 AM – Lewisville Community Library
Glenn McFadden, who serves on the Board of Directors for the Department of Natural Resources, will visit the Lewisville Library and introduce us to the life and habitat of the bluebird.
Storytime for 3-5 year olds –
Thursday, June 8th at 11:00 AM – Chester Main Library
SC Aquarium Rovers
Friday, June 9th at 11:00 AM – Chester County Main Library
Summer Reading Program
June 5th – August 4th 2017
Pick up a reading log
Read at least 10 books and return your reading log to the library by Friday, August 4th.
You will receive a medal and a book (one medal and book per child).
The Chester County Library system will be closed on Saturday May 27th & Monday May 29th for the Memorial Day Weekend.
All locations will also close at noon (12:00pm) on Wednesday, May 31st for employee services.
The Chester County MAIN BRANCH only will have new Summer hours beginning on June 5th. They are as follows:
Monday: 9:30AM – 4:00PM
Tuesday: 9:30AM – 7:00PM
Wednesday: 9:30AM – 7:00PM
Thursday: 9:30AM – 7:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Summer Reading events begin:
Great Falls on Tuesday, June 6th at 11:00am, Storytime.
Lewisville Community on June 7th at 11:00am, Storytime with the Richburg Mayor, James Harris.
Chester Main Friday, June 9th at 11:00AM, the SC Aquarium Rovers visit the Library.
The Chester County Library will be attending the kickoff for Summer Reading hosted by Chester County School District
CCSD Summer Reading Community Carnival Flyer