Chester County Children & Teen Programs

Chester County Library System

Children & Teen Programs

January –April 2016


STORYTIMES   – books, stories, puppets, music, fingerplays, crafts for ages 2-5

Chester Main Library                          Mondays                     10:30               begins January 11

Great Falls Community Library          Tuesdays                     10:30               begins January 12

Lewisville Community Library            Wednesdays                10:30               begins January 13


KID’S BOOK CLUB – after-school program with books, guests, movies, games, snacks for students in grades K5-5th

                        Chester Main Library                          Mondays                     3:30-4:30         begins January 11

            Great Falls Community Library                      Tuesdays                     3:30-4:30         begins January 12

            Lewisville Community Library                        Wednesdays                3:30-4:30         begins January 13

*does not meet on library and school holidays (traditional school schedule)*


YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMMING (BLAAST) – adventures, guests & special events for students in grades 6th-12th

            Chester Main Library                          Mondays                     4:45-5:45         please call or e-mail if interested


Dial-a-Story –   Telephone 377-4545 anytime to listen to a story.

Please contact Beth Harris at 377-8145 or e-mail for more information.


Reading with Ringling Bros.!


  • Pick up a Rewards Club card at any of our libraries
  • Limit one card per child
  • Offer valid only for ages 2-12 (under 2 no ticket required)
  • Read 5 books and receive 5 stamps at library
  • Once your card has 5 stamps, exchange it in person at the Colonial Life Arena Box Office in Columbia, SC for one reserved seat ticket when also purchasing one full price adult ticket.
  • For each one full price adult ticket purchased, you can redeem up to 3 free kid’s ticket Rewards Club cards
  • Limit one free kid’s ticket per Rewards Club card redeemed
  • Your Rewards Club Card is redeemable January 4-January 29 for the January 26-29, 2017 circus in Columbia only
  • To ensure seating, redeem your Rewards Club card well in advance of your desired performance
  • See Rewards Club card for further details
  • While supplies last

Movies at the Library Thursdays in October

The Chester County Library main branch will be showing movies for the elderly on every Thursday in October.  The movie starts at 10:30 am.  The listing and dates of the movies will be:

1st – Grumpy Old Men

8th – The Bucket List

15th – Harold and Maude

22nd – The Lucy Show

29th – Fried Green Tomatoes

Come out and enjoy a blast from the past.

Contact information:  Claudette Graham, 803.377.8145


The Chester County library received over 1,500 films this week.

The Jessica Autumn Bannon Memorial Film Collection was donated by the Bannon family to honor the late South Carolina artist and model.

The first 150 titles are ready for release on Saturday, September 26 as part of the library’s Batman Day Event, which will also feature games, puzzles, free posters and 500+ free comics for library visitors.

The remaining films will be released at a rate of 25 each week throughout the coming year.

View the complete list of 1500+ films and television programs.

Collection Summary

The Jessica Autumn Bannon Memorial Film Collection serves Chester County and all of South Carolina. The collection of 1500+ titles spans many film and television genres, representative of its namesake’s eclectic tastes. The collection also includes personalized notes imprinted on some of the film covers. Each title is labeled as part of the collection.

The purpose of the collection is to honor the late Jessica Bannon by providing fine, intelligent, quirky, shocking, silly, informative and endearingly different films and television programs. It includes the latest hits and blockbusters, documentaries, foreign films and selected works from nearly every genre. The bulk of the collection will be housed at the Chester County Public Library in Chester, South Carolina. Some will be placed in the Great Falls and Lewisville branches. Specific titles may be requested via inter-library loan using the SC Lends system.

Collection Size

~1,500 Films & Television Programs

About Jessica Autumn Bannon

Jessica was a local artist and model residing in South Carolina. A featured artist at Art Bar Agora VI in Five Points, Columbia, South Carolina in 2014, Jessica’s work was also on semi-permanent display at the popular Columbia night spot, Red Door. She frequently appeared as a model in ads in South Carolina periodicals: The State, Free Times and the 5ive Points Visitor’s Guide. She was in the feature film Death Sentence (2007) with Kevin Bacon. Jessica died on January 16, 2015. She rests in the Ramsey Creek Preserve in Westminster, South Carolina.

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