November Events at the Chester County Library

Thanksgiving will be celebrated on the 28th & 29th of November and all of the locations will be closed that Thursday & Friday. We will be opening back up on Saturday, the 30th.

All library locations will be closed on Monday, November 11 for Veteran’s Day.

November is Fine Free Month at the Chester County Libraries

Attention all library book and movie lovers – look in your nooks and crannies in your house for overdue books, movies, or any other items from the Chester County Library. Bring them back in the month of November and have their fines forgiven. The board of the Chester County Library system has designated November 2013 as Fine Free Month. Any branch of the library will be able to receive any Chester County Library book or movie. Fine forgiveness does not apply to inter-library loan items.  Any questions, please contact your local library location.

The Chester County Library Board will hold their November meeting on Tuesday, November 12th at 6pm at the main branch.

National Game Day is the 3rd Saturday of November, so it will be celebrated here on that day as well. This Month its Saturday, November 16th from 10am – 2pm.

October Events at the Chester County Library

The Children’s programming for all three Chester County libraries will begin the week of September 23-25.   Storytimes, Kid’s Book Clubs and B.L.A.A.S.T.  Monday’s in Chester, Tuesdays in Great Falls, and Wednesdays in Lewisville.  Click for the complete schedule.

Haunted Chester Events at the Chester County Library.  Sign up at the Chester County Library. 

Events begin Friday, October 25th with a Ghost Walk through Downtown Chester led by local author and our very own Tally Johnson at 5PM and 6PM.  Saturday, October 26th offers a movie showing, local author book signings and Charlotte’s Own Surf-Rock band, The Monterreys, will perform across from the Old Jail on McAliley St from 3pm – 5pm Free!  Click for complete schedule

Tally Johnson was on WSPA TV out of Spartanburg, SC to promote Haunted Chester. Check out his interview here:
WSPA

The Chester Library Board will hold its October meeting on Monday, October 14th at 6pm in the Main Branch location.

Game Day will be postponed for 1 1/2 weeks this month and will be on Monday, October 21st from 6pm – 9pm.  Please sign-up at the Main Library Branch circulation desk.

September events at the Chester Main Branch

Children’s Programs announced for all three Branches

Storytimes at 10:30am at each branch and Kids Book Clubs from 3:30 – 4:30pm.

Mondays – Chester – B.L.A.A.S.T. for students 6th – 12th grade at 4:45pm – 5:45pm.
Tuesdays – Great Falls
Wednesdays – Lewisville

View the announcement
and a link to a printable format.

Game Day is the 2nd Saturday of the Month. This month its cancelled. It will reconvene on October 12th. Everyone welcome, everyone plays!! Multi-player board games, Two-player games, jigsaw puzzles, video games. Open to everyone!!

The Chester County Library Board will have their September meeting on Monday, September 9th at 6pm at the Main Branch.  As always, it is open to the public and everyone is welcome!  Please contact the Chester Main Branch with any questions at 803-377-8145.

Game Day Saturday Aug 10th at the Chester Main Library

Please join us for Game Day next Saturday, August 10th.  Join the fun 10am to 2pm (Every 2nd Saturday of the Month).

Multi-player board games.

Two-player games.

Even jigsaw puzzles.  Fine a game you like or bring your own!!

!! Everyone Welcome!!

!!Everyone Plays!!

Learn.  Read.  Play.

Following Game Day is the August Library Board Meeting on MONDAY, August 12th.  Share Your Voice and Make a Difference!!

Children & Teen Summer Reading Programs at all 3 Locations

Main Branch – 100 Center Street, Chester, SC – 803-377-8145

“Dig Into Reading”
Mondays, June 17 – July 15
    Tot Trot       Ages 2 – 5               10am – 10:30am
    Book Trek   Grades K5 – 5th    11am – 12pm (noon)

“Beneath the Surface”
Tuesdays, June 11 – July 16
    Young Adults  Grades 6th – 12th    11am – 12pm (noon)

Lewisville Community Library, 3771 Lancaster Hwy, Richburg, SC – 803-789-7800

“Dig Into Reading”
Wednesdays, June 19 – July 17
    Tot Trot       Ages 2 – 5             10am – 10:30am
    Book Trek   Grades K5 – 5th   11am – 12pm (noon)

Great Falls Community Library, 42 Calhoun St, Great Falls, SC – 803-482-2149

“Dig Into Reading”
Thursdays, June 13 – July 18
    Tot Trot       Ages 2 – 5             10am – 10:30am
    Book Trek   Grades K5 – 5th   11am – 12pm (noon)

 Be sure to try our Dial-a-story by caling 377-4545

Porkchop Productions will present “The Three Goats Gruff” June 10th – Summer Reading Kick-off Event

Readers of all ages will explore all things underground this Summer as the Chester County Library presents “Dig Into Reading” during their Summer library program. Activities may include programs on plants and soil, constructing a dirt cake, animals that live underground, gnomes, rocks, and more.

The 2013 Summer Reading Program is open to children ages 2 years old through fifth grade with programs, prize drawings, stories, puppets and more.

Programs will kick off in all three libraries with a special performance of “The Three Goats Gruff” by Porkchop Productions on Monday, June 10th. A schedule of locations and times is listed below:

Chester Main Library:             11:00am
Lewisville Community Library:   2:00pm
Great Falls Community Library: 4:00pm

For more information, call Beth Harris at the Chester County Library 803-377-8145 or email bharris@chesterlibsc.org.

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