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Welcome to the West Chester Public Library! Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, we provide all community members equal access to information, ideas, and knowledge through books, programs, and other resources to support lifelong learning.

Let's find a book!

WCPL's New Hybrid Schedule:

WCPL is open for in-person browsing and holds picks-up Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 7pm, and Saturdays 10am - 5pm.  

Wearing a mask is required.

For PC use, please call ahead for an appointment.

Contactless holds pick-ups by appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  (no in-person on these days).


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Library open for in-person visits:

Tuesdays, 10:00am to 7:00pm

Thursdays, 10:00am - 7:00pm

Saturdays, 10:00am - 5:00pm


Contactless holds pickup hours:
Mondays, 11:00am to 6:30pm
Wednesdays, 11:00pm to 6:30pm
Fridays, 11:00am to 4:30pm


415 N. Church Street

West Chester, PA 19380

Contactless holds pick-up, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays:

  • In your email, there will be link to the curbside reservation platform where you will be able to choose a date and time to pick up your order.

  • If you receive your notices by mail, or have trouble placing a pick-up reservation, please contact us at: 610-696-1721

  • Your materials will be checked-out to you prior to pick-up.

  • When you arrive at the library please call us at 610-696-1721 to let us know you are outside. Once our library staff have placed your items on the table outside the front door you may approach and retrieve your items.

  • If you cannot keep your pick up appointment, please call us to reschedule; we can only hold items not picked up for 24 hours due to space limitations.

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HEADS UP:  Library is open for in-person browsing Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Contactless holds pick-ups only Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

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West Chester Public Library

415 N. Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380

Main Desk: (610) 696-1721

Children's Desk: (610) 696-7985

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: contactless holds pick-ups by appointment, only.

In-person browsing & holds pick-ups:

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am - 7pm

Saturdays, 10am - 5pm

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