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¡La Biblioteca es un lugar mágico para niños! Hacemos un esfuerzo adicional para proporcionar un ambiente acogedor y positivo para niños de todas las edades para que cultivemos el amor por el aprendizaje y la lectura. ¡Después de todo, los lectores de hoy son los líderes de mañana!

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Stuffed Animal Reading a Book

Storytime!

LED BY: Miss Suzanne

FREE TO ATTEND

DROP IN STORYTIME AT THE PARK

Barclay Park (535 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380)

Wednesdays, June 12 - Aug. 14, 2024

10:30am - 11:00am

No Registration Required

Stories, rhymes, and songs with Miss Suzanne in person at Barclay Park (meet at the corner of Church and Marshall Streets). Bring a blanket or a towel to sit on.

In case of rain or extreme heat advisory's, storytimes will be held in the library's Community Room, with limited space due to room capacity! Please check our website and social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram (@wcplphotos and @wcpl_youth) for updates!

Summer Storytimes are geared toward ages 3+, however all ages are welcome!

No registration required!

Kids playing at West Chester Public Library

1-2-3 Play with Me and Play K

LED BY: Miss Suzanne

FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIRED

1-2-3 Play With Me

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Play K

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Legos

Lego Club

LED BY: Miss Jen (Library Staff)

FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

For kids entering Kindergarten and up!

Select Mondays this summer from 4:00pm - 5:00PM

 

Join Miss Jen in the community room for LEGO challenges and free building! Creations will be displayed in the Children's Room until the next event.

Required registration begins the week prior to each date.

Click on each date listed to be taken to the registration page:

June 17, 2024

July 1, 2024

July 15, 2024

 

Student with science model

Fun with STEAM

LED BY: Miss Meg (Library Staff)

FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

For kids entering Kindergarten and up!

Select Mondays from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join Miss Meg for science/technology/math learning! Meetings will include fun, hands-on activities in the Community Room of the library.

Click on each date listed to be taken to the registration page:

June 24, 2024

July 8, 2024

July 22, 2024

Child at Tinker Day at West Chester Public Library

Tinker Days

LED BY: Various WC Children's Staff

SUMMER ONLY • FREE TO ATTEND! REGISTRATION REQUIRED

For kids entering grades Kindergarten and up!

Thursdays, June 13 - July 25 at 2:30pm

Join WCPL staff members for fun maker activities you can use to earn your Power Patches!

Click on each date listed to be taken to the registration page:

June 13, 2024

June 20, 2024

June 27, 2024

July 11, 2024

July 18, 2024

July 25, 2024

KidsReadingResources

Reading & Resources

School Children

Coping with COVID-19

Help kids acknowledge and process their feelings in a safe way.

BookFlix Homepage

BookFlix

Watch videos and read books about animals, celebrations, nature, music, Earth and much more! 

Child Model

Our Favorite Websites

A list of favorite online resources picked just for you by CCLS Staff!

Tumblebooks Homepage

TumbleBooks

Explore animated picture books!

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POWER
Kids

Explore resources for kids from PA POWER Library!

World Book Online launchpad

World Book Online

Access a World of encyclopedias and online resources!

KidsTripsPasses

Local Trips & Passes

WCPL can loan families free or discounted passes to several local attractions. Each of the passes gives entry to 2-5 persons in the same family!

Academy of Natural Sciences dinosaur replica
Chester County History Center visitory trying on historic clothing
Longwood Gardens in the conservatory
Museum Ship Display

see what's happening

There's so much happening at the Library just for children! Check our events calendar for upcoming programs, or sign up for our e-newsletter to get the latest news.

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