SOLAR ECLIPSE WATCH PARTY
August 21, 2017 · 1:30 p.m. · Exton Park, Exton
Free Viewing Glasses for First 100 People!
Join the Chester County Library at Exton Park (132 Church Farm Lane) in Exton, PA on August 21st for a once in a lifetime solar eclipse viewing event! A Solar Telescope will be on hand and viewing glasses will be given to the first 100 people attending. On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible in the continental United States for the first time in almost 40 years. A total eclipse is when the Sun is completely hidden by the Moon, the sky becomes dark, and the Sun's faint atmosphere (corona) becomes visible, looking like a beautiful halo. This total eclipse will only be visible on a narrow track stretching across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Here in Chester County, we can expect to see about 70% of the sun eclipsed by the moon. The U.S will not experience another total solar eclipse until 2024.
August 1
A Community Project: Composting and Food Recovery
Learn about the Borough of West Chester's pilot municipal composting program involving the food waste from three local restaurants.  Learn More & Register 

August 2nd
Film Screening: 
"Apollo 13"
Blast off August with a screening of "Apollo 13"! Based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, featuring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon.  Learn More & Register

August 8th
Book to Movie Discussion: "The Dark Tower"
Join us at the Movie Tavern in Exton to watch "The Dark Tower." A discussion will be held after the movie comparing details from the book and movie. Learn More



NASA Solar System Ambassador Dennis O'Leary
August 9, 2017 · 7 p.m. · Chester County Library Struble Room
On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible in the continental United States. This total eclipse will only be visible on a narrow track stretching across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. No other country will get to see the total eclipse this time. Join the Chester County Library in welcoming NASA Solar System Ambassador Dennis O'Leary.  He will discuss lunar and solar eclipses during his presentation. Discover why they form, safe viewing practices and what you can to expect see in our area and at totality. 
August 12th 
First Time Home Buyers Seminar 
Presented by the Housing Partnership of Chester County, the HPCC's First Time Home Buyer Program is intended to assist low-moderate income individuals and families interested in purchasing a first home within Chester County.  Learn More

August 14th 
Medicare 101: Discover Your Options
Medicare 101 discussion topics will include: definitions of Medicare A, B, and C, an explanation of the drug benefit (Part D), the types of policies available in Chester County and things to consider when selecting a policy  Learn More & Register
August 16th
Afternoon Book Discussion Group
The Afternoon Book Group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Burke Meeting Room. New members welcomed! This month's selection is "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry" by Fredrik Backman.  Learn More

August 17th
Mather Planetarium Director, Dr. Karen Schwarz
The Chester County Library is excited to have Dr. Karen Schwarz speak about the upcoming total solar eclipse, space and West Chester University's Mather Planetarium.  
August 27th
Yoga Therapy for Stress Free Living
Learn yoga practices as well as yoga philosophy to support a total sense of relief from stress. The power to relieve stress lies within you! Dress comfortably, bring a yoga mat (if you have one). 
August 29th
Habitat for Humanity helps "Build a Better World"
Affordable home ownership fosters the skills families need to invest in themselves and their communities. Find out how HFH is working towards achieving those goals in Chester County.   Learn More & Register
SEPTA Senior Keycard Event
August 30, 2017 · 10 a.m. ·  Chester County Library Struble Room
State Representative Duane Milne, Southeastern Transportation Association (SEPTA), Transportation Management of Chester County (TMACC) and the Chester County Library in Exton, will present a program for all Pennsylvania residents, aged 65 and older with a valid, state-issued identification can register for the new, free SEPTA Key Senior ID Card. The card will guarantee that those who participate in SEPTA's Seniors Ride Free Program will continue to ride free of charge when SEPTA transitions to its new, technologically modern fare payment and collection program. Seniors ought to obtain the SEPTA Key ID Cards now in order to prepare for the transition. Call Representative Duane Milne's office for an appointment 610.251.1070.
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