December 2020 Newsletter
Chester Springs Library Annual Appeal

Please donate to our Annual Appeal this month. 
Your generosity helps us do great things at the library for you, your family and friends, and the whole community.
 
A donation of any amount is greatly appreciated. 
 
Click our button to see the different ways you can give. 
 
Thank you very much!
Chester Springs Library will be closing at 2 PM on December 31.

Chester Springs Library will be closed January 1, 2021

Be safe and have a Happy New Year!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Do you like books? Do you want to make a difference in your community? The Chester Springs Board of Trustees is looking for volunteers to serve on our board. No requirements are necessary, just a willingness to work alongside 6 other like-minded volunteers to help keep our library vibrant. We meet once a month, on the 3rd Tuesday at 6pm. Interested? Contact Melissa at chesterspringslibrarytrustees@gmail.com
You can make an impact while you shop for Black Friday deals. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-2655912 and AmazonSmile will donate to Chester Springs Library, at no cost to you. 
Giving Tuesday- December 1, 2020

Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving some of what we have to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts and everyone has something to give. 
E- Magazines
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Library Programs
Curbside Crafts: Natural Centerpieces

Monday, November 23-24

Call in the morning to a reserve a craft bag filled with supplies to make a natural centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table! You must supply your own glue.
 
Reserve your bag by phone call the day you will pick it up. One craft bag per participant.

Call 610-827-9212

Family Trivia Night via Zoom

Wednesday, November 25
6:30 PM

Gather your friends, family and out of town guests for a fun and relaxing trivia event tonight. We'll play 3 rounds of 10 questions each - Animal Kingdom • Travel • Super Heroes & Space. 

This will be fun for school age children and over. 
Register to receive the Zoom link the day of this event. 
You put together your trivia team, decide on logistics, and come up with a team name ahead of the game.
Candy Canes and Crafts


We have a special treat for our young friends who visit the library during the month of December!
Come to the Chester Springs Library to recieve a small craft and candy cane. Continues through December as supplies last.
Facebook Live Story Time


Monday, Wednesday, and Friday


@ 10:30 AM

Stories, finger-plays, and songs with Miss Ariel & Miss Nancy
Makin' Music

Thursday, December 3
Tuesday, December 15
@ 11 AM

Music and movement for ages 6 and under.

Shake your sillies out, sing, and dance along to the music with Mr. Dan this morning. 

Make sure to have something to shake, a scarf to twirl, and something to drum on.
Register to receive the Zoom link via email the day before the program.
Scratch Coding Game Design

Friday, December 11
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Back by popular demand - Kids Connect workshops!
Learn Game Design using Scratch coding with Kids Connect. Design a Santa Saver Game!

For students in grades 3 to 8. 
Participants must create a Scratch account ahead of this class.
https://scratch.mit.edu/
A link will be sent 2 hours before the class begins.
Make a Santa Holiday Card with Kids Connect

Thursday, December 17
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Make a Santa themed holiday card with Kids Connect! Find the instructions and materials list in the attachments portion of this event. Register to recieve a Zoom link to follow along. For grades 3 and up.
Family Yoga with Miss Amanda

Saturday, December 5 & 19
@ 10 AM
Join Yoga instructor Miss Amanda, from AHHAH - Arts Holding Hands and Hearts, Inc.
for yoga classes from the library every other Saturday morning this fall.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link a day before the class.

Children, teens, and parents are invited.

Please check your email for the link to join the Zoom meeting room.

You will be emailed the link 24 hours in advance.
New Year's Eve in the Afternoon BINGO PARTY!

December 31 @ 11:15 AM

Register to receive the Zoom link 2 hours before the event.
Pick-up your Bingo Pack at the library after Christmas. Pack includes bingo card, microwave popcorn, New Year's hat, noisemaker, simple craft and a candybar! You supply your own beverage.

We'll start bingo at 11:15 AM and play till just before noon. Then we'll count down and celebrate together at 12 Noon. 
Festive Friday Craft Pick-up
Friday, December 4
10:00-5:00
Call the library in the morning to a reserve a craft bag filled with supplies to make a reindeer craft!
Pick-ups on Friday, December 4th.
For ages 4 and up.
Call (610) 827-9212.
Friday, December 11 &
Friday, December 18
10:00-5:00

Call the library in the morning to a reserve a craft bag filled with supplies to make a special wreath and snowflake ornament while supplies last.
For ages 4 and up. 
Call (610) 827-9212
Chester Springs Library is a member of the Chester County Library System