1709 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425 • (610) 827-9212 • www.chesterspringslibrary.org
August 2022 Newsletter
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
To those who donated prizes and helped make SUMMER READING a success!
ENTRIES FOR THE END-OF-SUMMER PRIZE DRAWING
MUST BE IN BY TUESDAY, AUGUST 16 @ 6PM
Winners announced on Wednesday, August 17

1PM-2:30PM
Visit the library to see if you won a prize and enjoy a sundae reward for all your reading. While supplies last.

Everyone who participated in Summer Reading is invited!
There's still time to get in on the fun and prizes!
Visit our website's SUMMER READING tab to view the prizes and download entry coupons. All reading and listening to books between June 11 and August 13 counts. No registration required.
ADULT PROGRAMS
Visit our online calendar for all the details
Demonstration Days at The Mill at Anselma
Saturday, August 13 10AM-4PM

Watch a working 18th century mill and visit its homestead showcasing Pennsylvania’s cultural history. Visit the Chester Springs Library table between 10AM and 2PM. Something fun for the kids to make and pick up our fall events information. Lenape Trails open to the public. Mill address is 1730 Conestoga Road, Chester Springs.
Women's Writing Circle
Saturday, August 13
10AM-12:30PM

Read your work aloud or come to listen. Beginners to experienced. Join our supportive group, share your voice and desire to write.
No registration
Book Discussion
Fri, Aug. 19 2PM

We'll be discussing The Lost Apothecary, by Sarah Penner Pick-up a copy at the desk. Can't make it in-person? No problem. Let us know and we will give you virtual options.
No registration
Have you seen the collection of puzzle artwork on display at the library? Do you have a collection of something we could display? Let us know!
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Visit our online calendar for all the details
SUMMER IN THE PARK
Made possible by
West Pikeland Township Parks and Recreation Committee
and Chester Springs Library
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A Visit with Mother Goose
Wed, August 3 @ 10:30AM
Held at Pine Creek Park

Rhymes, fairy tales, and audience participation. Lots of laughter and fun for young children!

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED - PLENTY OF PARKING - PLAYGROUND @ PINE CREEK

(In the event of rain, check our website banner or Facebook page)
Held at Pine Creek Park - 1488 Yellow Springs Road, Chester Springs
THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE IN-PERSON AT THE LIBRARY
All Ages Story Times
Monday, Aug 1
Friday, Aug 5 & 12
10:30AM

Outside, weather permitting. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs. Stories, songs, activities and a simple craft.

No registration
Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Aug 2
Wednesday, Aug 10
10:30AM

All the same great stuff we do at regular story times, intended for a younger group. Play time at the end. No craft. Indoors.

No registration
Friendship Bracelets
Tuesday, Aug 2
1:30-3PM

Make a friendship bracelet out of multi-colored strings and beads. Miss Susie will teach you some very cool designs! For school age children and teens.
No registration
 
Pirate Treasure Hunt
Wednesday, Aug 3
1:30PM

Ahoy matey! Join Miss Susie on a hunt for treasure! Dress as a pirate, if yee wish, and find clues around the library to help unlock the treasure chest! What could be in it? Gold? Jewels? Books?!?  
Playdough Morning
Thurs, Aug 4, 18 & 25
10:30AM

Enjoy squishy fun with friends this morning. We'll also have building toys and simple crafts.
This program is great for ages 6 and under. No registration
LEGO Fun
Friday, Aug 5
1:30-3PM

Drop-in for some free-play and building with Legos! Recommended for kids entering grades 1-5.

No registration
Nursery Rhyme Faire
Monday, Aug 8
10:30AM-Noon

Hear ye! Hear ye! Toddlers and preschoolers of Chester Springs Library-land are invited to the Nursery Rhyme Faire!

Enjoy nursery rhyme and fairy tale themed activities. Plus, a snackable craft to make and take. Kids are welcome to wear costumes if they wish! 

No registration
Pippi Longstocking Monday, Aug 8
1:30-2:30PM

The adventures of Sweden's favorite storybook hero, in a fun, interactive program. Act out Pippi's antics as "thing finders" and play Pippi's games. Includes a simple craft.
Jigsaw Puzzle Competition
Tuesday, Aug 9
1:30PM

For students entering grade 1 and over in the fall
Register as a pair or find a partner at the event. You have 45 minutes to complete a puzzle. Everyone gets a puzzle to take home.
Whale Program
Wednesday, Aug 10
1:30PM

Whales are fascinating! Make a whale bookmark, whale-themed activities, and learn interesting whale facts. It'll be a whale of a time!! For school age students
Family Yoga with Miss Amanda
Thursday, August 11
10AM
Join Ms. Amanda of Powerful Child for summer yoga on the library's lawn
Move, laugh, and learn yoga together! A wonderful opportunity for community connecting in the outdoors!
Bubble Fun
Friday, Aug 12
1:30-3PM

All ages are welcome to enjoy the bubble stations this afternoon. Shake hands through a bubble wall, make huge bubbles, and more.

No registration

Rain date is Monday, Aug 15
Check our website or FB page
Makin'Music
Tuesday, Aug 16
10:30AM

Outside on the library lawn. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Inside if raining. Shake your sillies out, sing, and dance with friends this morning.

Recommended for children six and younger

No registration
GREAT NEW TITLES BROUGHT TO YOU BY CHESTER SPRINGS LIBRARY
All you need is the Flipster app and your library card to access 179 magazines !!!
Please support Chester Springs Library when you shop.

Thank you!
Chester Springs Library is a member of the Chester County Library System