1709 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425 • (610) 827-9212 • www.chesterspringslibrary.org
October 2021 Newsletter
Chester Springs Library: Strategic Planning for 2022-2025
We need your help. We're thinking about your future and how the library can be part of it. Please take our survey and help us create a thoughtful three year plan. You might win a $25 gift card for participating!
Be ready for anything with help from the Chester County Department of
Emergency Services
Satellite Office at
Chester Springs Library
Tuesday, October 5
10AM-1PM
Staff from Ms. Howard's office, representing PA's 167th District, will be at the library to field questions and assist you with Pennsylvania State related matters. Visit her website.
Don't know your district? Find out here.
Visit our Library table at The Mill at Anselma!
Saturday, October 9 @ 10AM-4PM

The Mill at Anselma will be open 10AM to 4PM on the second Saturday
of the month through December; and we’ll be there too.
Visit our library table and make a fun Halloween craft. Plus, see the mill in action,
activities for children, enjoy the trails and more.
The Dark Side of Chester County History
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True and mysterious tales from Delaware and Chester Counties.
With Jennifer Green, lecturer, author, and Director of Education at the Chester County History Center. These programs are virtual.
Penn's Woods: Murder, Madness, Misadventure
Monday, October 11
7-8PM

Witchcraft, necromancy, murder and natural disasters. Learn the strange ways early Pennsylvanians treated the dead (and the living).
Demon, Witch, Cannibal: PA's Early Settlers and the Supernatural
Monday, October 25
7-8PM

Pennsylvania - home of the Quakers - who had a unique and sometimes extreme relationship with the metaphysical.
Intro to Mahjong for Adults
Tuesday, October 19
11AM-12Noon
Find out what's involved in playing Mahjong. Learn the object of the game and strategy. Plus, talk about the “suits” of tiles and the “special” tiles. Watch a demo and take part in an actual game.
No registration required.
Adult & Teen
Knit & Crochet Group
Thursdays
1:30-2:30PM

Calling all yarn lovers. Beginners and experts are welcome as we work on our current projects, share ideas, and learn from each other. Homeschoolers welcome!

Beginners can bring light colored yarn and crochet hook or knitting needles suggested on the yarn label.
Please help us make the seed library sustainable!
Donate some of your saved seeds from the summer's harvest. We accept left over seeds, and seeds you did not use, for next year's seed library.
If you borrowed seeds this year and have none to give back, that's okay. Consider purchasing and donating some seeds. THANK YOU!!
Borrow our Membership Pass
Elmwood Park Zoo - FREE admission for 2 adults and up to 6 children. Plus, 10% discount on food, gift shop and some park attractions.

Passes cannot be reserved. First come first served. Check-out period is 3 days. Call the library for more information (610) 827-9212.
Ask us about a Friends Helping Friends Shopping Pass. Available at the library.

$5 donation and all proceeds go to Chester Springs Library.

Shop Boscov's on Wednesday, October 20th and get up to 25% off lowest prices and a chance to win a $100 Boscov's gift card.
E- Magazines on Flipster
Brought to you by the Chester Springs Library

Ask us how to read e-magazines on your computer or personal device. We'll be happy to show you.
You can access these magazines from our website.
Fall Candy Bar Bingo
Wednesday, October 13
2:30-3:15PM
School's out early! What a great way to spend the afternoon. Registration required. For students in Kindergarten to 12th grade.

Bingo kits will be available at the library ahead of the event. Kits include bingo cards, a snack and a craft.
No registration required.
Outdoor Story Times
at the Library
Monday, Wednesday
and Friday
10:30AM
Story times will be outside at the library; as long as it's not raining or cold. Bring something to sit on and enjoy stories, songs and activities.

In the event of bad weather we will have that morning's story time on Facebook.
Play Dough Mornings
Thursday, October 7
Tuesday, October 12
Thursday, October 21
10:30-11:30AM
Enjoy squishy fun at the library. We'll also have hoola-hoops, sidewalk chalk and jump ropes to enjoy. Plus simple paper crafts inside. In the event of rain there will be no play dough or outdoor activities, but we will have simple paper crafts inside.
No registration required.
Makin'Music with Mr. Dan
Tuesday, October 19
11-11:45AM
This program is virtual.
Register for link via email 2 hours ahead.

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.
Chester Springs Library is a member of the Chester County Library System