Posted on: December 3, 2015

Explora

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Welcome Explora to our family of resources helping you with educational and research needs. Explora is the search interface for all of our EBSCO databases including our new addition, MasterFILE Premier. Use Explora to find subject overviews, full text for...Read on...

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Posted on: December 3, 2015

Power Library

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POWER Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries offer. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines...Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

Flipster

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Access 42 digital magazines anywhere you are with an active Chester County Library System card. Simple and convenient to use, especially when on-the-go and traveling! Some titles include: HGTV Magazine, Rolling Stone, Clean Eating, Real Simple, and Hous...Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

Overdrive

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With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection and a library card!

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

Get A Library Card

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A LIBRARY CARD...POWER IN YOUR HAND
Small enough to fit in your hand, powerful enough to change your life!It's FREE, and one card is good at all 18 libraries!

With your Library Card, you have access to:
online databases • books and audiobooks • mag...Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

BookFlix

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BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. It is published by Scholastic Inc. BookFlix was developed in collaboration w...Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

NextReads

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NextReads is a newsletter service that delivers reading recommendations based on patrons’ reading interests. We have recently transitioned NextReads from a stand-alone product to an integral part of LibraryAware. You’ll receive all the same, award-winnin...Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Downingtown Library Welcomes New Director

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On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Downingtown Library, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Hess as the next Library Director. Elizabeth was born and raised in Downingtown, attended Downingtown schools and frequented the Downin...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Longwood Gardens Community Read

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The Chester County Library System is excited to once again partner with Longwood Gardens for the Community Read program. Community Read is designed to encourage reading and conversation. Together we are exploring the science, technology and engineering co...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

February is American Heart Month

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February is American Heart Month and is a good time to make healthy commitments to improve your health and well-being.  Small changes daily changes such as drinking an extra glass of water, taking the steps instead of the elevator, getting an ext...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

CCLS Invites Community Members to Participate in an Online Survey

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The Chester County Library System (CCLS) and its 16 member libraries have an unprecedented opportunity to transform library services to meet our communities’ ever changing needs.  

CCLS invites community members to participate in an online surve...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Chester Springs Awarded Cognizant Making the Future Grant

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The Chester Springs Library@ Historic Yellow Springs is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Cognizant: Making the Future grant from Cognizant Technology Solutions in Teaneck, NJ. The grant will allow the Library to create a MakerStudio, which w...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Color me! A New Look at the Honey Brook Community Library

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Adult coloring is all the rage these days. Coloring projects can be big or small. For the 5th year, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a group of dedicated Vanguard employee volunteers lent their expertise and painted the Honey Brook Library. The volunteers ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Kennett Library Welcomes New Library Director

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The Kennett Library Board of Trustees welcomes Megan Walters as their new Library Director.  Megan comes to Kennett from the Denver Public Library system where she managed the Smiley Branch Library. Before her tenure in Denver, Megan was the Inte...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Say Hello to Our New Mobile App!

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If you currently have a CCLS mobile app, you may have been prompted to download the newest version.  If you have not used our mobile app before, it can be downloaded free of charge from the  Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

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