Friends of the Chester County Library

Thanks for another successful book sale. Our next sale is October 12 -14, 2018.  Find our book donation guidelines here.

The Friends of the Chester County Library are a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the services and resources of the Chester County Library.  The work of the Friends of the Chester County Library provides financial support by supplementing the Library's annual operating budget.

The Friends of the Chester County Library have provided furniture and shelving; book drops; children's books and programming; video projectors and sound systems in meeting rooms; library delivery vans; tote bags for patrons; and staff development scholarships.

Becoming a "Friend" Benefits the Library...and You!
Join the Friends of the Chester County Library: Friends Membership Brochure

Your annual membership provides you with:

  • Advance notice of special programs

  • Sneak preview night at book sales

  • Friends of the Library Newsletter

  • Coupons for free books for use at the library lobby sales racks

  • Opportunities to plan and be part of fundraisers and special events

  • The satisfaction that you can help the Chester County Library change lives

Many businesses participate in an Employer Matching Gifts program.  Please check with your organization to see if this benefit is available to you.

The Friends are always looking for book sorter recruits.  You can help us prepare for our wonderful book sales if you can spare an hour or two per week.  Training is provided.  Contact

Make a tribute/memorial gift to support the Chester County Library: Friends Tribute/Memorial Gift Form

2018 Board of Directors
The Friends of the Chester County Library meet on the first Tuesday of the month (except July).  Meetings are held in the Burke Meeting Room of the Chester County Library at 12:30 PM.  The Annual Meeting of the Board is held on the first Tuesday in December.

David Chartier, PresidentOpen, Publicity Chair
Eric Tannenbaum, Vice-PresidentA. Michael Broennle, Member at Large
Katherine Ellis, TreasurerOpen, Member at Large
Lara Gajewski, SecretaryOpen, Book Sorter Chair
Anastazya Lencz, Audit ChairOpen, Communication Chair
Alex Draper, Book Sale ChairOpen, Member at Large
Theresa Hammond, Membership Chair