XYZ Connect

XYZ Connect

XYZ Connect provides information for upcoming Chester County Library events and programs that may interest Generations X, Y, and Z.

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NerdCon 2017
Saturday, April 29th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Get your nerd on at Chester County Library! Jam-packed with hourly programs, vendors, movie showings, gaming stations and more, you will be sure to find your fandom in the crowd. Come dressed as one of your favorite characters* and participate in games, trivia, movie showings, and fandom themed programs. Some programs include: "I Called It!" Fandom Conspiracy Theory Panel, Battle of SuperWhoLock, and an author talk featuring Patrick McCauley, Into the Pensieve: The Philosophy and Mythology of Harry PotterRegistration is encouraged for individual programs. *Please follow Chester County Library policy for cosplaying. Please no masks, weapons, or costumes of revealing nature. Thank you!

Adulting 101

Each month Chester County Library and the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library will host programming to teach Millennials all about "adulting"-- the things you wish they taught in high school. We want to know what programs you are looking for: please participate in our survey to tell us which topics and areas of adult life you want to know more about.

Civil Liberties Information Session 
Friday, April 21st, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Struble Room
Join us at Chester County Library for an information session, followed by a Q&A session, about civil liberties and the United States Constitution! Some topics which will be covered are: the 1st Amendment, the 14th Amendment, your rights as an American citizen, and more. The information session will be led by Dr. Chris Stangl, Associate Professor of the Political Science Department at West Chester University. Come with any questions you may have about the United States Constitution and your civil liberties. Don't forget to register online!

A Book Club for Millennials

We want to hear from you! Are you interested in participating in a book club for Millennials? Take our survey here, and tell us what books you are interested in reading, what times you would like to meet, and where you would like to meet. 

April Programs at Chester County Library

Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros Tournament
Saturday, April 15th, 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Struble Room
Join us for a day filled with fun and games at the Library. Bring your family and friends to cheer you on in the tournament or just enjoy the competitive gaming and the social atmosphere. Registration for the Super Smash Bros Tournament begins at 9:30 a.m. on a first come first serve basis. Registration is limited to 64 participants. All participants must be registered to enter the tournament. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. All ages are welcome! Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the John W. Jacobs Technology Center at 610-280-2666. 

Claim the Throne
Claim the Throne
Friday, April 28th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Burke Room
A game in honor of Game of Thrones. Join us for NerdCon's first event! Claim the Throne will be a Game of Thrones re-theme of the popular game Werewolf. You can play as one of your favorite Game of Thrones characters such as Arya, Daenerys, Tyrion, or Jon Snow to figure out who the Lannisters killed. Either you win or you die. Space is limited, so don't forget to register!