Library announces book sale, upcoming events

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The Chester County Library has announced an April Fundraiser Book Sale in addition to other upcoming events. The following events are happening at the library during the month of April.
Thursday, April 13
3-6 p.m. – Girl Scouts Information Booth- A local Girl Scouts representative will be set up to talk to parents and girls about joining girl scouts as well as have a make-your-own bracelet craft. This is a come and go event.
3:30-4:30 p.m. – High School Book Club- Participants bring their favorite book to the table and discuss with other high school aged students.
5:30-6:30 p.m. – Book Club for Adults, library conference room, discussion of “A Flicker in the Dark” by Stacy Willingham.
Thursday, April 27
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Teen Advisory Board, in the library conference room.
What is TAB? A group of teens 12-17 who enjoy reading and/or using the library.
What do they do? Teens sit down with the director monthly and discuss what kinds of programs, books, DVDs, and audiobooks that they would like to see at the library. They also have an activity each month. Some activities they have held so far are origami, a scavenger hunt and ramen noodle bowls.
Where do they meet? In the conference room of the library. Meetings are also available virtually. Visit the events calendar on the library website for virtual meeting information. Invite a friend!
April 1-29
The Fundraiser Book Sale will take place at the library during regular business hours, through the month of April. Pricing is as follows:
Older materials are 25-cents paperback, 50-cents hardback and $3 for a bag of books.
Book bundles (four to eight books) including popular authors, series and new materials are $5-$25 for paperback bundles and $6-$30 for hardback bundles.
The library is offering many different options to support the building fund for the month of April. Book sale proceeds will go directly to the library building fund.
There will also be children’s bundles, DVD bundles and nonfiction bundles.
Payment form must be cash or check.
The library is not accepting book donations at this time. They instead recommend donating to the free library at Chickasaw or to Gleaner’s House or Goodwill. This book sale will make space for upcoming construction.
The library is gearing up for the annual Summer Reading Program. Current sponsors, partners and friends of the Summer Reading Program include: Mike LeCornu (Sponsor), Hello Gorgeous Boutique (Sponsor), Henderson Family Pharmacy (Sponsor), Discount Mattress Center (Sponsor), Anew Family Medicine (Sponsor), Farm Bureau Insurance (Sponsor), Charles Cavaness of Farm Bureau Insurance (Sponsor), Piggly Wiggly (Sponsor), Lofton Chevrolet (Partner), Steel Storm Shelters, LLC (Sponsor), Novus Glass (Sponsor) and Marc Joblin and Petal Pushers (Partner).

Want to make a donation in memory or honor of someone? The Chester County Library accepts monetary donations to purchase materials in memory or honor of an individual or group. The Chester County Library also accepts monetary donations towards the building fund in memory or honor of an individual or group. Call 731-989-4673. The below items have been purchased in memory of individuals in our community. Check them out at the library.
“Firestorm” by Taylor Moore, in memory of Sharon Henson, by Clay and Nancy Canada.
“The Beautiful Ones” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, “An Extraordinary Union” by Alyssa Cole, “Fairy Tale” by Stephen King, “Remarkably Bright Creatures” by Shelby Van Pelt, “Homestead Survival” by Marty Raney, “A Solitutde of Wolverines” by Alice Henderson, “A Blizzard of Polar Bears” and “Daphne” by Josh Malerman, in memory of Sharon Henson, by Mike and Phyllis LeCornu.
“Treasure State” by CJ Box, in memory of Ruth Ann Hughes Mitchell, by CCHS Class of 1962.
“Night Shift” by Robin Cook, in memory of Richard Sain, by Clay and Nancy Canada.
“We Are the Light” by Matthew Quick and “The Twist of a Knife” by Anthony Horowitz, in memory of Jack O’Neal, by Clay and Nancy Canada.
“The Perfect Assassin” by James Patterson, in memory of Clara Sue Stanfill, by Clay and Nancy Canada.
“A World of Curiosities” by Louise Penny, in memory of Clara Sue Stanfill, by Chester County Retired Teachers Association.

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