Take the Chester County quality of life survey
The County of Chester is seeking citizen input as part of its review of current County government strategic priorities and goals. The survey questions address: the quality of life for residents of the county; priority issues important to residents of the county; and the performance of County personnel. Citizens' viewpoints are important components in the formation of the County's overall and individual department goals. Your response to this survey will help to ensure citizens' needs are at the core of the County's strategic plan. To complete and submit the survey click here.
Genealogy Research Online
Come to the library to use Ancestry/Library Edition, the free version of Ancestry.com, the world's largest online family history resource. It has federal and state censuses and records of births, marriages, deaths, immigration, military and more. Heritage Quest (outside or inside the library) has federal census records and local histories. Newspapers are great sources, too. We’ve got The New York Times (1851-2009) (outside or inside the library) and The Philadelphia Historical Archive (1830-1922) in PDF format. See the newspapers as they appeared in print.
Summer Reading 2013
Chester County libraries hold ‘Dig into Reading’ clubs
The libraries in Chester County are encouraging summer reading for children through their ‘Dig into Reading’ clubs, which include incentives and prizes for participants. Check out the June 4th Daily Local News story here.
West Chester University’s English Department recommends
Faculty and staff have just released their list of what they’re reading and recommendations for summer. Click here to ‘check it out’! (You can see previous year’s here).
Last Modified: 6/11/13