The Chester County Library offers all of the following services: Books, Videos, DVDs, Audiobooks, Cake Pans, Hotspots, Online Catalog with the ability to reserve and renew books online, R.E.A.D.S. Program, Public Access Computers, Copier/Printer/Color Printer/Scanner, Fax Machine, Microfilm reader/printer, Genealogy room, Interlibrary Loan, Laminating Machine, Conference Room for non-profit groups, and a Laptop to be used in conference room during presentations.
R.E.A.D.S. - R.E.A.D.S. stands for Regional Ebook & Audiobook Download System. If you enjoy reading on your digital reader or would just like to see how this technology works, visit our READS site and use your library card to download books for free. Just use your library card number and create a free account to begin. There is a wonderful tutorial to help you get started. Click here to access this site. The Chester County Library has also purchased e-books for our own library. To view these unique titles that are not in the shared collection or extra copies of popular titles that our library has purchased, click here. We are the Hatchie River Region on the map. If you have any questions, feel free to call the library at 731-989-4673.
Online Catalog - Our library catalog can be searched online. Plus, patrons can reserve and renew books from home. If we have your e-mail address, you can receive notices via e-mail when your reserved books come in. The password for use is userpass. To access our online catalog, click here.
Hotspots - Hotspots may be checked out by registered library patrons 18 years or older with no fines or fees on his/her account or household account. Only one hotspot per household may be borrowed. The hotspot may be checked out once for one week - there are no renewals. The hotspot can only be checked out once during the month by the same family.. The fee for overdue hotspots is $5.00 per day for every day the device is not returned. Cords to the devices must also be returned or fines will be assessed. THESE DEVICES CANNOT BE PUT IN THE DROP BOX AND THEY MUST BE RETURNED IN THE BOX THEY WERE CHECKED OUT IN. Hotspots are deactivated in two days if they are not returned to the library and the fines will be added to the patron's account. There is a $50.00 replacement cost if the hotspot is damaged. The hotspot MUST be in working condition when it is returned or the cost will be added to the patron's account. The Borrower understands that these devices have no filters if children are using them. The borrower must read and agree to the Chester County Library policy for hotspots prior to checking one out.