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SCORE Seminar - How to Start a Small Business
Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

This SCORE Chester County seminar is designed to familiarize entrepeneurs with the concepts and terminology needed in the start-up and daily operations of a small business. Presenter Frank Farmer Jr is a graduate of Widener School of Law and has practiced law since since 1980. His practice concentrates in the area of small business transactions. Please call 610-444-2702 to register, or email

National Dialogue on Mental Health Workshop
Thursday May 1 and Thursday May 8 from 6 to 8 p.m.

People are finally talking about mental health. What would you like to say about it? The conversation will include the importance of good mental health, prevention strategies for mental health concerns, and practical information to support others and ourselves. Interested parties are encouraged to attend both sessions. Please call 610-444-2702 to register. Sponsored by the Chester County MH/IDD and a coalition of interested agencies.    

Library Board to Meet April 29
The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, April 29 this month, instead of the usual third Tuesday of the Month. The April 29 meeting will be at 7 p.m. at The Market at Liberty Place, 148 West State Street in Kennett Square. For more information email

Hiking and Land Ethic
Tuesday April 22 at 6 p.m.

Wrapping up our Community Read Program series, the library will host Susan Charkes, author of AMC’s Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia and a passionate advocate for the enjoyment and conservations of the outdoors. Celebrate Earth Day with the library and Susan as she discusses how Aldo Leopold’s theories on Land Ethic can be incorporated in enjoying some great hikes in our area. After our discussion, come join Susan again on Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m. for an ethical hike at ChesLen Preserve.

Ethical Hike at the ChesLen Preserve
Saturday April 26 at 1 p.m.

Join Susan Charkes, author and Land Ethic advocate as she continues the discussion on hiking and land ethic while guiding a group hike through the ChesLen Preserve. Meet at the Preserve at 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville. All hiking levels and ages welcome.

The Write Group
Writing doesn't have to be a lonely occupation! The Write Group is a writers' support group open to anyone with a serious interest in writing, whether published or not. For more information, email The group meets at the library on these dates:

April 22 at 6:30 p.m. - Elevator speeches and query letters
May 13 at 10:30 a.m. - Talk to an editor (with Grace Spampinato)
May 27 at 6:30 p.m. - Character development


Toddlers (2-3 years) - Mondays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Preschoolers (4-5 years) -Thursdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.





Bayard Taylor Memorial Library
216 East State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Phone: 610.444.2702
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Hours of Operation

Regular library hours:
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.