USING THE LIBRARY
Your Library Card
Your Downingtown Library card may be used to check out materials at the Downingtown Library or at any other System Library in Chester County. To obtain a library card, an application must be filled out along with providing proper identification with a current address showing that you live, work, or go to school in Chester County. There is no charge for a library card.
Borrowing and Returning Materials
Most materials can be borrowed for 3 weeks. Items may be renewed either in person, online by viewing your record at www.ccls.org, or by calling the Library at 610-269-2741. However, items on reserve are not renewable. Borrowers are responsible for overdue fines and replacement costs of lost or damaged materials. Materials may be returned to any public library in Chester County. The Bookdrop is available to return materials at any time.
Adult Books 25c per day/$10 Max
Children’s Books 15c per day/$5 Max
Adult 25c per day/$10 Max
Children’s 15c per day/$5 Max
DVDs 25c per day/$10 Max
You may reserve books and DVDs online or by filling out a reserve card at the Library. You will be notified by email when your item becomes available.
We will try to provide books that are not available at our library. We have access to the holdings of thousands of public, academic, and special libraries. Place your request at the circulation desk
Copier and Fax
A self-service copier is available for 20c per black and white copy and 50c per color copy. Faxes may be sent for $1.00 a transaction