American Red Cross -- 215-299-4000 Chester County Department of Emergency Services -- 610-344-5000 Chester County Mental Health Crisis Intervention -- 1-877-918-2100 Childline and Abuse Registry -- 1-800-932-0313 (to report suspected child abuse) CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program) -- 1-800-986-KIDS (5437) Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline -- 1-888-711-6270 Legal Aid of Southeastern PA -- 1 -877-429-5994 National Suicide [...]
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The Pennsylvania Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are now easing certification barriers for Pennsylvanians with dyslexia and other reading disabilities. Click here for more information.
The Bucks-Chester-Montgomery Link to Aging and Disability Resources (ADRC) has posted a short online presentation to prepare individuals for the 2020 U.S. Census. You can find the presentation at https://buckschestermontgomerylink.weebly.com/trainings.html. Scroll down to the middle of page and look for the link to "The 2020 Census is Coming!".
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ESL & Literacy Resources FREE resource for learning ESL and preparing for U.S. citizenship. Requires only name, e-mail address, and a password. Other Learning Opportunities in Adult Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) in Chester County Adult Literacy Program 216 East Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348 610-444-9118 http://kennettlibrary.org/adultliteracy Programs: ESL, Literacy [...]
The League of Women Voters of Chester County has compiled a non-partisan voters guide to the November 5th General Election. Reference copies of the guide, in English and Spanish, are available for in-Library use at the Adult Library Circulation Desk.
A very limited supply of free tickets to the "Broadway to Bublé" concert at the Community Music School in Trappe on Saturday, October 19, 7:30 PM, is available at the Adult Circulation Desk, while they last.
Phoenixville Public Library has established a collection of materials for immigrants to the United States who are not yet citizens. Named the “Citizenship Corner”, this collection in the Adult Library features books, audiobooks, DVDs, and other materials, in English and Spanish, to help with citizenship preparation and English language learning. Titles include Preparing for the [...]
Phoenixville Public Library DOES NOT accept the following types of donations: Books more than 5 years old (except bestsellers) Textbooks Reference books, including encyclopedia sets Travel books Magazines Reader's Digest Condensed Books VHS tapes Books-on-cassette All donations must be in reasonably good condition and free of dust, dirt, and mold. Thank you for your [...]
Notary Service Hours: Mondays - Thursdays: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Fridays: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM Please call ahead for availability. Fees: $5.00 per document, plus $2.00 for each additional signature. Current government-issue photo ID required. For more information, call 610-933-3013 x126 or x132. Notaries at Phoenixville Public Library are not attorneys licensed to [...]