Library News & Job Openings2016-12-14T10:11:29-05:00

Phoenixville Library News & Job Openings

Job Opening: PT Passport Agent

The Library currently has an opening for a part-time U.S. passport application acceptance agent.  See job description below.

Passport Agent (PT) Job Description

March 11th, 2021|

Library Trustee Openings

The Phoenixville Public Library currently seeks two (2) Trustees to be seated on its Board of Trustees beginning July 2021.  See announcement below.

Library Trustee Opening Notice Spring 2021


March 11th, 2021|

Two-for-One Media Rentals Extended to Thursdays

The Library has expanded its two-for-one media rental deal to Thursdays! Now you can rent two feature DVDs, audiobooks, or videogames for $2.00 on Tuesdays AND Thursdays!  Call 610-933-3013 x121 for more information.

February 25th, 2021|

Job Opening: PT Passport Application Acceptance Agent

The Library is currently seeking a part-time Passport Application Acceptance Agent.  See link below for complete job description:

Passport Agent (PT) Job Description

February 25th, 2021|

Library Named Mail-in Ballot Drop-off Location, Beginning October 13

Phoenixville Public Library has been designated a drop-off location for mail-in ballots for the November 3rd election.  The ballot boxes will not arrive at the Library until Tuesday, October 13.  Please do not drop off ballots at the Library and do not place them in the book drops.

Contact Chester County Voter Services with any questions on voting at 610-344-6410 or  Thank you!


October 5th, 2020|

Library Book Bundles for Adults

Since you can’t browse the Library’s shelves right now, we can do it for you! Fill out this form or call 610-933-3013 x132 to receive a surprise book bundle for checkout at the Library with your Chester County Library System card. Library staff will select 4 books for you from the Adult Library’s fiction or nonfiction sections. See our website for more information on this free service.

September 24th, 2020|

Support the Library: Buy a Book Surprise Bag!

Looking for more great reads? Enjoy surprises? Want to support your favorite Library? Purchase a Book Surprise Bag! For $3.00, you can take home 3 books selected for you at random from the Library’s book sale carts. You CAN ask for books from a specific genre — like mystery/thriller, science fiction, biography, etc., but otherwise, it’s a surprise! So ask for a Book Surprise Bag on your next visit to the Library!

September 24th, 2020|

Updated Library Service Hours

Effective Monday, September 14, the Library’s operating schedule is as follows:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: In-Library Pickup of Holds

2:00 – 6:30 PM: Curbside Pickup of Holds

10:00 AM – 6:45 PM: Computer Center Open (45-minute appointments on the hour required)

10:00 AM – 6:30 PM: Passport Application Acceptance Appointments

Notary Appointments 10:00 AM — 6:30 PM on Monday and Thursday only



10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: In-Library Pickup of Holds

2:00 – 4:30 PM: Curbside Pickup of Holds

10:00 AM – 4:45 PM: Computer Center Open (45-minute appointments on the hour required)

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM: Passport Application Acceptance Appointments

Notary Appointments 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM



10:00 AM – 1:30 PM: Curbside Pickup of Holds

10:00 AM – 1:45 PM: Computer Center Open (45-minute appointments on the hour required)

10:00 AM – 1:30 PM: Passport Application Acceptance Appointments



10:00 AM – 4:30 PM: Curbside Pickup of Holds

10:00 AM – 4:45 PM: Computer Center Open (45-minute appointments on the hour required)

You can place holds on Library materials in the Chester County Library System catalog. You will be notified when your item on hold is ready for pickup. Call the Library at 610-933-3013 x121 or visit to schedule a curbside pickup time.  Upon arrival at the Library, call 610-215-7277.
To schedule a computer reservation, call 610-933-3013 x121.
To schedule a passport application acceptance appointment, call, 610-933-3013 x132.
To schedule a notary appointment, call 610-933-3013 x126 or x132.
September 15th, 2020|

COVID-19 Library Patron Use Policy

Effective Monday, July 13, the following policy is in effect:
Covid-19 Library Patron Use Policy

This policy has been adopted by the Phoenixville Public Library Board of Trustees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The rules outlined below address the changes in services and procedures due to the pandemic and shall remain in effect for the duration of the pandemic or until amended by the Board of Trustees. The principal consideration in the adoption of these rules is the health and safety of library staff and users. The library is operating under limited hours and services.

  • Access to the library will be limited to one visit per day.
  • The number of people simultaneously in the library and the duration of their stay will be limited and that information will be posted at the entrance to the library.
  • All library users 2 years of age and older must wear a face covering which completely covers the nose and mouth while the in library.
    • For those unable or unwilling to wear a face covering, reasonable accommodations will include delivery of library services (checkout of materials, reader’s advisory, and reference) via contactless pick-up, phone, and email.
  • People who are sick or have a fever shall not enter the library even if they have face covering.
  • All library users will practice social distancing during their visit.
  • While in the building, library users will practice good hand hygiene by using hand sanitizer.
  • Children (those under 12 years of age) must always be accompanied by and under the supervision of their own parent or caregiver.
  • No food and drink will be allowed in the library.
  • Restrooms are available for patron use on the upper level of the library. Access is with a key available at the Circulation Desk.
  • Meeting room spaces are not available for use.
  • All borrowed materials shall be returned via the outside book returns.
  • There will be no loitering on library property.

The existing Behavior Policy remains in effect.

Approved by the Board of Trustees 7/7/2020

July 9th, 2020|
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