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Lecture - "The Causes of the Great War : Why Would They Do That?"
Wednesday, Oct 22 at 6 pm

Historian, lecturer, and teacher Roger Arthur will join us at the library for a discussion on the causes of the Great War. Based on "The War That Ended Peace : The Road to 1914" by Margaret McMillan and "The Guns of August" by Barbara Tuchman, this lecture tries to answer the question "Why Would the Europeans give up almost 100 years of relative peace?"

SCORE Chester County Seminar - "Product, Price, Placement, and Promotion of Your Business"
Thursday, Oct 23 at 7 pm

This presentation will examine the important aspects of marketing your business - product, price, placement, and promotion. The strategic manipulation of these components to achieve the overall objectives of your business will be discussed. Presenter John Leggette has over 25 years of product management experience and holds a Master of Arts in Marketing from the University of Alabama. To register, please call 610-444-2702 or email

Computer Basics for Adults
Class Begins Saturday Oct 18
Join us at the library to learn the basics of using a computer and the internet. Topics covered include hardware, word processing, email, and internet searching. The class will meet on alternating Thursdays from 5 to 6 pm or on alternating Saturdays from 10 am until 12 pm. The class will run for 4 weeks. Please call 610-444-2702 to register for either the Thursday afternoon or Saturday morning class.

The Write Group
A writer's support group for anyone with a serious interest in writing meets at 6:30 pm on second and fourth Tuesdays this fall at the library. All meetings are free. For more information, contact Ed Charlton at This fall's program theme is Left Brain/Right Brain. Upcoming meetings:
Oct 28 - Manuscripts, Book Layouts, Covers and Blurbs
Nov 11 - Writing Exercises

Toddlers (2-3 years) - Mondays at 10 am
Preschoolers (4-5 years) -Mondays at 11 am and Wednesdays at 10 am



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.