Library Blog: for future reference

Library Blog: for future reference2017-12-26T17:12:47+00:00

August 2018

Catching Up with L. Philips

L. Philips (the nom de plume of Laura Pinnix) is a librarian and writer from Chillicothe. Her most recent novel, Sometime after Midnight, was just released. You can meet Philips at the Main Library Annex [...]

Recent Staff Picks

Even more staff recommendations to get you through the dog days... [click on any image to be directed to the library's catalog]                                  [click on any image to [...]

Late Summer Reading

Summer's not over yet! You still have time to escape into a book and learn something new. If you need suggestions, here are a few titles your favorite local public librarians have been reading. There's [...]

July 2018

Thank You!

As we near the end of the Bookworm program, we'd like to thank our generous sponsors for helping to make this year's program a wonderful success! Adena Health System Junior Civic League JLS Building [...]

A Chillicothe Renaissance Man

In 1974, the Stevenson Center opened on the Chillicothe branch campus of Ohio University. Unsurprisingly, the building houses the campus’ Quinn Library. Unsurprising because the namesake was a world-renowned librarian from right here in Chillicothe. [...]

June 2018

Tye the Listening Dog…and Takeo, too.

You never know what will come out of the library!  The local Chillicothe Movie Makers Club for kids, run by Marcus McKillip, meets regularly in our Main Library Annex during the school year.  Recently, the [...]


Hello!  My name is Jennifer Slone and I am the new Access Team Leader at the Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library.  I came to CRCPL after serving for the past four years as the [...]

Head West!

Today is my last day at Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library.  Many of you have probably never seen me before, and that’s because for the last 6 years I have been mostly working behind [...]


If you find yourself near Richmond Dale, be sure to stop by the library and say hi to one of the newest librarians. Samantha just started this week!               [...]

May 2018

SEO Books

Our ability to get books from libraries across the state through the Serving Every Ohioan Consortium (SEO) is amazing. The other day I was searching for copies of Aesop’s fables (hopefully you know about the [...]

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