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Upcoming Events


Tue, Oct 04, 9:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Annex Room B
***Community-Sponsored Event***  Come join our friends from the Pioneer Center for Music Time, and stimulate your child through music and movement!

Tue, Oct 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library Annex - Annex Room D
OLC Road Ahead

Tue, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's new Mobile Library, at Yoctangee Park! Sign up for a new library card, browse the collection, check out books and DVDs, and use the Bee's built-in WiFi.

Wed, Oct 05, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library Annex - Annex Room B
Join us at the Main Library Annex and try this gentle form of exercise.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Children's Area
Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

Wed, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
Mark your calendars! The first Wednesday of every month is "Minecraft Day" at the Northside Branch Library. You will use creative mode to build anything you want or choose our monthly theme.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Branch - In the Library
Join us for a storytime celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and explore Mexican folk art.

Wed, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Keep cozy when the weather gets colder, and join us to make your own sweetly-scented candle. It's easy, it's fun, and you get a free candle with your own personalized touch. All supplies provided.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 06, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
Imaginative play, stories, games, art & music. This program is a partnership between the library and Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio.

Thu, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Salem Branch - In the Library
It's harvest time! Celebrate by making a scarecrow out of a paper bag. You can use this craft later, when reading the book you just checked out at the library to your family!

Thu, Oct 06, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room E
Hey kids! Come make some awesome Perler Bead creations with us at the Main Library Annex!

Thu, Oct 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - In the Library
Bring your little ones down to the library to make a glowing broomstick!

Thu, Oct 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
Join us for a craft night where you will turn a basic jar or container into spooky Halloween decoration!
This event is full

Mon, Oct 10, All day
Main Library
The library is closed for Columbus Day and our annual Staff In-Service Day.

Mon, Oct 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library Annex - Annex Room A
Library Board Meeting

Tue, Oct 11, 9:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Annex Room B
***Community-Sponsored Event***  Come join our friends from the Pioneer Center for Music Time, and stimulate your child through music and movement! Three sessions are held every Tuesday morning through the school year. You can choose to attend at 9:00, 10:00 or 11:00.   No registration necessary!

Tue, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Salem Branch - In the Library
Bring your own small-to-medium size pumpkin and your imagination, and join us for an evening of creative family fun! Paint and brushes will be provided.

Tue, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
Try something new (or an old favorite!) each month at Taste Test: International Edition. Each month, we'll try new snacks from around the world and vote for our favorites. Please contact us for ingredient/allergen information.September: Japanese October: Mexican November: German

Wed, Oct 12, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library Annex - Annex Room B
Join us at the Main Library Annex and try this gentle form of exercise.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Children's Area
Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

Wed, Oct 12, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
Come to the Mt. Logan Branch to decorate your very own minature pumpkin, perfect for decorating your living space this season!

Wed, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Salem Branch - In the Library
Bring your own small-to-medium size pumpkin and your imagination, and join us for an evening of creative family fun! Paints and brushes will be provided.

Wed, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
Come celebrate some of your favorite fantasy movies, books, video games, and characters at our monthly party. Enjoy snacks, games, crafts, trivia...and more! September: Dragons!October: Wizards & MagicNovember: Monsters & Mythical Creatures

Thu, Oct 13, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
Imaginative play, stories, games, art & music. This program is a partnership between the library and Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio.

Thu, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's new Mobile Library, at Zane Village Mobile Home Park!  We'll be located near the office at 11 Iroquois Lane, Chillicothe. Sign up for a new library card, browse the collection, check out books and DVDs, and use the Bee's built-in WiFi. Come see how we're "Pollinating the Community with Good Things!"

Thu, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Computer Lab
Winter is fast approaching and now is the perfect time to break out the knitting needles! Whether you're a novice or an expert, join us for a relaxing afternoon of knitting and conversation.

Thu, Oct 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room E
Hey teens! Ever wanted to learn the basics of sewing? Join us at the Main Library Annex for Teen Sewing Basics 101!

Fri, Oct 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's new Mobile Library, at Fredneck's Mini Mart, 144 Ohio 772, Bainbridge (Nipgen). Sign up for a new library card, browse the collection, check out books and DVDs, and use the Bee's built-in WiFi. Come see how we're "Pollinating the Community with Good Things!"

Mon, Oct 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Join us for a half hour of music, movement, and short stories. Each session ends with a few minutes of open play with music, developmentally-appropriate toys, and everyone's favorite: the bubble machine!

Mon, Oct 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Conference Room
Reluctant readers or kids first learning to read are encouraged to pay a visit to our listening dog. Reading to a licensed therapy dog allows children to develop their skills by reading aloud in a therapeutic, no-pressure environment. He is great with kids and very gentle, and he loves to listen! Call the library to reserve your 15-minute time slot each Monday.

Mon, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's new Mobile Library, at the Historic South Scioto School Building, 1808 Massieville Rd., Massieville.   Sign up for a new library card, browse the collection, check out books and DVDs, and use the Bee's built-in WiFi. Come see how we're "Pollinating the Community with Good Things!"

Mon, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Richmond Dale Branch - In the Library
These fall napkin luminaries are easy to make and look so beautiful in your window, on your mantle, or atop your table.

Mon, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Branch - In the Library
Create your own adorable owl with cupcake liners.

Mon, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - Paxton Meeting Room
We will use fall paper napkins to decorate pumpkins.  Come and join us and use your creativity to design a beautiful, artistic masterpiece!

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Create a work of art using sand as your medium.

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Howard S. Young (Frankfort) Branch - Frankfort Meeting Room
Building Block Storytime is designed for kids 2-5 years old. We will read stories and have fun building with our new block set.

Tue, Oct 18, 9:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Annex Room B
***Community-Sponsored Event***  Come join our friends from the Pioneer Center for Music Time, and stimulate your child through music and movement! Three sessions are held every Tuesday morning through the school year. You can choose to attend at 9:00, 10:00 or 11:00.   No registration necessary!

Tue, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's new Mobile Library, at Yoctangee Park! Sign up for a new library card, browse the collection, check out books and DVDs, and use the Bee's built-in WiFi. Come see how we're "Pollinating the Community with Good Things!"

Tue, Oct 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
Want a place to be yourself and meet other teens? Drop in at Prism! Each month we watch anime, eat snacks, play games, make art, discuss our favorite YouTubers/streamers, and hang out. Pick up free teen books you can review and keep, and meet teens just as colorful and wonderfully chaotic as you!

Tue, Oct 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - In the Library
Head over to the Paxton Library to spin a miniature spider web!

Tue, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room B
Can you put it on a waffle? Let's find out! Join us as we try out tasty and kooky cooking combos. All supplies provided.

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