Library Blog: for future reference

Library Blog: for future reference2018-10-03T12:31:56+00:00

February 2019

Road Trip!

Last month a co-worker and I were lucky enough to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Conference in Seattle, Washington.  I could go on for pages talking about the amazing things I learned [...]

November 2018

…but it will be back!

A couple of weeks ago, the library got a phone call from the Ohio Statehouse asking if they could borrow our historic weathervane for a special exhibit and reception. Of course we said yes. [...]

Thank you!

#GivingTuesday, the annual international day of giving, is celebrated this year on November 27. Of course, you can donate to the library anytime, but #GivingTuesday is your reminder to help support the library (and other [...]

October 2018

The 2019 BIG READ

You're invited to an evening of conversation with author Michael Zadoorian on Thursday, January 24 at the Main Library Annex from 6 to 8 p.m. Zadoorian is the author of several books, most recently Beautiful [...]

September 2018

A Timeline

Ross County is rich in history. From the eagle weather vane to the fabled Burton E. Stevenson, libraries have always been a part of that story. By the simplest measure, Chillicothe and Ross County [...]

August 2018

Resume and Interview Tips

from James Hill, Director of the Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library We don't do a lot of hiring at the library, but when we post an opening we often get a lot of resumes. [...]

Safety first

Although Chillicothe City Schools don't start until after Labor Day this year due to new construction, most of the other school districts in our area are back in session. It's a good time to remind [...]

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 [...]

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