Library Blog: for future reference

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

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 Public [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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