James Hill

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Thanking Veterans, Serving Veterans

Originally published in The Chillicothe Gazette, November 10, 2019. I flew to Seattle and stayed on base for one last goodbye to my son before his deployment to Afghanistan. Through a few tears and much pride, I hugged him and assured him of our prayers and support. He was finally getting the opportunity to do what he’d been waiting [...]

By |2019-11-12T19:27:40+00:00November 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Discovering Discovery Garden

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, October 27, 2019. When my daughter was born, over ten years ago now, I embarked on the adventure of stay-at-home parenthood. I saw myself reading books as my daughter played contently nearby. I’d be meal-prepping, preparing and entertaining in a spotless home that I had ample time to tend to. For anyone who [...]

By |2019-10-28T13:08:13+00:00October 28th, 2019|1 Comment

Library After Dark

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, October 13, 2019. As fall finally rolls in, the library is preparing for its annual Library After Dark program at Main. On the last Friday in October we will turn the second and third floor of the library into a haunted house…or more specifically this year, a creepy carnival. It takes a lot [...]

By |2019-10-14T12:47:04+00:00October 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Publishers limit libraries’ ability to provide eBooks

Originally published in The Chillicothe Gazette, September 29, 2019. Library patrons know the value of a sharing economy. Some people may be able to afford a monthly Audible subscription, but most can’t. Libraries harness the power of sharing resources in order to provide access to all and eBooks should be no different. Our library system circulated 55,000 eBooks and [...]

By |2019-09-30T14:56:57+00:00September 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Beyond Books

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, September 22, 2019. Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library (CRCPL) has a new branch! Well…ok, it’s technically not a “new” branch, but everything about the redesigned space at the Mount Logan Branch is new. CRCPL has had a presence in the Mount Logan Resource Center since October, 2016. When we first began this [...]

By |2019-09-23T11:58:49+00:00September 23rd, 2019|0 Comments