James Hill

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The library is very excited to once again have a Sunday column in the Chillicothe Gazette. Every other week or so, various staff will share activities, thoughts, and other information. The new column started this past weekend and is printed here in it's entirety. Beyond Books: The library system has much to offer and invites you to stay awhile [...]

By |2019-03-18T20:07:59+00:00March 18th, 2019|0 Comments

The 2019 Tournament of Books

Throw down on the hardwood or bounce into hardbacks? It's time for March Madness and another round of the library's Tournament of Books! As you'll recall, last year we invited you to take a literary journey. This year, we're delving into the novel lives of our favorite animals. How to play-- There are 32 pairs of animals on the [...]

By |2019-02-27T19:06:20+00:00February 27th, 2019|0 Comments

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 and the awesome people I met, but today I want to focus on my favorite part of the conference, the Youth Media Awards (YMA). The [...]

By |2019-02-01T19:38:26+00:00February 1st, 2019|0 Comments

…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. Usually, the 1802 Eagle Weathervane can be seen on the wall at street level. It will be returned to the library in December. If [...]

By |2018-11-28T19:09:57+00:00November 19th, 2018|0 Comments

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 organizations!) with year-end giving. Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library partners with the Columbus Foundation to process and invest our donations. Specifically, they manage the [...]

By |2018-11-09T13:47:30+00:00November 8th, 2018|0 Comments