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Making Connections by Sheena Brown originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, February 21, 2021 It’s that time of year. Shelves fill up with mediocre chocolate, the flower industry makes 85% of its yearly profits, and people feel irrationally angry at a winged-baby who failed to shoot them in the heart. This year, it’s even stranger thanks to a thick [...]

By |2021-02-21T18:15:00+00:00February 21st, 2021|0 Comments

Celebrating Black History Month at the Library

by Liz Gibbons-Camp Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, February 14, 2021 For many years now, Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library has held an annual Black History Month event. The event was first held in the Northside Branch, but quickly outgrew that location, and has since moved to the Main Library Annex. Over the years, these events have [...]

By |2021-02-14T16:14:23+00:00February 14th, 2021|0 Comments

February is Black History Month

by Sarah Goodman American poetry has always been foundational to our culture. “The New Colossus,” Emma Lazarus’s 1883 poem now engraved on the Statue of Liberty, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's “Paul Revere’s Ride,” Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, are all almost instantly recognizable. We study and memorize these iconic poets beginning in elementary [...]

By |2021-02-11T19:18:39+00:00February 11th, 2021|0 Comments

Take-and-Makes

by Ruby Smart Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, Janury 31, 2021 What to do when we can’t hold in-person programs in the library? How about programs in a bag? After 10 months of the pandemic, Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library still isn’t back to regular programming or even regular hours. Starting Monday, Feb. 1, most locations will reopen for [...]

By |2021-02-01T13:34:41+00:00February 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Sync your new device with the library

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, January 3, 2021 by Jenn Slone, Access Team Leader Christmas has come and gone, and many people are the new owners of shiny Internet-enabled devices. If you have a new smartphone, your natural inclination might be to spend countless hours mindlessly scrolling through aesthetically-pleasing content on Instagram, or duetting on TikTok, or doomscrolling on [...]

By |2021-01-04T13:26:44+00:00January 4th, 2021|0 Comments
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