James Hill

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Equality vs. Equity in the Outreach Department

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, June 19, 2022 by Jenn Slone, Access Director If you’ve read the Gazette or drove through Chillicothe recently, you may have seen our brand-new mobile library, “The Bee.” As a staff member who saw this project from dream to design to reality, the process has been deeply moving. Some patrons cry when they see [...]

By |2022-06-21T12:51:33+00:00June 21st, 2022|0 Comments

Book-A-Bike offers a chance to get outdoors

by Sandy Grigsby Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, May 29, 2022 As temperatures warmed this spring, many Ross County residents have enjoyed the milder weather in the great outdoors. Folks can view spring wildflowers, greening leaves, birds and other wildlife around Ross and neighboring counties. Some of my favorite places to see the beauty of nature are in [...]

By |2022-05-31T12:16:08+00:00May 31st, 2022|Comments Off on Book-A-Bike offers a chance to get outdoors

Beat Summer Boredom with Bookworm

by Sheena Brown originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, May 15, 2022 "I'm bored,” was my childhood catchphrase, often said with different whines and groans for emphasis. My grandmother had no sympathy and threatened dusting or dishes until I learned to use my imagination for entertainment. Studies show that boredom is good for our brains. It boosts creativity and can [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:17:20+00:00May 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Beat Summer Boredom with Bookworm

Building Community One Meeting at a Time

by James Hill Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, April 24, 2022 Meetings. I know I’m not the only one who attends lots of meetings. I’m not complaining—it’s how I stay informed and how the library stays connected to the community. After all, if you want a seat at the table, you have to pull up a chair. Chillicothe [...]

By |2022-04-25T12:30:18+00:00April 25th, 2022|Comments Off on Building Community One Meeting at a Time

Music at the Library

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, April 17, 2022 by Liz Gibbons-Camp At the library, we’re busy planning for the summer and beyond, so my mind is on long, warm evenings outside, even if it is still a cool, wet spring. Summer makes me think of sitting on my Grandma’s porch swing, dancing through the yard chasing lightning bugs, and [...]

By |2022-04-18T12:13:04+00:00April 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Music at the Library
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