James Hill

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Thank a vet!

For the past seven years on Armed Forces Day, the library has hosted a Military Appreciation Picnic. It is a community picnic, and all are welcome. This year we were lucky to have beautiful weather, which helped build attendance. Visible throughout the crowd were military hats and shirts, letting all know in what branch of the military each served, [...]

By |2019-05-23T17:06:39+00:00May 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Bookworm: 65 Years of Reading

by Ruby Smart, Youth Services Manager [Originally published in The Chillicothe Gazette] In 1951, members of the Chillicothe Junior Civic League (JCL) started a summer reading program called Bookworm. Its purpose was to encourage kids to keep reading during summer break. In 1953, Burton Stevenson, the director of the Chillicothe Public Library, wrote a letter to JCL expressing an [...]

By |2019-05-16T18:46:45+00:00May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

How much do you know about your public library?

Beyond Books by Debbie Nunziato          [originally published in The Chillicothe Gazette, May 12, 2019] The Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library (CRCPL) is part of a consortium of nearly 100 library systems throughout Ohio, from Ashtabula to Brown County. If you don’t see that book, DVD, CD or magazine on our shelves, you can request it from another location. [...]

By |2019-05-13T13:50:21+00:00May 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Jean E. Myers

by James Hill If you've ever visited the Northside Branch, you've probably seen signs for The Myers Room. Recently, a staff member asked me who Jean E. Myers was. I admitted that I didn't know but would see what I could find out. I started by asking current and past staff members who worked for the library around the [...]

By |2019-04-25T12:50:42+00:00April 22nd, 2019|1 Comment

Happy National Library Week!

Abridged Books and the Friends of the Library Book Sale Originally published April 7, 2019 in the Chillicothe Gazette by James Hill “A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read,” said Mark Twain. I understand that. I love to read and do it daily, but there are some books that I end [...]

By |2019-04-08T15:47:21+00:00April 8th, 2019|0 Comments