James Hill

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The Stevenson Collection

Signature and bookplate from the Stevenson collection. We keep finding Burton Stevenson books! They’re tucked into corners and under stairs and in boxes throughout the library. Mr. Stevenson was our long-time librarian (1899-1957) and a prolific editor and writer. In addition to a scholarship endowment for local youth, he left behind an enviable bevy of books. His [...]

By |2019-09-06T14:23:55+00:00September 6th, 2019|0 Comments

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette on August 31, 2019 I'm going to be honest. I have not been a model library card holder. Is it risky to admit just how little I knew about how to use that tiny, curling key card until I started here? Possibly. Have I racked up late fees in the past borrowing movies [...]

By |2019-09-04T20:24:45+00:00September 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Bookworm Success!

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, August 20, 2019 This summer flew by and we are now into August. That means that another year of the library’s summer reading program, Bookworm, is in the books. This was our 65th Bookworm, and it was a blast. Among the many fun programs we were able to share throughout the county were [...]

By |2019-08-23T14:57:12+00:00August 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Around the County and in Your Neighborhood

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, July 26, 2019 You probably know that the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library has two locations in the city of Chillicothe: the Main Library on Paint Street, and the Northside Branch on Buckeye. You may not have heard that we also have four county branch locations and three school locations. With nine [...]

By |2019-08-05T11:58:29+00:00August 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Our Stories

originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, July 7, 2019 Throughout our community, in big ways and small, people’s lives are being affected by opioids. For several years now, it’s been a hot topic in the news, online, and around kitchen tables. We hear about the statistics, the deaths, the Narcan, but behind each of those numbers is a story. [...]

By |2019-07-08T15:50:35+00:00July 8th, 2019|0 Comments