James Hill

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Love Your Library

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, February 9, 2020 This February, Love Your Library! Winter is cold and dark, and you don’t want to leave the house. We get it. This February, we want to give you a reason to come to the library and explore all the things we have to offer. Our new winter reading program is [...]

By |2020-02-10T14:09:39+00:00February 10th, 2020|0 Comments

A Librarian’s Place Is in the Woods

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, February 2, 2020 About 25 years ago, my brother’s high school took a class trip to the Smoky Mountains. They were studying Appalachian history. He bought a souvenir for me, the CD “Ways That Are Dark: A Musical Companion to Horace Kephart’s Our Southern Highlanders.” It’s a great album and still available online [...]

By |2020-02-03T13:39:00+00:00January 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Happy Birthday Dolly!

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, January 19, 2020 by Ruby Smart, Youth Services Manager You might wonder why this week’s library column is about Dolly Parton, who is a cultural icon known mostly for her music and her, well, other assets. Today Dolly Parton turns 74, and her legacy is more than just her fifty-plus years in the [...]

By |2020-01-21T13:21:12+00:00January 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Year-end Reading

Originally published in the Chillicothe Gazette, December 21, 2019 by Sheena Brown and Kelsey Holmes Being a human is hard, but you're not alone. Sometimes - especially around the holidays - life gets downright ugly and no amount of twinkling lights or tinseled trees can change it. In those times, it’s important to take care of ourselves. For those [...]

By |2019-12-23T13:06:36+00:00December 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Introducing the Beyond Books Collection

by Heather Van Gundy The heart of a library will always be its books. But, if I were to name the soul of a library it would be the music. CRCPL wants to help you create the soundtrack for your life. With just your library card you have access to music in a variety of forms: hours of commercial-free [...]

By |2019-12-16T16:34:51+00:00December 16th, 2019|0 Comments