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All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day

  • Bookworm 2024
  • Bridging the Gap
  • Columbus Symphony Orchestra
  • Foothill Features OUC
  • Adult Bookworm Kickoff
  • Ohio Historical Newspapers
  • Visit the Bee

  

Upcoming Events
Mon, May 27, All day
Main Library
All library locations are closed for the holiday.

Tue, May 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Have you finished 6th grade? Do you want to have something cool to put on applications? Love the library? Like helping younger kids? Want a really cool t-shirt? Sign up to be a VolunTeen!
This event is full

Tue, May 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Children's Area
Do you need someone to talk to or read with? Our library offers one-on-one sessions with licensed therapy dogs that can accompany you to make your day better.

Wed, May 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - In the Library
Join us to learn about tracing your roots and explore the resources the library has to offer.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Have you finished 6th grade? Do you want to have something cool to put on applications? Love the library? Like helping younger kids? Want a really cool t-shirt? Sign up to be a VolunTeen!

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room B
Enjoy a beautiful performance featuring an ensemble of musicians from the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.

Thu, May 30, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
Imaginative play, stories, games, art & music. This program is a partnership between the library and Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio.

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Salem Branch - In the Library
Build your own bird feeder to hang in a tree in your yard using craft sticks. You'll be able to watch the birds all summer!

Thu, May 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Have you finished 6th grade? Do you want to have something cool to put on applications? Love the library? Like helping younger kids? Want a really cool t-shirt? Sign up to be a VolunTeen!

Fri, May 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Have you finished 6th grade? Do you want to have something cool to put on applications? Love the library? Like helping younger kids? Want a really cool t-shirt? Sign up to be a VolunTeen!

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Have you finished 6th grade? Do you want to have something cool to put on applications? Love the library? Like helping younger kids? Want a really cool t-shirt? Sign up to be a VolunTeen!

Mon, Jun 03, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Shelterhouse
Join us for half an hour of music, movement, and short stories, followed by open play until 11. On the last Monday of the month, we'll offer a bilingual storytime offered in English and Spanish.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library while you pick up lunch! Monday's Sherman Park 1:30-2:00 Thursday Manor Park 1:15-1:45

Mon, Jun 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Conference Room
Do you need someone to talk to or read with? Our library offers one-on-one sessions with licensed therapy dogs that can accompany you to make your day better.

Mon, Jun 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lincoln Park Apartments
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at Lincoln Park Apartments in Chillicothe.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - In the Library
This is a book club for anybody interested in reading books and meeting new people.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Richmond Dale Branch - In the Library
Have fun making a camp lantern out of recycled materials! Create, draw, or cut out your own images to light up the night.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Have you finished 6th grade? Do you want to have something cool to put on applications? Love the library? Like helping younger kids? Want a really cool t-shirt? Sign up to be a VolunTeen!

Mon, Jun 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
Join us for a fun night of painting and great company. We will be painting a spooky sunken ship.

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Offsite
Join us the first Monday of the month to discuss a variety of LGBTQ+ literature, everything from fantasy to memoirs.

Tue, Jun 04, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Tue, Jun 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Have you finished 6th grade? Do you want to have something cool to put on applications? Love the library? Like helping younger kids? Want a really cool t-shirt? Sign up to be a VolunTeen!

Tue, Jun 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Patio
Taste test flavors of Boba to find your favorite, create your own special edition book with painted edges, and chat about your favorite books. BYOBook or choose one from our discard selection.

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ohio University Chillicothe - Bennett Hall Auditorium
Foothill Features is a new magazine-style program produced by WOUB Public Media, highlighting features of southeast Ohio. After the screening, Producer/Director Chris Flanery will answer questions.

Wed, Jun 05, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Come read stories, sing songs, and make a paper dragon.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - In the Library
Join us for a storytime and coloring.

Wed, Jun 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Richmond Dale Branch - In the Library
Join us for our Book Club for adults! We will discuss the previous month's book at each meeting and enjoy hearing everyone's thoughts and opinions.

Wed, Jun 05, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Huntington Township Family Dollar
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Huntington Township Family Dollar, 6169 Blain Hwy, Chillicothe.

Wed, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B,Myers Meeting Room,Conference Room,Shelterhouse
It's Bookworm Time! Help us kick off eight weeks of summer reading with snow cones, face painting, games, and tons of FUN!

Thu, Jun 06, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library while you pick up lunch! Monday's Sherman Park 1:30-2:00 Thursday Manor Park 1:15-1:45

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
It doesn't matter if you are an experienced painter or not! Join us for a paint afternoon using blacklights and see your glowing results!

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Enjoy the display at the Northside Art Gallery and converse with the artist himself! Light refreshments provided.

Fri, Jun 07, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Fri, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room B,Main Green
Let your preschooler explore their world through messy playtime. You make the mess, we'll clean it up!

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
South Salem Branch - In the Library
Come and learn to make kid-friendly snacks with Extension Educator Lisa Barlage of OSU Extension. Please call the library at 740-701-4145 with questions about allergies.

Fri, Jun 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - Paxton Meeting Room
Exploring is fun! Increase your curiosity by joining us in making colorful, creative binoculars. Then you can use them in your explorations!

Fri, Jun 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Reference Area
Bookworm is for everyone, and this after-hours party will help our adult readers to kick off their summer! BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) or pick up one of our suggestions.

Sat, Jun 08, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Children's Area
Can't come to storytime during the week? No worries! Come to our storytime on Saturday! We will have half an hour of short stories, music, movement, and our favorite thing to do -- bubbles!

Mon, Jun 10, All day
Northside Branch - Northside Art Gallery
Selected works by artist Steven Riggs will be on display at the Northside Branch throughout the months of June and July.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Shelterhouse
Join us for half an hour of music, movement, and short stories, followed by open play until 11. On the last Monday of the month, we'll offer a bilingual storytime offered in English and Spanish.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Visit "The Bee," CRCPL's mobile library while you pick up lunch! Monday's Sherman Park 1:30-2:00 Thursday Manor Park 1:15-1:45

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Share what you're reading in a casual setting with fellow book lovers and enjoy snacks!

Mon, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
Ahoy matey! Join us for a crafty escapade where we mold pirate necklaces from oven-baked clay. We will paint our loot and revel in swashbuckling tunes.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Conference Room
Do you need someone to talk to or read with? Our library offers one-on-one sessions with licensed therapy dogs that can accompany you to make your day better.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Corner Market
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Corner Market, 633 Charleston Pike, Chillicothe.

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - Paxton Meeting Room
Do you search for fossils? What do you see when you find one? Do you try and guess what object left the impression? Join us in creating your own unique fossil.
Registration opens Monday, May 27 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Kids, please join us for an adventure movie and popcorn. Parents can relax on our patio while enjoying refreshments and adult coloring.

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hope Clinic
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Hope Clinic of Ross County, 610 Central Center, Chillicothe.

  

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