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Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States

February 2017

Community Literacy Celebration

February 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Calling all children up to age 6! Celebrate a special Valentine's evening sponsored by Dolly Parton Imagination Library, 6- 7 p.m. Children will share their love for books at activity stations, game tables and a craft area. Snacks will be provided, including a chocolate fountain! There will be a story time featuring everyone's favorite love-smitten kitty, Splat the Cat. All children will receive a free book. Siblings welcome No registration is required.

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“CANS” Film Festival

February 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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School age kids: Bring a can (or box) of food for the Good Samaritan food pantry and join us for this after-hours event! We'll watch the new release "Trolls".

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March 2017

Science Club

March 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Minecraft Club Meets Science Club! - We will bring the world of Minecraft to life using technology. 3D printers will be on hand to make our own mini swords, pickaxes and more, while we play the game on our laptops. (Please note: this one-day event takes the place of our regular monthly back-to-back Minecraft Club. We will be back at Northside again starting in April. Attendance at this event WILL count towards  your mini-figure prize goal)

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Science Club

March 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Sharks! - "The Shark Cart" from the Newport Aquarium brings live sharks to you! Get up-close and personal with these amazing creatures, and learn how you can make a difference in shark conservation.

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Tai Chi

March 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that can help: improve balance and physical function, enhance social and mental well-being, improve confidence in conducting daily activities, reduce fall related risks and injuries, maintain independence and improve quality of life. Adults: Join us for an introduction. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Our guest speaker is Pam Nichols, a certified Tai Chi instructor through the Tao Academy of Kansas City.

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Science Club

March 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Space! - Workers from the Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum will teach us about constellations and help us to build star projectors!

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Science Club

March 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Sweet! - This one-hour program by "Bring the Farm to you" will introduce us to turning clear tree sap into rich maple syrup. We'll share the history and lore of sugaring, and sample tree sap and pure maple syrup.

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April 2017

2017 Ross County Backyard Farm & Garden Series

April 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Victory Garden: Growing for Food Sufficiency -April 3, 2017 6:00 p.m., Location: Main Library Chillicothe Want to grow your own food? Learn the history of Victory Gardens and how to plant one today. Classes are free. Please register calling the sponsoring library branch or email harlow.79@osu.edu

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Tai Chi

April 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that can help: • improve balance & physical function • enhance social and mental well-being • improve confidence in conducting daily activities • reduce fall-related risks and injuries • maintain independence • improve quality of life. Adults: Join us for an introduction. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Our guest presenter is Pam Nichols, a certified Tai Chi instructor through the Tao Academy of Kansas City. Please register at: www.crcpl.org.

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May 2017

Tai Chi

May 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that can help: •Improve balance & physical function •Enhance social & mental well-being •Improve confidence in conducting daily activities •Reduce fall-related risks and injuries •Maintain independence •Improve quality of life Adults: Join us for an introduction. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Our guest presenter is Pam Nichols, a certified Tai Chi instructor through the Tao Academy of Kansas City. Please register at: www.crcpl.org

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June 2017

Kids Make It !!!

June 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 20, 2017

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Every Thursday afternoon at the Main Library meeting room, we will be featuring new ways for kids and parents to create something unique at the library using tools and cutting edge technology! Drop in whenever you like between 1:30pm and 5pm and make something fun!

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Lighter Fare Book Chat

June 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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This summer take some time out to chat with fellow book lovers. We will gather at Paper City Coffee the second Thursday of June and July at 5:30pm.  In June, we will be reading Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project, and in July, we will read Liane Moriarty's What Alice Forgot.  Copies of each book will be available at the Main library ahead of time. Please register if you would like to receive an email reminder.

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Kids Care

June 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 21, 2017

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Every Friday we will meet in the children's area of the Main library to talk about different ways kids can impact their community through their actions. We will tell stories and take on shared projects to benefit local organizations, and work together to care for a small community garden on the library grounds.

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Walking Club

June 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 14, 2017

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Walking is more fun with friends, so this summer we are hosting a walking club at the Main Library. Every other Friday, we will lead two 20 minute walks aroung the neighborhood. One at 10:00am (a light stroll) and another at 10:30am (faster pace). Grab your sneakers, and meet us on the patio in front of the library!  Please register if you'd like an email reminder.

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Crafty Mornings

June 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Decorate your keys!  If you ever have trouble finding the right key on your keychain, or you would just like to jazz up your keys, this is the craft for you. Bring your key, and we will provide the rest. Free and open to the public.

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August 2017

The Social Hour

August 17, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Teens, come down to the meeting room on the 3rd Thursday of the month for crafts, snacks, and games.  Ages 12-18.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Eclipse Viewing Party

August 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Join the Chillicothe and Ross Public Libraries for an Eclipse viewing party.  If you need a great spot to view the solar eclipse, feel free to go to the Northside Branch, Howard S. Young(Frankfort) Branch, Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch, Main Library Annex, Richmond Dale Branch, Kingston Branch and at 2:30pm you will experience the eclipse together. They have a limited number of eclipse glasses and pinhole viewers available so registration is required.  Please visit www.crcpl.org

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Teen Writing Club

August 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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This is a writing club for teens ages 12-18.  We will meet the last Thursday of the month to write, read and critique.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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Calling ALL Board Gamers

August 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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This Month's Board Game:  TICKET TO RIDE We are building a collection of board games, and we'll be featuring them over the next several months!  Ths month, come play Ticket to Ride. Let us know how you like this game and other favorites. This is a great way to meet fellow board gamers too!  Please register online at www.crcpl.org if you would like a reminder email.

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September 2017

Warm Up in Chilli

September 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day 8 of the month, repeating until October 13, 2017

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come make something to help keep kids warm this winter.  We'll have supplies and patterns to knit, crochet, or sew hats, mittens, scarves, and blanket squares.  Items will be donated to the Children's Clothing Bank.  Staff will also be on hand to help you with the techniques.  Please register if you'd like an email reminder.

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Calling All Board Gamers

September 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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This month's game is Fluxx & Smash-Up.  We are building a collection of board games, and we will be featuring them over the next several months.  Let us know how you like these games, and what some of your other favorites are.  Great way to meet fellow board gamers too!!

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Brown Bag Book Chat

September 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Our lunchtime book group meets the third Wednesday of every month at noon in the Main Library meeting room.  Bring your lunch and come chat with us!  September's book "White Dog Fell From the Sky" by Eleanor Morse.  Registration required.

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Books ‘N’ Bites

September 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A special book club just for kids grades 3-6! Join us in the meeting room at the Main Library for snack, beverages and fun discussion of books YOU want to read.  September is Banned Book Month, so in celebration we will be reading and seriously discussing(really) the often challenged book "The Adventures of Captain Underpants" by David Pilkey. Copies available through the library. Registration is required

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Junior Books -N- Bites

September 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A special book club just for kids grades 1-3! Join us in the meeting room at the Main Library for snack, beverages and fun discussion of books YOU want to read. September is Banned Book Month, so in celebration we will be reading a banned picture book  "The Sneetches" by Dr. Seuss. Just ask your librarian for a copy. Registration is required

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October 2017

Calling All Board Gamers !!!

October 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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We are building a collection of board games, and will be featuring them over the next several months! This month, come play Gloom and Kill Dr. Lucky. Let us know how you like these games and what some of your other favorites are. Great way to meet fellow board gamers too.

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Brown Bag Book Chat

October 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Our lunchtime book group meets the third Wednesday of every month at noon in the Main Library meeting room. Bring your lunch and come chat with us. October's Book is "Murder on the Orient Express" by Agatha Christie

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Junior Books N Bites

October 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A special book club just for kids grades 1-3. Join us in the Main Library meeting room for snacks, beverages, and fun discussions of books you want to read.  This month's selection is Happy Haunting, Amelia Bedelia by Herman Parish. Just ask your librarian for a copy. Registration is required

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Books n Bites

October 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A special book club just for kids grades 3-6. Join us in the Main library meeting room for snacks, beverages, and fun discussion of books you want to read. For October, we will devour some spooky fare by reading and discussing the book Caroline by Neil Gaiman. Registration is required

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November 2017

Will It Waffle

November 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Now that Halloween is over you probably have more candy than you know what to do with. We know what you can do. Make waffles!! That's right, candy in waffles. It's a thing of beauty. Drop in anytime between 3-5pm. We provide the batter and toppings, you provide the candy.

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Junior Books & Bites

November 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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This book club is open to all first, second and third graders. Registration is required. Books will be on reserve at the library for check out. Children are encouraged to read the book on their own but they may read with a parent, or be read to. This month's selection is "Thank You, Sarah" by Laurie Halse Anderson

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Book N Bites

November 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A special book club just for kids grades 4-6! Join us for snacks, beverages, and fun discussion of books YOU want to read! For November, we will be reading the graphic novel "Sisters" by Raina Telgemeier; it's a story about a long car trip to visit relatives while trying to get along with siblings that drive your crazy.  Sound familiar? Registration is required.

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December 2017

Make & Take – Custom Cookie Cutters

December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A unique gift idea or just for holiday fun, join us at the library to make custom cookie cutters. We will design cookie cutters on the computer, and print them using our 3D printer.

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New Elevator & Teen Zone Ribbon Cutting

December 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come check out our new elevator and our redecorated teen zone. Join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and light refreshments

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2017 Ross County Backyard Farm & Garden Series – Homegrown Kitchen

December 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Homegrown Kitchen: Cook and Create from the Garden. DIY projects with fresh garden ingredients.

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Warm Up in Chilli – Charity Event

December 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come make something to help keep kids warm this winter. We will have supplies and patterns to knit or crochet hats, mittens, scarves, and blanket squares. Items will be donated to the Children's Clothing Bank. Beginners are welcome.

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Silver Strings Dulcimers

December 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Join us for an evening of beautiful music in the library.  The Silver Strings Mountain Dulcimers will play a selection of traditional dulcimer music as well as some holiday favorites. It's always a special treat to hear this group play.

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Make & Take Fleece Scarves

December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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These fleece scarves make perfect last-minute gifts. There's (almost) no sewing involved, and all materials will be supplied.

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Brown Bag Book Chat

December 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Our lunchtime book group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at noon in the Main Library meeting room. Bring your lunch, and come chat with us.  December's Book: "The Great Christmas Knit-Off" by Alexandra Brown

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January 2018

The Social Hour

January 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Teens, come down to the meeting room on the 3rd Thursday of the month for crafts, snacks and games. Ages 12-18.

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Pan For Gold

January 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Join Randy Gowdy, the Ohio State Director of the Ohio Buckeye Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America, for a live demonstration and your chance to shout "Eureka!!" as you pan for real gold! And although you can't take the gold home, you will be rewarded for your hard work. Space is extremely limited so you MUST register.

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Teen Writing Club

January 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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This is a writing club for teens age 12-18. We will meet the last Thursday of the month to write, read and critique. Registration is required.

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Jr. Books N Bites

January 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A book club just for kids grades 1-3! Join us for snacks and fun discussions.  This month's book is "Pond" by Jim LaMarche. Just ask your librarian for a copy

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Books N Bites

January 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A book club just for kids grades 3-6. Join us for snacks and fun discussion of books YOU want to read.  For January, we will be reading " The War That Saved My Life" by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Registration is required.

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February 2018

Warm Up in Chilli

February 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Stop by the Main Library on Friday, February 9th at 10:00am to make something to help keep kids warm this winter.  They will have supplies and patterns to knit or crochet hats, mittens, scarves, and blanket squares.  Items will be donated to the Children's Clothing Bank. Beginners are welcome.

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Books N Bites

February 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A special book club just for kids grades 4-6. Join the Main Library for snacks, beverages, and fun discussion of books YOU want to read. February's book selection will be " The Stonekeeper" (Amulet, #1) by Kazu Kibuishi.

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Junior Books N Bites

February 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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A special book club just for kids grades 1-3. Join the Main Library for snacks, beverages, and fun discussion. February's books are "The Empty Pot" and "The Greatest Power" by Demi.  Just ask the librarian for copies.

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March 2018

Teen Cooking Challenge

March 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Prepare a 3-course meal in a St. Patrick's Day-themed "no cook" cooking challenge! Meals will be judged on taste, creativity, and presentation. All ingredients will be provided. For teens age 12-18. Registration is required.

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Composting

March 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Turn your spoil to soil. Learn to make free fertilizer for your lawn, garden, and house plants. Discuss various methods of composting and how adding it to your garden improves soil's condition, water retention and nutrient availability.

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May 2018

Backyard Farm & Garden Series

May 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Containers and raised beds: Simple ways to get started in gardening- Beginning gardeners get off to a good start with containers and/or raised beds. Containers and plants will be available for hands on planting and take home. Limited materials, please RSVP with the sponsoring library branch.

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Raised Bed Planting at the Main Library

May 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come help us plant the raised beds behind the Main Library. Beginners welcome! We'll talk about some of the advantages of raised beds, and you'll have a chance to get your hands in the dirt. We will provide the supplies.  

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Engage at Every Age Conference

May 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Announcing the 2018 Senior Conference! May 18, 2018 come be the one to make a difference in our senior community! #Bthe1 The Conference will take place at the Main Library on Paint Street in Chillicothe. Registration will be from 8AM-8:30AM and Breakfast will be served at 8:30AM. A panel discussion on Suicide Prevention, Bingo, Door Prizes and information booths. Please RSVP by May 11, 2018 to Kathleen Sims. 740-775-7881 ext. 105, or email kathy@chillimha.com or mail to Kathleen Sims, CMHA, 178…

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August 2018

Make it at the Main Library

August 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Adults- learn to whip up a quick and easy fresh salsa. We will use produce from our library garden, and try it out with some tortilla chips. Registration is required.

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Game Night

August 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Join the Main Library for Game Night on August 28th from 6-8pm. Come check out the collection of board games and play your favorites

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October 2018

Backyard Farm & Garden Series

October 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Fall Planting: Bulbs and Perennials - Learn which bulbs are perennials to plant in the fall. We will share methods to protect plants overwinter and ensure a colorful spring.

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Preschool Storytime at Main Library

October 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Knit and Crochet at the Main Library

October 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come knit or crochet with the Main Library. Feel free to bring whatever project you’re working on! We’ll have some yarn and patterns on hand in case you need inspiration. As always, beginners are welcome

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Preschool Storytime at Main Library

October 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime at Main Library

October 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Teen Writing Club

October 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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This is a writing club for teens ages 12-18. We will meet the last Thursday of the month to write, read and critique.

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Preschool Storytime at Main Library

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Library after Dark: Zombies

October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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What happens in the library after all the patrons leave, the lights are turned off, and the doors are locked? Come walk through our haunted library–if you dare. Full of thrills and chills, and definitely not for the faint of heart. May not be suitable for young children.

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

October 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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November 2018

Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Preschool Storytime

November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 30, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Preschool Storytime

November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 30, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Holiday Open House

November 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Adults and kids can enjoy refreshments and make a craft throughout the afternoon. We'll also have a storytime at 1:30pm.

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Preschool Storytime

November 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 30, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Escape Chillicothe – Escape Room Experience

November 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

The Chillicothe Jaycees presents, "Escape Chillicothe" in coordination with the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library! You have 1 hour to escape from one of our rooms. Find your way out by solving challenging puzzles along the way. Fun for enthusiasts of all ages! Room 1: "Escape to the 80's!" Room 2: "Hocus Pocus" $ 20 a person / Groups of 4-6 recommended Please book a room in advance using our booksy system. Only one person from your group needs…

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Preschool Storytime

November 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 30, 2018

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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January 2019

Preschool Storytime

January 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until January 25, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

January 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until January 25, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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Family Movie Night

January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Bring blankets and pillows, wear your comfy jammies and enjoy watching "Incredibles 2". Popcorn provided by Danbarry.

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Preschool Storytime

January 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until January 25, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

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March 2019

Preschool Storytime

March 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading

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Drop-In Thursdays

March 7, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Drop in anytime on Thursdays between 4:30-6 pm for fun! Activities will change each week but can include games, crafts, music, or cooking! For Teens and Pre-Teens

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Preschool Storytime

March 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading

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Knit & Crochet at Lunch

March 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Looking for something to do on your lunch break? Come knit or crochet with us. Feel free to bring whatever project you’re working on! We’ll have some yarn and patterns on hand in case you need inspiration. Beginners are welcome. Main Library Reference Area (2nd Floor)

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Drop-In Thursdays

March 14, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Drop in anytime on Thursdays between 4:30-6 pm for fun! Activities will change each week but can include games, crafts, music, or cooking! For Teens and Pre-Teens

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Preschool Storytime

March 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading

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Drop-In Thursdays

March 21, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Drop in anytime on Thursdays between 4:30-6 pm for fun! Activities will change each week but can include games, crafts, music, or cooking! For Teens and Pre-Teens

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Preschool Storytime

March 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading

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Drop-In Thursdays

March 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Drop in anytime on Thursdays between 4:30-6 pm for fun! Activities will change each week but can include games, crafts, music, or cooking! For Teens and Pre-Teens

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Preschool Storytime

March 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child’s literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading

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July 2019

Garden Check

July 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until August 27, 2019

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Main Library Courtyard Come see what’s happening in the garden. Help water and take care of the plants, and learn about gardening. Garden helpers will share the veggies we grow!

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Knit and Crochet at Lunch

July 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Main Library Reference Area (2nd Floor) Looking for something to do on your lunch break? Come knit or crochet with us. Feel free to bring whatever project you’re working on! We’ll have some yarn and patterns on hand in case you need inspiration.

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September 2019

Energy Education Workshop and Solar Cooking Demonstration

September 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Rural Action Sustainable Energy Solutions will facilitate an "Exploring Energy" Workshop. Participants will learn about how energy efficiency and renewable energy works with hands-on activities and interactive displays. Free weatherization items including LED light bulbs, weatherization stripping, power strips and solar lanterns will be distributed to participants. They will also be demonstrating solar cooking with GoSun stoves. Snacks provided. This is a free event. Registration

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October 2019

Library After Dark: Creepy Carnival

October 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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What happens in the library after all the patrons leave, the lights are turned off, and the doors are locked? Come walk through our haunted library - if you dare. Full of thrills and chills, and definitely not for the faint of heart. Not suitable for young children Free and open to the public.

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January 2020

Teen Drop-in Thursdays

January 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Hey teens! Looking for something fun to do on a Thursday afternoon? Stop by the Main Library anytime between 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays for Teen Drop-In! Activities change weekly but have previously included crafts, cooking, sewing, and even SLIME!

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Teen Drop-in Thursdays

January 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Hey teens! Looking for something fun to do on a Thursday afternoon? Stop by the Main Library anytime between 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays for Teen Drop-In! Activities change weekly but have previously included crafts, cooking, sewing, and even SLIME!

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Teen Drop-in Thursdays

January 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Hey teens! Looking for something fun to do on a Thursday afternoon? Stop by the Main Library anytime between 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays for Teen Drop-In! Activities change weekly but have previously included crafts, cooking, sewing, and even SLIME!

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Teen Drop-in Thursdays

January 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Hey teens! Looking for something fun to do on a Thursday afternoon? Stop by the Main Library anytime between 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays for Teen Drop-In! Activities change weekly but have previously included crafts, cooking, sewing, and even SLIME!

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Teen Drop-in Thursdays

January 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
+ Google Map

Hey teens! Looking for something fun to do on a Thursday afternoon? Stop by the Main Library anytime between 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays for Teen Drop-In! Activities change weekly but have previously included crafts, cooking, sewing, and even SLIME!

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February 2020

Local Author Fair

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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We have so much talent in Chillicothe! Come meet and talk with some of our local authors. There will be books on hand to purchase and have signed. We'll also have light refreshments for you to enjoy while you visit.

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July 2020

Drive-In Movie at Main Library

July 17 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Main Library, 140 S. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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Whether you're reliving all the feelings or experiencing it for the first time, drive on over for some summertime fun! The movie starts at dusk, but please plan to arrive early to secure your spot in the parking lot at Main Library. Your car radio is your sound system for the night, so be ready to tune in to the broadcast. You must remain in your car during the movie. This film is rated PG-13. To see what's playing, visit…

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