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Pre-register now for bookworm 2023! Log reading and activities between June 5 and July 26.

Upcoming Events


Wed, May 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
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!
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 01, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Come make some awesome Perler Bead creations with us at the Main Library Annex! All materials to make a fabulous Perler Bead masterpiece is provided.

Thu, Jun 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
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

Fri, Jun 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
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, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
Help us celebrate National Donut Day at Mount Logan Branch! We will sprinkle some kindness with a donut craft, and donuts will be provided!

Sat, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
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!

Sun, Jun 04, All day
Main Library
The library is closed on Sundays between Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2023) and Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2023).

Sun, Jun 04, All day
Northside Branch
The library is closed on Sundays between Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2023) and Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2023).

Mon, Jun 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Join us for half an hour of music, movement, and short stories! On the last Monday of the month, we'll offer a bilingual storytime offered in English and Spanish.

Mon, Jun 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Big Lots parking lot
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Big Lots parking lot, 985 N. Bridge St., Chillicothe.

Mon, Jun 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Yoctangee Park
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at Yoctangee Park! Sign up for a library card, browse the collection, check out books and DVDs, and use the Bee's built-in WiFi.

Mon, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Outside of the South Salem Branch
The Bee is taking Bookworm on the road to a branch near you! Check out the Bee, listen to a story, and - weather permitting - play fun outdoor games.

Mon, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Conference Room
Reluctant readers or kids first learning to read are encouraged to pay a visit to our listening dog. Call the library to reserve your 15-minute time slot.

Mon, Jun 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Come to the Kingston Branch where we will plant sunflowers and make bumblebee bookmarks.

Mon, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - Paxton Meeting Room
Teens will use an assortment of fun and cute charms to decorate a mini memo pad.

Mon, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Richmond Dale Branch - In the Library
Come to the Richmond Dale Branch to make some cute bees using glitter and felt.

Mon, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
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 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Foulke Block (14 S Paint St) - Suite 33
Join us the first Monday of the month to discuss a variety of LGBTQ+ literature, everything from fantasy to memoirs.

Tue, Jun 06, 9:00am - 10:30am
Northside Branch - Shelterhouse
Sounds Around is back outdoors for the summer! 

Tue, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B
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 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
The First Capital PRIDE Coalition leads us in general education, definition, Q&A, and discussion of the LGBTQIA+ community. Bring your questions and we'll bring the answers.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
New date Wednesday, June 07, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Join us for a storytime and some coloring.

Wed, Jun 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Richmond Dale Branch - In the Library
Come join us for our Adult Book Club. At each meeting, we'll discuss the previous month's book and enjoy hearing everyone's thoughts and opinions on the book.

Wed, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fredneck's Mini Mart
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at Fredneck's Mini Mart, 144 Ohio 772, Bainbridge (Nipgen).

Wed, Jun 07, 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 07, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
New venue Huntington Township Family Dollar
Join us for a storytime and some coloring.

Wed, Jun 07, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Meeting Room B,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 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Westland Estates
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at Westland Estates, 2441 Anderson Station Rd., Chillicothe.

Thu, Jun 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room D
Hey kids! Do you love creating your own masterpieces? Join us at the Main Library Annex for Air Dry Clay Art! We'll provide all the materials for you to make a unique creation.

Thu, Jun 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
We will be making a friendship bread starter, sharing friendship bread recipes and samples, as well as making homemade butter!

Fri, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northside Branch - Conference Room,Myers Meeting Room
Stay cool at the library at our Frozen in Summer party! Children can enjoy games, crafts, stories, songs and more. Costumes are encouraged!

Sun, Jun 11, All day
Main Library
The library is closed on Sundays between Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2023) and Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2023).

Sun, Jun 11, All day
Northside Branch
The library is closed on Sundays between Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2023) and Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2023).

Mon, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Join us for half an hour of music, movement, and short stories! On the last Monday of the month, we'll offer a bilingual storytime offered in English and Spanish.

Mon, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Outside of the Mt. Logan Branch
The Bee is taking Bookworm on the road to a branch near you! Check out the Bee, listen to a story, and - weather permitting - play fun outdoor games.

Mon, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room,Conference Room
Reluctant readers or kids first learning to read are encouraged to pay a visit to our listening dog. Call the library to reserve your 15-minute time slot.

Mon, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch - Paxton Meeting Room
Come to Paxton Branch Library and create a fairy house diorama inside a shoebox using natural materials.

Mon, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Make a fun and unique wreath using a pizza pan and some clothespins.

Mon, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Howard S. Young (Frankfort) Branch - Frankfort Meeting Room
Learn how to make Strawberry Freezer jam.

Mon, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Bee Mobile Library
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Hope Clinic of Ross County, 610 Central Center, Chillicothe.

Mon, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
South Salem Branch - In the Library
Ohio Nature Education will be joining us to explore the stranger side of wildlife, from animals that eat their mates to those who use vomit as a defense mechanism.

Mon, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Outside the Richmond Dale Branch
Join us for a Music Performance by Nick and Nat Davission. This event will take place outside. Please bring your own chair and enjoy light refreshments.

Tue, Jun 13, 9:00am - 10:30am
Northside Branch - Shelterhouse
Sounds Around is back outdoors for the summer! 

Tue, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northside Branch - Myers Meeting Room
Celebrate Pride Month though (tiny) art! Teens can take home their masterpieces or leave them at the library to be displayed throughout the month.

Tue, Jun 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mt. Logan Branch - In the Library
Combine some science with some crafting, and what do you have? Shrinking key chains! Bring the littles to make a shrinking key chain of their own - it could also make an excellent Father's Day gift!

Tue, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Northside Branch - Shelterhouse
Join us for our Summer Music Series! Once a week, talented local musicians you know & love will be playing at the Northside Branch. Bring a friend and some lawn chairs or a blanket & enjoy the show.

Wed, Jun 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Children's Area
Come listen to some great stories and songs. Storytime helps develop a young child's literacy skills and nurtures a love of reading.

Wed, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Kingston Branch - Kingston Meeting Room
Come listen to a story and make a bumblebee puppet.

Wed, Jun 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Howard S. Young (Frankfort) Branch - Frankfort Meeting Room
join us as we work together and play fun activities, and games outside.

Wed, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clarksburg BookHive
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the BookHive in Clarksburg, located at 10849 Main St.

Wed, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Adelphi UMC
Catch the Bee, CRCPL's Mobile Library, at the Adelphi United Methodist Church, 11879 Main St., Adelphi.

Wed, Jun 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Annex Room B
Library board meetings are typically held the second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the Main Library Annex.

Wed, Jun 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Annex Room A
We will be conducting several experiments where we will be mixing different things together for different reactions.

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