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Library Information

Northside Branch

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 7:00PM

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 7:00PM

We're closed Sunday May 26 due to Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed
(Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer)
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed
(Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer)

Address
550 Buckeye Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Tel: 740-702-4145
About the branch

The Northside Library is a wonderful place to relax and convene. It features several meeting spaces which are available for nonprofit use; an outdoor patio, shelterhouse, and children's play area; programs for all ages; and is home to our Beyond Books collection of unique items for circulation.


On-Site Services

Get lost browsing our stacks while searching for your next read! The Northside Branch houses fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, magazines, large print, books for kids and teens, music, movies, and much more, including:

  • Drive-through window with book return slot
  • Computers and laptops with high-speed Internet and Microsoft Office software
  • Photocopy and Remote Printing services – black & white and color prints, $.10 page for black and white, $.50 per page for color
  • Faxing service – All local and toll-free faxing is free.  For long distance faxes, the charge is $1 for every five pages, with a maximum cost per fax of $3.  No international faxes. 
  • Reference service
  • Free notary public service (Please call ahead at 740-702-4145)
  • Free, open WiFi in our library and parking lot
  • Large and small meeting rooms as well as a shelter house available for community non-profit use
  • Programs for all ages!
  • An Art Gallery Space for public exhibits
  • Book-a-Bike and explore the downtown area!
  • Beyond Books Collection – Browse our ever-growing collection of nontraditional items available for checkout. Borrow a Chromebook, a WiFi hotspot, a cake pan, or take home some seeds from the Seed Library!
  • Free 1-1 Tech Tutoring and Northstar Digital Learning Assessment proctoring
  • Teacher, Parent & Caregiver Collections – Let us curate a collection of children’s books for your little ones, specific to any topic or interest.
  • Book Match – Tell us your preferences, and we'll help you find the perfect next read.
  • Bookworm Summer Reading Program for all ages
  • Peer Recovery Support - Our Peer Recovery Supporter is here to listen and provide helpful resources.

Also check out our robust offering of Online Resources, available for free with your library card.


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All locations, hours, and holidays/closings (printable PDF)

Book a meeting space at Northside

Events
Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Myers Meeting Room
Ready to learn what Dungeons & Dragons is all about? This class will introduce you to this popular role-playing game. No experience is necessary!

Mon, Jun 03, All day
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
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, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Tue, Jun 04, All day
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, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Wed, Jun 05, All day
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, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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 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, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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 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, All day
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, All day
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
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, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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
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.

Tue, Jun 11, All day
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 12, All day
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 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Myers Meeting Room
Enjoy the outdoors and hunting for treasure? Geocaching might be your new favorite hobby. Join us to get an introduction and find your first cache.

Wed, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
In the grassy lawn behind our Northside library, we hold a summer music series showcasing different local musicians! Bring a chair, a snack, and relax for an hour of music.

Thu, Jun 13, All day
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 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Shelterhouse
Visit with live farm animals when Bring the Farm to You comes to the Northside Branch!

Fri, Jun 14, All day
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 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Shelterhouse
What better way to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride than with a literal pop of color? This art style can get messy, dress appropriately. All supplies provided. Close-toed shoes are required.

Sat, Jun 15, All day
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 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Myers Meeting Room
Want to be an author or artist when you grow up? Love graphic novels and comics? Kids and teens, come to local author Wes Molebash's hands-on workshop to learn more!

Mon, Jun 17, All day
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 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
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 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Tue, Jun 18, All day
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 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
In the grassy lawn behind our Northside library, we hold a summer music series showcasing different local musicians! Bring a chair, a snack, and relax for an hour of music.

Thu, Jun 20, All day
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 21, All day
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 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Shelterhouse
Join us for fun STEM water activities outside! Please be sure to be prepared to get wet.

Fri, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Myers Meeting Room
Unleash your creativity and engineering skills by crafting mesmerizing marble runs from recycled materials.