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Browse Our Collection

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Not sure what you want? Here are some suggestions for BROWSING the various collections in our library. If you find something that is interesting, and you want more like it, or if you already know what you want, you can also SEARCH within these collections.

Leisure Reading Collection:

These are current, award-winning (e.g. Pulitzer), best-selling fiction and nonfiction books. Leisure Reading*

Videos on our Shelves:


Electronic Books:

There are three sets of books that you read right on your computer screen.

Net library: Browse by clicking on the link “see our collection of ebooks”.

OhioLINK Electronic Books: Use the “browse” link.

Safari Books: are an excellent source for information about computers/technology.

Periodicals (Journals, Magazines) on our Shelves:

Periodicals* Most journals are available electronically through our databases, but you may find what you need on our shelves.

Special Collection on Religious Tolerance:

Special Collection* This collection includes the rare books in the climate controlled cases.

Special Collection on Gough Arts Memorial:

Special Collection* This collection consists of books donated by the Gough Family in memory of their daughter, local artist Kathryn Gough. The Gough Family are active patrons of the community and well-known artists.

Children’s Collection:

Children's Collection* This collection is not easy to browse. Follow the link and browse by going to the previous or next screen. If you find a title you like, click on the blue call number link and see if the location of the book is “Chillicothe Children's Collection” All of our children’s books are kept on the Chillicothe Children's Collection shelves.

Microfilm Collection:

Microfilm Collection* We have microfilm readers in the back of the library.


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