Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition provides access to all resources available through and may be used from any library computer or from any personal device connected to the library’s wireless Internet.

Click Here to access Ancestry Library Edition from the Library computers or WiFi (This link will only work in the library)

IVC High School Yearbooks

Also available is an extensive collection of year books from the Chillicothe Township High School and Illinois Valley Central High School. Click Here to view our online Yearbook Archive.

Chillicothe Times-Bulletin Archive

The Chillicothe Public Library is proud to be home to the Chillicothe Times-Bulletin newspaper in print and on microfilm dating back more than 100 years.

NewsBank Online Newspaper Archives

NewsBank has helped public libraries meet the diverse research needs of their patrons for more than 40 years. Currently, through partnerships with leading publishers worldwide, NewsBank provides public libraries with Web-based access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local, state, regional, national and international news sources.

NewsBank’s fully searchable databases are consistently updated with the current, full-text content patrons require to stay informed on issues and events. NewsBank resources also include years of archives, enabling patrons to look into subjects from the past and track trends or developments from their origins.

-Click Here to visit the America’s News archives-

-Click Here to view the Chillicothe Times Bulletin-

-Click Here to view the Peoria Journal Star-

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