Adult & Family Events

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Mindfulness and Meditation with Soulside Healing Arts. Free virtual workshops at noon on November 2, 9 and 16.
Mindfulness & Meditation: Free virtual workshops Nov. 2, 9, & 16 at noon.
Sliced loaf of festive holiday bread with fruit in it. Text reads "Submit a recipe for our community cookbook!"
Submit a recipe for our Community Cookbook at or download a printable form.
Black background with meteor streaks, with the text, "Meteors: Drama in the Sky, with Nick Rae of Peoria Riverfront Museum. Tuesday, December 8 at 6 pm. Virtual, via Zoom. Get expert tips on viewing this year's biggest meteor shower: the Geminids!
Attend this virtual program at
(passcode: 169256).
Book cover of Lab Girl by Hope Jahren with a block of sponsor logos and the text, "Coming spring of 2021: NEA Big Read."
winter reading challenge December 2020 to January 2021. Sign up at the library or follow the link to beanstack
Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge! Visit or pick up a paper log at the library.

Recurring Events

Book Clubs

Books+Tea @ the Library

An eclectic book club for adults that meets on fourth Mondays @ 6:30 pm.

Panel Discussions (currently on hiatus)

A graphic novel book club that explores stories told through the combination of words and visual art. Ages 16-adult.

Banned Book Club (currently on hiatus)

Banned Book Club celebrates freedom from censorship by reading and discussing controversial titles that have been banned from some schools and libraries.

Blood Drives

Chillicothe Public Library hosts blood drives with both the Red Cross and Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. See the drive schedule here.

Cooking Around the World

Cooking around the World features the cuisine and culture of a different country or region every month. Join us as we expand our palates and our horizons!

eResources 101

Get one-on-one help learning to download eBooks and use the library’s online resources for your tablet or smartphone. Call Seth at 309-247-2719 or email to make an appointment.

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