Is there a web site for the city of Circleville?
Does the library have back issues of newspapers?

The Library currently retains the current and the previous months’ issues for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Columbus Dispatch, Chillicothe Gazette, and Circleville Herald. The library also has the Circleville Herald and its previous variations dating back to the mid-1800s on microfilm. Please ask our reference staff to assist you with the microfilm reader.

Does the library have dissolution packets?

No. The library does not have dissolution packets. We do have books with dissolution and other divorce agreement forms. However, the patron is responsible for copying the forms himself/herself. The library staff cannot give legal advice. Patrons use the forms copied from books at their own risk.

Can the library staff help troubleshoot problems with my personal computer?

No. The library staff cannot help troubleshoot problems with patrons’ personal computers or software. However, we can refer patrons to materials, websites, or professional services that may help with troubleshooting various personal computer or software problems. The library’s IT staff is available for one-on-one appointments to assist with learning about your device and software. Please schedule an appointment at the Information Desk. 

Does the library have a genealogy department?

The library does have a genealogy section with materials about Pickaway County and Ohio history. The library also has the Circleville Herald on microfilm, which can be used to find obituaries and other historical information about the area. The library also subscribes to certain genealogy-related databases such as Heritage Quest and, which are available from our website in the Online Reference > Online Databases section. Heritage Quest can be used from home with access to the Internet and a valid Pickaway County District Public Library card number and pin number. However, can be used only on the computers at the library. Contact the reference department with questions regarding the library’s genealogical services. The Pickaway County Historical and Genealogical society also maintains a collection of useful resources for genealogical and historical research (