The library will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, for staff development. This includes the Main Library in Circleville, the Younkin Branch in Ashville and the Bookmobile.

There has been a great response to the One Book, One Community “The Blue Zones” by Dan Buettner. Please check out a copy today and join us for programs later this month and into April.

Here’s what is coming up at the Pickaway County Library in February:

All-Age Events at Main Library, Circleville:

Escape Room: Locked In The Library: Saturday, Feb. 3, 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM; registration required at 740-477-1644 x 227

Kids Club/Family Movie Night: Wonder (rated PG, based on the book by R.J. Palacio): Thursday, Feb. 15, 6 PM to 8 PM


Teen & Adult Programs at Main Library, Circleville:

Crochet-A-Long: Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 26 and March 5, 2 PM to 4 PM; registration required

Digital Knowledge: Apple iPhone/iPad: Tuesdays, Feb. 6 (Basics), 13 (Intermediate), 20 (Advanced); 12 PM to 1:30 PM

Teen Tuesday (grades 6-12): every Tuesday, 5 PM to 7 PM

Feb. 6: DIY Bird Feeders

Feb. 13: Anti-Valentine Photo Booth

Feb. 20: Food For Thought

Feb. 27: Polar Bear Craft

Make & Take Craft: Heart Door Hanging: Saturday, Feb. 10, 3 PM to 5 PM

Magic Workshop: Sunday, Feb. 11, 1 PM to 4:30 PM

Local History: African American Families in Pickaway County, part 1: Monday, Feb. 12, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Movie Matinee: Wonder (rated PG): Thursday, Feb. 15, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Interviewing Skills Workshop: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 10 AM to 12 PM (presented by OhioMeansJobs – Pickaway County)

Genealogy: Using Basics: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 6 PM to 8 PM

Book Club for Adults: “The Blue Zones: 9 lessons for living longer” by Dan Buettner on Mon. Feb. 26 at 1PM or Wed, Feb. 28 at 6:30PM or Sat. March 3 at 11AM

Blood Drive: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2 PM-7 PM (Make an appointment at 1-800-733-2767)


Youth Programs at Main Library, Circleville:

Preschool Storytime: Mondays at 10:30AM (none Feb. 19)

OCU Tutoring (grades K thru 5): Tuesdays from 3PM to 6:30PM (appointments available other days by calling 740-477-1644 x 236)

Baby/Toddler Storytime: Wednesdays at 10:30AM

Kids Club (grades 1-5): every Thursday, 6PM

Feb. 1: Art – Pencil Caddy

Feb. 8: Science – Experimenting with Salt

Feb. 15: Movie – Wonder, rated PG, based on the book by R.J. Palacio, 6 PM to 8 PM

Feb. 22: Math – Food Labels

Youth Craft: Valentine Boxes & Cards: Saturday, Feb. 3, 1PM to 2PM, registration required at 740-477-1644 x 236

Youth Craft: Penguin Snow Globe: Saturday, Feb. 17, 1PM to 2PM, registration required at 740-477-1644 x 236


Younkin Branch Library Programs, Ashville:

Ukulele Jam: Monday, Feb. 5, 6:30PM to 8PM

Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30AM (babies through preschoolers and their caregivers)

Family Movie Matinee: Goodbye, Christopher Robin (rated PG): Saturday, Feb. 10, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Budgeting Now & For Retirement: Thursday, Feb. 22, 6PM to 7PM (for teens and adults, presented by Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center)

Make & Take Craft: Wish Bracelets: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM (teens and adults)


Computer Classes, registration required, call 740-477-1644 x 227:

One-On-One Computer Instruction is available by appointment. Schedule by calling 740-477-1644 x 227.



The Bookmobile visits 38 stops around the county. Materials available on the Bookmobile include books for all ages, movies and music. Other materials available by request. Bookmobile stops include Williamsport, Darbyville, New Holland, South Bloomfield, Tarlton, Commercial Point, Orient, Ashville area and Circleville area. Schedules of exact times and locations are available at any library location or at


Everyone is welcome at the library’s programs, which are free to attend.

For a complete list of programs, visit The library is also on FaceBook and Twitter!

Pickaway County District Public Library, 1160 N. Court Street, Circleville, OH 43113; Phone: 740-477-1644

Floyd E. Younkin Branch Library, 51 Long Street, Ashville, OH 43103; Phone 740-983-8856

The mission of the Pickaway County District Public Library is to provide information and services to engage, educate, entertain and enrich our community.