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

All-Age Events at Main Library, Circleville:

Letterboxing: Thursday, May 3, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Used Book Sale: Saturday, May 5, 9 AM to 3 PM, sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 13, library closed

Board Game Night: Wednesday, May 16, 5 PM to 8 PM

Kids Club/Family Movie Night: Peter Rabbit (rated PG): Thursday, May 17, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Used Book Sale: Saturday, May 19, 9 AM to 3 PM, sponsored by the Friends of the Library

What Is It?/What’s It Used For?: Thursday, May 24, 6 PM to 7 PM

Memorial Day: Sunday/Monday, May 27 & 28, library closed

Library Open House & Health Fair: Monday, June 4, 5 PM to 7 PM

Teen & Adult Programs at Main Library, Circleville:

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

May 1: Batman Day

May 8: Smoothie Bike

May 15: Game Night

May 22: American History Trivia

May 29: Old Fashioned Games

A Matter Of Balance – May 2 and 4 (final sessions); co-presented with the YMCA, OSU Extension, COAAA & Berger Health; 1-3PM; Registration required at 740-474-7534

Reality Gardening: Thursday, May 10, 4 PM to 6 PM, presented by Pickaway County Master Gardeners Volunteers (2nd Thursday each month, this month’s featured topic: tending baby veggies)

Make & Take Craft: Suncatchers: Saturday, May 12, 3 PM to 5 PM, register at 740-477-1644 x 227

Interviewing Skills & Techniques: Tuesday, May 15, 10 AM to 12 PM (presented by OhioMeansJobs – Pickaway County)

Becoming A Person Of Influence: Wednesday, May 16, and May 23, 10:30 AM to 12 PM (presented by Pickaway Arts & Life Center)

Movie Matinee: Black Panther (rated PG-13): Thursday, May 17, 1:30 PM to 3:45 PM

Film Screening: Thanks A Million (not rated, 1935): Saturday, May 19, 3 PM to 4:30 PM, co-sponsored by the Ted Lewis Museum

Plant Sale: Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by the OSU Master Gardeners in the Main Library parking lot

Local History: Favorite Daughters: Monday, May 21, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, co-sponsored by the Pickaway County African American Heritage Association

Book Club for Adults: “The Butterfly Sisters” by Amy Gail Hansen, Wednesday, May 23 at 7 PM

Blood Drive: Tuesday, May 29, 12 PM-6 PM (Make an appointment at 1-800-733-2767)

Youth Programs at Main Library, Circleville:

Special Hero Storytimes: Local heroes (such as Kirk Edgington, Circleville Fire Department Captain and Jillian Sims, assistant principal, Circleville City Schools) share some of their favorite stories. Kids will have an opportunity to volunteer to read to the hero and other children. Suggested for kindergarten through 3rd grade, 4:30 PM

Monday, May 7

Monday, May 14

Tuesday, May 22

Tuesday, May 29

Younkin Branch Library Programs, Ashville:

Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30AM (babies through preschoolers and their caregivers), May 1 through May 22

Ukulele Jam: Monday, May 7, 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Board Game Night: Wednesday, May 9, 5:30 PM to 8 PM

Family Movie Matinee: Peter Rabbit (rated PG): Saturday, May 12, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 13, library closed

Memorial Day: Sunday/Monday, May 27 & 28, library closed

Computer Instruction:

Beginning MS Word: Monday, May 7, 10 AM-12 PM

Intermediate MS Excel: Saturday, May 12, 10 AM-12 PM

MS Word – Mail Merge: – Tuesday, May 15, 10 AM-12 PM

Internet Essentials: Thursday, May 17, 10 AM-12 PM

E-Mail Basics: Thursday, May 17, 12 PM-2 PM

Photoscape: Tuesday, May 22, 10 AM-12PM

Beginning Computing: Tuesday, May 29, 10 AM-12 PM

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!

Both library locations will be closed on Sundays in June, July and August.

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.