Teen Haunted Gingerbread House Craft

It’s time to build spooky gingerbread houses… The Teen Department of the Lillian DesMarias Youth Library invites teens, ages 12-18, to get crafty and creepy by creating their own edible haunted gingerbread house.  This program is Thursday, October 28th in the teen program room of the youth building. Snacks will be provided. Registration for the program is open and will […]

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Youth Library – Stay & Play

Toddler Stay and Play @ Lillian DesMarias Youth Library Monday, from 9-11 a.m.  Parents of children ages four and under are welcome to join the staff of the Youth Library for a Toddler Stay and Play. Families are welcome to enjoy this self-guided come-and-go-style event.  The program will include puzzles, blocks, ball pit, various learning activities, and stories for families […]

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Ashcroft Visits Area Libraries

Missouri’s Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft visited Chillicothe as part of a tour of libraries in the area.  Ashcroft took the time to meet the staff and learn about the jobs they do and took a tour of both the main Library and the Lillian DesMarias Youth Library.  He talked about the importance of libraries in the communities. Ashcroft says […]

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Lillian DesMarias Youth Library Ribbon Cutting

The official ribbon-cutting for the Lillian DesMarias Youth Library was Friday evening and included several representatives from the design and construction.  Among them were three directors from the library.  State Librarian Robin Westphal was the Library Director in Chillicothe when this project began.  She talked about how this came about. Westphal worked with the board and helped to secure the […]

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Children’s Library Ribbon Cutting

The official ribbon-cutting for the Lillian DesMarias Youth Library is today.  Library Director Candy Warren says the event starts at 5:30 and runs until 7:00 p.m.  Warren says the event was delayed for a bit. Warren says this will be held outside and will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by guided tours, food, games, and prizes.  In addition […]

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Youth Library – Kids Cookbook Project

The Lillian DesMarias Youth Library is getting children involved in the annual  Sliced Bread Day, which is Saturday, July 10.  Youth Library Director Jodi Moore says they are putting together a Children’s Cookbook in celebration of this day. There are recipe card templates available for pickup at the Youth Library. Photos for the recipe may also be submitted and may […]

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Book Drop Opens At Youth Library

The Lillian DesMarias Youth Library has their outside book drop open!  The book drop is located on the south side of the building. It is easily accessed from the east or west entrances. The old drive-up window at the southeast corner of the building was transformed into a book drop. Patrons of either Livingston County Library branch can drop books […]

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