Celebrating Chillicothe’s Slice of History

Chillicothe Hall of Fame. Join us on Saturday, July 9th at 11am to celebrate Sliced Bread Day. Hear stories about some of our community’s founding members. The full exhibit will be on display in the Livingston County Library’s 2nd Floor Courtroom from 11am to 2pm. If you can’t make the presentation, drop in to see the exhibit. When not traveling, the exhibit resides at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center at 100 Elm Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601.


Adults at the Livingston County Library can participate in our summer reading program: Oceans of Possibilities. This year we will again be using Beanstack to log books online; Beanstack can be downloaded for free from your app store or you can create an account online at https://livingstoncountylibrary.beanstack.org. Paper logs will be available for anyone not using Beanstack. Readers will earn virtual badges and be eligible for weekly prize drawings, with a grand prize winner announced at the end. In addition to reading, patrons can also earn virtual badges for attending each of three programs at the Library this summer.

Sign in or create an account using the Beanstack app or go to livingstoncountylibrary.beanstack.org.  Select the Oceans of Possibilities challenge.

1. Check out a book from the library or one of our online apps like Axis 360 and read!

2. Log the book in Beanstack and earn a virtual badge! There will be prize drawings!

3. Attend one of our programs for an extra chance to win. Be sure to ask for the secret code word.


June 27-30 Sailing the SEVEN SEAS!

Join us Monday, June 27th at 4 p.m. for hands on fun. Children in Kindergarten-2nd grade are invited to join us to hear an ocean themed story, watch an action packed video, and make their very Mermaid Shells. All supplies are provided and no registration is required.

Every good pirate needs a pet parrot.  We will be making your very own Polly Parrot at WEE Read Storytime for ages birth to pre-K on Tuesday, June 28th at 10 am.  We will also be wearing a bandana like pirates and pretend feeding crackers to our Parrots!

The Lillian DesMarias Youth Library wants all 3rd-5th graders on Wednesday, June 29th @4 pm. We’re making mermaids and mermen. Create a justice defending Aquaman or a fiercely magical mermaid who swims the seven seas and can be your very own.

Children of all ages are invited to join the Livingston County Library this summer for our Summer Reading Program; Oceans of Possibilities. This summer’s theme explores all things ocean related. Oceans of Possibilities highlights a wide variety of water themed stories and activities will be highlighted at the Lillian DesMarias Youth Library.

For more information about this program and upcoming events in the Youth Library, contact jodi@livingstoncountylibrary.org or by calling 660-646-0563.  Important dates will also be shared on the Livingston County Library’s social media pages. Livingston County Library – Home | Facebook Livingston County Library (@lclreads) • Instagram photos and videos

DIVE into the Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.