Stories tagged with: John McIntire Library

April 1, 2011 - 3:54pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Tired of paying for music online? Or paying for music in general? Well how about getting your favorite tunes for free? Legally.

That's what the Muskingum County Library System is doing. The library unveiled a program called "Freegal" Friday which is the Sony music catalog. John Mcintire Library's Blair Tom says those who are library members and have a valid library card can download up to three songs per week free of charge from the virtual library.

"You can...

March 12, 2011 - 5:19pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

A new art exhibit hits the John McIntire Library.

Artists in the Southeastern Ohio Water Media Society displayed their newest pieces. In the past, the shows theme was a color but, this year they wanted a chance to dig deeper with something more outside the box and less mainstream.

"It could be illustrating a poem, it could be illustrating a song, of course they pick what they want to illustrate, they name it and they make the piece around that so it is quite a variety,...

October 5, 2010 - 8:46pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Members of the community seeking to gain insight on political candidates met with State Senator Bob Gibbs Tuesday night.

Gibbs is running against incumbent Zack Space in the battle for U.S. Representative for the 18th congressional district. Tuesday night, he highlighted key points for November's election including getting the unemployed back on their feet.

"It's about jobs and restoring that confidence because when you don't have people that are financially secure, you...

July 21, 2010 - 8:04pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

Some kids are spending the week celebrating the arts, and they want to share that with the community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters held their first-ever Rising Stars Song and Dance Camp this week to support their mentoring program.

"We just wanted to have something in town that was affordable for everyone in the community to come and work on the arts which is something I love, so I love to be able to incorporate it with children in the community," says Sarah...

December 14, 2009 - 5:50pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

More people are using their library cards across the state of Ohio.

In fact, many libraries are reporting that their circulation numbers are up.

"Libraries are alive and well. I will tell you the interesting thing is that people are using us differently, " says John McIntire Library spokesman Blair Tom.

The John McIntire Library in Zanesville has more people checking out electronic resources, such as books on tape and DVD's. There's also more people on the...

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