The Muskingum County Library System hosted an open house on Thursday to celebrate community partnerships.
Friends and partners of the library system met at the Carnegie Wing of the John McIntire Library to receive recognition for their contributions to education and literacy of community members of all ages.
"Emerging literacy, that's very young children, school age literacy and adult literacy, and we want to highlight the important outcomes occurring as a result of these...
The John McIntire Library is already preparing for their fall programs and there's something for everybody to participate in.
"We're working on some exiting adult programs," said Blair Tom, Assistant Director of John McIntire Library. "An Ohio humanities speaker on the American presidents and their sense of humor in October. Today , we wind down the Cincinnati Children's Theater who will be visiting us in December with a magician for family nights coming."
A unique perspective on culture is on display at the John McIntire Library.
The Carnegie Wing Gallery is home to several works by Newark artist Emily Talbott. She creates eco-collages, using pieces of paper from all over the world and made with sustainable resources and layers them on canvas to create the works of art.
"We're really uniquely positioned to share some enrichment opportunities with our communities and we do that with live performances, with summer readers and...
Those traveling into the downtown will see a beautiful site once work is complete.
The John McIntire Library recently removed some trees on the 5th Street side of the building that were over 20 years old. The trees were sick and others dead. The removal left the library in need of landscaping for the space. Thanks to the Daybreak Rotary the area is changing.
The organization presented the library with a $2,000 grant.
"I hear a lot of people say I know where Zanesville...
As the last commemoration event for The Great Flood of 1913, The Muskingum County Water Conservancy presented flood markers for five local establishments to mark how high the historic flood waters reached at the John McIntire Library Saturday afternoon.
"We've been part of the planning committee and one of the primary reasons is because the conservancy district was formed as a result of that Great Flood," said Darrin Lautenshleger of The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy.
For the past few weeks on WHIZ TV we have aired a dozen 90 second clips remembering the Great 1913 Flood in our area.
Now these small clips will be compiled into a DVD and will be available for purchase for twenty dollars through The John McIntire Library.
Assistant Director, Blair Tom said, "And so much interest has been expressed in having a copy that WHIZ Media Group has agreed to make those available late March early April, so people who are interested are welcome to...
Memorabilia and photographs of the 1913 flood will be on display Saturday in Zanesville.
At the John McIntire Library an event will be held where people can look at things left behind by the flood and photographs of the devastation. There will also be a discussion in which the community is encouraged to take part.
"People are encouraged and invited to share their personal stories," said Assistant Director Blair Tom. "Many people have stories their parents and...
The 100 year anniversary of the Great Flood of 1913 is being observed in many ways in the next two months.
The John McIntire Library is gearing up for the historic date, with a series of events and to enhance those events, there is a display case and bulletin board with images of the flood on loan from individual collections.
Assistant Director, Blair Tom said, "From collections of community members, a bible that survived the 1913 flood, and some of the dirt and mud can...
This is the 7th year that The United Way is offering free tax clinics to residents of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties. Those interested just need their W-2's and can call 2-1-1 to set up an appointment. If you didn't file taxes last year, you can set up an appointment to have those filed as well. The United Way will be taking appointments through the first week of April.
"Anyone that is making 60-thousand dollars or less a year is eligible. It is basic tax returns so we would...