Stories tagged with: John McIntire Library

July 11, 2012 - 4:42pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Dozens of plants and pieces of artwork were on display for the public outside of the John McIntire Library Wednesday.

The annual Earth to Art event, which is in its 6th year of existence, features vibrant displays of plants as well as paintings and photography.

The money raised will provide grants to local schools in Muskingum County to fund classroom projects that serve horticultural purposes.

Chairwoman Kathy Mohler said prizes are awarded to entrants and those who visit...

April 27, 2012 - 4:55pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

Sometimes it's tough to return a good book to the library, but an event this weekend is allowing readers to keep certain books for a small fee.

The John McIntire Library in Zanesville is holding its "Buck-A-Bag-Of-Books" sale.  Assistant Director Blair Tom said anyone can buy a bag from the Friends of the Muskingum County Library System and stuff it full of books for just a dollar.

"Some books are no longer borrowed because newer books are in the collection,...

April 17, 2012 - 5:23pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

The John McIntire Library hosted presentations from over a dozen community organizations today.

The agencies of the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties spoke to investors and area residents on how their agencies will impact the community during the next fiscal year.

Executive Director of the United May Meg Deedrick said last year the United Way raised just under $1,000,000 with some of that money going towards the Agency's programs.

"The overall campaign...

April 16, 2012 - 7:15pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

One local organization is teaching area kids how to deal with bullying.

Muskingum University's Community Action Learning in Forensics program and the C.A.S.S./M.I.N.D. program teamed up to mentor and tutor at-risk youth at the John McIntire Library Monday Evening.

Student volunteers from Muskingum University performed skits aimed at educating students about bullying and ways to avoid becoming a victim.

M.I.N.D. CEO Cassandra McDonald said the idea came about after one of...

April 9, 2012 - 4:02pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

The John McIntire Library will play host to a presentations from over a dozen community organizations next week.

The agencies of the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties will speak on how their agencies will impact the community during the 2013 fiscal year.

Library Assistant Director and United Way Investment Committee Chairman Blair Tom said the goal is to be more transparent to investors and area residents.

"Each agency will give a five minute...

April 2, 2012 - 3:22pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

Now that we're into spring, people are anxious to get their gardens going...

Master Gardeners hosted a informational seminar at John McIntire library Monday night. Library Assistant Director Blair Tom said the group covers a variety of topics that affect gardeners.

"The members of Master Gardeners are such a terrific resource for the community. They have a wealth of knowledge and practical experience. So they'll share a variety of options that people can consider with...

March 2, 2012 - 5:46pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

A new exhibit is open at the John McIntire Library Friday.

The Carnegie Wing Gallery is kicking off a show by the Southeastern Ohio Water Media Society.

Assistant Director, Blair Tom said artists from around the area are showcasing paintings that represent their favorite things.

The show is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and runs through March 27th."Each entry reflects the artist's response to the theme, "My favorite thing." and what's...

January 9, 2012 - 4:42pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

"Ohio and the Civil War: 150 Years Later" is an exhibit now open in Zanesville.

The John McIntire Library will offer the display throughout the month of January. Assistant Director Blair Tom said the exhibit showcases the impact the war had on Ohio communities, and in turn the impact residents had on the war.

"We label our selves as the Information Destination, this is another way of hosting and sharing information through the lecture and through the exhibit,...

October 28, 2011 - 6:15pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

A one-day workshop will put those who haven't received a high school diploma one credit closer towards achieving their college education- and for the community it's free.

Ohio University Zanesville is partnering with the program M.I.N.D-Making Impact Negotiating Decisions - to offer a one-credit hour workshop to teach individuals the skills they need to succeed at a job interview.

 "Attacking stage fright, which is the most horrible thing for most people, learning how...

September 6, 2011 - 5:22pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Library System is launching its Story Time program for this coming fall.

The program offers stories for babies, toddlers, and pre-school youngsters at the John Mcintire Library. Those that have children in pre-school can also take advantage of the program at the Dresden, Duncan Falls-Philo, and New Concord branches of the library.

"We invite people to register for these programs conservatively valued at 50 dollars so its a great free program for early...

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