Stories tagged with: John McIntire Library

April 16, 2012 - 7:15pm
2 years 50 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
2 years 51 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
2 years 52 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 4 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 11 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 22 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 29 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...

May 31, 2011 - 1:44pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

It's time to ensure your child does not fall victim to summer-time 'brain drain.'
 

The John Mcintire Library summer reading program kicks-off this week. The program uses incentives like games, songs, and special discounts to encourage kids to read. Library Assistant Director, Blair Tom said, kids should read at grade level, but understands the most important thing is to keep their brains active.
 

"What we know is while they are having fun, we are...

May 20, 2011 - 6:04pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

During these tough economic times, many have considered the thought of going back to school to further their education. But what if you had a little cash incentive to help your decision?

The Mind Your Own Business program along with Ohio University-Zanesville and the Muskingum County Library System are doing just that. They are partnering up in an effort to help those who don't have a high school diploma or GED. Residents will be able to take a class on public speaking and interviewing...

April 29, 2011 - 9:09pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

With Kate and William officially tying the knot Friday morning , southeast Ohio also took part in the Royal Wedding with its own reception.

The John Mcintire Library invited the community out to celebrate with wedding cake. John Mcintire's Blair Tom says it's more than just eating the cake, it's history in the making.

"A lot of the people have borrowed books that we have on the monarch, on previous royal weddings, on Prince William," said Tom.

Tom also says many...

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