As one of the oldest cities in Ohio, Zanesville has a rich and fascinating history filled with many tales of the mysterious and unexplained. Join us in welcoming the Ohio Exploration Society as they share stories of haunted Zanesville and Muskingum County, as well as accounts of their own paranormal investigations. Registration is requested and can be completed by contacting the Reference Department at John McIntire Library - 740.453.0391, ext. 116 or 132.
Area adults are invited to this latest Lunch & Learn program where author and speaker Brenda Nixon will discuss Amish culture. With an insider's look at the Amish way of life, Nixon brings Amish neighbors and friends to life. Her daughter is married to an ex-Amish man, the son of a bishop, and Nixon's home has become a safe house of sorts for those who have chosen to live in the English world. Registration is required and space is limited for this free program. Contact the Reference Desk at John McIntire Library for more information and to register - 740.453.0391, ext. 116 or 132.
Lalita Tademy, author of the two historical novels, Cane River and Red River, takes fascinating moments in history and turns them into powerful, heart-wrenching fiction. Her third novel, Citizens Creek, chronicles two different lives in its two parallel sections: those of Cow Tom, a slave born in Alabama and sold to a Creek Indian chief prior to his tenth birthday, and that of Cow Tom's granddaughter, Rose.