Author Karen Dunak will discuss the post-World War II invention of what many people believe to be long-standing American wedding traditions. The real tradition, and the reason for the elaborate wedding's longevity as a cultural touchstone, is the personalization of the celebration. Couples of varied economic backgrounds, political persuasions, and cultural viewpoints have used the wedding to demonstrate views on their relationships, the nation, and their place as American citizens.
Back by popular demand! Ohio Paper Folders will present this 2 hour session on Origami, which literally means folding paper. It has been a popular activity both in its native Japan and in the United States. All participants will have the opportunity to create their own origami with the assistance of Monica Salisbury of the Ohio Paper Folders group. All materials will be supplied. Registration is required and space is limited for this free program. Contact the Reference Department at John McIntire Library for more information and to register - 740.453.0391, ext. 116 or 132.
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.