Teen Lock In

Once a year, after the library has closed and everyone has gone home, teens in grades 6-12 take over the library for an evening of games, mystery and activities. Area teens are welcome to join the fun solving a mystery, playing Minute to Win It, taking part in the "You Can't Do That in the Library" relay race, and enjoying pizza and pop. Rekindle some Summer Reading friendships and get to know other teens while having fun after hours at the library. Registration is required and limited for this free event.

"Johnny Appleseed: St. Francis or Steve Jobs?" presented by Dr. William Kerrigan

When John "Appleseed" Chapman died in Indiana in 1845, stories of the eccentric apple tree planter survived in the oral traditions of dozens of Midwestern communities where he had spent his life. In the decades after his death, many of these stories made it into print in regional histories and national magazines, and thus the legend of Johnny Appleseed was born. This talk will examine some of the most persistent variants of the Johnny Appleseed story, including one which portrays Chapman as a selfless and self-denying St.

Coach Jim Burson - "The Golden Whistle"

Coach Jim Burson has now added author to his list of accomplishments with the publishing of his book, The Golden Whistle. He has taken the knowledge and experience of a 45-season Hall of Fame coaching career, combined it with the expertise of his years as a classroom professor, and written this helpful guide for anyone interested in improving their life. Join us for an evening that promises to be motivational, inspiring and humorous. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by contacting the Reference Desk at John McIntire Library - 740.453.0391, ext.