Whether it’s a long commute, while cleaning the house, working in the garden, walking, or relaxing in a favorite easy chair, Audio Books on CD, Cassette or Playaways are great ways to listen to your favorite books. Muskingum County Library System has nearly 8,000 Audio Books you may borrow for up to 2 weeks. So, listen up!
Search the catalog for audio books and to place holds.
Your library collection includes over 300,000 books for your enjoyment, enrichment, education and entertainment. New adult fiction may be borrowed for 2 weeks. All other print materials may be borrowed for 4 weeks. Browse the titles and curl up with a Good Read!
Search the catalog for books and to place holds.Select a link from the list below to see the latest titles
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Listen to the music! Nearly 10,000 Music CDs for children, teens and adults are available at your public library and may be borrowed for 2 weeks.
Search the catalog for music and to place holds.
The library has over 1,200 CD Roms – over 400 for adults and 800 for youth – and you may borrow them for 2 weeks. Don’t buy them. Borrow them!
Search the catalog for CD Roms and to place holds.
DVDs and Videos
It’s show time at your 6 public libraries! The library system has nearly 23,000 DVDs and videos for children and adults. Fiction may be borrowed for 1 week, Non Fiction for 4 weeks. You pop the popcorn. We’ll supply the movie!
Search the catalog for DVDs/Videos and to place holds.
Magazines and Newspapers
The library subscribes to over 125 magazines and newspapers. The current issue of magazines can be enjoyed in the library. Other issues may be checked out for up to 2 weeks.
Listen and read along with TumbleBooks!
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’’ love. TumbleBooks are created by taking picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture books which you can read, or have read to you.
Dial A Story
Call your library and hear a different story each week. Dial A Story invites young people to enjoy a 4 minute story told by a professional story teller. Dial in for a story 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 740/455.6933.
What do I read next?
Our Personalized Reader’s Advisory Service recommends titles and/or authors you may enjoy based on the types of books you have enjoyed in the past. To assist us in developing your personalized Reader’s Advisory, please complete the brief profile. We will e-mail your Personalized Reader’s Advisory within one week.
Ohio Libraries Share
Can’t find what you are looking for in the Muskingum County Library System collection? Click on Ohio Libraries Share. This gives you the ability to search for and request materials from other libraries in Ohio. It will not allow you to request materials included in the Muskingum County Library System collection. Further, most often new books are not available through Ohio Libraries Share.
The Muskingum County Genealogical Society Library is located on the second level of John McIntire Library. The Genealogy Library is operated by volunteers of the Genealogical Society. For more information about the Genealogy Library, the organization, and their publications click on www.rootsweb.com or call 740/453.0391, ext. 139. The general hours of operation of the Genealogy Library are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PLEASE call to confirm hours as the library is operated by volunteers and the hours are subject to change.