Muskingum County Library System



About Us

Muskingum County Library System is the Information Destination for Southeast Ohio. The library system strives to provide exceptional library experiences to the residents of Muskingum County at the John McIntire Library located in downtown Zanesville as well as the 5 branch libraries serving Dresden, Duncan Falls/Philo, New Concord, Roseville and South Zanesville.

A free library card with the Muskingum County Library System is the key to tradional library services and resources such as borrowing books, DVDs, CDs, CD Roms, magazines and Audio Books. However, a library card with the Muskingum County Library System also provides access to free public computers, Internet access, wireless service, speakers, family entertainment, book discussions, early childhood literacy programs and databases covering a variety of topics and interests.

The library's web site at serves as the 7th library in the Muskingum County Library System. Library card holders can search the library's catalog, place holds for items they want to borrow, manage their library record, access databases online including a dictionary and World Book, have 24/7 Reference Service, and free Live Homework Tutor sessions to name just a few.

John McIntire Library has an auditorium that may be rented when it is not being used for library programs or events.

Muskingum County residents depend on the library resources, materials and programs available free of charge at the 6 public libraries in Muskingum County for their education, entertainment, enrichment and enjoyment.


  • Free Library Cards!
  • Free public computers and Internet access!
  • Free programs for children, teens, families, and adults!
  • Free databases and 24/7 Reference Service
  • Free books, CDs, DVDs, Audio Books, magazines, and more!

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