Virtual Programs & Resources

Please enjoy this list of virtual programs and resources for children, teens, and adults. This list will be regularly updated as we work to find creative ways to provide the community with library services. 

Virtual Programs/Resources for Children

Stevens Puppets present ALADDIN: Stevens Puppets tours fully staged productions of classic children's stories using wooden marionettes and hand-painted scenery. They will be presenting the classic tale of ALADDIN on July 14th at 6:00 PM. You will NOT want to miss their outstanding performance. This production will be virtual. Please register HERE. Once you have registered, leaving your email address, we will get in touch with you before the event, giving you the log-in information.

Bouncy Rhyme Time: Miss Janice and her puppet friends will lead babies & toddlers + caregivers in nursery rhymes, songs, and bounces each Monday at 10:00 a.m. Find these programs by visiting the Coshocton Public Library Systems Facebook page. We are making these programs short and sweet - just right for little ones' concentration spans. 

Imagination PLAYce: Children aged 3 to 6 years are invited to visit Coshocton Public Library Systems Facebook page each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. for a super-charged ten minute program specially designed to spark and challenge young imaginations. We will use activities, music, and play to expand classic stories.

Imagination 101: Children aged 7 to 12 years are invited to visit Coshocton Public Library Systems Facebook page each Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Using tall tales, myths, and classic stories, children will be encouraged to use their imaginations to create a project based on the story theme of the week.

Storyline Online: Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators worldwide. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners. 

COSI Connects: Visit COSI Connects for daily science videos: hands-on science you can try with your family at home! 

DayByDay Ohio: With a perpetual calendar featuring songs, activities, book suggestions, and videos, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills and helps young children get ready for school.

Virtual Programs/Resources for Teens

FREE Online ACT Crash Course: The Grandview Heights Public Library is offering another online ACT Crash Course for high school students on Saturday, July 11th. Find more information and register here

COSI Connects: Visit COSI Connects for daily science videos: hands-on science you can try with your family at home! 

Junior Achievement ProgramsJunior Achievement's unique delivery system provides the training, materials, and support necessary to bolster the chances for student success. Students who participate in Junior Achievement programs demonstrate a significant understanding of economics and business concepts. 

Learn How to CodeStudents can continue to learn at home while schools are closed. Take a Code Break with us, or see resources for students, parents, and teachers - including videos, fun tutorials, and projects!

Virtual Programs/Resources for Adults 

Coffee Chat for ReadersJoin West Lafayette Branch Manager, Andrea Smith, for this Readers advisory program to help you find new leads on great reads! New and best-selling books will be featured to help you decide what to read next. This program will take place on the Coshocton Public Library Facebook page on Wednesday, July 8th at 9:00 a.m. Links to the books will be provided in the comment section of the video. 

Chi Classes: Practice gentle exercises that reduce stress and increase vitality with Certified Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader, Holli Rainwater. Virtual classes are available on the Coshocton Public Library Systems Facebook page. The next live Chi class will take place on Thursday, July 9th at noon. 

Fairy Godmothers and Other Dangerous Old Women: Hidden in the background of fairy tales are the women who both challenge and guide princesses on their journeys. Join Holli Rainwater as she takes a closer look at the old women in these ancient stories whose vital knowledge is relevant to us today. This program will take place on the Coshocton Public Library Systems Facebook page on Monday, July 20th at 3:00 p.m. 

Register for a free eCard: Access the entire digital collection from home! If you do not have a library card, simply complete the online application for a free eCard by clicking here. An eCard allows access to the Ohio Digital Library, Libby, Hoopla, Transparent Language Online, EBSCO, multiple genealogical resources, and many more! Once registration is complete, you will receive an eCard via email within 24-48 hours. Enjoy the Library 24/7 from home! 

Virtual Reference Help and Tech Support: Library staff can be reached during regular, library hours by emailing or by calling 740-622-0956 or 740-545-6672. For the Coshocton Public Library YouTube channel, click here. For Ohio Digital Library FAQ, click here. For Hoopla support, click here Self-directed online learning for technology, business, and creative skills. Access more than 12,000 video courses taught by industry experts to help you stay ahead in your current job or change careers.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center: Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

2020 Census: The 2020 Census is happening now. You can complete your questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail. Visit to begin. Free WiFi is available in the library parking lot. If you don’t want to leave your house, complete the Census 2020 via phone! Just call 844-330-2020.

Coshocton Public Library COVID-19 Journal Project: The Coshocton Public Library would like to encourage Coshocton County residents of all ages to write down their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during these days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our library has a wonderful Local History Room and we would like to create a collection (once we get back in the building!) of written reflections on this important historical moment. Instructions for contributing journal entries to the library will come later. For now, just start writing to create a valuable resource for future generations.Click here for prompts to help you begin to tell your story. Click here to watch a video of journal keeping benefits, inspiration, and tips. 

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