Youth Services

YA roomChildren's Room The Youth Services Department offers a variety of resources, services, and programs for youth ages 0 to 18. The library's services and programs are designed to positively reinforce reading, encourage adaptive social skills, and provide a welcoming and accepting space for all of the young people in the Coshocton community. View the current programs in the Events Calendar


Children from birth to thirteen years                                                                        

Resources to borrow: 
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction books (some books have been sorted and labeled according to AR levels)
  • Magazines and comics
  • Audiobooks
  • Teacher resource requests
  • Character Kits
  • Playaway Launchpads with preloaded educational apps 
  • Educational, informational, and entertaining DVDs
  • Sensory toys to help develop motor skills
Resources for use in the library: 
  • Ten Playaway Launchpads with preloaded educational apps (also available to checkout) 
  • Three computers with internet and printing capability (located in the Children's Room) 
  • Educational toys and puzzles 
  • Seasonal crafts and coloring sheets
Services and programs: 
  • Community Outreach, such as classroom visits to local schools
  • Regularly scheduled programs held throughout the year
  • Special programs, including Summer Reading and holiday events
  • StoryWalk®, a literary-based walking trail, located at Clary Gardens 

Teens from thirteen to eighteen years                                                               

Resources to borrow:
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction books
  • Video games
  • Manga
  • Graphic novels
  • DVDs and Music CDs (located in the 'DVD Room' by Main Desk) 
Resources for use in the library:
  • Computers with internet and printing capability (located in the Reference Area) 
  • Monthly activities and challenges in the YA Room
Services and programs: 
  • Regularly scheduled programs held throughout the year, including Plugged & Unplugged each Wednesday 
  • Special programs such as Summer Reading and holiday events

Contact Information:

Corazon Britton - Youth Services ManagerYouth Services Librarian: Corazon Britton 
Phone: 740-622-0956 ext. 122
Email: youth@coshoctonlibrary.org


Links: 

Girls in STEM Event - July 14, 2022
NASA Glenn Research Center announces an opportunity for 5th to 8th grade students to explore NASA and STEM through the Girls in STEM event on Thursday, July 14, 2022. Girls in STEM is a one-day event designed to inspire middle school student's interest in STEM careers by introducing them to some of the incredible women who contribute to the NASA mission and research at NASA Glenn. This engaging event features women with diverse talents and skills working in STEM fields at NASA Glenn, a fun hands-on STEM activity, and a virtual tour of a NASA Glenn facility.

Girls in STEM will be held both virtually and in-person on July 14. The in-person option will be held in downtown Cleveland and is open only to Ohio residents. The virtual event is open to any eligible US student. Space is limited for both the in-person and virtual options. A parent or adult caregiver must attend along with each participating student.

Learn more: www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/stem/one-day-stem-events/girls-in-stem-2022