The Library of Things is a collection of non-traditional library items including games, toys, mobile hotspots, kits and more - all available to check out for free with your library card. Browse the collections currently available at the Coshocton County District Library using the links below. Check this page as more collections are added!
Activity kits are designed to accommodate senior adults who may be experiencing cognitive decline. Each kit includes at least one activity intended to support brain function, memory recall, and fine-motor skills, along with supportive literature for caretakers. Kits are available at the Main Library and may be checked out for 4 weeks.
Enjoy classic children's stories with a beloved literary character by your side. Characters include Elephant & Piggie, Peter Rabbit, Spot, Curious George, Arthur, Llama Llama and many more. Character kits are available to check out at both the Main Library and Branch Library and may be checked out for 2 weeks.
Mobile hotspots are intended for those who would otherwise not have access to the Internet at home. The hotspots provide free Wi-Fi in areas with Internet-access capabilities. Hotspots are available to borrow from the Main Library and Branch Library for adult library cardholders and may be checked out for up to 2 weeks.
Playaway Launchpads are pre-loaded tablets with high-quality, ad-free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play for children. Launchpads are available at both the Main Library and Branch Library and may be checked out for 1 week or used in the library.
Sensory toys are intended to provide a playful experience for the senses, to help develop motor skills for children or those with developmental disabilities, and to meet the needs of visual, auditory, tactile, oral and proprioceptive learners. The toys are available to borrow at the Coshocton Public Library.
The Yard Games collection includes Cornhole Boards, Giant Jenga, and Pickleball Sets. The games are available to borrow at the Coshocton Public Library for adult and teen library cardholders (teens 13-7 will need a parent/guardian signature) and may be checked out for up to 2 weeks.