Fall Newsletter 2023

# Tween & Teen Time @ the Branch THIRD THURSDAYS | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM West Lafayette Branch Library Join us on the third Thursday of each month at the Branch Library for art, games, snacks and pop! Each month, we will have a special activity or craft planned. SEPTEMBER 21: Frame Decorating OCTOBER 19: Fall Festival (for ages 0-18) NOVEMBER 16: Wreaths Fall Festival OCTOBER 19 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM West Lafayette Branch Library Fall is in the air! Children (ages 0-12) and teens (grades 7-12) are invited to drop in the West Lafayette Branch any time between 5:30 and 6:30 to participate in a Fall Festival! We will have snacks, games, activities, and pumpkins you may decorate. Coffee Chat for Readers SEPT. 13, NOV. 8 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM West Lafayette Branch Library This Reader’s Advisory program for adults features new and best-selling fiction books. Hot coffee, tea & light refreshments are provided. Holiday Open House DECEMBER 2 | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM West Lafayette Branch Library Mark your calendars for the Branch Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 2. Enjoy hot cocoa, cookies, holiday crafts for youth, music, and a door prize drawing. Stop by before or after the W.L. Christmas Parade. Featured Art Exhibit An art exhibit is featured monthly at the West Lafayette Branch by area artists. Stop by the Branch Library during regular hours to view the exhibit. SEPTEMBER ARTIST: Tim Jackson (carvings) OCTOBER ARTIST: Kate Applegate NOVEMBER ARTIST: Jim Huff Fall Storytimes SEPTEMBER 5 – NOVEMBER 16 Lapsit (ages 0-3*) | 10-10:30 AM Preschool Storytime (ages *3-6) | 11-11:30 AM Fall Storytimes will be held every Tuesday at the West Lafayette Branch and every Wednesday and Thursday at the Coshocton County Library. Join us each week for stories, songs, crafts, games, and more! *If a child is 3 years old, the caregiver may determine if Lapsit or Preschool Storytime is more appropriate. Storytime @ Burt Park SEPTEMBER 7 | 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Burt Park, West Lafayette Join us for one last Storytime at Burt Park in 2023! Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Monthly Activities Each month, new activities are available for all ages to participate in at the Branch Library and Main Library. Stop in either library to complete each challenge for a chance to win a prize! WEST LAFAYETTE BRANCH Programs in blue require registration. Sign up at www.coshoctonlibrary.org or by calling 740-622-0956.