Summer Newsletter 2023

# Summer Reading Kickoff JUNE 1 @ Main Library | 3:30-5:30 PM JUNE 2 @ Branch Library | 3-4:30 PM Come see Hank the Horse and get signed up for the Summer Reading Program! STEAM for Tweens JUNE 5, 19; JULY 3, 17 | 11 AM-12 PM Coshocton Public Library – Large Meeting Room We’re going full STEAM ahead for learning fun! For each program, children in grades 3 to 6 will learn about a new STEAM topic with hands-on activities. Summer Storytimes JUNE 6 – JULY 20 (every other week) Lapsit (ages 0-3) | 10-10:30 AM Preschool Storytime (ages 3-6) | 11-11:30 AM Storytimes will be held every other week on Tuesdays at the West Lafayette Branch and Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Coshocton Public Library. Book Club for Tweens JUNE 8, JULY 13, AUG. 10 | 4:30-5:30 PM Coshocton Public Library – Large Meeting Room Following the summer reading themes of friendship, kindness, and unity, we will be reading books about friends this summer! For grades 3-6. World of Wonder JUNE 13 – JULY 27 (every other week) | 11a-12p Tuesdays @ Branch Library Wednesdays & Thursdays @ Main Library Drop in the library for special activities and crafts celebrating cultures around the world. For ages 3-12. Storytimes in the Parks JUNE 15, 29; JULY 13, 27; AUG. 10, 24 | 6:30-7 PM Various Parks in Coshocton County Join us for stories, songs, and activities as we visit parks throughout Coshocton County this summer. Check the Events Calendar for a location near you! Tween & Teen Time @ the Branch JUNE 15, JULY 20, AUG. 17 | 5:30-6:30 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. Craft Nights @ the Main Library JUNE 21, JULY 19, AUG. 16 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Coshocton Public Library – Large Meeting Room Join us on the third Wednesday of each month. The crafts for summer include friendship bracelets, beaded wind chimes, and decoupage coasters. Papermaking and Recycling JUNE 27 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM West Lafayette Branch – Reading Shelter Alex Nelson from Coshocton Co. Recycling and Litter Prevention will share how we can all work together to recycle, live green, and practice sustainable habits. Leaping Lizards Adventure JULY 6 | 6 PM – 7 PM Roscoe United Methodist Church This program will feature educational content about lizards, snakes & more. This event is supported by the State Library of Ohio with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Wagon Rides and Nature Trails JULY 11 | 6 PM – 7 PM Coshocton KOA, 24688 Co. Rd. 10 Take a nature walk and enjoy a wagon ride to explore some of the beauty of the Coshocton KOA. Summer Nutrition Program EVERY THURSDAY | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Coshocton Public Library The library is partnering with the USDA to provide non-perishable box meals for children/teens 18 and younger. No registration or information is required. CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS (Ages 0 to 12) Programs in blue require registration. Sign up at or by calling 740-622-0956.