Fall Newsletter 2021 UPDATED

Thank you, Deborah! Deborah Crowdy retired from the library as Youth Services Manager on August 21, 2021 after over 13 years of service. “Hands-down my favorite part of my job has been the opportunity to engage with children and teens in the programming environment. I am so energized by sharing a love of reading with patrons of all ages,” Crowdy shared. The Coshocton Public Library is appreciative of all that Deborah has done for the library and Youth Department and wish her the best in retirement! Welcome, Corazon! The Coshocton Public Library is pleased to welcome Corazon Britton to the library as the Youth Services Librarian. Corazon earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Wright State University and a Master of Library and Information Science from Kent State University. She previously worked with youth at Upper Arlington Public Library and Columbus Metropolitan Library. Corazon is passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for the youth of Coshocton County. She is excited for her new position and to engage with the community. Corazon looks forward to meeting you soon! IN THIS ISSUE: Adults 2 Teens 3 Children 4 West Lafayette Branch 5 Digital Technology 6 Bookmobile 7 Friends of the Library 7 Fall Newsletter | September/October/November 2021 West Lafayette Branch Library 85th Anniversary Celebration The village of West Lafayette received the gift of a public library back in 1936 with the opening of the first West Lafayette Branch Library. This year marks the Branch’s 85th anniversary. Come celebrate and hear the library’s rich history on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the West Lafayette Branch Reading Shelter (pg. 5) . Refreshments will be served by the Friends of the Library. LIBRARY CLOSINGS: Monday, September 6 Labor Day Thursday, November 25 Thanksgiving Day LOCATIONS & HOURS: Main Library 655 Main Street Coshocton, OH 43812 (740) 622-0956 info@coshoctonlibrary.org Monday-Wednesday 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM Thursday-Friday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM West Lafayette Branch 601 East Main Street West Lafayette, OH 43845 (740) 545-6672 wlbranch@coshoctonlibrary.org Monday-Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Thursday-Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM