Coshocton Public Library recently released a calendar of events for September.
The Coshocton Public Library is located at 655 Main Street. St. The West LaFayette branch is located at 601 E. Main St.
The Books Galore bookstore will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays in the basement of Coshocton. The store is operated by Friends of the Library and sells lightly used books, DVDs and videos. Profits go to the Coshocton public library system.
Plugged & Unplugged will take place Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Coshocton Library. Teens in grades 7 to 12 can play with video games and laptops. Snacks and soft drinks will be available. Registration is not compulsory.
Inside Agatha Christie’s England will be held virtually from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on September 1. This is a partnership program between Coshocton Public Library and WOUB Public Media, and it will provide insight into places across England that inspired Agatha Christie. Registration is required and can be done at coshoctonlibrary.org.
Lifelong learning: Job seekers will be held on September 1, 8, 22 and 29 in the large meeting room of the Coshocton Library. Resume and interview advice will be available on September 1 or 8. Basic computer and Internet training will be available on September 22 or 29. Registration can be done at coshoctonlibrary.org.
The Generation Rx project will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on September 3 in the large meeting room of the Coshocton library. This is an interactive program that will focus on safe medication practices for better health and is designed for the needs of seniors. Emily Marrison from Coshocton County Ohio State University Extension will be in attendance for a trivia game and freebies.
The Coshocton Public Library, West Lafayette Branch and Bookmobile will be closed on September 6 for Labor Day.
The bag I’m bringing home from my grandparents will be held during regular library hours September 7-30 to celebrate Grandparents’ Day. Kids 12 and under can choose a fun activity from the library and participate in a drawing for a small fee.
Public Technology Education will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on September 13, 20 and 27 in the small meeting room of the Coshocton Library. Those interested can make an individual technical appointment at the library by calling 740-622-0956. The sessions last 30 minutes. This service is for educational purposes only.
Lapsit will take place from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and at the West Lafayette branch on Wednesdays at the Coshocton Library and virtually via Zoom on Thursdays. The goal of lapsit is to help babies and toddlers together develop early literacy skills in the library. Registration can be done at coshoctonlibrary.org.
Letterland Storytime will take place from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and at the West Lafayette branch on Wednesdays at the Coshocton Library and virtually via Zoom on Thursdays. Preschoolers are invited to story time each week to meet endearing lettered characters, read themed stories, sing songs, learn nursery rhymes, and do crafts. Registration can be done at coshoctonlibrary.org.
The Film Fanatics cine-club will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on September 7 at the Coshocton Library and virtually. The September film is “The Shawshank Redemption”. DVDs are available on loan from the library.
CafÃ©-chat for readers from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on September 8 at the West LaFayette branch. It is a reader advice program designed to help customers decide what to read next. New blockbuster dramas will be presented with hot coffee and tea. Registration can be done at coshoctonlibrary.org.
The monthly Friends of the Library meeting will be held on September 8 from noon to 1 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Coshocton Public Library. Members of the Friends of the Library and those interested in joining are encouraged to attend. The discussion will focus on bookstore activities, volunteer opportunities and ways to help the library.
A celebratory presentation for the Cleveland Indian Nation will take place virtually from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on September 13. The program will cover the history of the Cleveland Indians with the author of the “Ultimate Cleveland Indians Time Machine Book”, Martin Gitlin. Registration can be coshoctonlibrary.org.
Teen time at the branch will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on September 16 at the West Lafayette branch. Teen Time includes games and snacks. Registration is required and can be done at coshoctonlibrary.org.
A Cornhole tournament will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on September 17 at the Coshocton Library. Adults and teens can register at coshoctonlibrary.org.
Bookmarked will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on September 21 at the Coshocton Library and virtually. Adults are invited to a book club each month, in person or virtually. The September selection is âAnd Then There Were Noneâ by Agatha Christie. Copies of the book are available at the Coshocton Public Library.
The West Lafayette Branch Library’s 85th Anniversary Celebration will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on September 22 at the Reading Shelter. It will offer a short program and refreshments served by the Friends of the Library. Registration can be done at coshoctonlibrary.org.