Aug. 2019

Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale

Coshocton Public Library: Basement

Thursday, Aug. 1, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday, Aug. 2, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday, Aug. 3, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The Coshocton Friends of the Library annual book sale here! In addition to great bargains on thousands of books, movies and magazines, a silent auction will be held for books of higher value. The silent auction items are on display at the Coshocton Public Library through the end of the sale.

Summer Book Club

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Monday, Aug. 5

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Our book for Aug. is The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware. On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person, but also that the cold-reading skills she's honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. An unputdownable thriller from the Agatha Christie of our time. No registration is required.

Books Galore Book Store

Coshocton Public Library: Basement

Mondays 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Saturdays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Gently used books, DVDs, videos, and magazines for sale at rock bottom prices. Located in the basement of the Coshocton Public Library and operated by the Friends of the Library. All proceeds benefit the Library, the West Lafayette Branch, and the Bookmobile. Open to the public for cash sales only.

Kids Book Club – Read OHIO

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Monday, Aug. 5

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Kids aged 7 to 12 are invited to join us for a special summer book club. We will meet once in Aug. for pizza and pop and to discuss a great novel. This summer we will be reading books by authors from the great state of OHIO! Besides lunch and our discussion, we will make crafts and do other activities connected to the book. Books will be available to borrow from the library four weeks before each session. Registration is required. Call (740) 622-0956 or register online at www.coshoctonlibrary.org

West Lafayette Adult Book Discussion Club

West Lafayette Branch Library

Tuesday, Aug. 6

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

West Lafayette Adult Book Discussion Club is held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the activities room at Lafayette Pointe, 620 East Main Street, conveniently located across the street from the West Lafayette Branch Library. Call the Branch Library at (740) 545-6672 to reserve a copy of the book. Registration is not required.

Plugged and Unplugged

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Wednesdays, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Games, snacks, friends, and fun! Teens, grades 7 through 12, are invited to gather at the library for video games, internet access, board games, crafting, or just to hangout. This free weekly event is partially sponsored by Friends of the Library. Registration is not required.

Adventure 101: Stained Glass

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Thursday, Aug. 8

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

After talking a little about stained glass, you will have the opportunity to make your own glass masterpiece! We'll enjoy a special themed snack and activity. This program is for children in grades 3 to 6. No registration is required.

Coffee Club

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Monday, Aug. 12

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us for the Summer Reading edition of Coffee Club as we hear the story of Annie Jump Cannon. Working at Harvard Observatory, she developed a system for classifying stars that is still used today. She manually classified more stars in a lifetime than anyone else, with a total of around 350,000 stars. Senior Adults 55+ are invited to join us for a hot cup of coffee and enlightening conversation. We explore a different topic each month: armchair travel; history; biography; art; literature; popular culture and more! Join us for the fun and fellowship. Bring a friend!

Public Technology Education

Coshocton Public Library

Mondays

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, by appointment

Thursdays

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, by appointment

West Lafayette Branch Library

Wednesdays, Aug. 14 & 28

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, by appointment

Individual assistance is available for those needing help with an app or software, or who want to learn more about digital services the library offers. Call the Reference Desk at (740) 622-0956 to schedule an appointment with our Digital Technology Educator. Sessions are 30 minutes. This service is for educational purposes only. We cannot repair, fix, troubleshoot, or diagnose malfunctioning devices or software.

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Wednesday, Aug. 14

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

All members of the FOL are welcome to join us at the monthly meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at noon. We discuss book store business, volunteer opportunities, and the many ways we can help the library. We are always happy to have new members with fresh ideas! Registration is not required.

Tech Talk for the Non-Tech

West Lafayette Branch Library

Wednesday, Aug. 14

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Join us for a quick 30-minute informational session featuring various digital library services. This month will introduce LinkedIn Learning, which offers free online courses in business, management, software development, marketing, and more. Registration is required. Call the West Lafayette Branch Library at (740) 545-6672 to register, or sign-up online at www.coshoctonlibrary.org.

Teen Night @ the Branch

West Lafayette Branch Library

Thursday, Aug. 15

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Like to have fun and meet up with other teens? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for games, art, activities, and snacks. Registration is required and ends two days before the event takes place. Call 740-545-6672 or go online www.coshoctonlibrary.org to sign up!

Chi Class

Roscoe United Methodist Church: Gym

Thursdays, year round

No Chi Aug. 1 or 8

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join the Coshocton Public Library at the Roscoe United Methodist Church Gym to practice gentle exercises that reduce stress and increase vitality. Chi Class is taught by Holli Rainwater, a Certified Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader. Registration is not required.

Overdrive for Kindle Fire Users

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Thursday, Aug. 15

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

This program will provide information about downloading and using the Overdrive app on Kindle Fire devices to check out eBooks and audiobooks from the Ohio Digital Library. Class size is limited, so register today! Before registering, check out the session requirements: A Kindle Fire device with Android 4.0 or higher, and access to Amazon account.

Libby for Apple Users

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Thursday, Aug. 22

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This program will provide information about downloading and using the Libby app on Apple devices to check out digital materials from the Ohio Digital Library. Class size is limited, so register today! Before registering, check out the session requirements: Must have an Apple device running iOS 9+ and the ability to download from the Apple store.

Libby for Android Users

Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room

Thursday, Aug. 22

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

This program will provide information about downloading and using the Libby app on Android devices to check out digital materials from the Ohio Digital Library. Class size is limited, so register today! Before registering, check out the session requirements: Must have an Android device running version 4.4 or higher and the ability to download from Google Play.