Summer Newsletter 2022

6 Oceans of Activities JUNE 14+28, JULY 12+26 West Lafayette Branch Library Drop in the library for special activities celebrating our Summer Reading Program theme, “Oceans of Possibilities!” For ages 3-12. Tween & Teen Time @ the Branch JUNE 16, JULY 21, AUG. 18 | 5:30-6:30 PM REGISTRATION REQUIRED West Lafayette Branch Library Tweens and Teens: Join us on the third Thursday of each month to play Jackbox, board games, create art, and enjoy snacks and pop. Coffee Chat for Readers JULY 13 | 9-10 AM REGISTRATION REQUIRED West Lafayette Branch Adults are invited to this bi-monthly Reader’s Advisory program at the Branch to discuss new and best-selling books. Hot coffee & tea will be provided. Get new leads on GREAT reads! Akron ZooMobile JULY 16 | 2-3 PM REGISTRATION REQUIRED West Lafayette Baptist Church Children and teens are invited to join us at the W.L. Baptist Church for a traveling zoo program that will provide educational content and live animals. Suffragist Hike Walking Group JUNE 23, JULY 28, AUG. 25 | 5-5:30 PM (meet at West Lafayette Branch Library) In honor of the women who “hiked” 230 miles from NYC to D.C. to fight for women’s suffrage, join the library in a community walking challenge! To register for events, go to or call 740-622-0956 or 740-545-6672. Summer reading is for everyone! To participate, stop in the library or visit Thanks to the generosity of local donors, prize opportunities will again be available! The Summer Reading Kickoff will be held Thursday, June 2 from 4-6 p.m. on the East Lawn of the Coshocton Public Library. Pick up information about Summer Reading and enjoy snacks & activities! 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.  June artist: Veronica Albritten  July artist: Cohen Miller  August artist: Hopewell Industry Clients Lapsit 10-10:30 AM JUNE 7+21, JULY 5+19 | West Lafayette Branch JUNE 8+22, JULY 6+20 | Coshocton Public Library REGISTRATION REQUIRED From the comfort of a caregiver’s lap, babies and toddlers will get to celebrate “Oceans of Possibilities,” with stories, rhymes, songs and crafts. Preschool Storytime 11-11:30 AM JUNE 7+21, JULY 5+19 | West Lafayette Branch JUNE 8+22, JULY 6+20 | Coshocton Public Library REGISTRATION REQUIRED Preschoolers are invited to a special summer edition of Storytime as we celebrate our Summer Reading theme, “Oceans of Possibilities.”