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Little Listeners: Seeds & Reads

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Program Type:
Story Time
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5
Event Details:

Hear stories, rhymes and songs about planting seeds and growing things. Plus, make our neighborhood a little more colorful by creating wildflower seed bombs.

Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Hear stories, rhymes and songs about planting seeds and growing things. Plus, make our neighborhood a little more colorful by creating wildflower seed bombs. ...

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Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fourth St.: Brownsville

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Deer Trail Dr.: Thornville

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Newark Earthworks: One of the World’s Ancient Wonders

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Large Meeting Room-Downtown Newark at Downtown Newark
Program Type:
Local History, Speakers
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The Newark Earthworks are the remnants of the largest set of geometric enclosures and mounds in the world. They are the work of the Hopewell culture, which lived in Ohio between A.

Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History, Speakers
Event Details:
The Newark Earthworks are the remnants of the largest set of geometric enclosures and mounds in the world. They are the work of the Hopewell culture, which lived in Ohio between A.D. 1 and 400. These amazing geometric earthworks covered nearly five s...

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Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Jacksontown Rd.: Jacksontown

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

LGBTQIA+ Book Group

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Program Type:
Book & Viewers' Clubs
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Everyone is welcome to engage in fun, respectful dialogue. Copies of Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett are available at the West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) location or dow

Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
Everyone is welcome to engage in fun, respectful dialogue. Copies of Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett are available at the West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) location or download a copy from the Ohio Digital Library. ...

Closed: Staff Development Day

All Day
Buckeye Lake, Downtown Newark, Hebron, Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock), Utica, West Newark (Emerson R. Miller), Virtual, Off Site, Mobile Library
Closing
Branches:
Buckeye Lake, Downtown Newark, Hebron, Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock), Utica, West Newark (Emerson R. Miller), Virtual, Off Site, Mobile Library
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.

Adaptation Bad!

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Discovery Center-Downtown Newark at Downtown Newark
Program Type:
Activity Clubs, General Programming
Age Group:
Teens | Grades 6-12
Event Details:

Is there a movie adaptation of a book that you wish were different? What would you do differently? Tell us about it by rewriting your version of your least favorite adaptation.

Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Activity Clubs, General Programming
Event Details:
Is there a movie adaptation of a book that you wish were different? What would you do differently? Tell us about it by rewriting your version of your least favorite adaptation. ...

Additional Information

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Mondays

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 4:30pm
Downtown Newark
Program Type:
Tech
Age Group:
Adults
Ask a Techspert:

Techsperts offer expert guidance and answers to common technology questions—for all skill levels! To schedule a free appointment at any of our locations call 740.349.5509 or email&

Event Details:

Techsperts are available to answer your technology questions. No appointment is necessary.

Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tech
Event Details:
Techsperts are available to answer your technology questions. No appointment is necessary. ...

Techsperts offer expert guidance and answers to common technology questions—for all skill levels! To schedule a free appointment at any of our locations call 740.349.5509 or email techspert@lickingcountylibrary.org. Zoom appointments are available.

Techsperts are made possible, in part, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.

Family Story Time

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
Small Meeting Room- Utica at Utica
Program Type:
Story Time
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5
Family Story Time:

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs that help develop early literacy skills! Designed for ages birth through 5.

Library Branch: Utica
Room: Small Meeting Room- Utica
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs that help develop early literacy skills! Designed for ages birth through 5.

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Empowered Minds: Container Herb Gardening

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Large Meeting Room- Johnstown at Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops
Age Group:
Adults
Empowered Minds- In Person Grant:

This free program is part of our lifelong learning series, Empowered Minds. The focus of this signature service is healthy aging and enrichment for the retirement-age citizens of L

Event Details:

As part of our Master Gardener Series, member volunteers with the OSU Extension Licking County Master Gardener program present a variety of practical tips and techniques for garden

Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
As part of our Master Gardener Series, member volunteers with the OSU Extension Licking County Master Gardener program present a variety of practical tips and techniques for gardening as we age, to help us keep growing the things we love. This sessio...

This free program is part of our lifelong learning series, Empowered Minds. The focus of this signature service is healthy aging and enrichment for the retirement-age citizens of Licking County. All adults are welcome. Empowered Minds is supported by a sustaining gift from Robert Trimble Jr., a lifelong learner, and, in part, by Licking County Senior Levy. Donations are appreciated.  

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reddington Village Condos: Newark

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Shalimar Dr.: Newark

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Marne Church: Marne

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.

Family Story Time

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Large Meeting Room- Johnstown at Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Program Type:
Story Time
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5
Family Story Time:

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs that help develop early literacy skills! Designed for ages birth through 5.

Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs that help develop early literacy skills! Designed for ages birth through 5.

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.

Underwater Mermaid Party

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 10:45am - 12:00pm
Discovery Center-Downtown Newark at Downtown Newark
Program Type:
General Programming
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5
Event Details:

Dive into the Discovery Center for mermaid crafts.

Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:
Dive into the Discovery Center for mermaid crafts. ...

Additional Information

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Citizen Park: Pataskala

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Woodington Dr.: Pataskala

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.

Great Teen No Bake Off

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Program Type:
General Programming
Age Group:
Teens | Grades 6-12
Event Details:

On your mark, get set, no-bake! Since we have no ovens, all of the recipes just require combining unbaked ingredients. Come to make food, judge the making and try your best British

Open
Required
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: General Programming
Registration Required
Event Details:
On your mark, get set, no-bake! Since we have no ovens, all of the recipes just require combining unbaked ingredients. Come to make food, judge the making and try your best British accent. ...

Additional Information

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.

Teen Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room- Johnstown at Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Program Type:
Activity Clubs, Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens | Grades 6-12
Event Details:

Get creative with crafty projects and games—there is something new every week. Don't miss out!

Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Activity Clubs, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Get creative with crafty projects and games—there is something new every week. Don't miss out! ...

Additional Information

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.

Tots and Two's

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Discovery Center-Downtown Newark at Downtown Newark
Program Type:
Story Time
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5
Tots & Twos:

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs that help develop early literacy skills! Designed for ages birth through 2.

Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs that help develop early literacy skills! Designed for ages birth through 2.

Additional Information

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.

Y on the Fly

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Large Meeting Room- Johnstown at Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Program Type:
Activity Clubs, General Programming
Age Group:
Elementary | Grades K-5
Event Details:

Buckeye Valley Family YMCA brings a variety of games and STEM/STEAM activities weekly.

Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: Activity Clubs, General Programming
Event Details:
Buckeye Valley Family YMCA brings a variety of games and STEM/STEAM activities weekly. ...

Additional Information

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.

This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.
This event is in the "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Old Bay Dr.: Pataskala

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mobile Library
Age Group:
Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:

Visit our Mobile Library!

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Event Details:
Visit our Mobile Library! ...

Additional Information

Photo Permission

On occasion Licking County Library will photograph or take videos of patrons for educational or promotional purposes. If you wish to abstain from the use of your image or those of your dependents, please let a staff member know. Thank you.