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All Together Now: Humane Society Art Contest

All Day 6/1 - 6/30
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Exhibits
Event Details:
Spread the word about the adorable adoptable animals in Licking County. What cuter subject matter is there? Go to the Licking County Humane Society website and find an inspiring animal. Create art of them in any medium (feel free to get cre...

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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.

All Together Now: Little Listeners - Books to Build On

10:30am - 11:30am
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Build literacy and a life-long love of libraries with books, blocks and bricks. ...

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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: Pain Management Workshop

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Newark
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Details:
An overwhelming majority of people with chronic conditions identify pain as a key concern. This six-part, no-cost workshop presented by Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging teaches participants to make informed decisions and presents strategie...

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. Donations are appreciated.  

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

All Together Now: Planting

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Programming
Event Details:
Kick off summer by planting ideas of community and togetherness. Create a picket for the Library garden fence and plant a seed to take home. Watch as something small grows beautiful. ...

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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.

Writing Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Location: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Small Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
Writing ...
This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.

Family Story Time with ASL

10:30am - 11:00am
Buckeye Lake
Library Branch: Buckeye Lake
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Special guest Jaime Bruner, American Sign Language instructor at Ohio State-Newark, joins us to practice sign language and learn about the Deaf Community. ...

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

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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.

Library Location: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
Special Meeting Purpose: Discuss the employment, promotion, and/or compensation of a public employee. For meeting agenda, click here. Building & Grounds Committee Meeting to immediately follow. For meeting agenda, click here. Meetings...

Family Story Time

10:00am - 11:15am
Utica
Library Location: Utica
Room: Small Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
Story Time. ...
This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Utica
Library Branch: 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.

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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.

FREE Summer Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12
Event Details:
We have partnered with the Mid-Ohio Food Collective to offer a healthy lunch to youth Monday through Friday all summer long! Due to State regulations for food service programs, meals must be consumed onsite within the designated meal period and canno...

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Food Allergies

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

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

All Together Now: "Thumbody" Art

1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Programming
Event Details:
Fingerprint art is a simple and fun way to boost fine-motor and pre-writing skills. Little ones will love getting messy to make a meaningful gift. ...

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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 "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Activity Clubs, Arts & Crafts, General Programming
Event Details:
Build your own epic fantasy adventure then act it out during a live action role play (L.A.R.P.) event. Develop your storyline, props and characters. The choices are up to you! Realistic weaponry not permitted.   ...

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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.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
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.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time

Support school readiness through stories, songs and activities! Designed for ages 3-5.

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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 "Adults" group.

Techsperts: Internet Safety and You

11:00am - 12:30pm
Downtown Newark
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Tech
Registration Required
Event Details:
Our Techsperts suggest do's and don'ts for internet security and provide guidelines for using the internet to best keep your data personal and private. ...

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

FREE Summer Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12
Event Details:
We have partnered with the Mid-Ohio Food Collective to offer a healthy lunch to youth Monday through Friday all summer long! Due to State regulations for food service programs, meals must be consumed onsite within the designated meal period and canno...

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Food Allergies

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

12:45pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
A book club program for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.   ...
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.

All Together Now: Teen Tuesday

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Activity Clubs, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join us on Tuesdays for snacks, games, crafty projects and more. There is something new every week.  ...

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.

All Together Now: Art Together

5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Open
Registration
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Collaborate with other teens to create one large masterpiece from multiple canvases! Create part of the whole in your own style and then see how they all come together.  ...

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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.

Book Club

10:00am - 11:30am
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Location: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
Discuss books that the group has read ...
This event is in the "Early Learners | Birth-5" group.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Hebron
Library Branch: Hebron
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.

Tots and Twos

10:30am - 11:00am
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center
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

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.

All Together Now: Building Friendships

11:00am - 12:00pm
Hebron
Library Branch: Hebron
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:
Learn the keys to being a good friend while playing kindness dominoes and other friendship-building games. Be sure to grab a literacy-themed kit that includes a story book centered around The Three Little Pigs presented by The Works.   ...

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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.