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Look Up Center: Newark

4:00pm - 6:00pm
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! ...

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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.

Teen Tuesdays

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Activity Clubs, Arts & Crafts, General Programming
Event Details:
Get creative with crafty projects and games—there is something new every week. Don't miss out! ...

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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.

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.

Romantasy Book & Craft Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
Celebrate the one year “bookaversary” of Rebecca Yarros’ hit new-adult novel, Fourth Wing. We’ll discuss the book and future of the series while painting our own bonded dragons! Copies are available at the Downtown Newark location or download a ...

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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
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 Two's

10:30am - 11:00am
Downtown Newark
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 "Adults" group.

Get to Know Your iPhone

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tech
Event Details:
Visit with our Techspert to learn the basics of your Apple device. Learn to organize your home screen, find and adjust settings, navigate the App Store and download apps. ...

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 "Adults" group.

Empowered Minds: BalletMet Wellness Workshop

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
This interactive session for seniors focuses on exploring dance as a method for promoting health at all ages. Learn about the benefits of dance as part of physical health, mental well-being and community building. This transitions into an open-level ...

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 "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.

Y on the Fly

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
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.

Hebron Evans Park: Hebron

4:00pm - 4:45pm
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.

Silent Book Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
A book club without the assigned reading! Join your fellow book lovers in the quiet reading room on the 2nd floor for an hour of silent reading with an optional 30 minutes for socializing afterward. Connect with like-minded readers for good vibes and...

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.

Union Township Hall: Hebron

5:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

BritLit Book Group

5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
British-themed reads that can't be Thamed! Copies of The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes are available at the West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) location or download a copy from The Ohio Digital Library. ...

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.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
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: Deep History of Ohio

10:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Newark
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Event Details:
From tropical seas and steamy swamps to glaciers a mile high, the land we call Ohio has seen many changes during the last 500 million years. Dale Gnidovec, Curator of the Orton Geological Museum at The Ohio State University, offers a three-session de...

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 "Adults" group.

Northtowne Condos

11:00am - 12:00pm
Mobile Library
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Visit the Mobile Library! ...
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.

North Shore Boat Ramp: Buckeye Lake

4:00pm - 4:45pm
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.

Goodwill: Buckeye Lake

5:00pm - 5:45pm
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.

EXTRAterrestrial Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
Discuss the month's book with your fellow earthlings! Copies of The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett are available at the Downtown Newark location or download a copy from the hoopla or The Ohio Digital 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

10:30am - 11:00am
Buckeye Lake
Library Branch: Buckeye Lake
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.

Creating Healthier Lives with SNAP-ED

10:30am - 11:30am
Downtown Newark
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Small Meeting Room- Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Programming
Registration Required
Event Details:
Michelle Duffy, Program Assistant for SNAP-Ed at OSU Extension, offers a class on nutrition and wellness. Topics include MyPlate, proteins, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, dairy and food shopping. ...

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.

Newark Book Fest

10:00am - 3:00pm
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12, Adults
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:
Licking County Writes and Licking County Library invite you to Newark Book Fest held at Canal Market District. Visit with 80 local authors; learn about the Licking County Writes meetings; meet classic storybook characters with Licking County Players;...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Mondays

10:00am - 4:30pm
Downtown Newark
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.
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.

Plaza Gardens: Newark

4:15pm - 4:45pm
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.