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Potters Grove: Newark

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! ...

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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.

Ohio Entrepreneurship Program

5:30pm - 6:45pm
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:
The Ohio Entrepreneurship Program is an introduction to starting a business. This series includes three modules to complete over approximately six months. Weekly topics are led by attorney and entrepreneurial trainer Jason Dolin and include: Kn...
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 Village Apartments: Newark

5:45pm - 6:15pm
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.

Preschool Story Time

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

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

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.

Next Chapter Book Club

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
A unique community-based book club program for adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. ...
This event is in the "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.

Exam Time Study Space

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:
Looking for a cozy place to study for your end-of-semester exams? Bring your books and notes, and we'll help you focus with a comfortable space and a little quiet study music. Stay the entire time for a study marathon or drop in when you can for a qu...

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.

Empowered Minds: Buckeye Book Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
Explore books by some of the best Ohio-based authors. Copies of The Glassmaker's Wife by Lee Martin are available at the Downtown Newark location. ...

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.  

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.

Hopewell Commons: Heath

3:15pm - 3:45pm
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.

Glenwood Condos: Heath

4:00pm - 4:30pm
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 "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! ...

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.

Willow Ridge Dr.: Heath

4:45pm - 5:15pm
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.

Indian Mound Mall: Heath

5:30pm - 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! ...

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.

Empowered Minds: Moths of the Midwest

11:00am - 1:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Author and naturalist Christopher Kline discusses the amazing variety of moths in Ohio and their importance throughout the ecosystem. Kline is the author of Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants among other books. He is also the steward of the ...

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.  

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Windows 10 Basics

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tech
Event Details:
In this hands-on class our Techspert gives you a guided tour of the basics of Windows 10. They demonstrate how to navigate your desktop, locate settings and tips to make your computing easier. This program is offered at the Ohio Means Job office: ...

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 "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.

Exam Time Study Space

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:
Looking for a cozy place to study for your end-of-semester exams? Bring your books and notes, and we'll help you focus with a comfortable space and a little quiet study music. Stay the entire time for a study marathon or drop in when you can for a qu...

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.

Gleneagles Dr.: Newark

4:00pm - 4:30pm
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 "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.

Hillview Elementary: Newark

4:45pm - 5:15pm
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.

Wildcat Park: Newark

5:30pm - 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! ...

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.

Booked to Death

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Viewers' Clubs
Event Details:
Calling all armchair sleuths! Copies of The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donela are available at the Downtown Newark location or download a copy from 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 "Adults" group.

Historical Drama 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:
Delve into the untold stories behind history through film and gain a new perspective on the people and events that have shaped our world. Copies of Wyatt Earp with Kevin Costner are available at the West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) location. ...

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.

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

Speech & Language Story Time

10:30am - 11:15am
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Enjoy story time with LEADS Head Start! Experience a story time encouraging speech and language development with storytelling, songs and activities. ...
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 "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

4:00pm - 4:30pm
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.