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JusticeMobile

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:

Licking County Library is partnering with The JusticeMobile, a non-profit mobilized program that offers regular, onsite legal clinics and educational workshops for those who need it. Hop on to get resources and answers to legal questions.

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.

Navigator: eContent

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Small Meeting Room- Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Tech
Event Details:

Learn about our eBook services: Libby and hoopla. Explore how to find eBooks and digital audiobooks, place them on hold and check them out.

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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.

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 "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.
Library Branch: Utica
Room: Small Meeting Room- Utica
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming, Speakers
Event Details:

Ohio School of Falconry shows off a variety of Ohio birds of prey, including a Eurasian eagle owl, Harris' hawk, peregrine falcon, barn owl and a special guest.

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: Ohio's Pollinators

11:00am - 12:30pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
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 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.

Free Summer Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:

Bring your children and teens under age 18 and join us for a free, nutritious lunch provided by the Mid-Ohio Food Collective.

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.

Adventure Begins: Farm Animals

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hebron
Library Branch: Hebron
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Exhibits, General Programming, Performance
Event Details:

Get up close and personal with various ages of chickens, ducks, rabbits, a turkey, sheep, goats and a pig.

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.

Reddington Village Condos: Newark

3:45pm - 4:15pm
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.

Shalimar Dr.: Newark

4:30pm - 5:00pm
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.
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

5:15pm - 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 "Teens | Grades 6-12" group.

Anime Hang Out

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Activity Clubs, General Programming
Event Details:

Hang out and possibly make friends along the way—all while watching anime and crafting.

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.

Ohio Entrepreneurship Program

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Downtown Newark
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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:

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

Preschool Story Adventure

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

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

Adventure Begins: Snoopy Snow Cone Party

10:30am - 11:30am
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:

Beat the heat with Snoopy snow cones and Charles Schultz's Peanuts-themed activities.

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: Partisan Polarization

11:00am - 12:30pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Large Meeting Room-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

Dr. Paul Beck discusses partisan polarization in global politics.

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.

Free Summer Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Early Learners | Birth-5, Elementary | Grades K-5, Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:

Bring your children and teens under age 18 and join us for a free, nutritious lunch provided by the Mid-Ohio Food Collective.

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.

Adventure Begins: On the Rocks

1:00pm - 1:45pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming, Local History
Event Details:

The Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District uses rock samples to guide conversations about how rocks and minerals differ, where they are found in Licking County and how we use them.

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.

Citizen Park: Pataskala

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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 "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.

Woodington Dr.: Pataskala

5:15pm - 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.

Adventure Begins: Pioneer Stories

5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History
Event Details:

You’re invited to join local resident Ron Meharry as he shares stories, photos and memorabilia from his own pioneer family history.

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
Event Details:

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

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.
Library Branch: Hebron
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:

Use your creativity and imagination to explore the world around you. Observe birds while learning why birds do what they do. Get ready to build your own bird, take a bird walk and learn all about bird migration.

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

10:30am - 12:00pm
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.