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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: Mythical Movie

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming, Performance
Event Details:

All ages are welcome to watch a family-friendly movie rooted in mythology. This week's matinee is Walt Disney’s Hercules.

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.

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

Get to know some new animals including lizards, snakes, invertebrates and crustaceans! Learn interesting facts and have an opportunity to touch or even hold some of our scaly friends.

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, Arts & Crafts, 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 "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.

Adventure Begins: Matt Jergens

11:00am - 11:45am
Buckeye Lake
Library Branch: Buckeye Lake
Room: Small Meeting Room- Buckeye Lake
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming, Performance
Event Details:

Marvel at comedy juggler Matt Jergens as he performs a one-man show with music, juggling, balancing acts and unicycles!

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: Cowpoke Songs

1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming, Performance
Event Details:

Grab a stick horse and saddle up! Move to cattle drive tunes inspired by the wild west. Hats and bandanas welcome.

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: Matt Jergens

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming, Performance
Event Details:

Marvel at comedy juggler Matt Jergens as he performs a one-man show with music, juggling, balancing acts and unicycles!

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.

It's In the Mail

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Newark
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:

Is there something that you would like to see changed? Is there someone that you would like to thank? Bring your ideas and practice your letter-writing skills with a letter to the person or organization of your choosing.

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: Drumming

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hebron
Library Branch: Hebron
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, General Programming, Performance
Event Details:

Drum up adventure with 5-gallon buckets and drumsticks to play some adventurous jams outside (weather permitting). Please note this program is loud!

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 "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.

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: The Gold Rush

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
Event Details:

Stake your claim to that thar gold! Mine for gems and jewels as you hear about gold mining in American 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 "Elementary | Grades K-5" group.

Making Wings

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Newark
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming
Registration Required
Event Details:

Prepare for a grand adventure. Paint your own unique set of wings—birds, dragons, bats, your choice! Materials provided.

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.

Shelby Park: St. Louisville

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
Program Type: General Programming
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.

Making Wings

4:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Newark
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Newark
Room: Discovery Center-Downtown Newark
Age Group: Teens | Grades 6-12
Program Type: Activity Clubs, Arts & Crafts, General Programming
Registration Required
Event Details:

Create the wings that reside deep in your imagination—birds, dragons, bats, your choice! Materials provided.

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.

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: Mythical Movie

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Library Branch: Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)
Room: Large Meeting Room- Johnstown
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming, Performance
Event Details:

All ages are welcome to watch this family-friendly movie rooted in mythology. This week's matinee is Jumanji

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: Beekeeping

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

Experience a tour of a beehive interior, learn about the interesting life cycle of the honeybee and discover all the tools and gear of a beekeeper.

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: Around the Campfire

5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Library Branch: West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)
Age Group: Elementary | Grades K-5
Program Type: General Programming
Event Details:

Gather family and grab a blanket! Spend some time together around a fire sharing stories and activities that change each 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 "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.