Welcome to the Licking County Library.

Your Community Hub!

Licking County Library is committed to serving our community of lifelong learners. We reach all corners of our service area by providing free, cutting-edge materials, dynamic programming and learning tools. With continued community support, LCL has been able to actively engage people of all ages while fostering meaningful relationships that begin during the early stages of literacy. Reinventing ourselves as a relevant and innovative resource is something we strive to achieve. We have positioned ourselves as a community hub—one that is a natural fit.

Services & Research

Licking County Library wants our community to thrive! Everyone's goals are different and LCL's services and resources reflect those goals. Whether you are a teacher looking for a book collection, a job seeker needing access to a computer, a retiree looking to brush up on technology skills or a researcher looking for specifics on a local veteran—we are here to help you exceed your expectations. Please use our LIVE CHAT option in the lower right-hand corner of your screen for immediate help. Note: There are times that we will be assisting other customers and the chat option will be off.

  • Jun
    17

    A Universe of Stories - Tail Waggin' Tutors

    10:00 AM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    Whether you're a new reader or just want practice, sign up for 15 minutes of read-aloud time with gentle, certified therapy dogs. Tryggur and Poppy are great reading buddies and supportive listeners! ...

  • Jun
    17

    Onsite Help/Ask a Techspert - Buckeye Lake

    10:00 AM @ Buckeye Lake

    Do you have a question about technology? Drop by or schedule an appointment about your laptop, smartphone, tablet, Kindle, software or other technology needs. Call 740.349.5509 today!

  • Jun
    17

    A Universe of Stories - Community Mosaic Art Project: A Universe of Stories

    10:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Create a one-of-a-kind community art project celebrating our Universe of Stories! The completed piece will be displayed for years to come! You are invited to drop in, come and go, and help as you wish...

  • Jun
    17

    A Universe of Stories - Family Space Sessions: Create Your Own Button

    10:00 AM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    Drop in every week for a new adventure through space. <p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal"> Theme: Create Your Own Button

  • Jun
    17

    FREE "picnic style" lunches this summer!

    12:00 PM @ Downtown Newark

    Anyone 18 and under can stop by the Downtown Newark Library from 12 - 1pm, Monday - Friday, for a healthy meal from June 3 through August 21. No questions asked.