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.

  • Sep

    Galaxy Shoes Class

    1:00 PM @ West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) - Story Time Area

    Create one-of-a-kind galaxy pattern canvas shoes that give you a custom sneaker which is completely yours. A fantastic project for all. To participate, you will need to bring in a pair of plain white ...

  • Sep

    Onsite Help/Ask a Techspert

    10:00 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Do you have a question about technology? Drop in for one-to-one help with technology issues including laptops, smartphones, tablets, Kindles and software. If you have a device, please bring it with yo...

  • Sep

    Family Story Time - Hervey Memorial Branch (Utica)

    10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Sep

    Bookmobile Stops

    3:30 PM @ Bookmobile

    Reddington Condos 3:30-4:00Eden Community Center 4:30-5:00Shalimar 5:15-5:45Marne 6:00-6:30

  • Sep

    Pathfinder RPG Club - Main Library (Downtown Newark)

    5:00 PM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Looking for adventure? Join us for a quest with other teens and play the world’s most popular pen and paper RPG.