Welcome to the Licking County Library.

Find the Job for You

If you’re an innovative, service-oriented person who enjoys working in a dynamic, challenging environment, we’d like to encourage you to become a part of our team—whether it is through a staff position, internship or volunteer help.


Current Job Openings

We offer a wide variety of services as well as excellent employment opportunities. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, LCL assures that all applicants and employees receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry or disability.

LCL requires that all finalists for a position undergo the following:

  • Criminal background check
  • Pre-employment drug testing 

Find our current job openings at Licking County Library.

Internship Opportunities

Internships are available in several departments within the library. Email employment@lickingcountylibrary.org for information.  

Volunteering

By donating a couple hours of your spare time, you can contribute to the library in valuable ways.

If you or someone you know is interested, please complete the application form. We will be in touch to schedule an orientation. Below are some great volunteer opportunities in our libraries:

  • Shelving materials
  • Helping with special projects
  • Assisting with library events and programs
  • Helping to process or repair library materials
  • Jul
    16

    A Universe of Stories - Family Space Sessions: I Spy Space Table

    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: I Spy Space Table

  • Jul
    16

    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.

  • Jul
    16

    Next Chapter Book Club

    12:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Teen Zone

    July: The Call of the Wild and White Fang by Jack LondonAugust: The Call of the Wild and White Fang by Jack London

  • Jul
    16

    Santa's in a Sweat - Christmas in July

    1:00 PM @ West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)

    This intergenerational program, co-hosted by Licking County Recycling, will help keep us cool. Learn to make wine cork ornaments, take photos in a very ugly sweater, and take part in a melted snowball...

  • Jul
    16

    A Universe of Stories - Voyager 2019

    1:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    The contents of the original Voyager were carefully selected to represent its senders and their habitat, humans living on Earth in the late 70s. We'll talk about those choices first. Then, we'll debat...