Welcome to the Licking County Library.

All Ages Welcome

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.

The staff and trustees are very thankful that Licking County residents have been so supportive of their library! 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. Our library has positioned itself as a community hub—one that is a natural fit. 

  • Oct
    14

    Onsite Help/Ask a Techspert - Johnstown

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

    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!

  • Oct
    14

    Family Story Time - Hervey Memorial Branch (Utica)

    10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Oct
    14

    Comic Book Teens

    3:30 PM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    September 9: The Stonekeeper (Amulet Book 1) by Kazu Kibuishi October 14: The Stonekeeper's Curse (Amulet Book 2) by Kazu Kibuishi

  • Oct
    14

    Crafternoons for Kids: Fingerprint Tree

    4:00 PM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    Create a one-of-a-kind piece of art using your fingerprints, paint and your creativity.

  • Oct
    14

    Tail Waggin' Tutors

    6:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Whether you're a new reader or just need practice, sign up for 10 minutes of read-aloud time with gentle, certified therapy dogs. These reading buddies are always supportive and may just reward your e...