Welcome to the Licking County Library.

Meet the Team

There are over 80 staff members that make Licking County Library run! From cargo clerks to youth services coordinators, van drivers and fiscal officers, everyone's job is important and make our libraries rock! We are always looking for the next person with innovative ideas, so check the Join Our Team page for current openings. 


Licking County Library Management
Babette Wofter, Director, 740.349.5503
Laura Appleman, Community Engagement Manager, 740.349.5523
Mary Harmon, Public Services Manager, 740.349.5521
Deb Holman, Support Services Manager, 740.349.5504
Sandra Lodge, Fiscal Officer, 740.349.5505
Julia Walden, Extended Services Manager, 740.349.5507

Board of Trustees
Thaddeus J. Claggett, President
Email: thad@claggett.net
Appointing Authority: County Commissioners
Term: September 1, 2013-August 31, 2020

 


Kathy Myers, Vice President
Email: kmyers@parknationalbank.com
Appointing Authority: County Commissioners
Term: September 1, 2011-August 31, 2018

 


Ruth Campolo, Secretary
Email: ruthcamp6@yahoo.com
Appointing Authority: County Commissioners
Term: September 1, 2016-August 31, 2023

 


Martin Altmaier
Email: altmaier@hotmail.com
Appointing Authority: County Commissioners
Term: September 1, 2014-August 31, 2021


Barry Riley
Email: briley7@roadrunner.com
Appointing Authority: County Commissioners
Term: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2024

 


Don Urban
Email: urbanphoto@windstream.net
Appointing Authority: County Commissioners
Term: September 1, 2015-August 31, 2022

 


April Dusthimer
Email: adusthimer@parknationalbank.com
Appointing Authority: County Commissioners
Term: March 21, 2018-August 2019

 

 

The Board meets on the third Wednesday of odd-numbered months at 3:30pm. Meetings are held at the Downtown Newark location's Upper-Level Conference Room unless otherwise noted. Stay informed by reading the Regular Business Meeting Minutes.

  • Nov
    21

    Toddler Art

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

    Get ready for messy, creative fun in this art class designed for toddlers. Introduce your toddler to new media—washable paints, watercolors, glue, glitter, markers and pencils. Encourage exploration...

  • Nov
    24

    Saturday Tales

    11:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Join us for stories and songs in this fun, family story time every Saturday!

  • Nov
    26

    Family Story Time - Hervey Memorial Branch (Utica)

    10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Nov
    26

    Baby & Toddler Sign Language

    11:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Babies and toddlers who learn basic signs before they can talk have fewer tantrums and tend to learn spoken language earlier. In this fun and interactive class, we'll sing songs and learn some America...

  • Nov
    26

    Fun Family Movie

    2:00 PM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    It's Thanksgiving break! Get cozy at the library with popcorn, chocolate and a fun family movie!