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, 2018-August 31, 2025

 


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: Court of Common Pleas
Term: September 1, 2014-August 31, 2021

 


Barry Riley
Email: briley7@roadrunner.com
Appointing Authority: Court of Common Pleas
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: Court of Common Pleas
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.

  • Jun
    24

    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
    24

    A Universe of Stories - Family Space Sessions: Launch a Straw Rocket

    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: Launch a Straw Rocket

  • Jun
    24

    A Universe of Stories - Winnie the Pooh with Weathervane WYART

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

    In a Universe of Stories, Winnie the Pooh is a classic. Join the actors from WYART as they perform scenes from their upcoming performance of Winnie the Pooh Kids.

  • Jun
    24

    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.

  • Jun
    25

    Onsite Help/Ask a Techspert - Utica

    10:00 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    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!