Welcome to the Licking County Library.

How to Use Libby

Find eBooks and audiobooks for all ages. With a selection of over two million titles to explore, there's something for everyone.

Libby LogoLibby Instructions

Step 1: Install Libby app from your device’s app store—Apple App Store, Google Play or Windows Store

Step 2: Open Libby and find our library. Search by library name, city or ZIP code.

Step 3: Browse Licking County Library’s collection and borrow a title. When prompted, sign in with your library card and pin number. Click borrow. From your “Shelf” you can tap “Open Book” or “Open Audiobook” to start reading or listening to a title. Borrowed titles housed on your “Shelf” are available offline. To borrow new titles, Wi-Fi is required.

Browse titles, or if you don't have a mobile device, download directly to your desktop computer through The Ohio Digital Library.

If you have a device that's not compatible with Libby, you can use the OverDrive app.

  • Nov

    Family Story Time - Mary E. Babcock Branch (Johnstown)

    10:30 AM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock) - Story Time Area

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Nov

    Preschool Story Time

    10:30 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Read engaging books, sing songs, and participate in early literacy activities designed especially for your preschooler.

  • Nov

    Crafternoon for Kids: Fingerprint Tree

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

    Create a cute holiday paper/cardboard character to bring holiday cheer to your space.

  • Nov

    Basics: Google Docs

    4:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Meeting Room B

    Learn the basics of Google Docs, such as creating a new document, document setup, how to copy and paste, changing fonts/color/size, aligning text, adding bullets, adjusting the margins, saving and pri...

  • Nov

    Babcock Book Club

    6:30 PM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    November: Where Hope Begins by Catherine WestDecember: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty