Welcome to the Licking County Library.

Locations and Times

Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Every fourth week (and fifth if applicable) will be a special program—Programmer’s Choice. Our goal is to make sure you have somewhere to go every week at the same time—we know routines are important to the younger ones in our lives!

Family Story Time
Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the entire family every week at your local library. *The holiday season may alter some sessions. Please see our online calendar for details.

Utica (Hervey Memorial) | Every Monday | 10:30am

West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) | Every Tuesday | 10:30am

Hebron | Every Wednesday | 10:30am

Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock) | Every Thursday | 10:30am

Buckeye Lake | Every Friday | 10:30am

Sensory Story Time
Downtown Newark | February 17, March 16 & April 20 | 10:30am
Enjoy stories, songs and sensory play for the entire family. This program is designed for children who need a gentler, sensory sensitive story time experience between the ages birth-5.

Tots & Twos Story Time: Yoga
West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) | March 24 | 10:30am
Breathe in, you are a warrior. Breathe out, you are a playful pup. Families follow along through simple yoga poses appropriate for little ones in this special story time.

Saturday Tales
Downtown Newark | Every Saturday | 10:30am
Join us for stories and songs in this fun for all-ages story time! This story time is designed for ages birth-5 and their caregivers.

Check our calendar for additional programs for these age groups.

  • Feb
    29

    Saturday Tales

    10:30 AM @ Downtown Newark - Meeting Room A

    Join us for stories and songs in this fun for all-ages storytime every Saturday! *No story time on February 8

  • Feb
    29

    Winter Wonderland Tea Party

    11:00 AM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    We invite you to a frosty tea party celebrating the magic of winter.

  • Mar
    01

    Library Ladies Book Club

    10:00 AM @ Buckeye Lake

    No meetings required. Just read the selection and fill out a survey.March: Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

  • Mar
    01

    Teen Featured Book Club

    10:00 AM @ Buckeye Lake

    No meetings required. Just read the selection.March: I'm Not Dying with You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal

  • Mar
    01

    Bookworm Book Club

    10:00 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    No meetings required! Just read the selection and fill out a survey.March - Still Lives by Maria Hummel