Welcome to the Licking County Library.

  • Bookmobile


    Housed at the Downtown Newark location
    101 West Main Street
    Newark, Ohio 43055

    Scheduled Stops:
    September/October 2018 Schedule

    The Bookmobile was put into service in 1938 to serve Licking County's rural areas. 

    The current Licking County Library Bookmobile is the sixth generation and was manufactured in Columbus by Farber Specialty Vehicles. Built on a Freightliner truck chassis, it features a wide-body design allowing for increased shelf capacity and 8 feet of headroom.

    It carries over 5,000 books as well as DVDs, CDs, audiobooks and magazines—all available on a four week checkout period.

    • Oct

      Family Story Time - Buckeye Lake

      10:30 AM @ Buckeye Lake

      Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

    • Oct

      Story Time at River Road Coffee House on the Square

      10:30 AM @ All Locations

      Join the library at River Road Coffee House for stories, songs & fun! All ages welcome. River Road Coffee House is located inside Palumbo's, on the square in downtown Newark.

    • Oct

      Literary Costume Party

      2:00 PM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

      Dress up as your favorite character and join us for our first literary costume party! Play book-themed games, make crafts and collect goodies at the library. Don't forget to enter our door raffle for ...

    • Oct

      Bookmobile Stops

      3:00 PM @ Bookmobile

      Kroger on 21st 3:00 - 5:00

    • Oct

      Fall Book Sale! - Members Only Preview

      3:30 PM @ Downtown Newark

      A special preview sale is open to members of the Friends of the Licking County Library on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Memberships are available at the door starting at $10 for student...