Welcome to the Licking County Library.


  • Bookmobile

    Bookmobile

    Housed at the Downtown Newark location
    101 West Main Street
    Newark, Ohio 43055
    740.349.5560

    Scheduled Stops:
    May/June Bookmobile Schedule 2019

    Scheduled Stops:
    July/August Bookmobile Schedule 2019

    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.

    • Jul
      16

      A Universe of Stories - Family Space Sessions: I Spy Space Table

      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: I Spy Space Table

    • Jul
      16

      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.

    • Jul
      16

      Next Chapter Book Club

      12:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Teen Zone

      July: The Call of the Wild and White Fang by Jack LondonAugust: The Call of the Wild and White Fang by Jack London

    • Jul
      16

      Santa's in a Sweat - Christmas in July

      1:00 PM @ West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)

      This intergenerational program, co-hosted by Licking County Recycling, will help keep us cool. Learn to make wine cork ornaments, take photos in a very ugly sweater, and take part in a melted snowball...

    • Jul
      16

      A Universe of Stories - Voyager 2019

      1:30 PM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

      The contents of the original Voyager were carefully selected to represent its senders and their habitat, humans living on Earth in the late 70s. We'll talk about those choices first. Then, we'll debat...