Welcome to the Licking County Library.

Buckeye Lake Branch Presents:
Circuit Breakers
We’re Wired for Fun

Exclusive to our Buckeye Lake Branch---Join us for hands-on exploration of the latest tech gadgets, gizmos, games and toys! Experience virtual reality, code model cars, mini robots and more! An exciting new series made possible by a grant from the Licking County Foundation.

Tech Tuesdays

January 8, 15, 22 & 29 | 4pm | Elementary & Teen
February 5, 12, 19 & 26 | 4pm | Elementary & Teen

March 5, 12, 19 & 26 | 4pm | Elementary & Teen

After-school fun with cool tech and coding toys—like Sphero Balls!  Teams rotate each Tuesday and a new toy is introduced at the start of each month. Want to join a Tech Team? Attend our Draft Day or inquire any time.

Draft Day! 

January 5 | 12pm | Elementary & Teen

Get assigned to your Tech Tuesday Team during our launch pizza party! Can’t make it? That’s OK, join anytime.

Tech Petting Zoo 

February 9 | 10am | E for Everyone

Experience our new Tech Toys collection designed for budding engineers!  Get hands-on at activity stations featuring 3-D pens, virtual reality, ozbots and more!

Science Saturday with COSI

March 9 | 1pm | Registration required |Elementary

Be a part of an engineering team in the level one robotics class. Using a LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robots, you’ll put your robot to the test to complete a dizzying challenge. Practice programming, sequencing, measurement and teamwork.


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    Preschool Story Time

    10:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

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

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    Family Make and Take

    10:00 AM @ West Newark (Emerson R. Miller)

    Imagine, create and participate! Children engage in a variety of hands-on activities that include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.

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    Email Basics - Google Gmail

    10:30 AM @ Downtown Newark - Upper Level Conference Room

    Learn the basics of email using Google Gmail on both laptop and desktop computers and mobile devices. Explore the ins and outs of creating, reading, replying, forwarding, CC/BCC, attachments, signatur...

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    Family Story Time - Hebron Branch

    10:30 AM @ Hebron

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

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    Little Tot's Story Time

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

    Bring your little one for a fun morning of stories, songs and socializing! This story time caters to kids with short attention spans.