Welcome to the Licking County Library.

November's Featured Research Tool

Newark Advocate ProQuest, NewsBank, Newspaper Archive, and the Johnstown Independent as part of the Digital Archives of the Mary E. Babcock Library

History is a subject that contributes the most to expand the imagination. History helps people transcend their own immediate experience and gain an understanding of how humanity has evolved and developed.


November: Discover Your Local History

Newark Advocate ProQuest, NewsBank, Newspaper Archive, and the Johnstown Independent as part of the Digital Archives of the Mary E. Babcock Library

What are these resources?

Use our Newark Advocate ProQuest learning tool to access articles, obituaries, and more in the Newark Advocate from 2002 to current day.

Explore issues, viewpoints, and events through the NewsBank, which features coverage of the Columbus Dispatch and other Ohio newspapers, and includes many newspapers nationwide.

Start your search back in time with Newspaper Archive, which includes digital newspaper copies of Newark Advocate from the 1880’s to 1997.

Explore the history of the Johnstown area using The Digital Archives of the Mary E. Babcock Library containing digital copies of selected years of the Johnstown Independent and Johnstown Weekly Independent newspapers from 1880-2007.

Find all four learning tools in the Newspaper area on our website. Just click on Learning Tools link in the drop-down box in the Services and Research Tab on our website.
These Newspaper learning tools, along with many other great resources, will be available here.

 

  • Nov
    21

    Toddler Art

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

    Get ready for messy, creative fun in this art class designed for toddlers. Introduce your toddler to new media—washable paints, watercolors, glue, glitter, markers and pencils. Encourage exploration...

  • Nov
    24

    Saturday Tales

    11:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Join us for stories and songs in this fun, family story time every Saturday!

  • Nov
    26

    Family Story Time - Hervey Memorial Branch (Utica)

    10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Nov
    26

    Baby & Toddler Sign Language

    11:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    Babies and toddlers who learn basic signs before they can talk have fewer tantrums and tend to learn spoken language earlier. In this fun and interactive class, we'll sing songs and learn some America...

  • Nov
    26

    Fun Family Movie

    2:00 PM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    It's Thanksgiving break! Get cozy at the library with popcorn, chocolate and a fun family movie!