Welcome to the Licking County Library.


Celebrate the holiday season at the Library! Have your picture taken with Santa Claus; shop for the perfect holiday gift at the Friends Winter Book Sale (12 - 3pm); interact with animals during Animals of the Season programs; become a sous chef or judge during Chef Battle with Cooking Caravan; shop local and fresh during our Winter Farmers Market in collaboration with The Canal Market District (12-4pm); and enjoy an interactive performance of the Nutcracker by the Central Ohio Youth Ballet (3pm).

Vendors at Winter Farmers Market:

Uncle Giant, Brian & Dennis, food
Winding Trails Maple Syrup, Jim Kiracofe,  food
Tristegus, Salena Thrasher, craft
Brandy Wartham, Brandy Wartham, craft
K&M Designs, Kelly Heagran, craft
Siren Sairah and Tiny Easel Studio, Sarah Lacy,  craft
Momma's Secret Mixes, Tammy Oliver, food
Dana Lee's Bakery, Dana, food
Violet Flame Gifts, Heather Killen,  craft
Tulip Café, food

  • Nov

    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

    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

    Family Story Time - Hervey Memorial Branch (Utica)

    10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Enjoy stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

  • Nov

    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

    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!