Make Some Noise!


“Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do.”
-Bob Ross

Pursue your musical prowess at Make Some Noise! today from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Room! Experiment with a variety of instruments including drums, guitar, and bass.

Mythic Pixel Art


Check out some pixel art by local teen Austin U.

Top row left to right: The Heaven Sword, The Land Sword, The Nether Sword, The Ocean Sword, The Underworld Sword
Middle Row: Excalibur, The Sword Of Light
Bottom Row: Plate Tectonics

Random Fandom: Naruto

These guys had a great time at our first Random Fandom program! We made Naruto headbands, or “forehead protectors”, tested our knowledge with trivia, and battled it out in a Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations tournament. Join us on January 19th at 5:30 pm for the next Random Fandom! Hint: There are 221 reasons why you should B there!

College Financial Aid Workshop

Join us in Meeting Room A on Tuesday, November 15th at 6:00 pm to learn more about financial aid for the coming year. Presenters will include representatives from the Licking County Foundation and the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators!

New Computers!


Stop by the Main library and check out the new computers in the Teen Zone!

Calling All Artists!


Teen Art Walk 2016 is just around the corner; this is your chance to share your talent with our community! Submit up to three pieces of artwork (painting, pencil drawings, digital media, needlepoint, photography, clay sculpture, etc.) for judging and invite your friends and family to view the exhibit in the Main Library throughout the month of December. More information and entry forms available here!

5th Annual Battle Of The Bands!


Catch ‘Em All @ Your Library!

Pokemon Go

Do you want to be the very best? The Main Library will be setting off a lure module at 1:00 pm TODAY to kick off the hunt for Pokémon in downtown Newark. Bring your smart device, your friends, and your competitive spirit. Afterwards, enjoy Pokécrafts and a prize drawing. See you there!

SLP 2016 Kickoff!

Summer Library KickoffClick here for the full schedule of events!

Teaser Tuesday!

Do books have the power to draw you in with just a line or two? The purpose of Teaser Tuesday is to introduce you to some of the newest teen books to hit our shelves. If this teaser leaves you wanting more, place a hold by clicking on the book title! Play along by leaving your own teaser sentence in the comments. No spoilers, please.

Book Cover
Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In: Wisdom and Strength for Young Black Men by Curtis L. Ivery

“And I can promise you something else: You won’t get annoyed next time you’re hit with those two little words, ‘man up.'” (p. 17)

“One day, a classmate accused me of thinking I was important.” (p.95)

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