Calling All Teen Poets!

Poetry Contest for Blog
Teen poets are encouraged to submit entries to the 2017 Teen Poetry Contest! Gift cards will be awarded for each of the two categories: grades 6-8 and grades 9-12. Poems will be on display in the Teen Zone of the Main Library by April 19th and will remain on display for a month. Prize winners will have a chance to read their work at the Teen Poetry Celebration on April 19th at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Meeting Room A. Friends, families, and customers are invited to attend. Call 740.349.5552 for more information.

Teen Poetry Contest 2017 Guidelines

Open Studio with PALS.


All ages are welcome to join Physical Activity & Life Skills (PALS) for an open studio on the Main Level of the library this Wednesday, January 25th from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

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!

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