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    Location Details

    1422 E Livingston Ave
    Columbus, OH 43205
    614-645-2275

    Hours

    Mon-Thur: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Fri: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sun: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Nearby Locations

    Livingston, Main, Parsons

    Other Locations

    Angel Gondek

    Angel Gondek

    Hi, I'm Angel Gondek, manager of the Driving Park Branch. I love to read Science Fiction and Graphic Novels. One of my favortie books is House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski. I also love to explore a variety of yoga practices and hope to visit India.

    Stop by - I'd love to show you what we offer at Driving Park. 

    Upcoming Events
    Monday Jun 27
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Jun 28
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Teen Trivia
    • 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Trivia contest that covers a little bit of everything - celebrities, math, weird-but-true, and more. The faster you buzz in, the more points you earn! Join us in the teen area.
    Wednesday Jun 29
    • YOUmedia Test Drive Fun with Photoshop
    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). Learn Photoshop basics and make low fidelity polygon digital art. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Rory Rennick - For the Love of Magic
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Kids will learn something about sharing, cooperation and problem solving through this exciting interactive magical presentation! Ages 6-12
    Thursday Jun 30
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Friday Jul 1
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • Ready to Read Corps: Formal Training
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute information session for parents and caregivers with newborns and children up to age 5. Stop by to learn what skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten and how the library can help. Receive a free educational toy and register your child for a library card. Held at (location name) located at (location address).
    Tuesday Jul 5
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Wednesday Jul 6
    • YOUmedia Test Drive Shoe Design
    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). Design your own "J's" with YouMedia at Driving Park YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • P.T. Reptiles - Reptiles 101
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • A hands-on, up-close and personal education on reptiles and other animals. All ages
    Thursday Jul 7
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Friday Jul 8
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • Ready to Read Corps: Formal Training
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute information session for parents and caregivers with newborns and children up to age 5. Stop by to learn what skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten and how the library can help. Receive a free educational toy and register your child for a library card. Held at (location name) located at (location address).
    Monday Jul 11
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Ohio Nature Education Reach for the Stars
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Delve into how big our universe is by getting your hands in play dough, or making a pocket solar system which is yours to take home, or study the phases of the Moon using mini Oreo cookies that you'll get to eat. When we say hands on astronomy, we mean get your hands dirty astronomy.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Jul 12
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Jul 13
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Rebecca MacDowell: Air Head
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Melody will lead you on comic adventures in this action packed show. You will create your own make-it-and-take-it balloon dog too! Ages 5-12
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Jul 14
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Jul 15
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • Ready to Read Corps: Formal Training
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute information session for parents and caregivers with newborns and children up to age 5. Stop by to learn what skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten and how the library can help. Receive a free educational toy and register your child for a library card. Held at (location name) located at (location address).
    Monday Jul 18
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Jul 19
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Jul 20
    • YOUmedia Test Drive Guitar Workshop
    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). Learn chords and guitar technique at the library. (Instruments provided) YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Anthony Gibbs - Granville T. Woods Invention Fair
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Meet Granville T. Woods, notable inventor and businessman who grew up in Columbus, OH. Learn a brief history of Granville Woods and learn about some of his groundbreaking inventions, then experience multiple stations of history, communication, and technology activities. Participants will explore their creative genius as they translate Morse code messages used by telegraph machines, create unique models on wheels, make a model of their own invention with Legos, and more. Don't miss this great new program for future inventors and engineers. Grades 2-8
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Jul 21
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Jul 22
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • Ready to Read Corps: Formal Training
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute information session for parents and caregivers with newborns and children up to age 5. Stop by to learn what skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten and how the library can help. Receive a free educational toy and register your child for a library card. Held at (location name) located at (location address).
    Monday Jul 25
    • YOUmedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • YOUmedia mentors will inspire YOU to explore your "spark" (area of interest). In this 2 hour introductory session knowledgeable mentors from the music and visual arts fields will share cutting edge media creation applications. YOU will have the chance to begin creating your own media! For ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Thursday:
    3 - 4 p.m.