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    Location Details

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

    Hours

    Mon-Thur: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Fri: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat: 10 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 May 30
    • YouMedia Driving Park Chess Club
    • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Do you love chess' Never played, but want to learn' Join us on Monday evenings from 5-7 p.m. for the YouMedia Driving Park Chess Club in the teen area. Ages 10-17.
    Tuesday May 31
    • 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
    • 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.
    Friday Jun 3
    • 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 Jun 6
    • 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
    • Steve Harpster: Monsters, Heroes, and Video Game Creator.
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Practice advanced drawing techniques and create characters for video games and comic books, including monsters, super heroes and Manga. Learn tips to overcome creative blocks and take their art to a finished level. Each artist will be provided with a drawing workbook, a Harptoons drawing pencil, and paper. 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.
    • YouMedia Driving Park Chess Club
    • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Do you love chess' Never played, but want to learn' Join us on Monday evenings from 5-7 p.m. for the YouMedia Driving Park Chess Club in the teen area. Ages 10-17.
    Tuesday Jun 7
    • 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 Jun 8
    • 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
    • COSI - Superhero Science
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Become a superhero using scientific knowledge and experiments with COSI staff. Ages 6-11
    Thursday Jun 9
    • 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 Jun 10
    • 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).
    Saturday Jun 11
    • Ironwood Wolves
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • See the ambassador wolf, and learn about the family life, habitat, diet, and myths about wolves. All ages
    Monday Jun 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
    • HENNA
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Come learn about the ancient art of Henna from Henna Tattoo artist Renuka Bhatt! 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 14
    • 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 Jun 15
    • 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
    • Queen (Shirley Parish) Najla-Family Fun Drum Circles
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Box drums, conga, djun djun, and other percussion instruments will be used to play poly rhythms and other creative music. Limbo, dance and games are included. Ages 5 and up
    Thursday Jun 16
    • 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 Jun 17
    • 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 Jun 20
    • 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
    • Renuka Bhatt - Henna Tattoos
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka will apply the henna designs! 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 21
    • 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 Jun 22
    • 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
    Thursday Jun 23
    • 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 Jun 24
    • 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).

    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:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    5 - 6 p.m.