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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

    Please contact Public Services Director Shaunessy Everett at 614-645-2275.  

    Upcoming Events
    Monday Feb 15
    • Is Said and Advance Party
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • African-American poetry and music with drums, dance and storytelling. An exciting performance that invites audience participation. Ages 5-11
    • Hairstory: A Celebration of Black Hair
    • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • What's your hairstory' Learn how to care for & grow your crowning glory! Fun, freebies, and a professional hair demonstration.
    Tuesday Feb 16
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 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
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Feb 18
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Columbus African-American Historical Collection Celebration
    • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Join us as we celebrate the Columbus African-American Historical Collection! Learn the role neighborhoods have played within the African-American community and celebrate Aminah Robinson's inspiring work which featured several influential areas.
    Saturday Feb 20
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • 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.
    Monday Feb 22
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Feb 23
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 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
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 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.
    Thursday Feb 25
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    Saturday Feb 27
    • German Genealogy Resources on the Internet
    • 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Bring your favorite German internet sites to share with others. The library's own Genealogy Subject Specialist-Russ Pollitt will lead the discussion on German genealogy resources found online. The German Community Forum series is a free program presented by the Palatines to America (German Genealogy) Society- Ohio Chapter in partnership with the Columbus Metropolitan Library
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • 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.
    Monday Feb 29
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Mar 1
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 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
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Mar 3
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    Saturday Mar 5
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • 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.
    Monday Mar 7
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Mar 8
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 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
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Mar 10
    • ABL/GED Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Driving Park
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    Saturday Mar 12
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • 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.

    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.