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    Location Details

    511 S. Hague Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43204
    614-645-2275

    Hours

    Mon-Thur: 9 a.m. - 9 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

    Franklinton, Hilliard, Main Library

    Other Locations

    John Tetzloff

    John Tetzloff

    Hi, I’m John Tetzloff, manager of the Hilltop Branch. I grew up on the west side of Columbus and enjoy being able to work with the community. My favorite book is A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold.

    Stop by – I'd love to show you what we offer at Hilltop.

    Upcoming Events
    Tuesday Jul 25
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Button Maker
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Transform old comic books, newspapers, magazines and more into your very own collectable buttons! Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jul 26
    • Reading Buddies
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Registration is required.
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Teen Community Dinner
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Join us for our Teen Community Dinner from 4:30-5:30PM. We will be leading activities, discussions, and eating pizza! Open to anyone grades 9-12, first come first serve.
    • ESOL Class
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Thursday Jul 27
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Friday Jul 28
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Sprouting Melodies
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Join a music therapist for a program in which you sing, play and move to music that is specially designed to promote early development. For families.
    Monday Jul 31
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • ESOL Class
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Tuesday Aug 1
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Victor Dandridge - Pixel Art
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Mimicking the art style of early video game design, pixel art plays on the abstract rendering of objects through mathematics and color. Ages 13-17
    Wednesday Aug 2
    • Reading Buddies
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Registration is required.
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Mo Fun With Mo Willems and His Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Don't let the Pigeon know about this wacky, fun library program! Come enjoy stories and activities featuring author Mo Willem's best friends. Ages 5-8
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Teen Cafe
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities. It's something new every week! Ages 12 - 17
    • ESOL Class
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Thursday Aug 3
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Friday Aug 4
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    Monday Aug 7
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Aug 8
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Aug 9
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Registration is required.
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Teen Cafe
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities. It's something new every week! Ages 12 - 17
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Aug 10
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Parents, your child needs early literacy skills to be ready for kindergarten. Learn how you can use books, songs, and fun activities to teach your preschooler! Ages 3-6 years
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Aug 11
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    Monday Aug 14
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Aug 15
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Aug 16
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Registration is required.
    • Teen Cafe
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities. It's something new every week! Ages 12 - 17
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Aug 17
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Parents, your child needs early literacy skills to be ready for kindergarten. Learn how you can use books, songs, and fun activities to teach your preschooler! Ages 3-6 years
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Monday Aug 21
    • COSI Solar Eclipse Celebration
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Experience "The Great American Solar Eclipse" at the library. COSI Educators will give demonstrations and provide hands-on activities to show the science behind the eclipse. Eclipse glasses will be provided for safe viewing.
    • ESOL Class
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Tuesday Aug 22
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.