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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

    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
    Friday Jun 24
    • 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 Jun 27
    • 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
    • Super Seussabration!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Whether it's rainy or whether it's sunny, you're sure to have lots of good fun that is funny. Enjoy stories by, and activities based on, Dr. Seuss. Ages 5-8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • 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 Jun 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
    • Jack Brown: Make Water Striders and Insects
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Learn how to make wire insects "walk" on water. Who can make the largest, smallest, tallest, most interesting strider? Use electricity and chemistry to make them move across the water. Older children will also learn how to measure the surface tension of various liquids. Ages 8-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Wednesday Jun 29
    • 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
    • COSI: Superhero Science
    • 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • It's a bird! It's a plane! Nah, it's super-science! In this interactive workshop with COSI, you'll explore the science behind saving the day. You'll examine temperature, manipulate light, and test speed to see how "super powers" surround us each and every day. You'll even see (and feel) the electrifying, hair-raising power of electricity firsthand. This summer, you can keep the city safe and sound with science on your side. Ages 6-11
    • COSI: Superhero Science
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • It's a bird! It's a plane! Nah, it's super-science! In this interactive workshop with COSI, you'll explore the science behind saving the day. You'll examine temperature, manipulate light, and test speed to see how "super powers" surround us each and every day. You'll even see (and feel) the electrifying, hair-raising power of electricity firsthand. This summer, you can keep the city safe and sound with science on your side. 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 including science, arts, crafts, food tasting, trivia and more. 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 Jun 30
    • 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
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Classes
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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" followed by 30 minutes of open play. 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.
    Friday Jul 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
    Tuesday Jul 5
    • One-on-one Technology Training
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Appointment only one-on-one technology training. Assistance with devices, setting up an email account, resume creation, etc. 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
    • Christa Hein - Chick Hatching
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Take part in an incubation adventure! Over a period of three weeks, kids can watch eggs hatch right in the library and learn about the life cycle of a chick. All ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Wednesday Jul 6
    • 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
    • Steve Harpster: Monsters, Heroes, and Video Game Creator
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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
    • Teen Cafe
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities including science, arts, crafts, food tasting, trivia and more. 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 Jul 7
    • 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
    • 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
    • Captain Underpants
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Tra-la-la Come to the Captain Underpants program for literacy-based activities and an Extra-Crunchy Bit O' Fun. Ages 5-8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Classes
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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" followed by 30 minutes of open play. 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.
    Friday Jul 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
    Monday Jul 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
    • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Whatever you do, don't touch the cheese! Hilarious activities inspired by the Diary of A Wimpy Kid series. Ages 9-11
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • 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 Jul 12
    • One-on-one Technology Training
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Appointment only one-on-one technology training. Assistance with devices, setting up an email account, resume creation, etc. 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
    • Richens/Timm Academy - Irish Dance
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Traditional and lively Irish Step Dancers. The program also includes facts about the dances and costumes. All ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Wednesday Jul 13
    • 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
    • Tom Sparough, the Space Painter - Dig This!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A wacky romp through ball, club and plate juggling that will delight everyone! A treasure chest of juggling gems allows kids to dig up a few tricks of their own. All ages
    • Teen Cafe
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities including science, arts, crafts, food tasting, trivia and more. 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 Jul 14
    • 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
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Classes
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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" followed by 30 minutes of open play. 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.
    Friday Jul 15
    • 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 Jul 18
    • 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
    • Puzzle the Detective
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Put on your thinking caps and act like a detective! Kids will participate in a scavenger hunt and solve cryptic puzzles, anagrams, optical illusions, and more. Ages 9-11
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • 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 Jul 19
    • One-on-one Technology Training
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Appointment only one-on-one technology training. Assistance with devices, setting up an email account, resume creation, etc. 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Wednesday Jul 20
    • 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
    • Renuka Bhatt - Henna Tattoos
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka will apply the henna designs! Ages 12-17
    • Teen Cafe
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities including science, arts, crafts, food tasting, trivia and more. 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 Jul 21
    • 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
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Classes
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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" followed by 30 minutes of open play. 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.
    Friday Jul 22
    • 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

    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.
    Tuesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.