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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
    Friday May 26
    • After School Snack
    • 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Tuesday May 30
    • 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.
    Wednesday May 31
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Baffled by a technology problem? 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
    • 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 1
    • 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
    • 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.
    Saturday Jun 3
    • Erica Carlson - Super Duper Magic
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's ahedgehog?!? That's right! A super hedgehog! Grab your superhero cape and show off your muscles for this 30-minute, fast-paced comedy magic show featuring Sedgewick, a real live hedgehog! Ages 2-7
    Monday Jun 5
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Bob's Bugs Show
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Bob's Bugs Show. From hissing cockroaches to spiders, this show has it all. Learn about and see both live critters as well as some other "buggy" items like eggs, sheds and exoskeletons. All Ages
    • 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 Jun 6
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 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.
    • Fly Guy and Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Fly Guy and his friends can't wait to see you at this silly program. Ages 5-8
    Wednesday Jun 7
    • 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.
    • 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? Baffled by a technology problem? 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 - 1:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • 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 Jun 8
    • 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 - 1:00 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.
    • Book a Librarian
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Baffled by a technology problem? Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Registration is required.
    • 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 Jun 9
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 Jun 12
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Rory Rennick-OMG-3! HE READ MY MIND!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • This HIT comedy, mentalism and magic program encourages reading. Teens enjoy hilarious illusions that won't insult their intelligence. Ages 12-17
    • 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 Jun 13
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 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.
    • Totally Irresponsible Science
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Watch amazing science demonstrations using simple materials. Then perform incredible science tricks on your own! You will learn the science secrets behind everything you see. Ages 9-11
    Wednesday Jun 14
    • 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.
    • 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? Baffled by a technology problem? 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 - 1:00 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
    • More Information
    • 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
    • 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 Jun 15
    • 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 - 1:00 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 Jun 16
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 Jun 19
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 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
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    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka will apply the henna designs! Ages 12-17
    • 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 Jun 20
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 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.
    • Dinos for a Day
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Stomp back in time at the library! Join us for an afternoon of prehistoric proportions with stories, crafts, and games that will transform you into dinos for a day! Ages 5-8
    Wednesday Jun 21
    • 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.
    • 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? Baffled by a technology problem? 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 - 1:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Ironwood - Foxes in Folklore
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Vincent, the Ambassador Fox, will introduce kids to basic information on foxes and their appearances in literature and myths and discuss the importance of foxes in different cultures. All ages.
    • 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 Jun 22
    • 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 - 1:00 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.
    • Book a Librarian
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Baffled by a technology problem? Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Registration is required.
    • 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 Jun 23
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 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.

    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.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.