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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 Jul 3
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    Monday Jul 6
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Camping Fun
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • You won't have to bring bug spray or even leave the library for this camping trip! Join us for stories and activities all about a favorite summer pastime. Ages 6-11
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! For kids in grades K-3rd 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 Jul 7
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Wednesday Jul 8
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Story Book Yoga
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Learn basic yoga moves to the books Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and Little Cloud by Eric Carle. Ages: 3-9
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual, read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • 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 9
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Jack Brown - Lab-in-a-box
    • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Kids will conduct one or two experiments and learn how to use some basic instruments -- appropriate to their age and interests. Sample activities include: seeing sound waves, viewing invisible light from a remote control, generating static electricity and moving things with it, measuring electricity, using play dough to light to light LEDs, and even using light to measure the size of human hair. Age 8 through teens
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Friday Jul 10
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    Saturday Jul 11
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    • Facebook for Beginners
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Ready to connect with family and friends on Facebook' Join us to create an account, and learn the basics of this popular social media tool. The only prerequisite for this class is that you either have an email account, or a phone capable of sending and receiving text messages. Space is limited, so registration is required.
    Monday Jul 13
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • A Frozen Adventure
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • If someone asks you if you want to build a snowman, the answer is YES! Come have a Frozen Adventure celebrating ice queens and your friends Anna, Elsa, and Olaf! Become your own hero and show the world that some stories are worth melting for.
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd 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 Jul 14
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Flinging Things
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Come build your very own working miniature catapult and other devices for flinging things, then test your skills on targets like zombies and miniature castles. Based on the book "Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction" by John Austin. Ages 12-17
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Wednesday 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 0-18
    • 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
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual, read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • 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 16
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Captain Underpants
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Tra-la-la Come to the Captain Underpants program for literacy-based activities and an Extra-Crunchy Bit O' Fun. Ages 6-11
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Friday Jul 17
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    Saturday Jul 18
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Monday 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 0-18
    • Fun With Geronimo Stilton
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Join us for some fun with Geronimo Stilton, the journalist mouse.
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd 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 Jul 21
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Silhouette
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Tell a story that is uniquely yours as we create a silhouette and show off your original statement to the world. Ages 12-17
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Wednesday 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 0-18
    • Queen (Shirley Parish) Najla-Family Fun Drum Circles
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • 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
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual, read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • 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 23
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Monster Mania
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • There are monsters at the library AHHHHH! Join us and have fun with some fabulously crazy monster activities and stories! Ages 4-7
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Friday Jul 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 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    Saturday Jul 25
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Monday Jul 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 0-18
    • Superheroes
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Up, up and away! It's time to battle danger and save the world, while enjoying stories and activities about superheroes. Ages 5-10
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd 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 Jul 28
    • Ask the Expert
    • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
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    • Meet with a volunteer from the New Directions Career Center for a 15 minute "power review" of your current resume. Bring any questions you may regarding interviews or job search strategies as well. Customers helped on a first come, first served basis.
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Wednesday Jul 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 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual, read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A casual read aloud book group. Snacks included.
    • 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 30
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Summer Lunch Program
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Volunteen Resume Workshop
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • You've been working all summer as a Summer Reading Club VolunTeen. Learn how to turn your experiences into a killer resume you can use when applying for your first job.
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. 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! For kids in grades K-3rd grade.
    Friday 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 0-18
    • Summer Snack Program
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free snack provided by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. Ages 1-18

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