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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
    Wednesday May 27
    • Teen Book Group
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • 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 May 28
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
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    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • OAA Help Session
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Taking the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) this school year' We can help! This weekly, hour long test prep session is available to all 3rd grade students to help ready and feel confident about taking the OAA. Friendly staff will have practice tests and study tips for students and will be available to help guide parents through available online OAA resources.
    Friday May 29
    • Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
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    • Join us for Family Storytime; songs, stories and early literacy tips for caregivers.
    Saturday May 30
    • Saturday Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
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    • An all ages, music based storytime with plenty of songs, rhymes, rhythm and dance. Birth to age 6, with a parent/caregiver.
    • Kickoff Event: Rebecca MacDowell - The Magic of Reading!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Join us for our celebration to kick off Summer Reading Club! The Almost Amazing Melody the Magician shares her journey in magic through reading books from the library. Kids "make and take" a magic bag filled with tricks to be performed for friends and family and will practice their new-found skills during the program! Ages 8-13
    Monday Jun 1
    • 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
    • Silly Stories and Fun
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Do you like to laugh' Do you like to act silly' Join us for silly stories and activities guaranteed to put your funny bone to use. 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 Jun 2
    • 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
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    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 0-18
    • Let's Get Reading & Rumble! A Lucha Libre Celebration
    • 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Explore the culturally rich world of juvenile and children's books written by Mexican and Mexican American authors before moving on to hands-on, literacy-based activity stations. Inspired by letter sounds and rhyme, children will invent their own luchador (Mexican wrestler) alter-egos, pen a three panel comic strip (starring themselves!) and create a special wrestling mask. Participants can work solo or join friends, siblings, and/or caregivers to create a tag-team.
    • 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.
    Wednesday Jun 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
    • P.T. Reptiles - Reptiles 101
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • A hands on, up close and personal education on reptiles and other animals. All ages
    • 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 Jun 4
    • 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
    • Mural Madness
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Teens will learn about public art, and using a common "canvas," collaboratively create a mural that will be displayed in their branch.
    • 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.
    Friday Jun 5
    • 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 Jun 6
    • 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 Jun 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
    • Party Like a Pirate!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Join us for a pirate adventure at the library. Stories, songs and activities will make you feel like you are sailing the seas with a pirate crew! Ages 4-8
    • 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 Jun 9
    • 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 Jun 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
    • Erica Carlson - Balloon Workshop
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Learn the basic twists of balloon sculpting and how to create your own balloon works of art. Ages 6 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 Jun 11
    • 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
    • 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 Jun 12
    • 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 Jun 13
    • 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 Jun 15
    • 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
    • Fancy Nancy Party
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Girls and boys can wear their fanciest clothes and have a ball as we read the beloved Fancy Nancy books, play games and do fun and fancy activities! Ages 3-9
    • 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 Jun 16
    • 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 Jun 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
    • 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 Jun 18
    • 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
    • Candy Pixel Art
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Pixel art is type a digital form of art used in video games since their creation. Learn it's origins and make your own, using candy. Create, copy, and consume your video game artwork!
    • 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 Jun 19
    • 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 Jun 20
    • 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 Jun 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
    • 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 Jun 23
    • 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
    • Egg Drop
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Learn about architectural fundamentals and the devastating effects of gravity by helping your egg survive drops from perilous heights.
    • 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 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 0-18
    • Superhero Science
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    • Hilltop
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    • Become a superhero using science knowledge and experiments with COSI staff.
    • 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.

    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.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Open during the school year.