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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 Jun 27
    • 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
    • I Want My Hat Back: Celebrating The Art of Jon Klassen
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 2013 Caldecott winner Jon Klassen's art inspires imagination from a thieving fish to yarn that never runs out. Come to the library to explore his artwork and make some art of your own. Ages 5-8
    Wednesday Jun 28
    • 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? 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 - 1:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • The Magic of David Anthony
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • The show includes magic, music, juggling and a lot of audience participation while encouraging children to be creative in their practice of reading, writing, math, and sports skills. 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 29
    • 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 30
    • 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 Jul 3
    • 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
    • Chess
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Test your strategic skills in one of the world's oldest board games. All skill levels welcome.
    • 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.
    Tuesday Jul 4
    Wednesday Jul 5
    • 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? 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 - 1:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free lunch provided by the Columbus Department of Parks and Recreation. Ages 1-18
    • Queen (Shirley Parish) Najla-Family Fun Drum Circles
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 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
    • 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 Jul 6
    • 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 Jul 7
    • 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 Jul 10
    • 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
    • Love It or Hate It
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Who do you love? What do you hate? This is your chance to be heard! Express your views on today's hot topics by making a collage to be displayed in the library's teen room.
    • 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 Jul 11
    • 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.
    • Origami Yoda
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Do you speak Wookiee? Do you have the wisdom of Yoda? Come to the library to explore author Tom Angleberger's zany world of Origami Yoda. Ages 9-11
    Wednesday Jul 12
    • 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.
    • 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 Jul 13
    • 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 Jul 14
    • 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 Jul 17
    • 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
    • Exploding Chain Competition
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Did you know that by weaving popsicle sticks together you can cause an explosive chain reaction? Find out how then compete to see who can put together the longest chain.
    • 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.
    Tuesday Jul 18
    • 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.
    • Immature Fun
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Stories, jokes, tricks, gags, and fun, ranging from silly to gross! Ages 9-11.
    Wednesday Jul 19
    • 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? 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 - 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 Jul 20
    • 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 Jul 21
    • 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 Jul 24
    • 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
    • Creature Craze - LEGOs
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Join us for an exciting program exploring the habitat of honeybees, and then create a motorized LEGO model to showcase your knowledge! 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.
    Tuesday Jul 25
    • 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.
    • 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

    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.