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    Location Details

    5590 Karl Road
    Columbus, OH 43229
    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

    Northern Lights, Whetstone

    Other Locations

    Keith Hanson

    Hi, I'm Keith Hanson, manager of the Karl Road Branch. One of my favorite books is Where I'm Calling From by Raymond Carver. I enjoy gardening, kayaking and cooking.

    Stop by – I'd love to show you what we offer at Karl Road.

    Upcoming Events
    Wednesday Dec 13
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Dec 14
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • 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.
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Teen Thursdays
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join us every Thursday at 4:30 for a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities.
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    Friday Dec 15
    • Adult Basic Learning / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Saturday Dec 16
    • Saturday Story Stomp
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    Monday Dec 18
    • Adult Basic Learning / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • The OSU-Karl Road Branch Writer's Studio
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Come play with creative and untraditional forms of writing alongside Ohio State students and teachers! Open to all students ages 10-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Tuesday Dec 19
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Dec 20
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Dec 21
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Teen Thursdays
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join us every Thursday at 4:30 for a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities.
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    Friday Dec 22
    • Adult Basic Learning / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Dec 26
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Dec 27
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Dec 28
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Teen Thursdays
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join us every Thursday at 4:30 for a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities.
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    Friday Dec 29
    • Adult Basic Learning / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Jan 2
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Wednesday Jan 3
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Jan 4
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Teen Thursdays
    • 5:35 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join us every Thursday at 4:30 for a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities.
    Friday Jan 5
    • Adult Basic Learning / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Saturday Jan 6
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    Monday Jan 8
    • Adult Basic Learning / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Meeting Room for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • The OSU-Karl Road Branch Writer's Studio
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Come play with creative and untraditional forms of writing alongside Ohio State students and teachers! Open to all students ages 10-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Tuesday Jan 9
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Jan 10
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn basic computer skills including how to use a mouse, keyboard, print and manage files. This is the first of a three-class series on learning basic computer and internet skills. No registration is required.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    5 - 6 p.m.