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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 7
    • Basic Internet
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of how to get online and navigate the internet. This is the second of a three class series on learning basic computer and internet skills. Registration is required.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday Dec 8
    • Kindergarten Skills Check and Activities
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the kid's area anytime during office hours. Check your preschooler's pre-reading skills and discover activities you can do at home to prepare your child for kindergarten.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - 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.
    • Careers 101: Engineering
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Join Ohio State University engineering students as they demonstrate how things work for a sneak peek into Engineering as a future college major or career.
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Friday Dec 9
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • 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.
    Saturday Dec 10
    • Saturday Story Stomp!
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • An active storytime with plenty of books, music and movement for children ages 2-6 and their families.
    Monday Dec 12
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Tuesday Dec 13
    • Kindergarten Skills Check and Activities
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the kid's area anytime during office hours. Check your preschooler's pre-reading skills and discover activities you can do at home to prepare your child for kindergarten.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Wednesday Dec 14
    • Using the Internet
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn how to find and use popular websites. This is the third of a three class series on learning basic computer and internet skills. Registration is required.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday Dec 15
    • Kindergarten Skills Check and Activities
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Stop by the kid's area anytime during office hours. Check your preschooler's pre-reading skills and discover activities you can do at home to prepare your child for kindergarten.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - 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.
    • Minecraft with Thurber House
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Using the popular world-building game of Minecraft, Thurber House will teach students how to use their imaginations to create new worlds. Whether it be a mythological realm or small farm in Ohio, students will be able to brainstorm their ideas on paper and use technology to create a visual of their thinking.
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Saturday Dec 17
    • Saturday Story Stomp!
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • An active storytime with plenty of books, music and movement for children ages 2-6 and their families.
    Tuesday Dec 20
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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
    Wednesday Dec 21
    Thursday Dec 22
    • Ready for Kindergarten - 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
    • Teen Thursdays
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Teens 12-17 are welcome to join us in the meeting room weekly for a variety of STEAM activities.
    Thursday Dec 29
    • Teen Thursdays
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Teens 12-17 are welcome to join us in the meeting room weekly for a variety of STEAM activities.

    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.