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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

    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
    Monday Jul 6
    • Food Photography
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Take photos of delicious food, then devour it.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Tuesday Jul 7
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Christa Hein - Chick Hatching
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Wednesday Jul 8
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • What's Your Favorite Animal'
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Lions' Whales' Dogs' Join us for fun activities as you discover your favorite animal. Ages 6-11
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Thursday Jul 9
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • COSI - Superhero Science
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Become a superhero using scientific knowledge and experiments with COSI staff. Ages 6-11
    • COSI - Superhero Science
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Become a superhero using scientific knowledge and experiments with COSI staff. Ages 6-11
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Friday Jul 10
    • (Lego) Block Party!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Build amazing creations with Legos or play an exciting board game with your friends!
    Saturday Jul 11
    • Saturday Story Stomp!
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • An active storytime with plenty of books, music and movement for children ages 2-6 and their families.
    Monday Jul 13
    • Story Lab
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Need an idea for something to write about' Join us for stories, games and crafts that will get you thinking like a writer! Ages 6-11
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Tuesday Jul 14
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Jack Brown - You Will Get A Charge Out of This!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Make lightning bolts, measure radiation, and make music - mostly with simple household items. Monitor radiation levels using an empty soda can, some plastic, and aluminum foil. Ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Wednesday Jul 15
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Kitchen Concoctions: Noodlemania!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Children will learn about the rich history of the wonderful and versatile noodle, with stories and recipes, culminating in an activity where they can make their own noodles to take home. Ages 6-10
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Thursday Jul 16
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Cooking Caravan - Found Sounds
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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    • A found percussion and basic rhythm workshop that turns common library objects and participants into a percussion ensemble. All ages
    Friday Jul 17
    • (Lego) Block Party!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Build amazing creations with Legos or play an exciting board game with your friends!
    Saturday Jul 18
    • Saturday Story Stomp!
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • An active storytime with plenty of books, music and movement for children ages 2-6 and their families.
    Monday Jul 20
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Tuesday Jul 21
    • Ask the Expert
    • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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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.
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Get Up and Dance!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Kids learn an easy jazz/hip hop dance to a popular (and age appropriate) song of the summer! Ages: 5-12.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Wednesday Jul 22
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Candy Pixel Art
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Thursday Jul 23
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Camping Fun
    • 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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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
    Friday Jul 24
    • (Lego) Block Party!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Build amazing creations with Legos or play an exciting board game with your friends!
    Saturday Jul 25
    • Saturday Story Stomp!
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
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    • An active storytime with plenty of books, music and movement for children ages 2-6 and their families.
    Monday Jul 27
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Tuesday Jul 28
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Victor Dandridge - Pixel Art
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Mimicking the art style of early video game design, pixel art plays on the abstract rendering of objects through mathematics and color.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Wednesday Jul 29
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf'
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • We're blowing down a few houses, chasing a sheep or two and checking out what it's like to be a wolf! Join us to share facts and folklore about our lupine friends. ARRROOOOOOO! Ages 5-10
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3.
    Thursday Jul 30
    • Baby Bubble Party
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, music, and BUBBLES to boost your baby's ability to learn. (Ages 0-18 months)
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Friday Jul 31
    • (Lego) Block Party!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Build amazing creations with Legos or play an exciting board game with your friends!
    Saturday Aug 1
    • Saturday Story Stomp!
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
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    • An active storytime with plenty of books, music and movement for children ages 2-6 and their families.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    3 - 4 p.m.