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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
    Saturday Jul 23
    • 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 25
    • A to Zentangle
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Join us for an artistic alphabet program! Zentangling is an easy, relaxing, and fun way to make beautiful images by drawing patterns. Each participant will have the opportunity to Zentangle a letter of their choice. Then we will make words using our Zentangled letters!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Jul 26
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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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
    • Teen Screams
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Come and have a scary good time. Learn how scary two sentences can be, create a library zombie apocalypse escape plan, discover how to make your own ghost photography, and practice your mad science skills by creating "Frankentoys."
    Wednesday 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-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Jul 28
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Fly Guy and Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Fly Guy and his friends can't wait to see you at this silly program. Ages 5-8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • 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 Jul 29
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • (Lego) Block Party!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Build amazing creations with Legos or play an exciting board game with your friends!
    Saturday Jul 30
    • 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 Aug 1
    • Traditional Tales Puppet Show
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Come and enjoy a puppet show based on one of your favorite fairy tales. No matter the journey, the ending is the same, with the characters living happily ever after. Ages 5-8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Aug 2
    • 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 Aug 3
    • Columbus Museum of Art: Super Kids!
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Create your own superhero persona, and design epic wearables to hide your secret identity. Ages 7-12
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Aug 4
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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
    • Bob Abdou - Mr. Puppet
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • These comical and imaginative puppets make this show educational as well as lots of fun! Ages 3-11.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • 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 Aug 5
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • (Lego) Block Party!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Build amazing creations with Legos or play an exciting board game with your friends!
    Wednesday Aug 10
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Aug 12
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    Friday Aug 19
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.

    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.
    Wednesday:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Thursday:
    3 - 4 p.m.