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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 Apr 25
    • Using Microsoft Word
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, format and save simple documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Prior completion of beginners sequence is encouraged. No registration is required.
    • 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 Apr 26
    • 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.
    Friday Apr 27
    • 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 Apr 28
    • 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 Apr 30
    • 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 May 1
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 May 2
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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.
    • 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 May 3
    • 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.
    Friday May 4
    • 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 May 5
    • 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 May 7
    • 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 May 8
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 May 9
    • Basic Internet
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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. No registration is required.
    • 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 May 10
    • 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.
    Friday May 11
    • 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 May 12
    • 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 May 14
    • 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 May 15
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 May 16
    • Using the Internet
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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. No registration is required.
    • 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 May 17
    • 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.
    Friday May 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.
    Saturday May 19
    • 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 May 21
    • 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 May 22
    • 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
    • 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
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday May 23
    • Creating a Basic Resume
    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create and edit a basic resume. Prior completion of beginners sequence is encouraged. No registration is required.
    • 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.

    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.