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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
    Saturday May 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.
    Tuesday May 26
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 12:30 pm - 3:30 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 Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Wednesday May 27
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday May 28
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 12:30 pm - 3:30 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 Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • Family Storytime
    • 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun!
    Friday May 29
    • 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 Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • Fun Fridays
    • 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Fun Fridays in the HHC.
    Saturday May 30
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Be a Hero. Read! SRC Kickoff
    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Stop in to sign up for SRC and have some superhero fun including sidewalk chalk and outdoor games!
    Monday Jun 1
    • 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 Jun 2
    • 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
    • Renuka Bhatt - Henna Tattoos
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka will apply the henna designs! Ages 12-17
    • 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 Jun 3
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • 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-3.
    Thursday Jun 4
    • Travels with the Dance Mouse
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • The Dance Mouse is on the move and he is sending postcards from all over the world. Follow on a map and dance to various songs that represent countries throughout the Dance Mouse's travels. Ages: 3-7
    • 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 Jun 5
    • (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 Jun 6
    • 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 Jun 8
    • Everybody Dance Now!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • You'll be up on your feet and moving while we learn different dances and play dance games. Hear dance stories and music, enjoy fun props, and dance, dance, dance! Ages 3-8
    • 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-3.
    Tuesday Jun 9
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • 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-3.
    Wednesday Jun 10
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Active Math
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Come play with giant tangrams, beach balls, musical instruments, hopscotch & more as we explore different ways of learning by using music, rhythm, & our bodies to practice pattern-making, skip-counting, sorting, & creative problem-solving. Move your body, stretch your mind,& keep those math skills sharp with Active Math!
    • 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-3.
    Thursday Jun 11
    • 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
    • Friendship bracelets
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Celebrate your bff by making friendship bracelets.
    • Chulo the Clown - Hola Chulo
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Join Chulo and become part of the show! There will be magic, games, balloons and a lot of laughs. Ages 4-12
    Friday Jun 12
    • (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 Jun 13
    • 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 Jun 15
    • 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-3.
    Tuesday Jun 16
    • Ask the Expert
    • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Karl Road
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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.
    • 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-3.
    Wednesday Jun 17
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • A Frozen Adventure
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • If someone asks you if you want to build a snowman, the answer is YES! Come have a Frozen Adventure celebrating ice queens and your friends Anna, Elsa, and Olaf! Become your own hero and show the world that some stories are worth melting for.
    • 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-3.
    Thursday Jun 18
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 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
    • Let's Get Reading & Rumble! A Lucha Libre Celebration
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Explore the culturally rich world of juvenile and children's books written by Mexican and Mexican American authors before moving on to hands-on, literacy-based activity stations. Inspired by letter sounds and rhyme, children will invent their own luchador (Mexican wrestler) alter-egos, pen a three panel comic strip (starring themselves!) and create a special wrestling mask. Participants can work solo or join friends, siblings, and/or caregivers to create a tag-team.
    • Around the World in a Day
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Take a journey with stories. We'll visit countries all over the globe without even leaving the library! Ages 5-9
    Friday Jun 19
    • (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 Jun 20
    • 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.

    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:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.