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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
    Monday Sep 26
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • 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 Sep 27
    • 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 Sep 28
    • Using Microsoft Word
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • 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. 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 Sep 29
    • 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: Interview it!
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • If you've ever wanted to be a reporter, don't miss this video-making program where you'll learn the art of interviewing and then put your skills to the test! Bring your own iPad or share one of Thurber House's.
    • 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 Sep 30
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    Saturday Oct 1
    • 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 Oct 3
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • 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 Oct 4
    • 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 Oct 5
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Learn basic computer skills including how to use a mouse, keyboard, printing and file management. This is the first 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 Oct 6
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Oct 7
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    Saturday Oct 8
    • 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 Oct 10
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • 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 Oct 11
    • 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 Oct 12
    • 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 Oct 13
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Oct 14
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    Saturday Oct 15
    • 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 Oct 17
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • 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 Oct 18
    • 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 Oct 19
    • 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 Oct 20
    • 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.
    • Forces of Nature: Animate it! with Thurber House
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • What would you do if you were caught in a horrific storm? Join us as we figure out what it takes to live through your own disaster and then animate your survival story. Bring your own iPad or share one of Thurber House's.
    • 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 Oct 21
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 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 Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    Saturday Oct 22
    • 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. - 6:30 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.