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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 Feb 19
    • 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 Feb 20
    • 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 Feb 21
    • 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. 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 Feb 22
    • 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 Discussion Group
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Teens in middle school and high school are invited to this panel discussion titled: Black History Past, Present and Future. Hear others' experiences and add your own perspective.
    Friday Feb 23
    • 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 Feb 24
    • 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 Feb 26
    • 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 Feb 27
    • 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 Feb 28
    • Creating a Basic Resume
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • 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.
    Thursday Mar 1
    • 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 Mar 2
    • 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 Mar 3
    • 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 Mar 5
    • 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 Mar 6
    • 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 Mar 7
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • 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 Mar 8
    • 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 Mar 9
    • 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 Mar 10
    • 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 Mar 12
    • 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 Mar 13
    • 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 Mar 14
    • 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. 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 Mar 15
    • 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 Mar 16
    • 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 Mar 17
    • 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 Mar 19
    • 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.

    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.