• Location Details

    96 S. Grant Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43215
    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

    Martin Luther King, Northside, Parsons

    Other Locations

    Upcoming Events
    Tuesday Jan 23
    • Introduction to Microsoft Word
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document in Microsoft Word 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesday
    • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Market Research for Entrepreneurs
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's online resources to find industry reports, research consumer spending and market segments, identify potential customers, and target your market.
    Wednesday Jan 24
    • Introduction to the Internet
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of how to navigate and search the internet. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Thursday Jan 25
    • Introduction to Excel 1
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet, enter data and use simple formulas using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Carnegie Gallery Opening Reception- Staff Art Show
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • This 3rd biennial exhibit features 43 original works of art created by CML staff members. Painting, photography, 3D mixed media, pottery, yarn art and more make up this eclectic exhibit that showcases the talent of staff artists. MEET THE ARTISTS AND ENJOY REFESHMENTS AT THE OPENING RECEPTION.
    Friday Jan 26
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Teen Book Buzz
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join us in the Teen Room to hear all about the hottest new titles featuring special guest, Amanda Fensch from Penguin/Random House Publishing. Lucky audience members can take home advance copies of books coming out later this year!
    Saturday Jan 27
    • DNA Workshop
    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Sponsored by FCGHS
    • German Community Forum
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Palatines to America program featuring Nancy Ottman talking about Germany Cemeteries in the U.S. and in Europe.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 10:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join us after Family Storytime for 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    Sunday Jan 28
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • CARNEGIE AUTHOR SERIES featuring Jane Smiley
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Jane Smiley, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres, has an array of novels, short stories and nonfiction books in her collection, including the critically acclaimed biography Charles Dickens. REGISTER at www.columbuslibrary.org/special-events
    Monday Jan 29
    • Online Job Hunting
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of looking for a job online. We'll look at online classifieds, job search sites, company sites and talk about how to avoid scams. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Tuesday Jan 30
    • Introduction to Excel 2
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Build on the skills you learned in Excel 1 to create and format a basic personal budget using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesday
    • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Starting Your Business: Legal Structures and Business Registration
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Experience Entrepreneurship - Business Speakers Series: John Weaver is a partner at Stansbury Weaver, a boutique law firm that specializes in startups and high-growth businesses. In this workshop, you will learn the differences between legal structures and how to choose the best entity for your business. You will also learn more about registering a business and what you need to have prepared as you begin the process.
    Wednesday Jan 31
    • Grants for Nonprofits
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn about library resources to develop or sustain a nonprofit organization such as the Foundation Center and its databases, as well as enhance your understanding of the nonprofit environment.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Thursday Feb 1
    • Grants for Individuals
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn about library resources for grants to artists, students and researchers from foundations, institutions, government and corporate sponsors.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Friday Feb 2
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Saturday Feb 3
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 10:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join us after Family Storytime for 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    Sunday Feb 4
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    Monday Feb 5
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn basic computer skills including how to use a mouse and keyboard, and how to create, save and move digital files.
    Tuesday Feb 6
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesday
    • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Introduction to Microsoft Word
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document in Microsoft Word 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard is required.
    Wednesday Feb 7
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Introduction to Excel 1
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet, enter data and use simple formulas using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    Thursday Feb 8
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Introduction to the Internet
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of how to navigate and search the internet. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard is required.
    Friday Feb 9
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Saturday Feb 10
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 10:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join us after Family Storytime for 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    Sunday Feb 11
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • Intermediate DNA Reserach
    • 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • I have DNA results. Now what? Designed for those with DNA test results who need guidance understanding the numbers and matches.
    • Cellos in the Atrium
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Side-by-side chamber music performance by central Ohio's brightest rising cellists from CELLOhio and Columbus Cello School. Grab a book and listen to Bach.
    Monday Feb 12
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Grants for Nonprofits
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn about library resources to develop or sustain a nonprofit organization such as the Foundation Center and its databases, as well as enhance your understanding of the nonprofit environment.
    Tuesday Feb 13
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesday
    • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Starting a Small Business
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's online resources to write your business plan, choose industry codes, and research companies and competitors.
    Wednesday Feb 14
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Grants for Individuals
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn about library resources for grants to artists, students and researchers from foundations, institutions, government and corporate sponsors.
    Thursday Feb 15
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Portfolio Club
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a student on a career path in computer science, visual art, music production, or other creative field? Then join us each month as we explore ways to best market our talents for college acceptance, scholarship applications and the career market.
    Friday Feb 16
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Saturday Feb 17
    • Starting your Family History
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society at their meeting. The program will be on how to begin researching your family history.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 10:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join us after Family Storytime for 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    Sunday Feb 18
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    Monday Feb 19
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn basic computer skills including how to use a mouse and keyboard, and how to create, save and move digital files.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    Tuesday Feb 20
    • Introduction to Microsoft Word
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document in Microsoft Word 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • YOUMEDIA
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help. Ages 12 - 17.
    • Afterschool Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Market Research for Entrepreneurs
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's online resources to find industry reports, research consumer spending and market segments, identify potential customers, and target your market.

    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
    Tuesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.