• 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 Sep 19
    • 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 are 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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.
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesdays
    • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn and explore exciting technology with one of our Mentors. Create digital art, learn from a tech mentor, try new things, and so much more! (Ages 8 - 12)
    • Market Research for Entrepreneurs
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's online resources to identify potential customers, research consumer profiles, and target your market.
    Wednesday Sep 20
    • 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 are 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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 Sep 21
    • Introduction to Microsoft Excel I
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basic uses for spreadsheets and how to enter data and use simple formulas using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard are 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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.
    Friday Sep 22
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • After School 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 Sep 23
    • Family History Day with Josh Taylor
    • 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join us at the Main Library, Saturday, Sept. 23 for a full day of genealogy with Josh Taylor from the Genealogy Roadshow. Internationally known genealogist D. Joshua Taylor, host of the PBS series "Genealogy Roadshow", will present four informative and interactive sessions: Finding the Roots of Your Family Legends Online Library Catalogs: A Genealogist's Best Kept Secret Online Resources: Religious Archives and Organizations Evaluating and Documenting Online Sources Also, bring items from your own family history to be scanned and take a tour of the Local History & Genealogy space and Digital Lab at Main Library. All activities and sessions are FREE and so is parking in Main Library's garage. Seating is limited. Pre-registration is recommended. Call 614-645-2275 for more information. Register online at www.columbuslibrary.org/rsvp
    • 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!
    • 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.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 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.
    Sunday Sep 24
    • 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 Sep 25
    • Resumes for Job Hunters
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn strategies and tools for creating or updating your resume. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard are required.
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ablity to learn. Ages birth-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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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.
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 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
    Tuesday Sep 26
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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.
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesdays
    • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn and explore exciting technology with one of our Mentors. Create digital art, learn from a tech mentor, try new things, and so much more! (Ages 8 - 12)
    • Experience Entrepreneurship:The Business Start-Up Experience
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Florish, which was founded in 2016, is a subscription floral service that dabbles in themed parties, weddings, and other special events. This small business prides itself on quality and intentional arrangements using locally-sourced products. Kaylee Schanz will share her experience starting her own business, what a typical day is like, her successes, struggles, and best learning experiences.
    Wednesday Sep 27
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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 Microsoft Excel II
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 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. Proficiency with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard are required.
    Thursday Sep 28
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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.
    Friday Sep 29
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • After School 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 Sep 30
    • 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
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 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.
    Monday Oct 2
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ablity to learn. Ages birth-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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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.
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 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 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 open or save a file.
    Tuesday Oct 3
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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.
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesdays
    • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn and explore exciting technology with one of our Mentors. Create digital art, learn from a tech mentor, try new things, and so much more! (Ages 8 - 12)
    • 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 are required.
    Wednesday Oct 4
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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 Microsoft Excel I
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basic uses for spreadsheets and how to enter data and use simple formulas using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard are required.
    Thursday Oct 5
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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 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 are required.
    Friday Oct 6
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • After School 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 Oct 7
    • Genealogy Cafe
    • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join the Local History and Genealogy staff for and informal question and answer session on genealogy. Bring a cup of coffee and any questions you may have on your family history.
    • Introduction to the Internet
    • 11:00 am - 1:00 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 are required.
    • 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!
    • 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.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 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.
    Sunday Oct 8
    • 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 Oct 9
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ablity to learn. Ages birth-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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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.
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 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
    • 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 Oct 10
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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.
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesdays
    • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn and explore exciting technology with one of our Mentors. Create digital art, learn from a tech mentor, try new things, and so much more! (Ages 8 - 12)
    • 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, find industry reports, and research companies and competitors.
    Wednesday Oct 11
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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 Oct 12
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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.
    • Carnegie Gallery Reception- Ohio Art League Fall Exhibition
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Please join us as we welcome the artists of the Ohio Art League as they gather to celebrate the installation of the Fall Juried Exhibition at a reception hosted by Friends of the Library. Thursday, October 12th, from 6-8pm.
    • Resumes for Job Hunters
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn strategies and tools for creating or updating your resume. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard are required.
    Friday Oct 13
    • 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • After School 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 Oct 14
    • 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!
    • 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.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 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.
    Sunday Oct 15
    • 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.
    • Using DNA Third party Software
    • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Come to this workshop to learn how to use GedMatch to organize and analyze your DNA results. Bring your laptop, your DNA results, and learn how to use the chromosome browser and other free tools offered by GedMatch.
    Monday Oct 16
    • 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 open or save a file.
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ablity to learn. Ages birth-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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • After School 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.
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 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
    Tuesday Oct 17
    • 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 are 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; drop in daily, 12-4 p.m.
    • 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 photography with mentors ready to help!
    • 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!
    • After School 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.
    • YouMedia Tween Tuesdays
    • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn and explore exciting technology with one of our Mentors. Create digital art, learn from a tech mentor, try new things, and so much more! (Ages 8 - 12)
    • Market Research for Entrepreneurs
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's online resources to identify potential customers, research consumer profiles, 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.