• 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
    Saturday Mar 25
    • German Community Forum
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Palatines to America Society presents "Beginning German Genealogy".
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Sunday Mar 26
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    Monday Mar 27
    • Business Information
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use library resources related to business information. Registration is required.
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 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.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Mar 28
    • Grants for Nonprofits
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use online resources to help you understand the grant process for nonprofit organizations. Registration 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Wednesday Mar 29
    • eReaders and eBooks
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to access thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and videos free with your library card. Registration is required.
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Mar 30
    • Grants for Individuals
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use online resources to help you understand the grant process for individuals. Registration 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 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.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 5:00 pm - 5:55 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.
    Friday Mar 31
    Saturday Apr 1
    • 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.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Sunday Apr 2
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    Monday Apr 3
    • Basic Internet
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of how to get online and navigate the Internet. Registration is required.
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 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.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Apr 4
    • Introduction to Word 2013
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, format and save simple documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Registration 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Wednesday Apr 5
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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.
    Thursday Apr 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 5:00 pm - 5:55 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.
    Saturday Apr 8
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Sunday Apr 9
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    Monday Apr 10
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center 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 how to use online resources to help you understand the grant process for nonprofit organizations. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Apr 11
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Business Information
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use library resources related to business information. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Apr 12
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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.
    • Grants for Individuals
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use online resources to help you understand the grant process for individuals. Registration is required.
    Thursday Apr 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • eReaders and eBooks
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to access thousands of eBooks, audiobooks and videos free with your library card. Registration is required.
    Saturday Apr 15
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Monday Apr 17
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Apr 18
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Introduction to Word 2013
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
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    • Learn how to create, edit, format and save simple documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Apr 19
    • GED Classes
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library
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    • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools Adult Education Department at 614-365-5245 ext. 260 or 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
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    • 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
    • The Magic Flute by Opera Columbus
    • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    • Main Library
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    • The Magic Flute presented by Opera Columbus is an enchanting introduction to the genius of Mozart. This adaptation tells the story of the noble Prince Tamino, the heroic Princess Pamina, the birdman Papageno and the evil Queen of the Night. The Magic Flute's beautiful melodies and comical characters delight youngsters, while thematic points concerning facing challenges and learning to forgive generate thoughtful discussion. Groups welcome! Seating begins at 10:15 a.m. First come, first served. All ages welcome; performance geared towards children PreK-6th grade.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
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    • 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
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
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    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
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    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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.
    Thursday Apr 20
    • 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
    • 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 Sunday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
    • YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Stop by the Homework Help Center for a free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Basic Internet
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
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    • Learn the basics of how to get online and navigate the Internet. Registration is required.
    Saturday Apr 22
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.

    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.
    Wednesday:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Saturday:
    3 - 4 p.m.