• 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
    Wednesday Apr 26
    • 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 - 11:30 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 27
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Online Job Hunting
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of looking for a job online including online classified sites, job search sites, company sites and staying safe from scams. Familiarity with basic computer skills including mouse and keyboard are required.
    Friday Apr 28
    Saturday Apr 29
    • 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.
    Sunday Apr 30
    • 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 May 1
    • 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.
    • 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
    Tuesday May 2
    • 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.
    • 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
    Wednesday May 3
    • 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 May 4
    • 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.
    • Resumes for Job Hunters
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create and edit a basic resume using Microsoft Word. Familiarity with basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, mouse and keyboard are required.
    Friday May 5
    Saturday May 6
    • 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.
    Sunday May 7
    • 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 May 8
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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 May 9
    • Online Job Hunting
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of looking for a job online including online classified sites, job search sites, company sites and staying safe from scams. 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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 May 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 - 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 May 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!
    • 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.
    • Carnegie Gallery Reception - This Is Now
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Please join us as we welcome the artists of the ROY G BIV Gallery as they gather to celebrate the installation of This Is Now at a reception hosted by Friends of the Library. Thursday, May 11th, from 6-8pm.
    • 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.
    Friday May 12
    Saturday May 13
    • 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.
    Sunday May 14
    • 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 May 15
    • 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.
    • 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
    Tuesday May 16
    • Resumes for Job Hunters
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create and edit a basic resume using Microsoft Word. Familiarity with basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, 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
    • 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.
    • 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 Word 2013
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, format and save simple documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Registration is required.
    Wednesday May 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 - 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 May 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!
    • 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.
    • 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
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of how to get online and navigate the Internet. Registration is required.
    Friday May 19
    Saturday May 20
    • 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.
    Sunday May 21
    • 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 May 22
    • 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.
    • 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
    Tuesday May 23
    • 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.
    • 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
    Wednesday May 24
    • 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 - 11:30 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.
    • 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.

    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.