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    Location Details

    1600 E. Long Street
    Columbus, OH 43203
    614-645-2275

    Hours

    Mon-Thur: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Fri: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sun: Closed

    Nearby Locations

    Driving Park, Main, Shepard

    Other Locations

    Keisha Gibbs

    Keisha Gibbs

    Hey there! I'm Keisha Gibbs, manager of the Martin Luther King Branch. My favorite book is The Bible, I also enjoy painting, scrapbooking and spending time with family.

    Stop by – I'd love to show you what we offer at Martin Luther King.

    Upcoming Events
    Thursday Jun 30
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Teen Talents and Tricks
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • Hang out with other teens and share, present or discuss your talents!
    • Career Institute for Teens
    • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • If you are twelve years old or older by June 4, 2016, you're invited to take part in this special program MLK tweens and teens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course on college and career readiness.
    Tuesday Jul 5
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Martin Luther King
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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
    • Superheroes
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • Up, up and away! It's time to battle danger and save the world, while enjoying stories and activities about superheroes. Ages 5-8
    Wednesday Jul 6
    • Jack Brown: Sounds (and science) of Music
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • Learn to make music with everyday objects (take-home instructions provided for simple wind chimes and Glockenspiel). Explore the science of wave motion with tuning forks, "singing" glasses, and other instruments. Make sound vibrations visible with table salt! Ages 8-17
    • Volunteen Training
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Training for new volunteens
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Join us for Reading Buddies activities and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jul 7
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Renuka Bhatt - Henna Tattoos
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka will apply the henna designs! Ages 12-17
    • Career Institute for Teens
    • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • If you are twelve years old or older by June 4, 2016, you're invited to take part in this special program for MLK VolunTeens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course on college and career readiness.
    Saturday Jul 9
    • Summer Chess in the Neighborhood
    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Learn how to play this classic game of strategy or test your skills with other players!
    Monday Jul 11
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Jul 12
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Martin Luther King
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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
    • Annie Hawe - Jammin' with Annie
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • Children will jam along with Annie as they play a variety of percussion instruments throughout the program. This interactive musical experience includes finger puppets, singing and dancing with a focus on the wonders of books! Ages 2-9
    Wednesday Jul 13
    • Art-Adventures
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Art is an adventure of creativity! Join us for an art activity you can take home.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Join us for Reading Buddies activities and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jul 14
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Career Institute for Teens
    • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • If you are twelve years old or older by June 4, 2016, you're invited to take part in this special program for MLK VolunTeens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course on college and career readiness.
    Monday Jul 18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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    • Join Reading Buddies for fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Jul 19
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Martin Luther King
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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
    • Dinos for a Day
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • Stomp back in time at the library! Join us for an afternoon of prehistoric proportions with stories, crafts, and games that will transform you into dinos for a day! Ages 5-8
    Wednesday Jul 20
    • All Tangled Up: A Creative Workshop for Kids
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Kids will learn the basics of the focused art form Zentangles. After practicing, each child will create a letter tangle and name it. Ages 6-11.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Join us for Reading Buddies activities and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jul 21
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Comiclub for Tweens and Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Are comics or anime your thing? Join us for our monthly Comiclub! Draw or discuss your favorites with other tweens and teens
    • Career Institute for Teens
    • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • If you are twelve years old or older by June 4, 2016, you're invited to take part in this special program for MLK VolunTeens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course on college and career readiness.
    Monday Jul 25
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Jul 26
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Martin Luther King
    • 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
    • Steve Harpster: Drawing Pre-Hysterical Beasts
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Take a hilarious trip back in time to draw prehistoric animals that never existed like saber toothed poodles, dyno-cows, and the ferocious tyrannosaurs hamster. Each artist will be provided with a Harptoons pencil and paper. Ages 6-11
    Wednesday Jul 27
    • Art-Adventures
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • Art is an adventure of creativity! Join us for an art activity you can take home.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • Join us for Reading Buddies activities and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jul 28
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Career Institute for Teens
    • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • If you are twelve years old or older by June 4, 2016, you're invited to take part in this special program for MLK VolunTeens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course on college and career readiness.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Thursday:
    11 a.m. - 12 p.m.