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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

    Welcome, I’m Keisha Gibbs, manager of 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
    Wednesday Jul 8
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! For kids in grades K-3
    • Queen Najla Family Drum Circle
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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    • Box drums, conga, djun djun, and other percussion instruments will be used to play poly rhythms and other creative music. Limbo, dance and games are included. Ages 5 and up
    Thursday Jul 9
    • Family Storytime and Play
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    • Parents, caregivers and children are invited to join us for stories, songs, play and tips on how to get ready for kindergarten!
    Monday Jul 13
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Build reading skills with a 15 minute one-on-one reading session.
    • Sips and Stories
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Teens and tweens join us for refreshing reads-something new each week!
    Tuesday Jul 14
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! (Ages 3-6 years)
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Build reading skills with a 15 minute one-on-one reading session.
    • Read It and Wear It: Newspaper Capers!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • We'll have fun reading the latest headlines before we turn newspapers into superhero capes and costumes! Ages 5-11
    Wednesday Jul 15
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Super Simple Science
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Hands-on super simple science experiments! Ages 5-11
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! For kids in grades K-3
    • Turtle Lady and Friends
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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    • The Turtle Lady is back and ready to share her passion for . . . TURTLES! Kids will get lots of touching time with turtles and perhaps a bearded dragon and a snake or two. Ages 0-11
    Thursday Jul 16
    • Family Storytime and Play
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    • Parents, caregivers and children are invited to join us for stories, songs, play and tips on how to get ready for kindergarten!
    • Comedy Magician Dave Lehman
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Join Comedy Magician Dave Lehman on a magic trip with unique magic, comedy and lots of audience participation. Ages 5-11
    Monday Jul 20
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Build reading skills with a 15 minute one-on-one reading session.
    • Sips and Stories
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Teens and tweens join us for refreshing reads-something new each week!
    Tuesday Jul 21
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! (Ages 3-6 years)
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Build reading skills with a 15 minute one-on-one reading session.
    Wednesday Jul 22
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Candy Chemistry
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Come discover science using some of your favorite candy snacks! Join us as we stir, dissolve, heat up, chew, melt and expand to learn the why behind the science of candy. Ages 6-11
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! For kids in grades K-3
    Thursday Jul 23
    • Family Storytime and Play
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    • Parents, caregivers and children are invited to join us for stories, songs, play and tips on how to get ready for kindergarten!
    • Draw with Numbers and Letters
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Learn how to draw with children's book illustrator Steve Harpster. Ages 5-11
    • Hooray for K Celebration!
    • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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    • Celebration for those entering kindergarten in 2015... and their grown-ups!
    Monday Jul 27
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Build reading skills with a 15 minute one-on-one reading session.
    • Sips and Stories
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Teens and tweens join us for refreshing reads-something new each week!
    Tuesday Jul 28
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! (Ages 3-6 years)
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Build reading skills with a 15 minute one-on-one reading session.
    Wednesday Jul 29
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Dollhouse Design
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Meet the creator of the MLK children's area dollhouse and make your own cardboard dollhouse to take home!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! For kids in grades K-3
    Thursday Jul 30
    • Family Storytime and Play
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Parents, caregivers and children are invited to join us for stories, songs, play and tips on how to get ready for kindergarten!

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    1 - 2 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    1 - 2 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    4:30 - 5:30 p.m.