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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
    Monday Jun 6
    • 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 Jun 7
    • 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
    • Sogbety Diomande - West African Rhythm with Sogbety
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Get a glimpse of West Africa through drumming, dance, colorful costumes, musical instruments, rhythms and songs in this program that is fun for the whole family. All ages
    Wednesday Jun 8
    • Ironwood Wolves
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • See the ambassador wolf, and learn about the family life, habitat, diet, and myths about wolves. All ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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    • Join us for Reading Buddies activities and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jun 9
    • 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.
    • Victor Dandridge - Pixal Art
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Mimicking the art style of early video game design, pixel art plays on the abstract rendering of objects through mathematics and color.
    • 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 tweens and teens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course to help you prepare for college, careers and life!
    Saturday Jun 11
    • Be a Hero Read Celebration!
    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Come sign up for our summer reading program "Be a Hero: Read" and enjoy stories, songs, activities and more!
    • 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 Jun 13
    • 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.
    • P.T. Reptiles - Reptiles 101
    • 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • A hands-on, up-close and personal education on reptiles and other animals. All ages
    Tuesday Jun 14
    • 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
    • Happy Birthday, Beverly Cleary!
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Beloved author Beverly Cleary turns 100 in 2016. Join us to celebrate her stories and characters with games, crafts, and fun activities based on her works.
    Wednesday Jun 15
    • Be a Hero: The Incredible GUAC
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Learn the importance of growing and eating whole foods and how to make healthy choices. Activity and hands on food prep and guacamole! Preschool and up.
    • 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 Jun 16
    • 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.
    • Rory Rennick-Easy to Master Magic
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • Learn some magic illusions using ordinary objects and a deck of cards. Amaze your friends and families with tricks that professional magicians use. Ages 12-17
    • Career Institute 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 tweens and teens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course on college and career readiness.
    Monday Jun 20
    • 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 Jun 21
    • 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
    • Face-inating Art
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • Join us in creating self-portrait collages and find yourself in art! Explore famous styles and artists from the past and compose your own masterpiece. Ages 6-11
    Wednesday Jun 22
    • Christa Hein - Bring the Farm to You!
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    • Various farm animals visit the library, providing real-life farm experiences. Participants can touch the animals that provide us with food and fiber. All ages
    • Blast Off: Space Adventures!
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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    • Blast off into space! Outer space fun for the future astronaut. Ages 5-8
    • 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 Jun 23
    • 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.
    • Comiclub for Tweens and Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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 tweens and teens! Members of the Expanding Visions Foundation will present this eight week course to help prepare students for college, careers and life1
    Monday Jun 27
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Jun 28
    • 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
    • COSI: Superhero Science
    • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Martin Luther King
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    • It's a bird! It's a plane! Nah, it's super-science! In this interactive workshop with COSI, you'll explore the science behind saving the day. You'll examine temperature, manipulate light, and test speed to see how "super powers" surround us each and every day. You'll even see (and feel) the electrifying, hair-raising power of electricity firsthand. This summer, you can keep the city safe and sound with science on your side. Ages 6-11
    Wednesday Jun 29
    • 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.

    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 - 5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    4 - 5:30 p.m.