• Northern Lights

    Location Details

    4093 Cleveland Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43224
    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

    Karl Road, Linden, Whetstone

    Other Locations

    Rick Catrone

    Rick Catrone

    Hi, I’m Rick Catrone, manager of the Northern Lights Branch. My favorite book is The Cantos by Ezra Pound. In addition to reading I enjoy having fun with my family and friends. 
     

    Stop by – I'd love to show you what we offer at Northern Lights. 

     

    Upcoming Events
    Thursday Dec 8
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Classes
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Monday Dec 12
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Dec 13
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Classes
    • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • 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.
    Wednesday Dec 14
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Stop in Storytime
    • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Stop into the kid's area anytime between 4:00-6:00 to hear a story and participate in a literacy activity that will help get your child ready for kindergarten.
    Thursday Dec 15
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Classes
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Monday Dec 19
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Dec 20
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Wednesday Dec 21
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Stop in Storytime
    • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Stop into the kid's area anytime between 4:00-6:00 to hear a story and participate in a literacy activity that will help get your child ready for kindergarten.
    Thursday Dec 22
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Monday Dec 26
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Dec 27
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Wednesday Dec 28
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Stop in Storytime
    • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Stop into the kid's area anytime between 4:00-6:00 to hear a story and participate in a literacy activity that will help get your child ready for kindergarten.
    Thursday Dec 29
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Monday Jan 2
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Tuesday Jan 3
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Jan 4
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Class. Students can register for orientation and class placement by calling Columbus City Schools' Adult Basic and Literacy Education department at 614-365-5245, extension 237.
    • Stop in Storytime
    • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Stop into the kid's area anytime between 4:00-6:00 to hear a story and participate in a literacy activity that will help get your child ready for kindergarten.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Books and Pizza
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Come hang out with friends, eat a slice, and learn about new and interesting books for teens.
    Thursday Jan 5
    • ESOL Class
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    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 - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.