• 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

    Andrea Villanueva

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    Hi, I’m Andrea Villanueva, manager of the Northern Lights Branch. My favorite book is A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. In addition to reading I enjoy watching movies and spending time with my family and friends. Stop by – I'd love to show you what we offer at Northern Lights. 

    Upcoming Events
    Tuesday May 30
    • 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.
    Wednesday May 31
    • ABL / GED Class
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 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
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    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    Thursday Jun 1
    • 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 Class
    • 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.
    Monday Jun 5
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    Tuesday Jun 6
    • 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
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 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 Jun 7
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 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.
    • Christa Hein - Bring the Farm to You!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • 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
    Thursday Jun 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.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Mimi Chenfeld - The Queen of Fun!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • This program, rich in music, story, movement and play, is a celebration of ideas with audience participation that will enhance the spirit of peace and love. All ages
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 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.
    Monday Jun 12
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    Tuesday Jun 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
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Rebecca MacDowell - The Magic of Reading!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
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    • The Almost Amazing Melody the Magician shares her journey in magic through reading books from the library. Kids "make and take" a magic bag filled with tricks to be performed for friends and family and will practice their new-found skills during the program! Ages 8-13
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 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 Jun 14
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 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.
    Thursday Jun 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.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Jen Peters - Dance Fitness
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Dance your way to fitness with choreographed dance moves to popular music. Learn the history of dance fitness and try your hand at making up routines of your own. Ages 12-17
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 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.
    Monday Jun 19
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    Tuesday Jun 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
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Nancy Lockard - Turtle Lady & Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • 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
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 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 Jun 21
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 12:00 pm - 12:30 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.
    Thursday Jun 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
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills.
    • Queen (Shirley Parish) Najla-Family Fun Drum Circles
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • 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
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 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.

    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 - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.