• Northern Lights

    Location Details

    4093 Cleveland Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43224
    614-645-2275

    Hours

    Mon-Thur: 9 a.m. - 8 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
    Thursday Jan 18
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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 Jan 22
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    Tuesday Jan 23
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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 Jan 24
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Using the Internet
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Learn how to find and use popular web sites. Practice searching for library materials and using the library's online resources. This is the third in a three-class series about basic computer and internet skills. Registration is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Northern Lights
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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 Jan 25
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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 Jan 29
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    Tuesday Jan 30
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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 Jan 31
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Learn basic computer skills including how to use a mouse, keyboard, printing and file management. This is the first of a three class series on learning basic computer and internet skills. Registration is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Northern Lights
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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 Feb 1
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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 Feb 5
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    Tuesday Feb 6
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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.
    • Let's Throw Stories with Lyn Ford
    • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Enjoy call-and-response tales rooted in African and African-American folk-tale tradition. All ages.
    Wednesday Feb 7
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Basic Internet
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Learn the basics of navigating and searching the Internet. This is the second of a three class series on learning basic computer and internet skills. Registration is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Northern Lights
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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 Feb 8
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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 Feb 12
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    Tuesday Feb 13
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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 Feb 14
    • ABLE/GED Class
    • 9:30 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.
    • Using the Internet
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Learn how to find and use popular web sites. Practice searching for library materials and using the library's online resources. This is the third in a three-class series about basic computer and internet skills. Registration is required.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Northern Lights
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 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.
    • Careers 101: Engineering
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Northern Lights
    • More Information
    • Join Ohio State University engineering students as they demonstrate how things work for a sneak peek into Engineering as a future college major or career.
    Thursday Feb 15
    • ESOL Class
    • 9:30 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading- 15 minutes at a time. Students K-3.
    • 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:
    4 p.m. - 7 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.