• 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 Sep 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.
    • 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.
    • Stop in Storytimes
    • 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.
    Monday Oct 3
    • 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 Oct 4
    • 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 Oct 5
    • 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.
    • 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 Oct 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.
    • 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.
    • Stop in Storytimes
    • 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.
    Monday Oct 10
    • 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 Oct 11
    • 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 Oct 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.
    • 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.
    Thursday Oct 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.
    • 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.
    • Stop in Storytimes
    • 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.
    Monday Oct 17
    • 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 Oct 18
    • 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 Oct 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.
    • 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.
    Thursday Oct 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.
    • 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.
    • Stop in Storytimes
    • 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.
    Monday Oct 24
    • 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 Oct 25
    • 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 Oct 26
    • 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.
    Thursday Oct 27
    • 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 Storytimes
    • 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.
    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.