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    Location Details

    3540 S. High Street
    Columbus, OH 43207
    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 - 5 p.m.

    Nearby Locations

    Main Library, Parsons, Southeast

    Other Locations

    Summer Sherman

    Summer Sherman

    Hi, I’m Summer Sherman, manager of the South High Branch. As a lifelong resident of Columbus, I’m committed to making a difference in our community. I love reading fiction of all kinds, from classics to fantasy to youth literature. A longtime favorite is My Antonia by Willa Cather.

    Stop by – I'd love to show you what we offer at South High.

    Upcoming Events
    Saturday Jun 24
    • South High Birthday Party
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Celebrate the building's 25th birthday party with activities, hot dogs, cake, and a comedy magic show at 2! Community presentation kicks-off the extravaganza at 12:00. All ages
    • Mike Hemmelgarn's Library Birthday Show!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • A 45-minute whirlwind of comedy juggling and ventriloquism with a splash of magic and lots of audience participation. Celebrate the library's birthday and the Summer Reading Club! All Ages
    Monday Jun 26
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Erica Carlson - Find the Joy Magic Show
    • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • This fun-filled comedy magic show features Sedgewick the live hedgehog. Through magic tricks, audience participation and fun surprises, Erica will encourage participants to bring the fun, have a positive attitude, and build a better world. Ages 2-8
    Tuesday Jun 27
    • Kitchen Concoctions - The Wondrous World of Chocolate
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    • Simple recipes from the library's cookbook collection, all featuring chocolate, are demonstrated. Chocolate history, hands-on activities, books, and samples for all. Ages 6-10
    • Career Institute
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
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    • This 9-week course for students in grades 9-12 is designed to help you research and apply for jobs, determine your strengths and interests, create a resume, interview well, and be successful on the job. Presented by Expanding Visions Foundation. Register to reserve your spot and fill out the application at http://expandingvisions.net/ciapplication
    Wednesday Jun 28
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Summer Homework Help
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Do you have school assignments over the summer? Summer reading? Our Homework Help Center provides what students need: friendly staff and volunteers to help, a welcoming space to study and learn, computers and printers, school supplies and resource books.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school" followed by 30 minutes of open play. Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    Thursday Jun 29
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    • Whether you love reading or you hate it, it's more fun with a buddy! Read fun books and articles, improve your vocabulary, reading comprehension, and general reading skills, and earn awesome prizes! Open to all students in grades 4 - 12.
    Monday Jul 3
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Jul 5
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Summer Homework Help
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Do you have school assignments over the summer? Summer reading? Our Homework Help Center provides what students need: friendly staff and volunteers to help, a welcoming space to study and learn, computers and printers, school supplies and resource books.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school" followed by 30 minutes of open play. Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    Thursday Jul 6
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Career Institute
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • This 9-week course for students in grades 9-12 is designed to help you research and apply for jobs, determine your strengths and interests, create a resume, interview well, and be successful on the job. Presented by Expanding Visions Foundation. Register to reserve your spot and fill out the application at http://expandingvisions.net/ciapplication
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate it, it's more fun with a buddy! Read fun books and articles, improve your vocabulary, reading comprehension, and general reading skills, and earn awesome prizes! Open to all students in grades 4 - 12.
    Monday Jul 10
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Super Secret Spy Club
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    • Have you ever wanted to be like James Bond or Black Widow? Here's your chance! Train with us to learn about real spies, secret code encryptions, fingerprinting, and more! Ages 6-11
    Tuesday Jul 11
    • COSI - Coaster Creators
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    • Hold on tight! Use teamwork to put the force of gravity to the test in a wild marble challenge. Build your own roller coaster around chairs, through desks and across chalkboards. If you can dream it, you can design it! Limit of 30 participants. Ages 8 and up
    • Career Institute
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • This 9-week course for students in grades 9-12 is designed to help you research and apply for jobs, determine your strengths and interests, create a resume, interview well, and be successful on the job. Presented by Expanding Visions Foundation. Register to reserve your spot and fill out the application at http://expandingvisions.net/ciapplication
    Wednesday Jul 12
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Summer Homework Help
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Do you have school assignments over the summer? Summer reading? Our Homework Help Center provides what students need: friendly staff and volunteers to help, a welcoming space to study and learn, computers and printers, school supplies and resource books.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school" followed by 30 minutes of open play. Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    Thursday Jul 13
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate it, it's more fun with a buddy! Read fun books and articles, improve your vocabulary, reading comprehension, and general reading skills, and earn awesome prizes! Open to all students in grades 4 - 12.
    Monday Jul 17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Map It Like Minecraft
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    • Are you a Minecraft fan? As you explore the realm and the biomes, have you ever gotten lost? Learn about the different types of maps you might use to navigate through the Minecraft. Create a map of your realm to take home.
    Tuesday Jul 18
    • Jim Kleefeld - Ohio Spirits
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
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    • Join us for a trip to haunted Ohio. Hear captivating spooky stories; witness unexplainable phenomena; handle eerie artifacts! Ages 11-17.
    • Career Institute
    • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • This 9-week course for students in grades 9-12 is designed to help you research and apply for jobs, determine your strengths and interests, create a resume, interview well, and be successful on the job. Presented by Expanding Visions Foundation. Register to reserve your spot and fill out the application at http://expandingvisions.net/ciapplication
    Wednesday Jul 19
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Summer Homework Help
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Do you have school assignments over the summer? Summer reading? Our Homework Help Center provides what students need: friendly staff and volunteers to help, a welcoming space to study and learn, computers and printers, school supplies and resource books.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school" followed by 30 minutes of open play. Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    Thursday Jul 20
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate it, it's more fun with a buddy! Read fun books and articles, improve your vocabulary, reading comprehension, and general reading skills, and earn awesome prizes! Open to all students in grades 4 - 12.

    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:
    1 - 2 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    1 - 2 p.m.
    Thursday:
    1 - 2 p.m.