• South High: Location Image

    Location Details

    3540 S. High Street
    Columbus, OH 43207
    614-645-2275

    Hours

    Mon-Thur: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Fri: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sun: Closed

    Nearby Locations

    Main, 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
    Thursday Jul 2
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate, it's more fun with a buddy! Come practice for 15 minutes with a mentor to earn awesome prizes!
    Monday Jul 6
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Princesses With a Punch
    • 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Can you name princesses that are heroes' Sometimes princesses wear pretty pink dresses, but they also save the day! Discover the power of princesses with stories, activities, and fun. Top off the princess extravaganza by having your photo taken as a princess/prince with power! Ages 6-11
    Tuesday Jul 7
    • Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    • Renuka Bhatt - Henna Tattoos
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka will apply the henna designs! Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jul 8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Totally Irresponsible Science
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Watch amazing science demonstrations using simple materials. Then perform incredible science tricks on your own! You will learn the science secrets behind everything you see. Ages 7-12
    Thursday Jul 9
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate, it's more fun with a buddy! Come practice for 15 minutes with a mentor to earn awesome prizes!
    Saturday Jul 11
    • Family Storytime!
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Song, stories, and fun for the whole family as we prepare every age to be ready for Kindergarten!
    Monday Jul 13
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Look! I'm a Hero!
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Melody the Clown entertains as she tries to determine her superhero powers! This interactive show is sure to produce laughter and learning! The program concludes with program participants creating their own make-it-and-take-it balloon dog.
    Tuesday Jul 14
    • Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    • Jen Peters - Dance Fitness
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Dance your way to fitness with moves that combine dance, exercise, and martial arts. Ages 12-17.
    Wednesday Jul 15
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jul 16
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate, it's more fun with a buddy! Come practice for 15 minutes with a mentor to earn awesome prizes!
    Saturday Jul 18
    • Family Storytime!
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Songs, stories, and fun for the whole family as we prepare all ages to get ready for Kindergarten!
    Monday Jul 20
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • COSI - Superhero Science
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Become a superhero using scientific knowledge and experiments with COSI staff. Ages 6-11
    Tuesday Jul 21
    • Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    • Design Your Future: Open Lab
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Teens, come design your future plans during our open lab time. We will have fun activities to help you work towards your career and college plans. You choose what to focus on because you are designing YOUR future!
    Wednesday Jul 22
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Active Math
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Come play with giant tangrams, beach balls, musical instruments, hopscotch & more as we explore different ways of learning by using music, rhythm, & our bodies to practice pattern-making, skip-counting, sorting, & creative problem-solving. Move your body, stretch your mind,& keep those math skills sharp with Active Math!
    Thursday Jul 23
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate, it's more fun with a buddy! Come practice for 15 minutes with a mentor to earn awesome prizes!
    Saturday Jul 25
    • Family Storytime!
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Song, stories, and fun for the whole family as we prepare every age to be ready for Kindergarten!
    • Teen Advisory Board
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Come make your voice heard and be a part of Teen Advisory Board! Advise the library, vote for future teen programs, and help shape the teen presence in the library!
    Monday Jul 27
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Mo' Fun With Mo Willems and His Friends
    • 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Don't let the Pigeon know about this wacky, fun library program! Come enjoy stories and activities featuring author Mo Willem's crazy creatures. Ages 6-11
    Tuesday Jul 28
    • Family Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    • Design Your Future: Open Lab
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Teens, come design your future plans during our open lab time. We will have fun activities to help you work towards your career and college plans. You choose what to focus on because you are designing YOUR future!
    Wednesday Jul 29
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • "I Survived" the Library Disaster 2015
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • There is a disaster at the library! What should we do' Come to the library and practice your survival skills. Also you will hear some facts from some major disasters in the "I Survived" book series! Ages 6-11
    Thursday Jul 30
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Rad Reading
    • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • South High
    • More Information
    • Whether you love reading or you hate, it's more fun with a buddy! Come practice for 15 minutes with a mentor to earn awesome prizes!

    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.