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    Location Details

    3909 N. High Street
    Columbus, OH 43214
    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, Northern Lights, Northside

    Other Locations

    Jen Hess

    Jen Hess

    Welcome, I'm Jen Hess, manager of the Whetstone Branch. My favorite books are To Kill a Mockingbird and Outliers. I was on The Ohio State University Synchronized Swim Team and I'm a National Champion with a ring to prove it.

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

     

     

    Upcoming Events
    Tuesday Jul 25
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    Wednesday Jul 26
    • Steve Harpster - Drawing Super Heroes and Villains
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Young artists get to watch animated super hero shorts then draw characters as they work to finish this fun, interactive story. This program promotes drawing, creativity, and storytelling to kids in a super way. Ages 6-11
    • I Have a Voice
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Everyone has a unique story, so what is yours? Join Thurber House and learn how you can take your experiences to craft a story, write a journal, start a memoir and more. Ages 12-17
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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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! Ages 0-6
    Thursday Jul 27
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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    • 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
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    • Secret Book Squad
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET? Join us every week on an adventure into the UNKNOWN! Discover STRANGE facts. Get EXCITED! INTERESTING things could happen....maybe even WEIRD! SHHH! Don't tell anyone! What we learn in SECRET BOOK SQUAD must stay in SECRET BOOK SQUAD! Ages 5-8
    Saturday Jul 29
    • Library Bingo
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Join us for some exciting games of Library Bingo, featuring characters, titles, and authors of books you love. Play for your choice of brand-new books to take home! Ages 6-11
    Monday Jul 31
    • Baby Laptime - Baby Bubble Party
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Babies love bubbles! Prepare to get wet as we play with bubbles, baby pools, water toys, and more. Outside, weather permitting. Ages 0-18 months
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    Tuesday Aug 1
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    Wednesday Aug 2
    • Wonderful Wiggly Worms
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Explore the world of worms with an exploration station featuring live earthworms! Learn what earthworms eat, how they survive, and the important role they play. Take home a craft and get ideas for starting your own worm farm! Ages 6-11
    • College Essays
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Sarah Magill, teacher from Thurber House, will be here to help you with your college essays. The workshop will focus on the Common App essay prompts as well as supplemental essays you may be working on for colleges or scholarships. Ages 12-17
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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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! Ages 0-6
    Thursday Aug 3
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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    • 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
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    • Whetstone
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    • Secret Book Squad
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET? Join us every week on an adventure into the UNKNOWN! Discover STRANGE facts. Get EXCITED! INTERESTING things could happen....maybe even WEIRD! SHHH! Don't tell anyone! What we learn in SECRET BOOK SQUAD must stay in SECRET BOOK SQUAD! Ages 5-8
    Saturday Aug 5
    • Read to the Therapy Dogs
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Hey, kids, dogs like a good book too! Come and read to the lovable and hard-working therapy dogs. Ages 5-11
    Monday Aug 7
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday Aug 8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Monday Aug 14
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday Aug 15
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Monday Aug 21
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday Aug 22
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3

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