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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

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    Greg Denby

    Greg Denby

    Hi, I’m Greg Denby, manager of the Whetstone Branch. My favorite book is Post Office by Charles Bukowski. Prior to working at the library, I worked in the retail wine business.

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

    Upcoming Events
    Saturday Jul 2
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Join us for fun, hands-on activities that will help get your child ready for school and reading on their own. Through structured play, manipulatives, books, and more your child will learn new skills. Ages 2-6
    Tuesday Jul 5
    • 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
    • Capt. Badge Declares "Button It Up!"
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Flex your creative muscles by designing your own buttons! Bedeck your belongings with your own pop-culture creations! Not messy, not fussy, but lots of graphic gussy! Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jul 6
    • Ohio Nature Education - Animal Champions
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Meet some of the fastest, strongest, strangest, most unique animals - some of which can be found right in YOUR backyard! Live animals and other visual aids. Ages 6-11
    • 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 7
    • 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 years
    • 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 years
    • 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
    • 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 9
    • Annie Hawe - Jammin' with Annie
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Children will jam along with Annie as they play a variety of percussion instruments throughout the program. This interactive musical experience includes finger puppets, singing and dancing with a focus on the wonders of books! Ages 2-9
    Monday Jul 11
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! 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 boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    • Ironwood Wolves
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • See the ambassador wolf, and learn about the family life, habitat, diet, and myths about wolves. All ages
    Tuesday Jul 12
    • 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
    • Mad Story Lab
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • We're looking for writers to percolate sinister stories! Foment fan fiction! Pen amazing adventures! Expose personal prose! All writers will create paper folios to showcase their own work, while exchanging ideas about "the craft" of writing and bookmaking. Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jul 13
    • Steve Harpster - Drawing Pre-Hysterical Beasts
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Take a hilarious trip back in time to draw prehistoric animals that never existed like saber-toothed poodles, dino-cows, and the ferocious tyrannosaurus hamster. Each artist will be provided with a Harptoons pencil and paper. Ages 6-11
    • 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 14
    • 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 years
    • 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 years
    • 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
    • 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 16
    • Suzanne Schwartz - Going to the Zoo
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Join Suzanne in fun music and dance movements while exploring the world of zoo animals. Ages 3-8
    Monday Jul 18
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! 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 boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    • Jim Kleefeld - Hero Magic
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Fun routine all about real and fictional heroes like police and firefighters, comic book superheroes, and even Mom and Dad. Ages 5-12
    Tuesday Jul 19
    • 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
    • Fancy Foto Food Feast!
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Line up your subjects carefully. Find just the right angle to capture them at their most delicious. Then, DEVOUR them! We will experiment with staging, lighting, and composition while we PHOTOGRAPH fabulous FOOD! Have no fear, we'll share the fruits of our labors in more ways than one! Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jul 20
    • Columbus Museum of Art - Super Kids!
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Create your own superhero persona, and design epic wearables to hide your secret identity. Ages 7-12
    • 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 21
    • 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 years
    • 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 years
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    • Secret Book Squad
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whetstone
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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 23
    Monday Jul 25
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whetstone
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    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! 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 boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    • Richens/Timm Academy - Irish Dance
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Traditional and lively Irish Step Dancers. The program also includes facts about the dances and costumes. All ages
    Tuesday Jul 26
    • 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
    • Harry Potter Returns!
    • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    • Join us for activities and fun to celebrate the soon to be released new Harry Potter book. Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jul 27
    • Here We Glow!
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Learn about real glowing animals, observe and play with glowing materials, and make your own spectacular glowing jellyfish mobile to take home. Ages 6-11
    • 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 28
    • 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 years
    • 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 years
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost 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

    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.