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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

    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
    Monday May 30
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday May 31
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Saturday Jun 4
    • Library Scavenger Hunt
    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    • Can you find the letter bandits' Complete a simple scavenger hunt by finding the hidden letters around the library, and earn a special prize. All ages
    • 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 Jun 6
    • 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
    • The Shazzbots Band
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • The Shazzbots, a local band voted the best kiddie band by Columbus Monthly, will bring cool quirky kids' music to Summer Reading Club in this kiddie rock concert! Outside, weather permitting. All ages
    Tuesday Jun 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
    • Dr. Who-ventures!
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Explore the wibbly wobbly world of Dr. Who! Games, trivia, take-aways, and paradoxical adventures! Frankly, we got nuthin' but time! Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jun 8
    • Jack Brown - Make Water Striders
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Learn how to make wire insects "walk" on water. Who can make the largest, smallest, tallest, most interesting strider' Use electricity and chemistry to make them move across the water. Older children will also learn how to measure the surface tension of various liquids. Ages 8-17
    • 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 Jun 9
    • 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 Jun 11
    • Sidewalk Party
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Join us for fun games and activities. We'll play outside (weather permitting) with sidewalk chalk, hula hoops, jump ropes, and more - and enjoy popsicles! All ages
    Monday Jun 13
    • 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
    • Puppet Show
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Watch great stories come to life on our puppet stage. Our puppet characters' hilarious antics will have you rolling in the aisles! All ages
    Tuesday Jun 14
    • 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
    • Craft Magic
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Create a photo box or satchel from upcycled objects. Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jun 15
    • Happy Birthday, Beverly Cleary!
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Beloved author Beverly Cleary turns 100 in 2016. Join us to celebrate her stories and characters with games, crafts, and fun activities based on her works. 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 Jun 16
    • 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 Jun 18
    • 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
    Monday Jun 20
    • 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
    • Christa Hein - Bring the Farm to You!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Various farm animals visit the library, providing real-life farm experiences. Participants can touch the animals that provide us with food and fiber. All ages
    Tuesday Jun 21
    • 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
    • Introduction to Amateur Filmmaking
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • This program will offer a simple introduction to the process of filmmaking and how you can do it yourself. Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Jun 22
    • 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
    • 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 Jun 23
    • 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
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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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    • 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
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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 Jun 25
    • 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

    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:
    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.