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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 May 30
    • 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 1
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. 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
    • P.T. Reptiles - Reptiles 101
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • A hands-on, up-close and personal education on reptiles and other animals. All ages
    Tuesday Jun 2
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:40 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! 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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    • Can you keep a SECRET' If so, come with us and brave the unknown! Every week we'll share a new (and mysterious) adventure. Some will be strange (but exciting), interesting (but weird)! You might actually learn something...but don't tell anyone! Ages 7-10
    Wednesday Jun 3
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    • Family Storytime
    • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Thursday Jun 4
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    Saturday Jun 6
    • 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. In the children's area. Ages 2-6
    Monday Jun 8
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. 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
    • Stephen Knight - The Magic of Reading
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • A magic program based on books and reading. Highlights include popular storybook characters and literary situations with a magical twist. Ages 4-12
    Tuesday Jun 9
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:40 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! 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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    • Can you keep a SECRET' If so, come with us and brave the unknown! Every week we'll share a new (and mysterious) adventure. Some will be strange (but exciting), interesting (but weird)! You might actually learn something...but don't tell anyone! Ages 7-10
    Wednesday Jun 10
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    • Family Storytime
    • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Thursday Jun 11
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Jack Brown - You Will Get A Charge Out of This!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Make lightning bolts, measure radiation, and make music - mostly with simple household items. Monitor radiation levels using an empty soda can, some plastic, and aluminum foil. Ages 12-17
    Saturday Jun 13
    Monday Jun 15
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. 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
    • 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 Jun 16
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:40 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! 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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    • Can you keep a SECRET' If so, come with us and brave the unknown! Every week we'll share a new (and mysterious) adventure. Some will be strange (but exciting), interesting (but weird)! You might actually learn something...but don't tell anyone! Ages 7-10
    Wednesday Jun 17
    • COSI - Superhero Science
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Become a superhero using scientific knowledge and experiments with COSI staff. Ages 6-11 Registration required.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    • Family Storytime
    • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Thursday Jun 18
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Teen Media
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Hey, teens! Do you love pop culture' Are you interested in fan fiction' Can you mash up stories and lyrics' Do web-based forums excite you' Educate you' Confuse you' Could you author the world's worst story' Join us for any one of these creative sessions...or treat yourself to all four! Ages 12-17
    Saturday Jun 20
    • 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. In the children's area. Ages 2-6
    Monday Jun 22
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. 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
    • Library Bingo
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 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
    Tuesday Jun 23
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:40 am
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    • More Information
    • Books, songs, stories, and surprises intended to help your preschooler learn to love reading! Ages 3-6
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    • 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
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    • Can you keep a SECRET' If so, come with us and brave the unknown! Every week we'll share a new (and mysterious) adventure. Some will be strange (but exciting), interesting (but weird)! You might actually learn something...but don't tell anyone! Ages 7-10
    Wednesday Jun 24
    • Reading Buddies
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and improve your reading comprehension skills. Grades K-3
    • Family Storytime
    • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Thursday Jun 25
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Toddler Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Rory Rennick - OMG! HE READ MY MIND!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • This HIT comedy, mentalism and magic program encourages reading. Teens enjoy hilarious illusions that won't insult their intelligence. Ages 12-17

    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.
    Thursday:
    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    Open during the school year.