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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
    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
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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 30
    • 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 Aug 1
    • 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 boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    • Bob Abdou - Mr. Puppet!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Many comical and imaginative puppets make this show educational as well as lots of fun! Ages 3-11
    Tuesday Aug 2
    • 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
    • Steve Harpster - Monsters, Heroes, and Video Game Creator
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Practice advanced drawing techniques and create characters for video games and comic books, including monsters, super heroes and Manga. Learn tips to overcome creative blocks and take your art to a finished level. Each artist will be provided with a drawing workbook, a Harptoons drawing pencil, and paper. Ages 12-17
    Wednesday Aug 3
    • A to Zentangle
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • Join us for an artistic alphabet program! Zentangling is an easy, relaxing, and fun way to make beautiful images by drawing patterns. Each participant will have the opportunity to Zentangle a letter of their choice. Then we will make words using our Zentangled letters! 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 Aug 4
    • 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 Aug 6
    • ACT Free Practice Test
    • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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    • A free practice ACT test will be given under the same conditions as the actual exam. Receive a personalized score report that shows your strengths and weaknesses. Registration Required. Ages 12-17
    • 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 8
    • 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 9
    • 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
    Thursday Aug 18
    • ACT Strategy Session
    • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    • Strategy sessions are packed with need-to-know information about the ACT and the role it plays in college admissions. The representative from The Princeton Review will go over the content of the exam, walk through some sample questions and show you score-raising strategies to use on Test Day.

    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.