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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
    Thursday Jul 2
    • 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
    Monday Jul 6
    • 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
    • Nancy Lockard - Turtle Lady & Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • The Turtle Lady is back and ready to share her passion for . . . TURTLES! Kids will get lots of touching time with turtles and perhaps a bearded dragon and a snake or two. Ages 0-11
    Tuesday Jul 7
    • 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 Jul 8
    • 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 Jul 9
    • 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
    • Victor Dandridge - Pixel Art
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Mimicking the art style of early video game design, pixel art plays on the abstract rendering of objects through mathematics and color. Ages 12-17
    Saturday Jul 11
    Monday Jul 13
    • 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
    • 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 Jul 14
    • 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 Jul 15
    • 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 Jul 16
    • 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
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • 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 Jul 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. In the children's area. Ages 2-6
    Monday Jul 20
    • 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
    • Mimi Chenfeld - Integrated Art with the Queen of Fun!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Rich in language and literature with song, dance and play elements. A celebration of ideas and integration of arts, audience participation will enhance the spririt of peace and love. All ages
    Tuesday Jul 21
    • 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
    • Whetstone
    • 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
    • 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
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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 Jul 22
    • 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 Jul 23
    • 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
    • Whetstone
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    • Books, music, and rhymes to set your toddler on the road to reading! Ages 18-36 months
    • Rockets R Awesome
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Learn about the science and history of amateur rocket-building. Then launch a rocket that you help build. Ages 12-17
    Saturday Jul 25
    • 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 Jul 27
    • 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
    • Suzanne Schwartz - Story Book Yoga
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Learn basic yoga moves to the books Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and Little Cloud by Eric Carle. Ages 3-9
    Tuesday Jul 28
    • 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
    • Whetstone
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 Jul 29
    • 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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    • More Information
    • Reading is a family affair. Join us and share in stories, songs, and fun! All ages
    Thursday Jul 30
    • 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
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • 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
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • 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

    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.
    Wednesday:
    12 - 1 p.m.