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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

    Jen Hess

    Jen Hess

    Welcome, I'm Jen Hess, manager of the Whetstone Branch. My favorite books are To Kill a Mockingbird and Outliers. I was on The Ohio State University Synchronized Swim Team and I'm a National Champion with a ring to prove it.

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

     

     

    Upcoming Events
    Wednesday Oct 18
    • 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 Oct 19
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 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
    • Teen Read Week: Maggie Stiefvater Author Visit
    • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whetstone
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    • Meet teen fiction author Maggie Stiefvater and learn what it takes to become a published author. Registered Group Event Only - see Kelli Bates, Lauren Lancaster, or Nick Silverblatt for details.
    Saturday Oct 21
    • Thurber House: Ghost Story Writing Workshop
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Do you like silly, scary stories? What about ghosts, ghouls, and goofy goblins? Maybe just writing with a group of great friends? We invite 4th-6th graders to join Thurber House for a Ghost Writing Workshop and team up with other young writers to create a fun, creepy tale full of imagination that will keep you cackling. Thurber House instructors will be on hand to read the hilarious Thurber ghost story and help brainstorm ghoulish ideas. All you need to bring along with you is your bewitching brain and an eye for the eerie and absurd. At the end of this two-hour workshop, you will leave ready to conjure up some more spooky stories!
    Monday Oct 23
    • 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
    • Baby Laptime
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday Oct 24
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Wednesday Oct 25
    • 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 Oct 26
    • 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
    Saturday Oct 28
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:35 am
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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
    • Teen Volunteer Day
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Earn service hours while helping the library. Come ready to have fun and work hard.
    Monday Oct 30
    • 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
    • Baby Laptime
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 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
    • TAB
    • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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    • Whetstone's Teen Advisory Board monthly meeting
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday Oct 31
    • Trick or Treat Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    • Come in costume for this super silly, spooky storytime. The children will then trick or treat around the library.
    • Trick or Treat Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Come in costume for this super silly, spooky storytime. The children will then trick or treat around the library.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Wednesday Nov 1
    • 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 Nov 2
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 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
    Monday Nov 6
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Baby Laptime
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday Nov 7
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Wednesday Nov 8
    • 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 Nov 9
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 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
    Saturday Nov 11
    • Ready For Kindergarten Class
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • The Library's Ready for Kindergarten Team will offer a free 30 minute session for children ages 3-5 and their parents to "play school." Learn and practice the skills children need to be ready for Kindergarten such as writing your name, letter sounds, cutting with scissors and lining up. Receive homework to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • SAT - Free Practice Test
    • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    • A free practice SAT 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
    • Teen Volunteer Day
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Earn service hours while helping the library. Come ready to have fun and work hard.
    Monday Nov 13
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Baby Laptime
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Tuesday Nov 14
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3
    Wednesday Nov 15
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
    • Whetstone
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! Ages 0-6

    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:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.