• Whitehall

    Location Details

    4445 E. Broad Street
    Columbus, OH 43213
    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

    Gahanna, Livingston, Reynoldsburg

    Other Locations

    Shirley Freeman

    Shirley Freeman

    Welcome, I’m Shirley Freeman, manager of Whitehall Branch. I’ve worked for Columbus Metropolitan Library for over 30 years and my favorite book is whatever nonfiction title I’m reading at the moment.

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

    Upcoming Events
    Monday Aug 1
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • 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
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come to the library for stories, songs and important skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten. All ages welcome.
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Aug 2
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Aug 3
    • Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-4, join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Ready For Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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 and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Aug 4
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Writing Buddies
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join our writing club at the library. Students K-5th grade will come together to practice their writing during the summer. Thurber House will join us on July 7th and July 28th.
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Aug 5
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.
    Saturday Aug 6
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.
    Monday Aug 8
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whitehall
    • 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
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come to the library for stories, songs and important skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten. All ages welcome.
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Aug 9
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Aug 10
    • Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-4, join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Ready For Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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 and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Aug 11
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • KINDERGARTEN BOOT CAMP
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming Kindergarteners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Aug 12
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.
    Saturday Aug 13
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.
    Monday Aug 15
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whitehall
    • 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
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come to the library for stories, songs and important skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten. All ages welcome.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Tuesday Aug 16
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Wednesday Aug 17
    • Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-4, join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • Ready For Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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 and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday Aug 18
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    Friday Aug 19
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.
    Saturday Aug 20
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.
    Monday Aug 22
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whitehall
    • 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
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come to the library for stories, songs and important skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten. All ages welcome.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Tuesday Aug 23
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Wednesday Aug 24
    • Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-4, join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • Ready For Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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 and educational toy to continue to practice for Kindergarten.
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday Aug 25
    • YouMedia Teens
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop in to YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art and photography with mentors ready to help.
    Friday Aug 26
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.
    Saturday Aug 27
    • ESOL English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English class. Call Columbus Literacy Council at 282-7661 to register.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    3 p.m. - 6 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:
    1 - 2 p.m.