• 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
    Tuesday May 30
    • 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 May 31
    • 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!
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
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    • A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
    Friday Jun 2
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    Saturday Jun 3
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    Monday Jun 5
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Tuesday Jun 6
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    • Pete the Cat Party
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • It's all good at the Pete the Cat Party. Join us for fun stories and activities about everyone's favorite blue cat. Ages 5-8
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 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
    • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    Wednesday Jun 7
    • Play to Learn Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 2-6. Join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday Jun 8
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 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
    • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    Friday Jun 9
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    • The Magic of David Anthony
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    • The show includes magic, music, juggling and a lot of audience participation while encouraging children to be creative in their practice of reading, writing, math, and sports skills. All Ages.
    Saturday Jun 10
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    Monday Jun 12
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Steve Harpster: Monsters, Heroes, and Video Game Creator.
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
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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 their art to a finished level. Each artist will be provided with a drawing workbook, a Harptoons drawing pencil, and paper. Ages 12-17
    Tuesday Jun 13
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    • Underwater Adventure!
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Grab your snorkel and flippers and join us for an Underwater Adventure! Discover fun facts about ocean life, and enjoy activities and stories. Ages 5-8
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 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
    • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    Wednesday Jun 14
    • Play to Learn Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 2-6. Join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday Jun 15
    • Erica Carlson - Super Duper Magic
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's ahedgehog?!? That's right! A super hedgehog! Grab your superhero cape and show off your muscles for this 30-minute, fast-paced comedy magic show featuring Sedgewick, a real live hedgehog! Ages 2-7
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 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
    • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    Friday Jun 16
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    Saturday Jun 17
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    Monday Jun 19
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Renuka Bhatt - Henna Tattoos
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka will apply the henna designs! Ages 12-17
    Tuesday Jun 20
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    • Nancy Lockard - Turtle Lady & Friends
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 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
    • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    Wednesday Jun 21
    • Play to Learn Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 2-6. Join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    Thursday Jun 22
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 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
    • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join us for a 30- minute class for children and their parents to learn skills needed to be ready for kindergarten.
    Friday Jun 23
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    Saturday Jun 24
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.
    Monday Jun 26
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    • YouMedia
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs with mentors ready to help!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!

    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:
    3:30 - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    3:30 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    3:30 - 5 p.m.