• 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 26
    • 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
    • 4:00 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 27
    • 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
    • 4:00 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 May 28
    • 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
    • 4:00 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!
    Friday May 29
    Saturday May 30
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come for stories, songs and rhymes full of skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten.
    Monday Jun 1
    • 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
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 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 Jun 2
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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
    • 4:00 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 Jun 3
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come for stories, songs and rhymes full of skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten.
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • CRES Retiree Computer Club
    • 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
    • Whitehall
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    • General discussion regarding computer use and optimization. Demonstration of software with emphasis on Microsoft Windows.
    • 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
    • 4:00 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 Jun 4
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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
    • 4:00 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!
    Friday Jun 5
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    Saturday Jun 6
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come for stories, songs and rhymes full of skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten.
    Monday Jun 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
    • Zoo Visit
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
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    • The Columbus Zoo will show and tell about live animals and what makes them unique. Ages 3-11
    • 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.
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    • All Tangled Up: A Creative Workshop for Kids
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Kids will learn the basics of the focused art form Zentangles. After practicing, each child will create a letter tangle and name it. Ages 6-11.
    Tuesday Jun 9
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    Wednesday Jun 10
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come for stories, songs and rhymes full of skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten.
    • 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.
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    • Rory Rennick - Wacky Wizardry
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • A funny and wacky performance, where magic collides with reading! Interactive, educational and entertaining. Ages 6-11
    Thursday Jun 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.
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    • Teen Hang O.U.T.
    • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come to the library with your friends, play a game, listen to music or just hang out. Ages 12-17
    Friday Jun 12
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    Saturday Jun 13
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come for stories, songs and rhymes full of skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten.
    Monday Jun 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
    • Nancy Lockard - Turtle Lady & Friends
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Whitehall
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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
    • 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.
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    • Candy Chemistry
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come discover science using some of your favorite candy snacks! Join us as we stir, dissolve, heat up, chew, melt and expand to learn the why behind the science of candy. Ages 6-11
    Tuesday Jun 16
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    Wednesday Jun 17
    • 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 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.
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    • The Science Of Harry Potter
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    • Can brooms fly' Or ink disappear' Come experiment with "magic" from the Harry Potter series and find out. Ages 6-11
    Thursday Jun 18
    • 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.
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    • 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!
    • Teen Hang O.U.T.
    • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come to the library with your friends, play a game, listen to music or just hang out. Ages 12-17
    Friday Jun 19
    • Free Summer Lunch
    • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • If you are under the age of 18, come to the library from 12:30pm-1:15pm for the Summer Lunch Program. No registration or application is required. Space is limited.
    Saturday Jun 20
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Come for stories, songs and rhymes full of skills to get your child ready for Kindergarten.
    • Chulo the Clown - Hola Chulo
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Join Chulo and become part of the show! There will be magic, games, balloons and a lot of laughs. Ages 4-12

    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:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Open during the school year.