• 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
    Friday Feb 5
    • 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 - 11:00 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!
    • Teens as Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Become a VolunTeen to assist with our after-school Reading Buddies program. Learn skills for work and college. Make a difference in your community! Options are Monday - Wednesday from 3:30-5pm. Teens 12 and over can apply at http://www.columbuslibrary.org/about/volunteer
    Tuesday Feb 9
    • 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 Feb 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
    • 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!
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 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.
    Thursday Feb 11
    • Black History Month Historian Robert Brugler
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Black Troops Helped to Free the Slaves and Save the Nation. Little is said about how the Black soldiers and sailors helped the North during the Civil War, but they were heroes and should be remembered.
    • 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 Feb 12
    • 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 - 11:00 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!
    • Teens as Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Become a VolunTeen to assist with our after-school Reading Buddies program. Learn skills for work and college. Make a difference in your community! Options are Monday - Wednesday from 3:30-5pm. Teens 12 and over can apply at http://www.columbuslibrary.org/about/volunteer
    Tuesday Feb 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 Feb 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!
    • 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!
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 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.
    • Living History: Stories From A Time Not So Long Ago
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Living History: Stories From A Time Not So Long Ago Whitehall Branch Manager, Shirley Walker Freeman shares her stories of growing up in the deep south during the 1950s and 1960s.
    Thursday Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 - 11:00 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!
    • Teens as Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Become a VolunTeen to assist with our after-school Reading Buddies program. Learn skills for work and college. Make a difference in your community! Options are Monday - Wednesday from 3:30-5pm. Teens 12 and over can apply at http://www.columbuslibrary.org/about/volunteer
    Tuesday Feb 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 Feb 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!
    • 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!
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 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.
    Thursday Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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.
    Monday Feb 29
    • 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 - 11:00 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!
    • Teens as Reading Buddies
    • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Become a VolunTeen to assist with our after-school Reading Buddies program. Learn skills for work and college. Make a difference in your community! Options are Monday - Wednesday from 3:30-5pm. Teens 12 and over can apply at http://www.columbuslibrary.org/about/volunteer
    Tuesday Mar 1
    • 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 Mar 2
    • 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
    • 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!
    • Ready for K Classes
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 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.
    Thursday Mar 3
    • 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 Mar 4
    • 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:
    3:30 - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    3:30 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    3:30 - 5 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.