• 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 Feb 27
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • 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
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • Careers 101: I Have a Voice
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Everyone has a unique story, so what is yours? You do not have to be a published author with years of experience to have a story. Join us as we talk about how you can take your experiences, good and bad, to craft a story, write a journal, start a memoir and more. We all have something to say, let us help you say it!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Feb 28
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Wednesday Mar 1
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-6 Join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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 Kindergarten Class
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Know Your Rights
    • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • You never leave home without them! Join us and a special guest from the ACLU Ohio to find out all about your rights as a teen.
    Thursday Mar 2
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Friday Mar 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Saturday Mar 4
    • 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 Mar 6
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • 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
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Mar 7
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Wednesday Mar 8
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-6 Join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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 Kindergarten Class
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Thursday Mar 9
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Friday Mar 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Saturday Mar 11
    • 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 Mar 13
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • 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!
    • Teen Pop Culture Club
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Teens can come hang out and discuss books, music, comics, and current issues. Plus, get a sneak peek of upcoming teen books!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Tuesday Mar 14
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Wednesday Mar 15
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-6 Join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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 Kindergarten Class
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Thursday Mar 16
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Friday Mar 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Saturday Mar 18
    • 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 Mar 20
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • 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
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    • Princeton Review: Strategy Sessions
    • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • We'll teach students and families about the format and content of the tests (ACT/SAT) and walk them through some sample questions and some of our proven strategies for beating the tests.
    Tuesday Mar 21
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Wednesday Mar 22
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Play to Learn
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Parents and caregivers with children ages 0-6 Join us for an interactive play group focused on early literacy fun!
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers 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 Kindergarten Class
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Thursday Mar 23
    • YouMedia
    • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Make your mark and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographers with mentors ready to help!
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Friday Mar 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.
    • After School Snack
    • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Stop by for free snack provided by Children's Hunger Alliance. Ages 5-18.
    Saturday Mar 25
    • ESOL /English Classes
    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Free English classes. Call The Columbus Literacy Council at 614-282-7661.

    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.