• 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 Mar 27
    • 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.
    • A.R.T. Club
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Whitehall
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    • A club for our kids ages 9-11 to come hang out and explore careers, schools, and creative outlets together.
    Tuesday Mar 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 29
    • 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 30
    • 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 31
    • 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 Apr 1
    • 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 Apr 3
    • 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 Apr 4
    • 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 Apr 5
    • 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 Apr 6
    • 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!
    • YouMedia Art Show
    • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • A showcase of teen artwork that the YouMedia space that extends from digital art to audio production to 3-D design from the last 7 months. Join us to celebrate their hard work! Snacks will be provided.
    • 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 Apr 7
    • 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 Apr 8
    • 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 Apr 10
    • 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 Apr 11
    • 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 Apr 12
    • 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 Apr 13
    • 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 Apr 14
    • 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 Apr 15
    • 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 Apr 17
    • 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 Apr 18
    • 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 Apr 19
    • 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 Apr 20
    • 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.
    • Storytelling & Short Film Fest
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Whitehall
    • More Information
    • Every other month, join us in the teen space to watch digitally animated and stop motion shorts and talk about storytelling elements and techniques you can use to tell your own stories!
    Friday Apr 21
    • 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 Apr 22
    • 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.