Main Library

Location Details

96 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
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

Martin Luther King
Northside
Parsons

Other Locations

Angela O'Neal: Local History, Genealogy and Digital Collections

Jay Kegley: Reference and Adult Collections

Martha Lund: Childrens

Margie Robertson: InfoLine (614.645.2275)

Rick Catrone: Circulation

 

Main Library is home to an extensive genealogy collection, business and technology classes, fun programming for kids, not to mention a fabulous collection of books and resources. You can also see spectacular art from renowned artists Aminah Robinson and Todd Slaughter and visit year-round art exhibits featuring local artists.

 

Stop by and see what we have to offer.

Upcoming Events
Tuesday July 29, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Adult

Learn the basics of how to get online and navigate the Internet. Registration is required. This class is part two of a three class series on learning how to use the internet.

Tuesday July 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2-6 years

Pop! Boom! Where Did All Our Balloons Go? Put on your detective hats and grab your magnifying glasses for this fast paced comedy magic show! Ages 2-7

Tuesday July 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6-11 years

Kindergarten through 3rd Grade students can read with a Reading Buddy for a 15 minute one-on-one session to build reading skills. Ages 5-8

Tuesday July 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Adult

Your child needs basic skills to be ready for kindergarten.
Our book-based learning activities for you and your child can help.
Ask us about these featured books and lessons!

Tuesday July 29, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6-11 years

Join Officer Dwayne Wilson as he demonstartes his tips and tricks for making model cars. Ages 6-11

Wednesday July 30, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Adult

Learn how to find and use popular websites. Registration is required. This class is part three of a three class series on learning how to use the internet.

Meeting Rooms

Homework Help Center
Monday through Thursday:
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday:
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Open during the school year.
Job Help Center
Monday through Friday:
12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Main Library Parking

Parking is available in the attached garage on Library Park North.

Pricing:

  • 0-1 hour: FREE
  • 1-2 hours: $0.50
  • 2-3 hours: $1
  • 3-4 hours: $2
  • 4-5 hours: $3
  • 5-6 hours: $4
  • 6-7 hours: $5
  • 7-8 hours: $6
  • 8+ hours: $10.
  • Lost tickets will be charged the maximum daily rate ($10).

Garage Hours:

Garage opens 30 minutes before and closes 30 minutes after library hours.