We’re breaking ground!

Join us as we break ground on the new Martin Luther King Branch!

  • Tuesday, Oct. 3 | 2 p.m.
  • 1467 E. Long St. (at Taylor Avenue)
  • Free parking is available at East High School and OSU Hospital East.

This event is free and open to all. Click here to let us know you're coming.

Our architect Moody∙Nolan has shared a rendering of what the new branch will look like when completed. We plan to open in 2018. Continue to check back for updates.

A rendering of the new Martin Luther King Branch, looking northwest from Taylor Avenue.
Storytimes will no longer be held in the meeting room! The new branch will have a larger children's area and more meeting rooms.
The new branch will have a larger Homework Help Center.

The new Martin Luther King Branch will have:

  • Approximately 18,000 square feet of space (it currently has 8,933)
  • More parking spaces
  • More public computers
  • A larger Homework Help Center
  • A dedicated Ready for Kindergarten area
  • Larger community gathering space
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