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    Location Details

    511 S. Hague Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43204
    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

    Franklinton, Hilliard, Main Library

    Other Locations

    John Tetzloff

    John Tetzloff

    Hi, I’m John Tetzloff, manager of the Hilltop Branch. I grew up on the west side of Columbus and enjoy being able to work with the community. My favorite book is A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold.

    Stop by – I'd love to show you what we offer at Hilltop.

    Upcoming Events
    Monday Jul 16
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Register online or by calling 614-645-2275.
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Jul 17
    • Chess
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Test your strategic skills in one of the world's oldest board games. All skill levels welcome.
    • Bring Your Own Board Game
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Bring your favorite board, card, or tabletop game to the library to share or try a new one.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Jul 18
    • Sprouting Melodies
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Join a music therapist for a program in which you sing, play and move to music that is specially designed to promote early development. For families.
    • COSI: Roller Coaster Creators
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Put the force of gravity to the test in a wild marble challenge! Build your own roller coaster around chairs, through desks, and across chalkboards. If you can dream it, you can design it, build it, test it, and perfect it! Limit of 30 participants. Presented by COSI. Ages 12-17.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Jul 19
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Parents, your child needs early literacy skills to be ready for kindergarten. Learn how you can use books, songs, and fun activities to teach your preschooler! Ages 3-6 years
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Jul 20
    • Get Caught Reading
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get caught reading at the library with a variety of fun reading themed activities.
    Saturday Jul 21
    • Get Caught Reading
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get caught reading at the library with a variety of fun reading themed activities.
    Monday Jul 23
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Register online or by calling 614-645-2275.
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Tuesday Jul 24
    • Columbus Museum of Art: Super Kids!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create your own superhero persona, and design epic wearables to hide your secret identity. Presented by the Columbus Museum of Art. Ages 7-11
    • Bring Your Own Board Game
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Bring your favorite board, card, or tabletop game to the library to share or try a new one.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Wednesday Jul 25
    • Sprouting Melodies
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Join a music therapist for a program in which you sing, play and move to music that is specially designed to promote early development. For families.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Teen Dinner
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities. It's something different every month! Grades 9-12.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Thursday Jul 26
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Parents, your child needs early literacy skills to be ready for kindergarten. Learn how you can use books, songs, and fun activities to teach your preschooler! Ages 3-6 years
    • Fly Guy and Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Fly Guy and his friends can't wait to see you at this silly program. Ages 5-8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Kindergarten Boot Camp
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Learn school readiness skills taught by a licensed Kindergarten teacher. For incoming kindergartners and their parents and caregivers. Registration is required.
    Friday Jul 27
    • Get Caught Reading
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get caught reading at the library with a variety of fun reading themed activities.
    Saturday Jul 28
    • Hands On Job Help
    • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Life Skills Lab. Join us for help with job searching, applications, and resumes, with staff available to offer assistance. No reservations are necessary; drop in Saturday afternoon from 2-4:00 P.M.
    • Get Caught Reading
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get caught reading at the library with a variety of fun reading themed activities.
    Monday Jul 30
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Register online or by calling 614-645-2275.
    • Artmobile Visits the Library
    • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Create art with folks from the Artmobile, Columbus's only roaming art studio for kids. Ages 6-11.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Tuesday Jul 31
    • Dinos for a Day
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Stomp back in time at the library! Join us for an afternoon of prehistoric proportions with stories, crafts, and games that will transform you into dinos for a day! Ages 5-8
    • Bring Your Own Board Game
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Bring your favorite board, card, or tabletop game to the library to share or try a new one.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • 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.
    Wednesday Aug 1
    • Sprouting Melodies
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Join a music therapist for a program in which you sing, play and move to music that is specially designed to promote early development. For families.
    • Can You Dig It? Indoor Archaeological Excavation
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Calling all junior Archaeologists! Come and participate in an archaeological dig to discover real artifacts. Get your hands in the dirt! Limit of 40 participants. Presented by Jeff White. Ages 12-17.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Aug 2
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Parents, your child needs early literacy skills to be ready for kindergarten. Learn how you can use books, songs, and fun activities to teach your preschooler! Ages 3-6 years
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Friday Aug 3
    • Get Caught Reading
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get caught reading at the library with a variety of fun reading themed activities.
    Saturday Aug 4
    • Get Caught Reading
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get caught reading at the library with a variety of fun reading themed activities.
    Monday Aug 6
    • Book a Librarian
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Need help with a gadget? Confused by computers? We can help! Reserve a 60 minute one-on-one session with a librarian for answers to your technology questions! Register online or by calling 614-645-2275.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading practice - 15 minutes at a time.
    Tuesday Aug 7
    • Job Help
    • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Life Skills Lab. Join us for help with job searching, applications, and resumes, with staff available to offer assistance. No reservations are necessary; drop in Tuesday evening from 7-8:30 P.M.
    Wednesday Aug 8
    • Teen Cafe
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Hang out with friends and enjoy a wide variety of activities. It's something new every week! Ages 12 - 17
    Thursday Aug 9
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Parents, your child needs early literacy skills to be ready for kindergarten. Learn how you can use books, songs, and fun activities to teach your preschooler! Ages 3-6 years
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading practice - 15 minutes at a time.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    4 - 5 p.m.
    Thursday:
    4 - 5 p.m.