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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 Jun 18
    • 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading practice - 15 minutes at a time.
    • 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.
    • ESOL Classes
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Tuesday Jun 19
    • Traditional Tales Puppet Show
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Come and enjoy a puppet show based on one of your favorite fairy tales. No matter the journey, the ending is the same, with the characters living happily ever after. 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 Jun 20
    • 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.
    • Tom Sparough: Splash Circus
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Join us for a hilarious juggling adventure and have your thirst quenched with the coolest object on the blue planet. Enjoy this rollicking presentation sure to refresh young and old alike. Presented by Tom Sparough. All ages.
    • 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 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
    • ESOL Classes
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Thursday Jun 21
    • 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
    • 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
    • Books With Badges
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Books with Badges is a reading program for elementary school students, with the goal of building trust and positive relationships between students and emergency personnel. Students will have numerous books read to them by their local Law enforcement, Fire, or EMS Personnel. Grades K-5
    • 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.
    • 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 Jun 22
    • 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 Jun 23
    • 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 Jun 25
    • 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading practice - 15 minutes at a time.
    • 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.
    • ESOL Classes
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Tuesday Jun 26
    • Annie Hawe: Jammin' with Annie
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Children will jam along with Annie as they play a variety of percussion instruments throughout the program. This interactive musical experience includes finger puppets, singing and dancing with a focus on the wonders of books! Presented by Annie Hawe. Ages 2-9.
    • 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 Jun 27
    • 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.
    • PT Reptiles: Reptiles 101
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • A hands-on, up-close and personal education on reptiles and other animals. Presented by PT Reptiles-The Second Generation. All ages.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • ESOL Classes
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Thursday Jun 28
    • 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
    • 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
    • Greek Mythology
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Get Your Greek On! Travel back in time to enjoy fun activities and show what you know about Greek Gods & Goddesses. Ages 9-11
    • 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.
    • 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 Jun 29
    • 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 Jun 30
    • 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 2
    • 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading practice - 15 minutes at a time.
    • 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.
    • ESOL Classes
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Tuesday Jul 3
    • 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.
    Thursday Jul 5
    • 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
    • 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
    • Mo Fun With Mo Willems and His Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Don't let the Pigeon know about this wacky, fun library program! Come enjoy stories and activities featuring author Mo Willem's best friends. Ages 5-8
    • 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.
    • 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 Jul 6
    • 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 7
    • 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 9
    • 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading practice - 15 minutes at a time.
    • 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.
    • ESOL Classes
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Tuesday Jul 10
    • Bring the Farm to You: Chick Hatching
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Take part in an incubation adventure! Over a period of three weeks, kids can watch eggs hatch right in the library and learn about the life cycle of a chick. Presented by Bring the Farm to You. All ages.
    • 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.
    • Hands On 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 Jul 11
    • 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.
    • Latoya King: Dance Fitness
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Dance your way to fitness with choreographed dance moves to popular music. Learn the history of dance fitness and try your hand at making up routines of your own. Presented by LaToya King. Ages 12-17.
    • ESOL Classes
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Free English Classes for speakers of other languages, provided by Columbus Literacy Council. Call 282-7661 to register. Placement in classes is based on CLC testing at CLC's location downtown.
    Thursday Jul 12
    • 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
    • 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
    • Totally Irresponsible Science
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Hilltop
    • More Information
    • Watch amazing science demonstrations using simple materials. Then perform incredible science tricks on your own! You will learn the science secrets behind everything you see. Ages 9-11
    • 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.
    • 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 Jul 13
    • 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 14
    • 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 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
    • Be a better reader with one-on-one reading practice - 15 minutes at a time.
    • 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.

    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.