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    Location Details

    5590 Karl Road
    Columbus, OH 43229
    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

    Northern Lights, Whetstone

    Other Locations

    Keith Hanson

    Hi, I'm Keith Hanson, manager of the Karl Road Branch. One of my favorite books is Where I'm Calling From by Raymond Carver. I enjoy gardening, kayaking and cooking.

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

    Upcoming Events
    Monday Jul 16
    • Puzzle of Pots
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Calling all junior Archaeologists! Come and decorate a ceramic pot and smash it into an archaeological puzzle. Led by an Archaeologist, participants will work in an archaeological dig to find the pieces to their pot and put it back together. Limit of 40 participants. Presented by Jeff White. Ages 12-17.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Tuesday Jul 17
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
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    • 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 Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • 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.
    • Movie Monster Mayhem
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Are you a fan of Frankenstein? Do you dig Dracula? Could you chill with the Creature from the Black Lagoon? If so, join us and learn about the evolution of horror in literature and film. You will even get a chance to create your own movie monster! Ages 12-17
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Jul 18
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Jul 19
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
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    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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.
    • Turtle Lady & Friends
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • The Turtle Lady is back and ready to share her passion for . . . TURTLES! Kids will get lots of touching time with turtles and perhaps a bearded dragon and a snake or two. Presented by Nancy Lockard. Ages 5-11.
    Saturday Jul 21
    • Super Duper Magic
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Karl Road
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    • It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's ahedgehog?!? That's right! A super hedgehog! Grab your superhero cape and show off your muscles for this 30-minute, fast-paced comedy magic show featuring Sedgewick, a real live hedgehog! Presented by Erica Carlson. Ages 2-7.
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
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    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Monday Jul 23
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Tuesday Jul 24
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • 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 Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Jul 25
    • Explore your creativity with Doctah X
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • You are invited to an open mic! Come and share your favorite poem, rap or sing while Doctah X provides a dub sound track for the performance. Ages 12-17.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Jul 26
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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.
    Saturday Jul 28
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Monday Jul 30
    • Make Sounds with Electricity
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Using a few simple materials, make speakers, send Morse Code messages, and make an electric guitar that plays itself. Learn how electricity can create movement. Presented by Jack Brown. Ages 8+.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Tuesday Jul 31
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • 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 Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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.
    • YouMedia: A Taste of Tech
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
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    • Come take a taste of our technology buffet! Sample beat making, test out photography, and savor your own digital art creation! With help from experts in everything tech, from green screens to iPad art, you'll find it's as easy as apple pie!
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Aug 1
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Thursday Aug 2
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Introduce your baby to the joy of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills! Ages 0-18 months
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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.
    Saturday Aug 4
    • Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • Families that read together, achieve together! Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to child your child early literacy skills! All ages welcome
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Karl Road
    • 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
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Monday Aug 6
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Tuesday Aug 7
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.
    Wednesday Aug 8
    • Reading Buddies
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Karl Road
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students kindergarten-third grade.

    Meeting Rooms

    Homework Help
    Monday through Thursday:
    3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Open during the school year.
    Reading Buddies
    Monday:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    5 - 6 p.m.
    Saturday:
    2 - 3 p.m.