• 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

    Franklinton, Martin Luther King, Northside, Parsons

    Other Locations

    Upcoming Events
    Thursday Jul 19
    • Introduction to Excel 2
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Build on the skills you learned in Excel 1 to create and format a basic personal budget using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Super Secret Spy Club
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Have you ever wanted to be like James Bond or Black Widow? Here's your chance! Train with us to learn about real spies, secret code encryptions, fingerprinting, and more! Ages 6-11
    Friday Jul 20
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Saturday Jul 21
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Sunday Jul 22
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Music in the Atrium: Columbus Symphony Orchestra
    • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join us for a free concert featuring chamber music with members of the Columbus Symphony in the Atrium of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. The concert features Columbus Symphony principal clarinetist, David Thomas, principal violist, Karl Pedersen, and members of the orchestra string section performing celebrated chamber music works by Mozart, Debussy and Rebecca Clarke.
    Monday Jul 23
    • Introduction to Computers 1
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn basic computer skills, including how to use a mouse and keyboard, and how to create, save, and move digital files.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Captivating Catapults
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Come to the auditorium right now to test your scientific knowledge of forces, energy, and engineering. Can you build the most accurate, longest-flying catapult and wreak greater havoc than your friends? Ages 12-17.
    • Tween YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    Tuesday Jul 24
    • Introduction to Microsoft Word
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document in Microsoft Word 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Monsters, Heroes, and Video Game Creator.
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • This drawing program will open the minds of young artists about careers in art while they begin to create their own video game full of fun characters and dangerous foes. Presented by Steve Harpster. Ages 12-17.
    • Traditional Tales Puppet Show
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • Market Research for Entrepreneurs
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's online resources to identify potential customers, target your market and find industry reports.
    Wednesday Jul 25
    • Introduction to Computers 2
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Build on the skills you learned in Introduction to Computers 1 and learn the basics of how to navigate and search the Internet. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Do you know the difference between a billywig and a blobfish? Come learn all about the fantastic beasts that J. K. Rowling created as well as real-life unusual animals that live on our planet. Ages 6-11
    Thursday Jul 26
    • Introduction to Excel 1
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet, enter data and use simple formulas using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Traditional Tales Puppet Show
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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
    Friday Jul 27
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Saturday Jul 28
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Sunday Jul 29
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Monday Jul 30
    • Resumes for Job Hunters
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn strategies and tools for creating or updating your resume. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Irish Dance
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Traditional and lively Irish Step Dancers. The program also includes facts about the dances and costumes. Presented by Richens/Timm Academy. All ages.
    • Tween YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    Tuesday Jul 31
    • Grants for Nonprofits
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's resources to develop or sustain a nonprofit organization. Topics include the Foundation Center and its research databases.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • All Aboard the Underground Railroad with Miz. Jay
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Miz Jay as she tells true accounts of the daring, hardship and pain slaves endured in their quest for freedom aboard the train without tracks. Featuring Annette Jefferson. All Ages.
    Wednesday Aug 1
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Youmedia: Taste of Tech
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Hungry to make your own digital art or music? Join our experts in YouMedia Teens for a "Taste of Tech", where you can sample digital photography, iPad illustration apps, or custom beat making. Come discover how to create artwork with everything tech, you'll find it's as easy as apple pie! Ages 12-17
    • Te'Lario's Mushroom Farm
    • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Meet Te'Lario, a local business owner and published author who started his own mushroom company at age 7! Now age 10, Te'Lario will share his experience as a mushroom farmer, read part of his book, and motivate other kids to dream big! Ages 6-11
    Thursday Aug 2
    • Grants for Individuals
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn about library resources for grants to artists, students and researchers from foundations, institutions, government and corporate sponsors.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Everybody Dance Now!
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Move your feet and shake to the beat! Everybody Dance Now! Ages 5-8
    • Introduction to Excel 2
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Build on the skills you learned in Excel 1 to create and format a basic personal budget using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    Friday Aug 3
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Saturday Aug 4
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    Sunday Aug 5
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Monday Aug 6
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Tween YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    • Introduction to Computers 1
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn basic computer skills, including how to use a mouse and keyboard, and how to create, save, and move digital files.
    Tuesday Aug 7
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Introduction to Microsoft Word
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create, edit, save and print a document in Microsoft Word 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    Wednesday Aug 8
    • Games for Masterminds
    • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Are you a mastermind? How many steps does it take for you to defeat your opponent? Test your logic, deductive reasoning, and higher order thinking skills. Ages 12-17.
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Introduction to Excel 1
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet, enter data and use simple formulas using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    Thursday Aug 9
    • Nonprofit Education Classes at Main Library
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Missy Behymer is an expert in required IRS filings for non-profits and non-profit accounting. Prior to public accounting, Missy spent 12 years in consumer finance. Ms. Behymer's program will cover the accounting issues that are unique to nonprofits.
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
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    • Join Reading Buddies for an hour of fun activities that help boost your reading comprehension skills! Grades K-3rd.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    • Introduction to Computers 2
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Build on the skills you learned in Introduction to Computers 1 and learn the basics of how to navigate and search the Internet. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    Friday Aug 10
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Saturday Aug 11
    • PBJ & Jazz Concert in the Topiary Park
    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Enjoy storytime in the library (11 AM) followed by a lively outdoor jazz concert (Noon) and a creative craft activity (1 PM). Bring your picnic lunch and a blanket!
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Sunday Aug 12
    • Learning Lab
    • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Practice using computers and software like Microsoft Word and Excel, write your resume and fill out job applications, and prepare for your GED and more in the Learning Lab at Main Library. No reservations required.
    Monday Aug 13
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Baby Laptime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Engage your little one in new ways! Join us for books, rhymes, and music to boost your baby's ability to learn. Ages 0-18 months
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • Tween YouMedia
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Main Library
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    • Try new technology, use your imagination to create digital art, and explore a world of possibilities. Ages 7-11
    • Grants for Nonprofits
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
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    • Learn how to use the library's resources to develop or sustain a nonprofit organization. Topics include the Foundation Center and its research databases.
    Tuesday Aug 14
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • FCGHS Advance Study Group
    • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Main Library
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    • This group is for people who are ready to tackle advanced genealogical topics.
    • Starting a Small Business
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn how to use the library's online resources to write your business plan, choose industry codes, and research companies and competitors.
    Wednesday Aug 15
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    • Main Library
    • 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
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • ACT Prep and Practice Cram Session
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Whether you're taking the ACT this October, next spring, or next fall, now is a good time to prepare! Come learn tips and strategies for each section to help you do your best on the test. Librarians will also share practice tests and resources to get you everything you need to prepare.
    • Grants for Individuals
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn about library resources for grants to artists, students and researchers from foundations, institutions, government and corporate sponsors.
    Thursday Aug 16
    • Introduction to Excel 2
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Build on the skills you learned in Excel 1 to create and format a basic personal budget using Microsoft Excel 2013. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.
    • Youmedia
    • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Make your mark, and drop into YouMedia Teens to create music, videos, digital art, and photographs.
    • Ready for Kindergarten Class
    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • 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.
    • Learning Lab
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Get hands-on help in the Learning Lab. Laptops with Internet access and 2013 Microsoft Office software are available for customers to work on job applications, resumes, GED/test preparation and research, with staff available to help. No reservations are necessary.
    • Reading Buddies
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • K-3rd grade kids can discover the fun of reading with a buddy and boost reading comprehension skills!
    • Resumes for Job Hunters
    • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Main Library
    • More Information
    • Learn strategies and tools for creating or updating your resume. Familiarity with basic computer skills, including mouse and keyboard, is required.

    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:
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Tuesday:
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Thursday:
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Saturday:
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m.