• Location Details

    96 S. Grant Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43215


    Mon-Thur: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Fri: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sun: 1- 5 p.m.

    Nearby Locations

    Franklinton, Martin Luther King, Northside, Parsons

    Other Locations

    Main Library is located in the heart of downtown Columbus' Discovery District.

    Check out the Guide to Main Library and the maps below for more information.

    Main Library Parking Garage

    Parking is available in Main Library's attached Parking Garage.

    Wheelchairs and rolling walkers are available. Please see staff for assistance.
The Library Store

The Library Store

Operated by Friends of the Library

  • Gift shop and book store with unique and locally produced items
  • Seasonal, one-of-a-kind finds plus used books and music
  • Apparel, tote bags, coffee mugs, children's toys and more

Located on the First Floor

Store Hours

  • Temporarily Closed
Carnegie's Café

Carnegie's Café

Operated by Java's

  • Espresso drinks, gourmet coffee, tea and smoothies
  • Bagels and baked goods from Sammy's
  • Deli sandwiches, salads and sides from Freedom a la cart

Located on the First Floor

Café Hours

  • Mon - Sat: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Gathering in one of our Main Library meeting rooms? Email for prearranged coffee and pastry catering available through Carnegie Café operated by Java’s (fees apply).
Carnegie Gallery

Carnegie Gallery

Supported by Friends of the Library

The Carnegie Gallery presents free art exhibits featuring work from both emerging and established artists. Art purchased from the exhibits, through The Library Store, supports Friends of the Library.

Located on the Second Floor.

Open to all library visitors during regular operating hours