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    Location Details

    310 Granville Street
    Columbus, OH 43230
    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

    New Albany, Reynoldsburg, Whitehall

    Other Locations

    Nate Oliver

    Nate Oliver

    Welcome, I’m Nate Oliver, manager of the Gahanna Branch. One of my favorite authors is Jon Krakauer. I love to read nonfiction, philosophy, history and current events. I enjoy music, movies, art and traveling.

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

    Upcoming Events
    Friday Jun 22
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in Kindergarten-Third Grade.
    Saturday Jun 23
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Monday Jun 25
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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    • 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
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy while also engaging in literacy games and activities! Grades K-3rd.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Tuesday Jun 26
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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    • 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
    • Drawing Super Heroes and Villains
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Young artists get to watch animated super hero shorts then draw characters as they work to finish this fun, interactive story. This program promotes drawing, creativity, and storytelling to kids in a super way. Presented by Steve Harpster. Ages 7-11.
    Wednesday Jun 27
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy while also engaging in literacy games and activities! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jun 28
    • Community Read-In Day
    • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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    • A one day community read-in. Everyone is invited to come to the library and contribute minutes read to our reading goal. All ages.
    • Turtle Lady & Friends
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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 birth-5.
    • Turtle Lady & Friends
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Gahanna
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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 6-11.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Friday Jun 29
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Saturday Jun 30
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Monday Jul 2
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy while also engaging in literacy games and activities! Grades K-3rd.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Tuesday Jul 3
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Introduction to Computers
    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Gahanna
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    • Learn basic computer skills including how to use a mouse and surf the web. This is the first in a series of three computer classes. Registration is required.
    • Wolves: Fact vs. Myth
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • See the ambassador wolf, and learn about the family life, habitat, diet, and myths about wolves. Presented by Ironwood Wolves. Ages 7-11.
    Thursday Jul 5
    • Henna Tattoos
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Learn about the culture, history and art of henna tattoos. Renuka Bhatt will be applying henna tattoos! Ages 12-17.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Friday Jul 6
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Saturday Jul 7
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Monday Jul 9
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy while also engaging in literacy games and activities! Grades K-3rd.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Tuesday Jul 10
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Basic Internet
    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Learn about the internet and internet addresses. Practice searching the web. This is the second of a three class series. Registration is required.
    • Food Creation Challenges - Part 1
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Food fun and creative challenges! Join us at the Gahanna Branch Library to beat the summer heat! Gumdrop structures, lollipop melts, and yummy treats! Ages 7-11.
    Wednesday Jul 11
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy while also engaging in literacy games and activities! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jul 12
    • Bring the Farm to You
    • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Gahanna
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    • Various farm animals visit the library, providing real-life farm experiences. Participants can touch the animals that provide us with food and fiber. All ages.
    • Locked in the Library!
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    • Can you make it out? This interactive program requires you to solve an urgent mystery by finding clues, solving puzzles and cracking codes. Limit of 30 participants. Presented by Jenny Oney. Ages 12-17.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Friday Jul 13
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Saturday Jul 14
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Family Storytime
    • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Families that read together achieve together. Join us for books, songs, and fun activities to teach your child early literacy skills! All Ages
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in kindergarten-third grade.
    Monday Jul 16
    • Ready for Kindergarten - Preschool Storytime
    • 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy while also engaging in literacy games and activities! Grades K-3rd.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Tuesday Jul 17
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Using the Internet
    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    • Learn how to find and use popular web sites. Practice searching for library materials and using some of google's more advanced functions. This is the third in a three class series about basic computer and internet skills. Registration is required.
    • Family Fun Drum Circle
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Gahanna
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    • Dance with box drums, conga, djun djun, and other percussion instruments. Join Queen Najla for the Limbo and other games. Featuring Shirley Parish. Ages 5-11.
    Wednesday Jul 18
    • Baby Laptime
    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Gahanna
    • 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
    • Reading Buddies Power Hour
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Discover the fun of reading with a buddy while also engaging in literacy games and activities! Grades K-3rd.
    Thursday Jul 19
    • Roller Coaster Creators - COSI
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Gahanna
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    • Hold on! Use teamwork to 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! Limit of 30 participants.Presented by COSI. Ages 12-17.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • Free English for Speakers of other Languages classes are taught by the Columbus Literacy Council. Call the Columbus Literacy Council to register at 614-282-7661.
    Friday Jul 20
    • Reading Buddies
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Gahanna
    • More Information
    • 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice for students in 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:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Wednesday:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Friday:
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Saturday:
    3 - 4 p.m.