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1685 West First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212
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(614) 486-2951
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(614) 481-3776
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(614) 481-3778
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(614) 486-2954
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(614) 481-7020
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10 am-8:30 pm
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10 am-6 pm
Friday
10 am-5 pm
Saturday
1-5 pm
Sunday

CLOSINGS
November 26 (at 6 pm)
November 27
December 24-25
December 31 (at 6 pm)
January 1
February 16

HOT, NEW AND TIMELY

October 2014

October 2, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, at 7:30 am.

September 2014

September 9, 2014
Learn about statewide issue & get voter information.

August 2014

August 27, 2014
YS has four stations, thanks to a donation from Stauf's.
August 11, 2014
Choose from our list of more than 60 popular authors.
August 7, 2014
Race route limits traffic near the Library on Saturday morning 10/25/14.
August 5, 2014
In partnership between the Library, Library Foundation, Parks & Recreation, and City.

July 2014

July 15, 2014
Join us for fascinating visits, live music, and fun for all ages.
July 11, 2014
Learn about Library access, parking, entertainment, and more for this year's festival.

May 2014

May 20, 2014
Library access from some streets limited from 9-11:30 am.

April 2014

April 24, 2014
Help the Grandview Library Foundation whenever you use your Kroger Plus Card.

March 2014

March 28, 2014
Some services will be unavailable as we upgrade our computer system.
March 21, 2014
Place order by April 15 for pick-up on May 10. Presented by the Friends!
March 7, 2014
The Central Library Consortium (CLC) grows to 14 libraries.
March 7, 2014
Application deadline is March 24, 2014.
March 3, 2014
Apply to become a sponsor, exhibitor, food vendor, community booth, or volunteer!
March 3, 2014
Forms and booklets are available in Reference.

November 2013

November 29, 2013
Choose from thousands of feature films and TV episodes.
November 29, 2013
The Grandview Library's catalog will be unavailable for maintenance.
November 27, 2013
The Library receives a percentage of sales when you use this special link.
November 27, 2013
Library receives $5 of every pound of bulk coffee sold December 5-15.
November 15, 2013
Join us for talks, workshops, music, and fun for all ages.
November 12, 2013
Help the Library deliver materials to the homebound.
November 8, 2013
Honor someone special with a Remembrance Tree ornament.
November 8, 2013
We've been named one of America's best public libraries!
November 1, 2013
Share your favorite library items on social media websites.
November 1, 2013
Free digital scanning and $1/page domestic faxing available in Reference.

October 2013

October 8, 2013
Learn about statewide issue & get voter information.
October 7, 2013
Nora Roberts, Lisa Gardner, Harry Coben, Robin Cook, and many more.
October 1, 2013
Open enrollment begins October 1, 2013.

September 2013

September 25, 2013
Five Barnes & Noble Nooks and two Apple iPad Minis come with preloaded books.
September 6, 2013
Support the Library Foundation's Endowment Fund on this special day.

August 2013

August 16, 2013
Ohio Craft Museum's youth summer camp art showing in Youth Services.
August 2, 2013
Agent 99 plays a rescheduled Music on the Lawn show.
August 1, 2013
Mayor DeGraw designates a special month for the Friends.

June 2013

June 28, 2013
The public is invited to a reception on Thursday, August 29, from 4-7 pm.
June 7, 2013
We are working to fix system issues causing unintentional fees.
June 7, 2013
DVDs & Blu-rays now circulate for 7 or 14 days.

May 2013

May 17, 2013
Use the sidewalk to access the bookdrops by the back doors.
May 17, 2013
Ryan McDonnell assumes the directorship on September 1, 2013.
May 13, 2013
Enjoy access to more materials from more Central Ohio libraries.

April 2013

April 30, 2013
Pre-orders only. No extra plants will be for sale this day.
April 29, 2013
Join us for talks, workshops, music, and fun for all ages!
April 12, 2013
Curator of American Art Melissa Wolfe talks about this famous Columbus native.
April 5, 2013
Online services will experience disruptions due to a system upgrade.
April 4, 2013
The Grandview Chamber of Commerce honors Library Director Mary Ludlum.
April 3, 2013
April 8 is the voter registration deadline for the May 7 Primary Election.

March 2013

March 29, 2013
Raise money for the Library Foundation just by shopping at Kroger.
March 15, 2013
Place order by April 15 for pick-up on May 4. Presented by the Friends!

February 2013

February 21, 2013
Get instructions for the most popular devices for our Digital Downloads service.
February 20, 2013
Check out this fun COSI activity on our lower level.
February 14, 2013
Use your Grandview Library card to download & keep MP3s with Freegal.

January 2013

January 30, 2013
GHPL-owned materials go to GHPL patrons before consortium patrons.
January 24, 2013
Get help borrowing downloadable e-books from the Library.
January 22, 2013
Closer to the parking lot drive, so you no longer have to get out of your vehicle!
January 16, 2013
Computer tablet will help the visually-impaired have access to e-books.
January 15, 2013
Deadline for applications is March 15, 2013.
January 15, 2013
Download or view magazines online with our newest service Zinio.
January 9, 2013
Thank you for making 2012's Checkout Champions a success.
January 8, 2013
Half of these children's books are organized into 35 popular themes.

December 2012

December 14, 2012
Learn American Sign Language with Signing Savvy's video dictionary.
December 11, 2012
Take free, high-quality courses and career training certificate programs from Ed2Go.
December 6, 2012
Downloading books, movies, and music is now easier than ever.
December 4, 2012
A slide show kiosk in Reference features this year's winners.

November 2012

November 21, 2012
Honor someone special with a Remembrance Tree ornament.
November 16, 2012
The Library receives a percentage of sales when you use this special link.
November 12, 2012
Join us for fascinating talks, great workshops, live music, and fun for all ages.
November 9, 2012
A jury of five architects selected the Library for the Hall of Fame design award.
November 8, 2012
We've been named best public library in America in our category.
November 7, 2012
Voters passed a 2.5-mill replacement levy with 79 percent of the vote.
November 2, 2012
Drop off food items at the Library for the Salvation Army Food Drive.

October 2012

October 16, 2012
Celebrate the OSU football team with local author Mark Walter.
October 10, 2012
Learn about statewide issue & get voter information.

September 2012

September 26, 2012
More libraries join CLC in 2013; more than one million titles to be offered.
September 12, 2012
Seasonal shopping & fun for the whole family, presented by the Friends of the Grandview Library.

August 2012

August 30, 2012
Grandview Library Replacement Levy
August 13, 2012
Ohioans can now update their voting addresses online.
August 10, 2012
Smartphone users: Bookmark these links to our special online services.
August 10, 2012
The Library could win $5,000 from LEGO DUPLO and ALSC.
August 2, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos pizza prizes.

July 2012

July 31, 2012
The performance of The Three Musketeers has been canceled.
July 11, 2012
Make sure you receive your application by mail.
July 9, 2012
See a special early show before Tuesday's outdoor concert.
July 6, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos pizza prizes.
July 6, 2012
Beat the summer heat by catching a flick at the Library.
July 5, 2012
See designs from the proposed Grandview Parks & Recreation project.

June 2012

June 18, 2012
Check out these and 40 other languages offered by Mango Languages.
June 11, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos pizza prizes.
June 6, 2012
Promotion gives 20% of the sale to the Library.

May 2012

May 16, 2012
Library access from some streets limited from 9-11:30 am.
May 15, 2012
No Library items will be due Sunday-Monday, May 20-21, due to computer updates.
May 9, 2012
Check out this fun kids activity in our Atrium.
May 8, 2012
Join us for talks, workshops, music, and fun for all ages!
May 7, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos pizza prizes.

April 2012

April 9, 2012
Organizations and patrons help update Youth Services.
April 6, 2012
Raise money for the Library Foundation just by shopping at Kroger.
April 5, 2012
Longtime patron Henry Rawles makes a generous gift to foster the Library he loved.
April 5, 2012
Cards inactive since March 2008 will be deleted May 31, 2012.
April 4, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos pizza prizes.
April 2, 2012
Library nominated for best Children's Area and Story Times in Columbus Parent Magazine.

March 2012

March 5, 2012
Check out this fun kids activity in our Atrium.
March 5, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos pizza prizes.

February 2012

February 28, 2012
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
February 16, 2012
The Library is a donation spot for Ohio Kiwanis Project Backpack.
February 16, 2012
The Library will be closed February 20 for a staff traning day.
February 8, 2012
Library computer system will be unavailable due to maintenance.
February 8, 2012
Schedule a free session with our Technology Coordinator Nate Nguyen.
February 8, 2012
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
February 1, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos pizza prizes.

January 2012

January 25, 2012
The Library receives a percentage of sales when you use this special link.
January 20, 2012
The dollhouse in Youth Services has a beautiful, new look.
January 19, 2012
Discover new possibilities with BookFlix and TrueFlix.
January 6, 2012
Download thousands of e-books with your Grandview Library card.
January 5, 2012
Enter our monthly contest to win Donatos by checking out the most items!
January 3, 2012
Third annual fundraiser returns with food, music, raffle, and more.

December 2011

December 30, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
December 1, 2011
We've been named best public library in America in our category!

November 2011

November 28, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
November 23, 2011
Our catalog will be unavailable for system maintenance.
November 16, 2011
Honor someone special with a Remembrance Tree ornament.
November 14, 2011
Join us for talks, workshops, music, and fun for all ages.
November 2, 2011
Learn about statewide issue & get voter information.

October 2011

October 28, 2011
Get Beggars Night dates/times for Grandview and area communities.
October 28, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
October 18, 2011
Find bargains galore at the Friends of the Library Book & AV Sale.
October 12, 2011
Sat, Oct 22, 8:30-10:30 am: Race route limits traffic near the Library.
October 6, 2011
The Library will open at 2 pm, instead of 10 am, for computer system updates.
October 6, 2011
Start downloading books on your Kindle through our Digital Library.
October 5, 2011
Enjoy seasonal shopping in the Library Atrium on November 19.

September 2011

September 29, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
September 7, 2011
Mango Languages has a special course for "International Talk Like a Pirate Day".
September 1, 2011
Have a great Labor Day weekend!

August 2011

August 29, 2011
Get a free Mango app for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
August 29, 2011
Help the library with outdoor maintenance or aquarium upkeep.
August 19, 2011
Enjoy a free Sunny 95 Neighborhood Block Party at the Library.
August 18, 2011
Sleeves of eight for just $3.95 available in Circulation.
August 17, 2011
Drop in "The Basement" on September 6 for free pizza & prize drawings.
August 15, 2011
Work is expected by be completed by August 18 at 1 am.
August 8, 2011
Get free computer & Internet help from experts.
August 2, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.

July 2011

July 20, 2011
This year's game benefits the Grandview Library Foundation!
July 12, 2011
A special day of fun with construction toys & music for kids.
July 6, 2011
Search billions of records for people from all over the world.
July 5, 2011
The Library has flash drives and data discs for sale.

June 2011

June 29, 2011
Call 1-877-77-BOOKS to renew items.
June 16, 2011
Learn about the science of fireworks on Thursday, June 23, at 7 pm.
June 16, 2011
10 laptops are available on a first come, first served basis.
June 15, 2011
A space at the Library for 7-12 graders.
June 9, 2011
Buy food & drink at this year's summer concert series & help the Library.
June 7, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
June 1, 2011
See cancer radiation masks that have been transformed into art.

May 2011

May 24, 2011
Use the sidewalk to access the bookdrop by the back doors.
May 24, 2011
Library access from some streets limited from 9-11:30 am.
May 24, 2011
The Grandview Library will be closed Sunday & Monday for Memorial Day.
May 20, 2011
Get help downloading free eBooks to borrow from the Library onto your eReader.
May 11, 2011
Join us for talks, workshops, music, and fun for all ages!
May 11, 2011
Summer concerts at the Library: Tuesdays at 7:30 pm in June & July.
May 4, 2011
Find maps of participating residences with item descriptions.

April 2011

April 29, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles
April 19, 2011
New space for 7-12 graders will open in the Study Commons.
April 4, 2011
Help raise money for the Library Foundations just by shopping.

March 2011

March 31, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
March 31, 2011
Purchase flash drives, discs, earbuds, and tote bags at the Library.
March 4, 2011
Find bargains galore at the Friends of the Library Book & AV Sale!
March 2, 2011
Barbara Gilchrist Boggs leaves gift for Library in her will.

February 2011

February 28, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
February 24, 2011
Learn about computers and the Internet. No experience or computer required!
February 22, 2011
Portion of proceeds helps the Grandview Library.
February 11, 2011
Find federal, state and city income tax information at the Library.
February 3, 2011
Alphonse P. Cincione has served on the Library Board since 1971.
February 3, 2011
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.

January 2011

January 31, 2011
Youth Services adds an educational computer workstation for kids.
January 21, 2011
Jazz vocalist performs on Thursday, January 27, at 7 pm.
January 21, 2011
Check out long-playing vinyl records at the Grandview Library!
January 19, 2011
Thurber House visits to teach grade 4-6 how to write fables!
January 14, 2011
Join us at the Library for a party, benefiting the Library Foundation!
January 10, 2011
Our Reference staff has the answers, including compatible devices for our downloads.

December 2010

December 21, 2010
The Library's diverse music series is awarded a $1,000 GCAC arts grant.
December 13, 2010
Qualifying patrons can enjoy a special collection of online books.
December 2, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.

November 2010

November 29, 2010
Join us for fascinating talks, great workshops, live music, and fun for all ages.
November 24, 2010
Honor or remember someone special with a donation to the Library!
November 16, 2010
Enjoy more reliable Internet access at the Library.
November 16, 2010
Download mp3s to keep from Sony's huge catalog!
November 16, 2010
Our collection of thousands of periodicals is now mobile.
November 15, 2010
Scan QR Codes with your mobile device for quick online information.

October 2010

October 27, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
October 25, 2010
Don't forget to vote!
October 18, 2010
Get Beggars Night dates/times for Grandview and area communities.
October 18, 2010
Race route limits traffic near the Library from Sat, Oct 23, 8:30-10:30 am.
October 14, 2010
Understand the Affordable Care Act better with these videos.
October 5, 2010
The Library ranks among America's best for the third consecutive time.
October 4, 2010
Grandview Library mentioned in national story about tech-savvy libraries.
October 1, 2010
There's a place for your face in our Youth Services display! Bring your camera!

September 2010

September 28, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
September 24, 2010
Program scheduled for Tuesday, October 5, has been canceled.
September 13, 2010
Students grades 4-12: Write from the heart and your letter might be a winner.

August 2010

August 5, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.

June 2010

June 28, 2010
Tell us how we can help you succeed in your small business.
June 24, 2010
Big collection features hundreds of thousands of major label songs.
June 23, 2010
World-class bicycle race returns to Grandview this weekend.
June 23, 2010
Get texts about holds, due dates, and overdue notices.
June 18, 2010
Vote online to help win grant money for a sensory playground in Grandview.
June 18, 2010
Our reusable tote bags now come in three styles.
June 18, 2010
We're searched on Google more than 99 percent of U.S. businesses!
June 9, 2010
Volunteers can deliver some Library materials to homebound patrons.
June 7, 2010
Our mobile version makes browsing easier for small devices, such as smart phones.
June 7, 2010
Library receives proceeds from McDonald's 5th Ave. sales on third Thursdays.

May 2010

May 28, 2010
Summer Reading Clubs include donated prizes from local businesses.
May 24, 2010
Streets closed near Library on Saturday, May 29, from 9-11:30 pm.
May 19, 2010
The Library is now open Sundays 1-5 pm throughout the year.
May 17, 2010
Join us for live music, workshops, kids activities, dancing, and more.
May 6, 2010
Find great deals on Saturday, May 8, from 9 am-3 pm.
May 6, 2010
Got a favorite author/band/actor? Waiting on a new title? Find out when we get new items!
May 6, 2010
The Grandview Library ranks 3rd in the nation, in its population category.
May 4, 2010
Voters approve Issue 5 with 77 percent of the vote. Thank you for your support!

April 2010

April 22, 2010
Browse Digital Downloads, offering downloads for iPhones and other mobile devices.
April 19, 2010
Show your art or collections at the Library.
April 13, 2010
Library featured in television news story about library levies on the May 4 ballot.
April 6, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.

March 2010

March 25, 2010
Our computer system will undergo maintenance Thursday.
March 18, 2010
Calculate the services you use monthly and see how much you saved!
March 10, 2010
Find tax forms online & at the Library.
March 10, 2010
The Library will have a 2.2 mill replacement levy on the ballot Tuesday, May 4.
March 3, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.
March 2, 2010
Central Ohio libraries offering free workshops throughout the day.

February 2010

February 24, 2010
The Library has many spaces for public use.
February 17, 2010
New date: Thursday, April 1, from 7-8 pm.
February 1, 2010
Take an online survey that will help Ohio public libraries provide more computers.
February 1, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.

January 2010

January 18, 2010
Your used items can help us save money!
January 13, 2010
Learn about job openings paying $15-$18 per hour.
January 13, 2010
Collections begin March 8 for accounts $25 or more.
January 5, 2010
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles.

December 2009

December 30, 2009
What's in store for the Library in 2010?
December 21, 2009
Join us at the Library for a party, benefiting the Library Foundation.
December 16, 2009
Honor or remember someone special with a donation to the Library!
December 11, 2009
If H.B. 318 does not pass in 2009, the result will be an additional funding loss for libraries, schools and local governments.
December 10, 2009
Reserve new fiction & nonfiction titles
December 9, 2009
Seven local libraries are offering special events through February.
December 7, 2009
Newly-added Mango Basic offers quicker course in more languages.

November 2009

November 24, 2009
Thirty-three Ohio Libraries nationally recognized by Library Journal.
November 24, 2009
Join us for fascinating talks, workshops, live music & fun for all ages!
November 24, 2009
Photohio gets a beautiful, new look. Learn more about this exclusive collection!
November 24, 2009
If the Library & its consortium don't have it, try this statewide lending system!
November 18, 2009
Enjoy easier searching and better features.
November 18, 2009
New policy includes a three-day grace period, with stipulations.
November 2, 2009
Get tips for protecting yourself & your family at columbuspandemicflu.org.

October 2009

October 30, 2009
Kids ages 17 & under can apply to display a collection in Youth Services.

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