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1685 West First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212
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(614) 486-2951
Circulation
(614) 481-3776
Reference
(614) 481-3778
Youth Services
(614) 486-2954
Administration
(614) 481-7020
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(877)-77-BOOKS

HOURS
10 am-8:30 pm
Mon-Thurs
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

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Meet at the Library

  • Meeting Room and Conference Room
    Schedule a date for your next meeting in one of these great spaces. Our rooms are available free of charge for non-profit purpopses; however, donations are welcome!
  • Study Rooms
    Three study rooms (with WiFi and dry erase boards) are available for meeting use in our Reference department. However, no reservations are possible. The rooms are "first come, first served" upon arrival.
  • The Atrium, The Study Commons, and Other Areas
    Many seating areas are available throughout the Library to conduct small, personal meetings. Our main Atrium and the Study Commons downstairs feature seating & tables (and free WiFi) in a common area. Please respect the other, quieter areas throughout the Library if you meet there.


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Resources
  • ReferenceUSA
    A database of 14 million U.S. businesses (updated monthly) and over 100 million U.S. residents (updated continuously) to aid in job searching, market research, and locating friends and relatives.
  • 1st Stop Business Connection
    Free start-up kits from the Ohio Department of Development.
  • LearningExpressLibrary.com: Online Test Resource
    Includes practice exercises for civil service, military, licensing, and certification exams. Also, computer skills tutorials, job search & resume help, and standardized practice tests.
  • City of Columbus Department of Development
    Find demographic data & more other about Columbus and Franklin County.
  • TechColumbus
    Find technology resources & assistance for your business needs.
  • The Entrepreneurial Edge: CentralOhioEntrepreneurs.org
    Small business resources, plus free access to business librarian.
  • BizStats
    Small business statistics for approximately 50 industries.
  • Clickz.com
    Internet demographics and trends.
  • Ohio Women's Business Resource Network
    Provides telephone & e-mail counseling, workshops, seminars, and more.
  • ChildStats
    Federal & state statistics and reports on children & their families, including: population & family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior, and social environment, and education.
  • CityTownInfo.com
    Covers 20,000+ communities. Find information about people, housing, transportation, jobs, colleges & universities, mortgages/real estate, commuting, and more.
  • Columbus Board of Realtors Commercial Property Search
    Properties/listings include office & industrial buildings, retail centers, including big boxes, previously listed land, and multi-unit housing properties.
  • Columbus Chamber Prospector
    Find available commercial property. Includes: workforce demographics, consumer expenditures, business information, and interactive maps. Information is displayed using a Geographic Information System (GIS) map system.
  • Consumer Expenditure Survey (CEX)
    Surveys providing information on buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer (families & single) characteristics.
  • FedStats
    This site provides access to statistics produced by more than 70 federal agencies.
  • United States Census
    Gather demographic information on your community, research the local economy, and find your SIC or NAICS code using this U.S. Department of Commerce site.
  • DataSource: the Franklin County Community Data System
    Create customized maps, tables, and reports for a variety of geographic areas using Census data & other sources.
  • State and County QuickFacts
    Get frequently requested Census Bureau information at the national, state, and county level.
  • County Business Patterns
    Annual series published by the U.S. Census Bureau, useful for studying: the economic activity of small areas; analyzing economic changes over time; and statistical series, surveys, and databases between economic censuses.

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