Tonight’s concert is CANCELLED

Tonight’s Music on the Lawn concert with Ladies of Longford has been CANCELLED due to weather.

GHPL PopUp Library

popup_web2 (1)The Grandview Heights Public Library (GHPL) is on the go with a new mobile library!

GHPL’s PopUp Library is a low-speed, electric vehicle specially customized to transport and display library materials. Visitors can browse and check out a selection of materials, get a library card, and learn more about library resources and services from staff.

The PopUp Library will keep a regular schedule of visits throughout Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff, including: outreach, school visits, park and pool visits, and local special events like the Grandview Hop, Grandview Digfest, Tour De Grandview, Grandview Farmers Market, and the Memorial Day Parade.

The selection of popular materials for kids and adults will change according to the theme of each visit.

“It’s a terrific way to engage the community,” said GHPL Director Ryan McDonnell. “The PopUp Library is an exciting way to communicate our services outside of the library. We love getting out in the community and meeting new people. The response has been amazing.”

The vehicle is funded with private money from the Grandview Heights Public Library Foundation, who funded GHPL’s Free WiFi in Grandview Parks project in 2014.

“It’s another example of GHPL and the Foundation reaching out and working with the community in innovative ways,” said Foundation President Krista Sturbois. “The PopUp Library is generating a lot of excitement.”

A GHPL staff team created the vehicle concept and worked to create a graphic design with Mike Dexter, a Grandview resident and GHPL volunteer who has designed logos for the City of Grandview Heights, The Grandview Area Chamber, The Lazy Daze of Summer Festival, and more.

Questions? Contact Administration at 614-486-2954.

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Photos by Kevin Weissman


Book lists for students

Reserve books from student reading lists compiled by Grandview school teachers and GHPL staff!

GHPL has partnered with the Grandview Heights Schools to provide these recommended titles through our catalog.



Questions? Call Youth Services at 614-481-3778.

Community screening of local documentary


The public is invited to a free community screening of the WOSU Public Media documentary Columbus Neighborhoods: Tri-Village on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 7 pm, at the GHHS Auditorium.

The evening will include a Q&A with the producer.

The screening is presented by:

Some local residents and materials gathered from “Share-a-Story” Day, held at the Library in June 2014, are featured in the documentary.

WOSU Public Media, Grandview Heights/Marble Cliff Historical Society, and the Grandview Library invited residents to share their stories, photographs, films, and artifacts. Many materials were digitally scanned for preservation. The event assisted WOSU Public Media’s research for the documentary while helping the Historical Society preserve and promote local history.

Materials can also be found on the Historical Society’s new Timeline, which is featured on an interactive touchscreen on the second floor of the Library.

The Library is proud to partner with these organizations to present this free event celebrating local history.

EVENTS: Summer 2015


It’s a new season of exciting events at the Grandview Library!

Join us for great programs, live music, and fun for all ages June-August 2015.

5/26-8/1: Summer Reading Clubs for all ages

6/2-7/28: 30th Annual Music on the Lawn
6/1-22: FILM: Son of Summer Campy Movies
6/4: THEATER ON THE LAWN: Twelfth Night

7/6-8/24: FILM: Rebels, Outlaws, and Outsiders
7/7-8/28: ADAMH community mural campaign art exhibit
7/25: 22nd Annual Lazy Daze of Summer Festival

8/6: THEATER ON THE LAWN: Sherlock Holmes Mystery
8/13: Mental Wellness for You and Your Community with ADAMH

5/26-8/1: Summer Reading Club
6/9: Superhero Smackdown
6/26: Locked In at the Library
7/14: Minute to Win It

5/26-8/1: Summer Reading Club
5/26: SRC Kick-Off with magician Erica Carlson
6/1-7/27: Preschool Playschool
6/3-7/22: WHAM! Wednesdays
6/8, 7/13: Super Camp Stories & More
6/20: Donuts with Dad
7/17: SPLAT! on Canvas

Book Discussion Group
Art Exhibits
1-on-1 Career Coaching
Story Times
Red Cross Blood Drives

MAY 9: Grandview’s Great Garage Sale


Grandview’s Annual Garage Sale will take place throughout Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff on Saturday, May 9, from 9 am-3 pm.

Get the list of participating residences and items they are selling!

Also on Saturday, May 9, from noon-5 pm, the City’s Service Department (1525 Goodale Blvd.) is hosting a donation drive and e-waste recycling event.

New events: June-November 2013


Announcing a new season of events, concerts & fun at the Grandview Heights Public Library!

Find out what’s happening June—November 2013, and join us for fascinating talks, great workshops, live music, and fun for all ages!







We’re excited about this upcoming season, and we hope you’ll join us.

See you at the Grandview Library!

Questions? Call Circulation at 486-2951.

Automatic renewal


For your convenience, beginning May 1, 2015, many library materials will automatically renew at the end of their lending periods.

  • If you currently receive reminder notices by email or text message, the day before materials are due, you will be notified which materials were automatically renewed along with the new due dates.
  • As in the past, materials requested by other patrons or items that have been renewed the maximum number of times will not be eligible for automatic renewal.
  • Some materials that are not eligible for automatic renewal may be available for renewal online, by phone, or in person.
  • If you currently do not receive email reminder notifications, items will still automatically renew, but we would encourage you to change your account from phone notification to email so that you will know which materials have renewed and which have not.
  • Please keep in mind you will still need to pay close attention to your account to review your due dates.
  • Most libraries in the Central Library Consortium (CLC), of which GHPL is a Founding Member and Administering Library, also will offer automatic renewal, making many materials borrowed through these CLC libraries eligible for the service.
  • You may access your account online at, call the Library 614-486-2951, or call 1-877-772-6657 (1-877-77-BOOKS) to check your due dates.

Digitize your slides & negatives


Preserve images from your slides and negatives by digitizing them!

Reserve the “Jumbl 126PK Super 8 Slides & Negatives Scanner,” available from Reference as a 14-day loan you can take home.

  • For use only with 35 mm, 110, 126 KPK, and Super 8 slides and negatives.
  • Mac & PC compatible.
  • To save images:
    • After saving images onto scanner (saves up to 40 images at a time), activate scanner to open as a drive on your computer when connected by a USB cable (provided).
    • Insert your own SD memory card into the scanner.
  • TV connection available (cable included).


  • 14-day loan period.
  • Overdue fine is $3 per day.
  • Check out and return to Reference.

Questions? Contact Reference at 614-481-3776.

EVENTS: Spring 2015


It’s a new season of exciting events at the Grandview Library!

Join us for great programs, live music, and fun for all ages March-May 2015.


3/02-23: Wilder About Wilder
4/13-5/18: Six Degrees of Bette Davis


3/19: Nathaniel Lotze
4/16: Rj Cowdery
5/07: Dave Buker & the Historians


3/10: Explore Your Health Care Options
3/12: A Short History of Camp Chase
3/18: What Is An Herbalist?
4/14: Quick & Easy Pasta Dishes
4/21: The Iron Ring: Great Castles of Wales
4/23: Poetry Night
5/14: Yappy Hour 7
5/26: The Super Reality of Grant Morrison
5/26-8/01: Summer Reading Clubs for all ages
5/28: 2nd Annual Grandview Chocolate Walk


1/06: Mug Decorating & Hot Cocoa Party
1/07, 2/04: Teen Open Mic Night
2/20: Mystery Night
3/04, 4/01, 5/06: Teen Open Mic Night
3/16, 4/20, 5/18: SuperWhoLock Random Fandom Club
3/17: Light It: DIY Light Switch Covers
4/21: Make It: Krafting and Karaoke
5/19: Exterminate It: Doctor Who Party


1/5-2/15: Winter Reading Challenge
1/9-2/27: MATS for Little Hands
1/9, 2/6: Friday Movies
1/13, 2/10: Indoor Recess
1/21, 2/17: Dancing Through the Decades
3/2: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
3/6, 4/10, 5/01: Friday Movies
3/20: Bricks 4 Kidz
4/16: My Ideal Bookshelf
5/09: A Morning with Mom


Book Discussion Group
Art Exhibits
1-on-1 Career Coaching
Story Times
Red Cross Blood Drives