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1685 West First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212

Phone Numbers
(614) 486-2951 Circulation
(614) 481-3776 Reference
(614) 481-3778 Youth Services
(614) 486-2954 Administration

HOURS
10 am-8:30 pm Mon-Thurs
10 am-6 pm Friday
10 am-5 pm Saturday
1-5 pm Sunday

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MUSIC
Freegal (Free mobile apps: Android, iPhone). Download free, legal music (MP3) from Sony Music's huge collection. Limit: Three downloads each week.

E-BOOKS
Freading (free mobile apps: Android, Apple, Kindle Fire). Compatible devices include e-readers, smartphones, tablets, and computers. Get access to all titles—no holds or waiting lists. Not currently available for Kindle.

E-BOOKS / AUDIOBOOKS / MOVIES
Digital Downloads (free mobile apps). Download books, movies & music, including on your Amazon Kindle.

HAVE A QUESTION?
Ask A Librarian (free Apple mobile apps). Live online help from a Reference Librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

HAVE A HOMEWORK QUESTION?
Live Homework Help (free Apple mobile apps). Students K-12 & adult learners: Get help from an online tutor every day, 3-11 pm. Spanish help available in math & science Sun-Thurs, 3-10 pm. Generously funded by the Grandview Library Foundation.

LANGUAGE LESSONS
Mango Languages (free mobile apps: iPhone, iPad, or iPad). Free online language lessons that are quick & easy.

RESEARCH
Gale Virtual Reference Library (free mobile app). Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

World Book (mobile version). Research tools, including encyclopedia articles and primary source collections.

Wilson Biography Reference Bank (mobile version). Information for more than 550,000 people worldwide from ancient history through present day.

Ohio Legal Forms (free mobile app).
ReferenceUSA (free app for Apple iPad with iOS 4.0 or later). 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.

EbscoHost Research Databases (mobile version). Subscription-only, Internet-based collection of periodical & pamphlet databases. Provides abstracts & indexing for more than 3,600 periodicals and includes searchable, full text for more than 1,700 periodicals and pamphlets. (Provided by OPLIN)

Opposing Viewpoints (free mobile app). Social topics with newspaper, magazine, and viewpoint articles, plus overviews, statistics, images, podcasts, and more.
July 22, 2014
10:15 am - 10:45 am

STORY TIMES
No registration required  

Pre-K Music Play 
(ages 3-5)
Mondays: 11-11:45 am  
June 9—August 4

Summer Stories on the Lawn
(kids of all ages)
Tuesdays: 10:15-10:45 am  
June 10—August 5 
Bring a blanket and enjoy the fun! 

Baby Games
(ages 0-18 months)
Thursdays: 10:15-10:45 am & 11:15-11:45 am
June 12—August 7

Story time Yoga
(ages 3-5, with parent or caregiver)
Fridays: 10:30-11:15 am
June 13—July 18 (except 7/4)
Good for the mind and the body too! Join yoga instructor Keisa Lee for stories and yoga all in one. Parent and child should wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Please register in Youth Services or by calling 481-3778 beginning one week prior to each date. Friends of the Grandview Library registration: 2 weeks prior.


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


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July 22, 2014
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

It's the 29th Annual Music on the Lawn free summer concert series at the Grandview Library!

Tuesdays in June & July from 7:30-8:30 pm.

July 22: Erica Blinn and the Handsome Machine (Rock)

There is no rain location. Call the Library at 614-486-2951 after 6 pm concerning possible cancellation due to weather.

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complete summer schedule!

Want more live music? Check out our Music in the Atrium concert schedule. 

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July 23, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WOW Wednesdays!
For all ages

Celebrate all of the decades leading up to the library’s 90th year!

Explore a decade through art, music, and Caldecott books on the following Wednesdays at 2 pm:

  • 7/23: Celebrate the 1980s & 1990s 
    Pac-Man, Rubik’s Cube, Hacky Sack & more


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July 23, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
Wednesday, July 23, from 7-8 pm

Enjoy theater on the Library Lawn with this popular children's book adaptation, performed by the young actors of the Grandview Carriage Place Players.
 

Co-presented by the
Grandview Heights Parks & Recreation Department.

For all ages. Bring a blanket or chair. No rain location.


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July 24, 2014
10:15 am - 10:45 am

STORY TIMES
No registration required  

Pre-K Music Play 
(ages 3-5)
Mondays: 11-11:45 am  
June 9—August 4

Summer Stories on the Lawn
(kids of all ages)
Tuesdays: 10:15-10:45 am  
June 10—August 5 
Bring a blanket and enjoy the fun! 

Baby Games
(ages 0-18 months)
Thursdays: 10:15-10:45 am & 11:15-11:45 am
June 12—August 7

Story time Yoga
(ages 3-5, with parent or caregiver)
Fridays: 10:30-11:15 am
June 13—July 18 (except 7/4)
Good for the mind and the body too! Join yoga instructor Keisa Lee for stories and yoga all in one. Parent and child should wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Please register in Youth Services or by calling 481-3778 beginning one week prior to each date. Friends of the Grandview Library registration: 2 weeks prior.


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


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July 26, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lazy Daze of Summer Festival
Saturday, July 26, from 11 am-6 pm

Juried crafts, food, music, and more on the lawn & streets surrounding the Library!

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July 26, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

21st Annual Lazy Daze of Summer Festival
Saturday, July 26, from 11 am-6 pm

Juried crafts, food, music, and more on the lawn & streets surrounding the Library!

Plsu, don’t miss the Friends of the Grandview Library Paperback & AV Sale from 11 am-5 pm inside the Library!

Lazy Daze is presented by the Grandview Heights/Marble Cliff Arts Council, in cooperation with the Grandview Library, the City of Grandview Heights, and Destination Grandview.

For more information, visit www.ghmcartscouncil.org.


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July 28, 2014
11:00 am - 11:45 am

STORY TIMES
No registration required  

Pre-K Music Play 
(ages 3-5)
Mondays: 11-11:45 am  
June 9—August 4

Summertime Stories on the Lawn
(kids of all ages)
Tuesdays: 10:15-10:45 am  
June 10—August 5 
Bring a blanket and enjoy the fun! 

Baby Games
(ages 0-18 months)
Thursdays: 10:15-10:45 am & 11:15-11:45 am
June 12—August 7

Story time Yoga
(ages 3-5, with parent or caregiver)
Fridays: 10:30-11:15 am
June 13—July 18 (except 7/4)
Good for the mind and the body too! Join yoga instructor Keisa Lee for stories and yoga all in one. Parent and child should wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Please register in Youth Services or by calling 481-3778 beginning one week prior to each date. Friends of the Grandview Library registration: 2 weeks prior.


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


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July 28, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

During the 1950s, émigré filmmaker Douglas Sirk directed four well-made Hollywood melodramas starring the sturdy icon Rock Hudson. See why these films are often considered classics by connoisseurs the world over.

Mondays in July at 6:30 pm:

  • 7/7: Magnificent Obsession (1954)
    Hudson goes from shallow playboy to master surgeon in just under two hours. Costarring Jane Wyman. 

  • 7/14: All That Heaven Allows (1955)
    Jane Wyman costars in the story of a woman who falls for her chiseled handyman. Hint: Hudson plays the handyman.

  • 7/21: Written on the Wind (1956)
    Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Dorothy Malone and Robert Stack offer a quartet of supercharged performances.

  • 7/28: The Tarnished Angels (1957)
    William Faulkner adaptation reunites Hudson with Stack and Malone.

All movies are shown in large-screen digital projection.


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July 29, 2014
10:15 am - 10:45 am

STORY TIMES
No registration required  

Pre-K Music Play 
(ages 3-5)
Mondays: 11-11:45 am  
June 9—August 4

Summer Stories on the Lawn
(kids of all ages)
Tuesdays: 10:15-10:45 am  
June 10—August 5 
Bring a blanket and enjoy the fun! 

Baby Games
(ages 0-18 months)
Thursdays: 10:15-10:45 am & 11:15-11:45 am
June 12—August 7

Story time Yoga
(ages 3-5, with parent or caregiver)
Fridays: 10:30-11:15 am
June 13—July 18 (except 7/4)
Good for the mind and the body too! Join yoga instructor Keisa Lee for stories and yoga all in one. Parent and child should wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Please register in Youth Services or by calling 481-3778 beginning one week prior to each date. Friends of the Grandview Library registration: 2 weeks prior.


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


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July 29, 2014
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

It's the 29th Annual Music on the Lawn free summer concert series at the Grandview Library!

Tuesdays in June & July from 7:30-8:30 pm.

July 29The Whiles (Indie pop/rock)

This concert is sponsored by U.S. Bank on W. 5th Ave. and our 2014 Season Sponsors.

There is no rain location. Call the Library at 614-486-2951 after 6 pm concerning possible cancellation due to weather.

Get the
complete summer schedule!

Want more live music? Check out our Music in the Atrium concert schedule. 

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