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We're open 10:00AM to 6:00PM


Address
2411 East Main Street
Bexley, OH 43209

Reference & Accounts(614) 231-2793
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878

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Adult Services

Bexley Public Library aspires to inspire, teach and move people of all ages.
Come see what we are doing!

Community Focused Amazing Music Engaging Talks Great Guests
UPCOMING ADULT SERVICES EVENTS
Sat, Jan 28, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
Looking for some inspiration to pick up the pen? Join us for a day of writing led by the beloved literary and all-around creative artist, Mimi Chenfeld. Space is limited and registration is required.
This event is full

Sun, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room,Bexley Library Auditorium
Learn French through interactive games, experiences, and conversations. Faculty & students from OSU's Dept. of French will use fun experiential exercises to practice and learn the French language.

Canceled
Mon, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Betty Weibel will share sites of literary significance in Ohio that are on the Ohioana Library Association's digital Ohio Literary Trail, and featured in her book The Ohio Literary Trail: A Guide.

Thu, Feb 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
Remember Paul's Food Shoppe or The Glass Bowl? Join us to share memories and learn more about the history of past and present Bexley businesses.

Thu, Feb 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Calm your soul with Gail Spirit Sky, a Laughter Yoga instructor since 2009. Join us for this virtual session of laughter and yoga that will melt away stress and leave you feeling refreshed.

Sat, Feb 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Families are invited to stop in to read the best children's books of 2022, displayed for your enjoyment in the auditorium. PLUS: Crafts for the kids!

Sat, Feb 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Families are invited to stop in to read the best children's books of 2022, displayed for your enjoyment in the auditorium. PLUS: Crafts for the kids!

Sun, Feb 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
Learn French through interactive games, experiences, and conversations. Faculty & students from OSU's Dept. of French will use fun experiential exercises to practice and learn the French language.

Sun, Feb 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Join us for Tea at Three with The Zakk Jones Trio. They are a dynamic group that fluidly blends styles as varied as modern jazz, Americana/country and fusion, often even in the same songs!

Mon, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Learn about Thomas Payton, the first African American man to own land in Bexley, and his family.

Tue, Feb 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Learn about safe medication practices and how to save money on prescriptions. Loretta Sweeney from OSU Ext. will show you how to safely use, store & dispose of unused medication, plus lower costs.

Wed, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Creation Station
Forgot a Valentine? We have you covered with a Valentine's Day craft using our Cricut in the revamped Creation Station!

Wed, Feb 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Creation Station
Forgot a Valentine? We have you covered with a Valentine's Day craft using our Cricut in the revamped Creation Station!

Sun, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
Learn French through interactive games, experiences, and conversations. Faculty & students from OSU's Dept. of French will use fun experiential exercises to practice and learn the French language.

Sun, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Show your valentine some serious love with an artistic, fabric valentine! Join us for one of these two creative workshops with local artist Abby Feinknopf.

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Show your valentine some serious love with an artistic, fabric valentine! Join us for one of these two creative workshops with local artist Abby Feinknopf.

Thu, Feb 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
Monthly meeting of BPL Board of Trustees.

Thu, Feb 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Two of Ohio's most revered and beloved poets & authors, Hanif Abdurraqib and Dionne Custer Edwards will be in conversation celebrating Toni Morrison's legacy & discussing her influence on their work.

Fri, Feb 17, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Be the lifeline patients need. Give blood. Please schedule your appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Bexley.

Sat, Feb 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Tech Center Classroom
Was your home previously owned by a famous family? How has your property changed over time? Join us to explore online databases that help you find past and present info on your house and property.

Sat, Feb 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Bring the whole family and join us for Saturday morning cartoons. Watch some classics and enjoy some light snacks.

Sun, Feb 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room,Bexley Library Auditorium
Learn French through interactive games, experiences, and conversations. Faculty & students from OSU's Dept. of French will use fun experiential exercises to practice and learn the French language.

Sun, Feb 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
Do you enjoy the fantasy genre, or are you looking to expand your reading world? Join us for a monthly discussion focused on fantasy literature. Check BPL's website for the monthly featured titles.

Mon, Feb 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
This month the BPL Book Club will be discussing Hell of a Book by Jason Mott, the moving 2022 National Book Award Winner. Join us for a lively book chat!

Tue, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Drexel Theatre
Flex your trivia muscles. Bring your friends and family for a night full of fun competition, laughter, and prizes at the historic Drexel. Topics range from history, to sports, and special themes.

Thu, Feb 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Columbus writer, producer, and photographer Damon Mosley discusses his book SMILE FOR WE, a project aimed at destigmatizing the stereotypes placed on Black men and seeing them in a different light.

Sun, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Experience the joy and beauty of poetry with an afternoon of readings from Mimi Chenfeld and friends.

Tue, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Join us for a discussion on different housing options for older adults and their families to consider. Speaker Paula Taliaferro of the COAAA will explain the housing continuum and provide resources.

Wed, Mar 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Qigong is a main branch of Chinese Medicine. It is the practice of cultivating the body’s energy. Join us for simple, self-empowering exercises for bringing the emotions and body into balance.

Thu, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Kelly Muir, founder of Excel Karate Systems, shares her new memoir, Lessons from Nowhere. She will be in conversation with Bryan Drewry, Executive Director of the Bexley Area Chamber of Commerce.

Sat, Mar 11, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Bring the whole family and join us for Saturday morning cartoons. Watch some classics and enjoy some light snacks.

Sun, Mar 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Join us to learn about floral design in fashion with Gayle Stege, the curator of DACO's current exhibit, Flower Power. It features artifacts from OSU's Historic Costume and Textiles Collection.

Thu, Mar 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
Monthly meeting of BPL Board of Trustees.

Fri, Mar 24, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Be the lifeline patients need. Give blood. Please schedule your appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Bexley.

Sat, Apr 01, 11:00am - 11:45am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Bring the whole family and join us for Saturday morning cartoons. Watch some classics and enjoy some light snacks.

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Enjoy the day off from school with a family movie. We'll have Lightyear up on the big screen as well as popcorn and light refreshments.

Sun, Apr 09, All day
Bexley Public Library - Main Lobby
LIBRARY CLOSED FOR OBSERVANCE OF EASTER HOLIDAY

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
South Bexley Community Gardens - Fairy Village
Join us at the Fairy Village in the South Bexley Community Gardens for a fun, spring themed storytime. Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy music, activities, and stories about springtime.

Thu, Apr 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
Monthly meeting of BPL Board of Trustees.

Fri, Apr 21, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Be the lifeline patients need. Give blood. Please schedule your appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Bexley.