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2411 East Main Street
Columbus,, OH 43209

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Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878

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LIBRARY CALENDARS
FEATURED EVENTS
Thu, Feb 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, celebrating Black History Month by highlighting the Coretta Scott King Book Awards, with a picture book chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Sat, Feb 27, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Main Lobby
To donate blood, please schedule your appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Bexley.  

Mon, Mar 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Mar 01, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Wed, Mar 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Wed, Mar 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
The BPL Virtual Book Club selection for March is A Burning by Megha Majumdar. The book follows three characters in India who find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe.

Thu, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
These are stressful times, and one of the benefits of laughter yoga is stress reduction. Bring your inner child (or children) and join us from the comfort of your own home on Zoom.

Mon, Mar 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Event
Join us for a webinar with OSU historian Sara Butler. Learn more about women in the Middle Ages and how they faced many of the same challenges that we do today.

Mon, Mar 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Mar 08, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
BPL is proud to partner with BMPA to bring you this three-part series focused on the basics of developing your own personal financial wellness plan. Join us for Part One: Personal Finance Basics.

Wed, Mar 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Wed, Mar 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Morgan Harper & Pat Garofalo from American Economic Liberties Project will provide an overview of the impacts of large corporations amassing increasing power & policy changes that would address it.

Thu, Mar 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Mon, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Mar 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, Mar 16, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event
Bryan, Leann, and Jeff are hosting a special edition of BPL trivia on Zoom to celebrate Women's History Month!

Wed, Mar 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, Mar 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join us on Zoom as Franklin County Master Gardener George Peach details creative ways to integrate native plant species into your everyday gardening that balances beauty with resilience.

Mon, Mar 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, Mar 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Read a story, listen to a ProMusica musician play their instrument, and dance along with Columbus Dance Theatre. Explore the feelings of fear and confidence through music, movement, and literacy!

Tue, Mar 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Enjoy a slice of local history with Jim Ellison, author of Columbus Pizza, and Brad Rocco of Bexley Pizza Plus. Join us on Zoom for tales about pizza shops who have called Bexley and Columbus home.

Wed, Mar 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Fri, Mar 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Stop by the BPL parking lot for some delicious food and swingin' jazz music from Capital University!

Mon, Mar 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Mar 29, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Wed, Mar 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, Apr 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
These are stressful times, and one of the benefits of laughter yoga is stress reduction. Bring your inner child (or children) and join us from the comfort of your own home on Zoom.

Mon, Apr 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Apr 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Seniors are particularly vulnerable to fraud and scams, but many incidents go unreported. Learn about the latest scams targeting our senior population. Find out how to protect yourself and loved ones.

Mon, Apr 05, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Wed, Apr 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Wed, Apr 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
The BPL Virtual Book Club selection for April is The Library Book by Susan Orlean. A dazzling homage to a beloved institution - our libraries.

Thu, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Celebrating his new release, A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance, Hanif Abdurraqib will be in discussion with a panel of Columbus creatives on Zoom.

Mon, Apr 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Apr 12, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
BPL is proud to partner with BMPA to bring you this three-part series focused on the basics of developing your own personal financial wellness plan. Join us for Part Two: College Planning 101.

Wed, Apr 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Mon, Apr 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Apr 19, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, Apr 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Read a story, listen to a ProMusica musician play their instrument, and dance along with Columbus Dance Theatre. Explore the feelings of fear and confidence through music, movement, and literacy!

Tue, Apr 20, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join Bryan, Leann, & Jeff on Zoom for a special Trivia Tuesday celebrating Arbor Day! Trees will be the theme of the evening and trivia winners will be awarded trees on April 30th.

Wed, Apr 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join Bexley Mayor Ben Kessler and Bexley City Councilman Troy Markham for an engaging Zoom discussion about Richard Powers's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Overstory.

Fri, Apr 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Stop by the BPL parking lot for some delicious food and live music from saxophonist Bryan Olsheski and his jazz combo!

Mon, Apr 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Apr 26, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join us for this free online community event featuring Susan Orlean, NYT bestselling author of books such as The Library Book and The Orchid Thief. Registration is required for this online Zoom event.

Wed, Apr 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, Apr 29, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Mon, May 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, May 03, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, May 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
2021 is the year that Ohio federal and state district lines will be redrawn. Directors of Common Cause Ohio will join us to answer your questions about gerrymandering and redistricting in our state.

Wed, May 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Wed, May 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
The BPL Virtual Book Club selection for May is Trust Exercise by Susan Choi, the 2019 National Book Award winner for fiction. Join Debbie and Beth for an engaging discussion on Zoom.

Thu, May 06, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
These are stressful times, and one of the benefits of laughter yoga is stress reduction. Bring your inner child (or children) and join us from the comfort of your own home on Zoom.

Mon, May 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, May 10, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, May 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
BPL is proud to partner with BMPA to bring you this three-part series focused on the basics of developing your own personal financial wellness plan. Join us for Part Three: Principles of Investment.

Wed, May 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, May 13, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, May 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Local Columbus Author Elissa Washuta will discuss her new book, White Magic, with author and Assistant Professor of English at OSU, Nick White.

Mon, May 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, May 17, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Tue, May 18, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Bryan, Leann, and Jeff are on Zoom for trivia! Join us at 7:30 pm May 18, 2021. No password or Zoom account required.

Wed, May 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!

Thu, May 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team, sharing one of our favorite books each week online, chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Thu, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Discover intriguing facts and stories about the architectural detail and history of each site on the 13th annual House and Garden Tour.

Mon, May 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, May 24, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Put on your pajamas and join us online to shake your sillies out and wind down before bedtime with fun music and a story.

Wed, May 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Join a member of our Youth Services team for a virtual storytime! We are excited to share some of your favorite songs, rhymes, and stories, online, until we can once again meet in person. Enjoy!