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Today's hours

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

We're closed Monday October 10

Address
2411 East Main Street
Bexley, OH 43209

Reference & Accounts(614) 231-2793
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sat, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Welcome the dynamic mother-daughter duo behind S.R.D. Harris Books. Join us for read-alouds, interactive fun and a DIY craft.

Mon, Oct 10, All day
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,Creation Station,Group Study Room,Memory Lab,Tech Center Classroom,Virtual Meeting Room
Library Closed

Rescheduled
Mon, Oct 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New date Monday, October 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Do you love to explore? Kids in grades K-3 are invited to join us for Explorers Club. It's like a big kids super story time! We will explore this fall with building, art, and movement.

Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Join us for this movement, music, and sign language focused story time for all ages. Learn at least 12 signs a quarter in this story time and enjoy live ukulele music, finger rhymes, and more.

Tue, Oct 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Stay to play after storytime, with toys and activities that stimulate the imagination and help build social-emotional skills.

Tue, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Practice reading with a pal! In this 6-week program, children in grades K-3 will be partnered with a pal to read books & work together on fun literacy games & activities to help build reading skills.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 11, 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.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Bring your toddler to the library for stories, rhymes, songs, and play activities designed specifically to help build vital early literacy skills!

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Stay to play after storytime, with toys and activities that stimulate the imagination and help build social-emotional skills.

Wed, Oct 12, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Youtube
Join us online each week as a member of our Youth Services team shares a favorite book chosen especially for the elementary school crowd.

Wed, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Youth ages 8-18 are invited to an afternoon of gaming fun at the library. Join us for video games, Pokemon, board games, card games, and more set up in the auditorium.

Wed, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Astronomy with ales! Cosmos over cocktails! Grab a beverage from one of our DORA partners and join us in the BPL lot as the OSU Astronomy Department explore the wonders of our Universe outside!

Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Children ages 3-6 are invited to the library for activities to help build vital early literacy skills, including interactive stories, music, dancing, and more!

Thu, Oct 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Stay to play after storytime, with toys and activities that stimulate the imagination and help build social-emotional skills.

Thu, Oct 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Learn more about the sci-fi chapter book Molly and the Machine and the science behind it. Pick up a sample of the book and explore stem-based activities from robots to simple machines. For grades 3-8.

Thu, Oct 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
BHS alum Ellen Fishel ('09) will share her journey from editor at The Torch to member of the Pulitzer Prize- winning team at The Baltimore Sun. She will be in conversation with Amy Vick (BHS '91).

Fri, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Join us for an interactive workshop on how to make music using a Digital Audio Workstation. DJ Torin Jacobs will show how to use Bandlab to create loops and rhythmic patterns found in popular music.

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Friends of the Library

The Friends of Bexley Public Library (Friends) are an Ohio non-profit corporation comprised of members of the community who recognize the need for organized support for the library.

The Friends support the library through both volunteerism and financial assistance. The Friends provide financial support for staff development and appreciation, library programming such as the Summer Community Read, and other initiatives that aid the library in the pursuit of its mission to enlighten, engage, and inspire a community of lifelong learners.

For more information on joining or volunteering, visit the Friends website.

UPCOMING BOOK SALES

The Friends of Bexley Public Library host two book sales each year where you can find thousands of gently-used books at unbeatable prices.  All proceeds support the work of Bexley Public Library.


Fri, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Your family has read the book, now meet the author! Bring your questions for Erik Slangerup and learn about his writing process for kids just like you! Book signing to follow.

Thu, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Support the Library by joining the Friends of Bexley Public Library for their annual fall Book Sale. Find thousands of gently-used books, movies, and music at unbeatable prices.

Fri, Nov 11, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Support the Library by joining the Friends of Bexley Public Library for their annual fall Book Sale. Find thousands of gently-used books, movies, and music at unbeatable prices.

Sat, Nov 12, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Support the Library by joining the Friends of Bexley Public Library for their annual fall Book Sale. Find thousands of gently-used books, movies, and music at unbeatable prices.

Sun, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Support the Library by joining the Friends of Bexley Public Library for their annual fall Book Sale. Find thousands of gently-used books, movies, and music at unbeatable prices.