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We're open 9:00AM to 6:00PM


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2411 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43209

Reference & Info(614) 231-2793
Accounts & Renewals(614) 231-8741
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sun, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Group Study Room
Partnership with the City of Bexley and Jewish Family Services to help connect our 55+ community members and/or their support networks with resources to keep them active and engaged in our community.

Mon, Mar 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Preschoolers will have a ball with stories, dances, and songs, all while building vital early literacy skills.

Mon, Mar 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
We believe in the positive impact of play, and invite you and your child to join us in this meaningful and fun playtime.

Mon, Mar 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Ned Foley will discuss his book Presidential Elections and Majority Rule, which reviews the American Electoral College system & proposes a method to restore the Jeffersonian majority-rule objectives.

Tue, Mar 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Caregivers and babies alike with love this interactive lap-sit program with baby-focused books, songs, and rhymes.

Tue, Mar 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
We weave stories, songs, and play activities together to create a movement based experience specific to toddlers' developmental needs.

Tue, Mar 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
We believe in the positive impact of play, and invite you and your child to join us in this meaningful and fun playtime.

Tue, Mar 03, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Join us every Tuesday for a special pajama dance party designed to help children shake their sillies out and wind down before bedtime.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Interactive rhymes and basic ASL signs will have you and your child moving and learning together.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
We believe in the positive impact of play, and invite you and your child to join us in this meaningful and fun playtime.

Wed, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Dr. Miller discusses orchid mania, the centuries-old and sometimes scandalous hunt for orchids. Read The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean (visit on April 21) & see the Orchid Show at FPC through March 8.

Thu, Mar 05, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Youth ages 8-18 are invited to an afternoon of gaming fun at the library. No registration is required, so stop in and check out what we have to offer!

Fri, Mar 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Teens and tweens are invited to celebrate all things anime and manga at anime club! We'll have anime on the big screen, a ramen buffet, fan art and sketching supplies, and a chopstick challenge.

Fri, Mar 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Youth Services Space
Use your imagination at our art supply and LEGO stations every Friday. Instructions not included. Creativity required.

Sat, Mar 07, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Tech Center Classroom
Free ACT testing.

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Genealogy & Local History
Ancestry Library Edition
(NOTE: Available from in the library only)

Want to learn more about your family tree? Ancestry Library Edition from ProQuest, contains over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases. Ancestry Library Edition includes the digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, court records, slave narratives, reference sources, and more.
African-American Heritage
African American Heritage is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans. It provides users a dedicated, user-friendly resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research, but also connects them to a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can frequently be the difference between research success and futility.
Family Search
Family Search
Family Search maintains a database with over 2 billion digital images, with most of them indexed and searchable. Databases include Ohio Death Certificates from 1908-1953, and Ohio marriage records. Family Search also includes a wiki to help with research.
Fold3
Fold3® Library Edition is the premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3 Library Edition.
Heritage Quest
HeritageQuest® Online is an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s. The collection can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past, while also providing a comprehensive treasury of genealogical sources rich in unique records, local and family histories, and finding-aids.
Newsbank
Newsbank
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources  (including the Bexley
edition of This Week), covering a wide array of topics and issues.
Ohio Death Certificate Index (1913-1944)
Database containing death certificates of persons that died in Ohio from 1913-1937. Use the index information to help in obtaining a copy of particular death certificates.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Large scale street plans – including building outlines, property boundaries, and building use - produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company from 1867 to 1970. Locate buildings and neighborhoods. See a neighborhood "as it was". Study the growth of towns and cities. Identify the impact of new developments.
Genealogy & Local History Programs
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