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BPL is Open for Limited Browsing
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
and is offering Curbside Service
Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm &
Friday-Saturday 10am-6pm.

Today's hours

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


Address
2411 East Main Street
Columbus,, OH 43209

Reference & Info(614) 231-2793
Accounts & Renewals(614) 231-8741
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878

Bexley Public Library is always virtually open!
Check out what we are doing on our Bexley @ Home page.

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FEATURED EVENTS
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
New venue Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
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.

Fri, May 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library Parking Lot
Join us to celebrate Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Stop by BPL's parking lot for food trucks, Japanese drums, and more! Hosted in partnership with Bexley Minority Parent Alliance.

Mon, May 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
New venue Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
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!

Thu, May 27, 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, May 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Stop by the BPL parking lot for some delicious food and live music from pianist Tony Hagood and his klezmer ensemble! This month's event also features the Bexley Women's Club Family Chalk Collage! 

Sat, May 29, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Red Cross Blood Drive 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in Bexley Public Library Auditorium Please schedule your appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Bexley.  

Wed, Jun 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
The BPL Virtual Book Club selection for June is This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel. Join Debbie and Beth to discuss this novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family.

Mon, Jun 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bexley Public Library
We face a world food crisis. How did we get here? Join professor Chris Otter to explore how we developed our current diet, and how dietary choices connect to issues of climate change and food supply.

Mon, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Thu, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Jashar Awan, an Ohio children's book author and illustrator, will read his first picture book and chat with readers about his creative process and what he loves about children’s books.

Mon, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Thu, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Maryland Elementary School - Front Lawn
Join us for a community storytime for all ages, outdoors on the front lawn of one of the Bexley elementary schools, weather permitting.

Mon, Jun 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Wed, Jun 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join author, conservationist, photographer and primatologist Beth Armstrong on Zoom for a rare glimpse into the complicated lives of captive gorillas through her new book Voices from the Ape House.

Fri, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Stop by the BPL parking lot for some delicious food and live music from The Moonbats! The Moonbats will perform from 5-6 PM and the food trucks will be available from 5-7 PM.

Sat, Jun 26, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Red Cross Blood Drive 9:00 am - 2:00 pm in Bexley Public Library Auditorium Please schedule your appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Bexley.  

Mon, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

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

Wed, Jul 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join us to discuss The Daughters of Erietown, Connie Schultz' first novel that explores hidden desires, long-held secrets and the sacrifices people make to realize their dreams.

Thu, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cassingham Elementary School - Front Lawn
Join us for a community storytime for all ages, outdoors on the front lawn of one of the Bexley elementary schools, weather permitting.

Thu, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join David Giffels as he discusses his latest book, Barnstorming, based on a year traveling our state. Giffels' interviews with Ohioans offer a reflection of our many national questions and concerns.

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

Wed, Jul 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Bexley residents PhDs Andrew Mills and Jessica Garrett Mills discuss the ethics of eating meat, as well as their own experiences in raising a family on a plant-based diet.

Thu, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Join us virtually with NY Times bestselling comic book writer, Grace Ellis, as she discusses comic art and the process of creating LUMBERJANES, an all-ages story about monster-fighting girl scouts.

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

Thu, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Montrose Elementary School - Front Lawn
Join us for a community storytime for all ages, outdoors on the front lawn of one of the Bexley elementary schools, weather permitting.

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

Thu, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library
Dance and sing along with us to The Cool Uncles as they play a mix of classic children's music, Disney hits, and a few fun surprises!

Fri, Jul 30, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Stop by the BPL parking lot for some delicious food and live music from Dave Buker and the Historians! Music is from 5-6 PM and the food trucks will be available from 5-7 PM.

Mon, Aug 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

Mon, Aug 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Everyone knows space is big, but how big is it? Join us in the BPL parking lot and take a “planet walk” with Brad Hoehne of the Columbus Astronomical Society to learn more about our solar system.

Wed, Aug 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Don't miss Debbie and Beth discussing BPL's August Virtual Book Club, Bride of the Sea by Eman Quotah. a spellbinding debut novel of colliding cultures, immigration, religion, and family.

Mon, Aug 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - BPL Virtual Programs
Children ages 4-6 are invited to join us online for super stories and activities designed to help build school and reading readiness.

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