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Today's hours

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, Jul 02, 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.

Wed, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Creation Station
Learn how to convert old family photos and videos into digital files and explore your creative side through audio, photo, and video production tools, and the Cricut Maker. Sessions led by BPL staff.

Thu, Jul 07, 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, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Learn about the history & culture of Irish step dancing as the Columbus Celtic Dancers perform traditional ceili dances, sing Irish folk songs, and share the lore of their wardrobe, dances, and music.

Sun, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Join Elias Blake, one of Columbus' young rising talents, for an afternoon of solo classical piano highlighting American composers.

Mon, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
Dive into our July BPL Book Club with the Finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction - The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery.

Wed, Jul 13, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Explore the science, theories, and wonders of our universe with OSU Astronomy Dept. faculty and staff. Presentation will be followed by outdoor stargazing with telescopes, pending weather conditions.

Thu, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Join us for a discussion of the major rulings made by the Supreme Court during the '21-22 term. Marc Spindelman, the Isadore & Ida Topper Professor of Law, will present this program.

Fri, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Stop by BPL to enjoy a night of art and music! We'll have live music from Jazz Arts Group, food trucks, & a chalk collage with Bexley Women's Club! Music 5:30-7 PM and food trucks & chalk from 5-7 PM.

Fri, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Join us for a special after-hours celebration of the arts! Starting at 6pm, stroll inside the library to enjoy the BexArts opening reception. Meet the artists and enjoy music and light refreshments.

Sun, Jul 17, 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.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room,BPL Virtual Programs
Enjoy an afternoon of adventure with local Road Scholar travelers, Brenda Dutton and Drusanne Shaulis. Learn about Road Scholar's educational travel programs for older adults.

Tue, Jul 19, 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, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Every home has a history... discover yours!

Thu, Jul 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
The Board of Trustees will be on summer recess. Therefore, there will be no board meeting in July. Next board meeting is August 18 @ 5:00pm

Mon, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Join authors Doreen Uhas Sauer and Tom Betti as they uncover many interesting, lost, and forgotten landmarks of Columbus like the Walk of Wonders and the Chittenden Hotel.

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
The Plant Swap is back! Master Gardeners will be on hand during the Swap from 2pm - 4pm to chat and answer any plant or gardening questions. Join us for the Summer Plant Swap!

Thu, Jul 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Painting with Bob Ross is back! Follow along with a soothing episode of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and paint your own happy little trees. Supplies will be provided. Registration Required.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 29, 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, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Creation Station
Learn how to convert old family photos and videos into digital files and explore your creative side through audio, photo, and video production tools, and the Cricut Maker. Sessions led by BPL staff.

Wed, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Parking Lot
The fire department is coming! Meet and greet a local firefighter and learn all about what they do. Plus get a chance to check out the fire truck.

Thu, Aug 04, 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.  

Sun, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,Quiet Reading Room
Join us for one last "sail" as we celebrate the end of Summer Community Read with Bill Manchester's musical instrument petting zoo, crafts, and a family-friendly concert with Muppet Mayhem.

Mon, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
Beat the Summer heat and join us for the BPL Book Club! This month we will be reading the ultimate sun and surf family saga - Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Wed, Aug 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium,BPL Virtual Programs
Celebrate Bexley Day by learning how the Village of Bexley emerged from the wilderness.

Thu, Aug 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Creation Station
Learn how to convert old family photos and videos into digital files and explore your creative side through audio, photo, and video production tools, and the Cricut Maker. Sessions led by BPL staff.

Sat, Aug 13, 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.

Mon, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Join artist Dana Grubbe to learn about acrylic pour painting. You'll walk away with your own masterpiece, plus the creative energy to try more!
This event is full

Tue, Aug 16, 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, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Every home has a history... discover yours!

Thu, Aug 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
The Board of Trustees will be on summer recess. Therefore, there will be no board meeting in July. Next board meeting is August 18 @ 5:00pm

Thu, Aug 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
Marty Ross-Dolen leads this reading and writing workshop where you will learn to use the tools of creative nonfiction to transform your personal stories into meaningful pieces of memoir.

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Creation Station
Learn how to convert old family photos and videos into digital files and explore your creative side through audio, photo, and video production tools, and the Cricut Maker. Sessions led by BPL staff.

Sun, Aug 21, 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.

Thu, Aug 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Quiet Reading Room
Join David, BPL's Local History Librarian, and members of the Bexley Historical Society, as we share memories and discuss topics related to the rich history of Bexley.

Fri, Aug 26, 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.

Fri, Aug 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
BPL Parking Lot
Stop by the BPL parking lot to enjoy live music from Dave Buker and the Historians and delicious food from various food trucks! Music from 5:30-7 PM and food trucks from 5-7 PM.

Thu, Sep 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bexley Public Library - Board Room
The Board of Trustees will be on summer recess. Therefore, there will be no board meeting in July. Next board meeting is August 18 @ 5:00pm

Fri, Sep 23, 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.