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Today's hours

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

We're closed Sunday April 12

Address
2411 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43209

Reference & Info(614) 231-2793
Accounts & Renewals(614) 231-8741
Kids & Teens(614) 231-2878
UPCOMING EVENTS
Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Preschoolers will have a ball with stories, dances, and songs, all while building vital early literacy skills.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library
We believe in the positive impact of play, and invite you and your child to join us in this meaningful and fun playtime.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Join Bring the Farm to You and learn all about rabbits and how to take care of them at this one-hour program.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Do you understand your credit score? Would you like to manage your debt more effectively? Come to this Money Smart Week 2020 workshop provided by KeyBank representatives for new financial strategies.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Caregivers and babies alike with love this interactive lap-sit program with baby-focused books, songs, and rhymes.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bexley Public Library
We weave stories, songs, and play activities together to create a movement based experience specific to toddlers' developmental needs.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Bexley Public Library
We believe in the positive impact of play, and invite you and your child to join us in this meaningful and fun playtime.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Bexley Public Library
Are you confused about your retirement options, Social Security, and Medicare? Have your questions answered by representatives from the Social Security Administration and OSHIIP. In the QRR.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Interactive rhymes and basic ASL signs will have you and your child moving and learning together.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library
We believe in the positive impact of play, and invite you and your child to join us in this meaningful and fun playtime.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 9:15am - 10:00am
Bexley Public Library
Children in grades K-5 are invited to experience opera with a new, 35 minute adaptation of Hansel and Gretel, performed by Opera Columbus/Capital University resident artists.

Fri, Apr 10, 10:30am - 4:30pm
Bexley Public Library - Bexley Library Auditorium
To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code: Bexley.  

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Use your imagination at our art supply and LEGO stations every Friday. Instructions not included. Creativity required.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Free ACT Testing.

Sun, Apr 12, All day
Bexley Public Library
Library Closed

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 9:30am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Parents and caregivers are invited to attend this informal program with a certified speech-language therapist from Columbus Speech & Hearing to learn about language development.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Bexley Public Library
Preschoolers will have a ball with stories, dances, and songs, all while building vital early literacy skills.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bexley Public Library
We believe in the positive impact of play, and invite you and your child to join us in this meaningful and fun playtime.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bexley Public Library
Listen to the best and brightest musicians Capital University has to offer in the ongoing Capital Jazz Series.

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Homework Help @ BPL


Homework Resource Zone

Monday-Thursday 3:00-6:00pm During the School Year.

During Homework Resource Zone (HRZ) hours, students have access to:
  • Basic school supplies such as pencils, scissors, papers, etc…
  • Volunteer homework helpers that will aid students with assignments on a first come, first served basis.
  • Internet accessible laptops with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Free printing for homework assignments.
Questions? Call Youth Services at (614) 231-2878.
Homework Help Resources
Biography Reference Bank
Virtually every course of study — from history to science to literature — is ultimately tied to the study of people. Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography.
CultureGrams
Maps, statistics, photographs, and cultural information on 190 countries and all 50 states. Research country information for school reports. Find authentic native recipes. Learn about local customs when planning travel destinations.
Explora
Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.
Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits is content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use. and features age-appropriate, reliable, and perfect for today's young learners. Its curriculum-related content covers a broad range of educational topics via a modern, graphical interface. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!
Ohio History Central
An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society. Find information, images, timelines, maps, and documents about Ohio’s history, geography, geology, animals, and American Indian populations.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Oxford Art Online
The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art, encompassing all aspects of visual culture. It features articles about topics as varied as Fauvism and Frida Kahlo, bibliographies for further research, and thousands of searchable images. Oxford Art Online is a living resource, with scholars and specialists from around the world continually reviewing and updating existing content and contributing new articles.
Method Test Prep | ACT & SAT
Designed to work seamlessly with students' unique learning styles and busy schedules, Method Test Prep's ACT and SAT prep programs help students raise their ACT scores an average of three points and their SAT scores an average of 150 points. Diagnostic evaluations, lessons, quizzes, and full-length exams help students strategically navigate the SAT and ACT by focusing on both content and test-taking techniques. Students also build their fundamental reading comprehension, grammar, and math skills.
Transparent Lanuages
Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for mobile platforms, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.
Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects. In this digital resource, hundreds of titles can be searched at once, opening up new pathways across subjects. Students can use Very Short Introductions to con sider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular subject. Teachers and other educators can assign chapters, or whole books to students. Adult learners can also gain new insights through an introduction to a topic.
World Book Online
Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work. For more information, view this Ten Minute Tutor from the State Library of Ohio. Tailored for the needs and skills of older students, World Book Advanced integrates primary and secondary source databases in a single search.
World Book Early World of Learning
Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. "Trek's Travels" offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. "Welcome to Reading" develops and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. "Know It" offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.
World Book Kids
Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and cirricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instuctions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework. World Book Kids is designed especially for younger users, English-lanuage learners, and reluctant readers. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read content, bright colors, and a graphical design.
World Book Student
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience.