Under Construction

The Westerville Public Library will be under construction for roof repairs, HVAC repairs, and fresh paint over the coming months. Pardon the dust, noise, and smell. Thank you for your patience.

Limited parking.

Drive-thru closed intermittently. The drive-thru window may be closed when you arrive. Reserved items will be available inside at the Pickup Window. Return items in the covered parking area. You have the option to pause your holds or change your pickup location. For assistance, call 614-882-7277 option 2.

Picture Book Room intermittently closed. Due to construction, the picture book room and treehouse will be unavailable at times. Please see a staff member for assistance with the collection.

Plan Your Visit

The main parking lot behind the library will be closed until repairs are complete.

When possible, the library will prioritize minimal interruption for the following areas and services:

  • Drive-thru
  • Covered parking
  • Hanby Park lot (Lot G)
  • 64 E Walnut St lot (Lot G)
  • Main entrance
  • Bike trail/walking path on north side of main parking lot
  • State Street parking in front of library

For parking details, download this map. (Or download this parking app.)

Consider alternative transportation, such as walking, biking, ride share, or COTA//PLUS.

Tentative Schedule

June 26-November 26 - Roof repairs in progress. Limited parking. Schedule subject to change without notice.

What to Expect

  • Limited parking.
  • Some services may be temporarily unavailable.
  • Events may change location.
  • Events may be cancelled.
  • Reserved rooms may be noisy. Room changes will be granted as space allows.
  • Quiet study areas may be limited. Please share seating with your neighbors.
  • Some collections will NOT be available for browsing. (Items may be requested online. As time and space allow, requested items will be pulled off the shelf and delivered to your selected pickup location.)

Contact Us

For questions or assistance, contact us.

FAQ

  • You can return items to the library 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    • Return slot by the drive-thru window, on the north side of the library
    • Return boxes in the covered parking area
    • Welcome desk in the atrium (during open hours)

    Westerville City School students and teachers can return items to their school's drop-off point. Learn more.

  • Your items will automatically renew up to 4 times (when eligible). The system will attempt to renew your borrowed item two days before the due date.

  • Your library is fines free! The Westerville Public Library no longer charges overdue fines for items returned late. To avoid replacement costs or processing fees, return or renew before your items are 30 days overdue.

    Exceptions may occur for items borrowed from other libraries. For more information, refer to SearchOhio or OhioLINK

    Note: If you accrued fines prior to August 17, 2017, these will remain on your account until paid.

  • Your library card number is located below the barcode on the back of your physical library card.

    If you've temporarily misplaced or lost your library card, request your library card number via this form.

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