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Coloring Pages

Print out a coloring page. These pages commemorate special holidays, heroes & awareness months! They can be a quiet entry into creativity.

Sir Readsalot & Superintendent Dr. Clark Visit the Library

It was so much fun showing Sir Readsalot and Superintendent Dr. Joe Clark around the library!

Historical Underground Railroad Trail (

Includes a list of sites in Ohio that were part of the Underground Railroad, including Hanby House in Westerville. Printable map included.

All About Chick Hatching (Ages 4-11)

Feb 27th | 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn about how incubating eggs hatch into fuzzy chicks. Then, stop by the children's area to watch a live hatch (available until March 19).

Summer Reading: Kickoff Activities (Ages 2-11)

Swing by the library for family-friendly activities. Register for the challenge by May 26 for a chance to win tickets to Kings Island!

Indoor Carnival Games

May 31st | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Play simple, indoor carnival games to earn tickets for prizes. While you're here, get a temporary tattoo and dance the afternoon away in a…

Visit with Farm Animals

May 24th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
See, touch and learn about a variety of farm animals for a live barnyard experience. Animal visitors will include sheep, goats, ducks,…

Visit with Columbus Astronomy

Mar 23rd | 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn about space and the stars with the Columbus Astronomical Society. Get hands-on time with telescopes while learning about the…

Visit with a Recycling Truck (Ages 2-8)

Apr 27th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hanby Park
Explore a recycling truck from Rumpke Waste Management. Ask questions about trash pickup and recycling services and learn about the…

Pete the Cat Storytime (Ages 2-8)

Apr 13th | 10:00am - 10:30am
Groove along with the world's coolest cat while singing along to Pete the Cat stories. Stay until the end for a visit from Pete the Cat in…

Solar Eclipse 2024

Discover events and activities celebrating the 2024 Solar Eclipse in Westerville, Ohio. Includes FAQs.

Dinosaur Dance Party (Ages 2-8)

Mar 29th | 10:00am - 10:30am
Chomp, stomp, and ROAR along to dinosaur stories and tunes. Costumes encouraged.

Make a Frog Fly Catcher (Ages 4+)

Mar 26th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Make your own frog fly catcher, reminiscent of the old wooden cup and ball toss toy. All materials provided.

Tech Time (Ages 4-11)

Mar 3rd | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Test some of the library’s different technology for kids, including robots!

Chick Hatching: Watch Live at the Library

Feb 28th | 12:00am - Mar 19th | 12:00am
Watch live as incubating eggs hatch into fuzzy chicks! On display through March 19. Approximate hatch date is March 12.

Learn Spanish: Storytime with Otterbein University

3rd Tuesdays, 4:30pm
Westerville Public Library
Learn some basic Spanish words and phrases in this English and Spanish storytime, Listen to a story and complete a craft to take home.

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Award Winners

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