GHPL closed March 14 - April 7

In the interest of public safety during the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Ohio, the Grandview Heights Public Library (GHPL) will close from Saturday, March 14, at 5 pm, through Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The library is currently planning to reopen Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Following the Ohio Governor’s recent ban on mass gatherings and closing of all K-12 schools in Ohio, the library is continuing to take precautions to ensure the safety of patrons, staff, and everyone in the community.

All physical material due dates will be extended to Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Library materials should not be returned to the library until after April 8. There are no late fees for overdue materials.

Digital resources are always available at Access e-books, e-audiobooks, magazines, movies, and music, plus research and learning tools, from our Digital Library. Download the free Grandview Heights Public Library app, available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Additionally, library staff will be assisting patrons by phone at 614-486-2951 and online at when possible during this closure.

GHPL will continue to monitor information about the virus from federal, state, and local health agencies. Updates about library operations will be provided as they become available through the library’s websiteenewsletter, and social media.

GHPL thanks our patrons for their patience and understanding during this time.

Get current information about the virus:

To prevent the spread of this, or any, infectious disease:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Steps to Prevent Illness from the coronavirus (CDC)
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The Grandview Heights Public Library (GHPL) is an award-winning, independent suburban library system known for progressive leadership and friendly, personalized service. 

The Grandview Heights Public Library is 1 of 8 U.S. public libraries
to receive 12 consecutive five-star ratings from Library Journal

GHPL is founding member (1988) and Administering Library of
the Central Library Consortium (CLC), a cooperative of 17 Central Ohio library systems.

GHPL offers 67 million items to its cardholders through a partnership between
the CLC and statewide networks SearchOhio and OhioLINK

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Grandview Height Public Library
1685 W. First Ave.
Columbus, OH 43212

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