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November 12, 2020

Patrons borrowing items from the State Library may now use the contact-free front door pickup at the State Library on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The address for the State Library of Ohio is 274 E. 1st Avenue, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43201. Click here to view location on Google Map.

 How contact-free front door pickup works:

  • Have your library card number ready.
  • Look for the contact-free front door pickup signs posted in the parking lot and on the library door. Call the number posted on the signs: 614-560-1646.
  • Deaf or hard of hearing patrons, please text 614-560-1646.
  • Staff answering the phone will check out your items and place them inside the vestibule on a cart.
  • You must wear a face covering to pick up your items inside the vestibule.
  • You will enter the vestibule and pick up your items on the table. Your items will be in a plastic bag.
  • If you have additional questions, please email

Contact-free front door pickup service will ONLY be provided on Wednesdays for the foreseeable future.


Media Contact:

Marsha McDevitt-Stredney, Public Information Officer and Director, Marketing & Communications (614) 644-6875