Gabriel García Márque dies at age 87

The Latin American author won a Nobel Prize in literature in 1982. He gave a voice to Latin America and was a master of style known as magic realism.

2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Add some Pulitzer Prize winners to your reading list. Check out the winning authors here

It's Poetry Month

Find inspiration in these:

• Dog Songs

• The Best American Poetry

• His Day is Done

• Angles of Ascent

• O, What a Luxury

Children's Poetry

Share poetry with your children.

• My Parents Think I'm Sleeping

• Poem-mobiles

• The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

• Poems to Learn by Heart

• Where the Sidewalk Ends

• Flora and Ulysses

Top Pick for May - We Were Liars

Check out May's LibraryReads list for the top 10 books chosen by librarians across the country.

eReaders and Columbus Metropolitan Library

Do you know that you can use your library card to download FREE books? If you get an eReader like a Nook...

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NBC4 Read Today

Columbus Metropolitan Library's Ready to Read Corps Program Leader Abby Kiracofe tells NBC 4's Mikaela Hunt about our first-of-its-kind initiative that takes our Ready to Read program out of the library and into communities to prepare kids for kindergarten.

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