August 12, 2014

COLUMBUS—As thousands of central Ohio children and teens return to school this month, Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Homework Help Centers reopen at all 21 locations. Starting Monday, Aug. 18, K-12 students will once again have a free place to get help with their homework from friendly staff and volunteers.

Students have access to welcoming spaces to study and...

July 15, 2014

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is building its new Whitehall Branch at 4445 E. Broad St. One of the steel columns to be used in the construction will be on display at the current Whitehall Branch to offer CML customers the chance to sign their names on it and become a part of the neighborhood’s – and library’s – history.

The column will be available for...

July 11, 2014

COLUMBUS—On Saturday, July 12, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will open its new Driving Park Branch to the public with a brief dedication ceremony at noon followed by a grand opening celebration. The event is free and open to all.

Following brief remarks from community and city officials – including Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman – the afternoon will be filled with...

June 26, 2014

COLUMBUS—On Saturday, July 12, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will open its new DrivingPark Branch to the public with a brief dedication ceremony followed by a grand opening celebration.The event is free and open to all.

  • New Driving Park Branch Dedication and Grand Opening Celebration
  • 1422 E. Livingston Ave. (at Livingston and Kelton...
June 25, 2014

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) and Columbus State Community College (CSCC) are broadening a partnership that will provide additional resources for CSCC students at all 21 CML locations.

Earlier this month, all public computers throughout CML’s 21 library locations – roughly 800 PCs – have been equipped with Columbus State Virtual Computer Commons. The...

June 24, 2014

COLUMBUS—As Columbus City Schools works to ensure that all third grade students are prepared to pass the July Ohio Achievement Assessment, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) reaffirms its support for students, parents and educators.

“CML is uniquely positioned to work with students during out-of-school time – preschool, after school and summer,” said CEO Patrick...

June 23, 2014

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Board of Trustees today unanimously approved the selection of Moody•Nolan as the architect for the design of the new Shepard Branch. The library’s aspirational building program includes 10 projects to be completed by 2020. Construction is expected to begin on the new Shepard Branch in 2015.

The current Shepard Branch,...

May 29, 2014

COLUMBUS—June is National Pride Month and Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is proud to showcase the digitized archive of the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus (CGMC) as part of its online image collection. The Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus collection includes concert programs and photographs...