April 13, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its new Whitehall Branch on Monday. CML conducted an impact study looking at branch data from April 2014 to April 2015 (in the former branch) compared with the same data from April 2015 to April 2016 (in the new branch)....

Read more >>
April 5, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is announcing a series of public events to mark the grand reopening of Main Library on June 25 and 26 – after what will have been a 16-month renovation. The events are free and open to all. Free parking is available in Main Library’s garage.

 

Saturday, June 25

Noon: Dedication and...

Read more >>
March 15, 2016

COLUMBUS—The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is bringing its annual World Library and Information Congress to Columbus, OH, Aug. 13-19. It marks the conference’s first return to the United States since 2001 when it was held in Boston.

The weeklong slate of programming and events gives American library professionals an opportunity...

Read more >>
March 14, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) today introduces its new Columbus Library mobile app, which replaces the current app, and is free to download from the App Store and Google Play.

The former Columbus Library app will no longer be in service as of March 30. Once customers download the new app, they are encouraged to delete the former version.

The new...

Read more >>
March 10, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library is participating in The Big Library Read, a digital book club set on a global scale to introduce and connect as many passionate readers as possible to eBooks. The program allows owners of digital eReader devices – and holders of CML library cards – to instantly download a specific eBook or...

Read more >>
March 8, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will introduce its new mobile app on Monday, March 14. The new Columbus Library app, which replaces the current app, will be free to download from the App Store and Google Play.

The current Columbus Library app will no longer be in service as of March 30. Once customers download the new app, they are encouraged to delete the...

Read more >>
March 7, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has kicked off construction of its new Northside Branch.

Read more >>
March 2, 2016

COLUMBUS—On March 12, Carrie Ingle will celebrate 60 years of employment with Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML). When she started as a catalog clerk in 1956, however, the organization was known as Columbus Public Library. The then-17-year-old Central High School senior worked at Main Library in the Technical Services department, typing catalog cards on a manual typewriter....

Read more >>
February 1, 2016

COLUMBUS—The White House, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) and the American Library Association (ALA), is calling on libraries across the country to ensure that America’s children have access to the resources they need to succeed in the 21st century.

The...

Read more >>