Library to celebrate Black History Month


COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will celebrate Black History Month with virtual and in-person programs in February. Customers of all ages can attend concerts and author talks and participate in activities, dancing and more. Click here for a full schedule.

Most CML locations will also offer a Black History Month Discovery Quest, an activity that enables customers aged 7 and older to learn facts about Black Ohioans and events that shaped history.

Columbus Metropolitan Library has served the people of Franklin County, Ohio since 1873. With its Main Library and 22 branches, CML is well known for signature services and programs like School Help, Reading Buddies, Summer Reading Challenge and Ready for Kindergarten. The library’s Strategic Plan supports the vision of “a thriving community where wisdom prevails,” which positions CML to respond to areas of urgent need: kids unprepared for kindergarten, third grade reading proficiency, high school graduation, college and career readiness and employment resources.


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