June 17, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has once again partnered with Columbus Recreation & Parks Department to provide students with free lunches and snacks at 15 CML locations.

This marks the 18th year CML has offered Summer Lunch and the sixth year it has...

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June 6, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has cut the ribbon on its new Dublin Branch.

The new Dublin Branch has:

  • 41,000 square feet of space on three levels
  • A robust collection to meet the community’s needs
  • Interactive Children’s area with more space for programs and areas for children to read, study and use computers
  • Ready...
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May 14, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has launched a webpage dedicated to its Customer Experience (CX) philosophy. The page, which contains resources and videos, can be found at columbuslibrary.org/customerexperience.

CML has...

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May 13, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has partnered once again with the Gateway Film Center (GFC) to bring free movies to CML cardholders this summer.

Now in its ninth year, From Book to Film offers CML cardholders free admission to a series of films that were inspired by and adapted from books.

The 2019 From Book to Film series lineup...

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May 9, 2019

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation (CMLF) has received a gift of $250,000 from Honda Marysville, a member of the Performance Columbus family of car dealerships. The gift, which will support the new branch’s dedicated teen area, puts the CMLF’s fundraising total over $2.3 million toward its $2.8 million goal for the new Dublin Branch.

The...

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May 8, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) kicks off its annual Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday, June 1. Beginning that day, participants can sign up and enter progress toward their reading goals from home or any CML location and earn prizes for reading and completing literacy activities. The nine-week program runs through Saturday, Aug. 3. All participants will need a...

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May 7, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) offers its cardholders free access to Lynda.com and other free resources that would otherwise require costly subscription fees.

Lynda.com is a resource offering video courses led by industry experts. Courses focus on software, photography, business skills and more. This resource, which usually costs $29.99 per month, is free ...

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April 30, 2019

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) Board of Trustees authorized CML to move forward with a plan to sell its Operations Center to Mifflin Township.

The Operations Center at 101 S. Stygler Rd. in Gahanna was constructed in 2002 to house CML’s Transportation Services, Collection Services, Senior Services & School Delivery (formerly Outreach Services),...

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April 10, 2019

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation (CMLF) has raised $1.8 million of its $2.8 million fundraising goal for the new Dublin Branch.

The new Dublin Branch will open to the public on Thursday, June 6.

The expected total cost of the new Dublin Branch is $21.1 million....

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