July 6, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has suspended Limited Services inside of its buildings as part of its phased reopening. Curbside Pickup remains available, and any locations previously offering Limited Services now offer Curbside...

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June 29, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) announced a stronger requirement for face coverings today as part of its commitment to the safety and well-being of customers and staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new requirement will begin tomorrow, Tues., June 30 and requires all customers to wear face coverings inside all library locations.  

According to the ...

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June 25, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has once again partnered with Columbus Recreation & Parks Department and Children’s Hunger Alliance to provide students with free lunches and snacks at nine CML locations.

This...

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June 22, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will host Tayari Jones for a free virtual author talk this Friday, June 26 at 2 p.m.

As part of CML’s Carnegie Author Series, Jones was originally scheduled...

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June 18, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is expanding its limited services to five more branches next week. Starting Monday, June 22, limited services will be available at:

  • Parsons Branch | 1113 Parsons Ave.
  • Whitehall Branch | 4445 E. Broad St.

And starting Wednesday, June 24...

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June 11, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is expanding its curbside pickup service to one additional branch starting Monday, June 15:

  • Canal Winchester Branch* | 115 Franklin St.

*Hours for the Canal Winchester Branch pickup service are Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., with no service on Sunday....

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June 4, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is expanding its curbside pickup service to two additional branches starting Monday, June 8:

  • Northside Branch | 1423 N. High St.
  • Shepard Branch | 850 N. Nelson Rd.

This will bring the total number of branches offering curbside pickup to 13, as CML...

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June 3, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML), along with eight other central Ohio library systems, announced in February a partnership to bring Margaret Atwood to Columbus for an author event on Sept. 13.

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus...

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May 28, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is expanding its curbside pickup service to four additional branches starting Monday, June 1:

  • Karl Road Branch | 5590 Karl Rd.
  • New Albany Branch | 200 Market St.
  • Reynoldsburg Branch | 1402 Brice Rd.
  • Whitehall Branch...
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May 21, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will offer, amid the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, an all-digital Summer Reading Challenge beginning Saturday, May 30 and concluding Saturday, Aug. 1.

Summer Reading Challenge is CML’s signature program to keep young readers from losing critical literacy skills during the summer months. Loss of these skills is often...

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