March 21, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) archivists today scanned and digitized the 1 millionth item into CML’s My History digital collection.

The item is a historical photograph that CML’s Local History & Genealogy division recently acquired. Taken from the Statehouse cupola, it is estimated to be...

March 5, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is among the first large public libraries to successfully migrate its digital infrastructure from a physical data center to the cloud. The move will save Franklin County taxpayers an estimated $544,000 over the next five years.

The cloud is a term that refers to Internet-based data storage. Now, all of CML’s digital...

February 21, 2018

COLUMBUS—Three more libraries are joining the Central Library Consortium (CLC), giving Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) customers access to nearly 500,000 more items with their CML library card. Because of this, CML will need to stop some services beginning March 1 (see below for more details).

The Central Library Consortium is a...

February 5, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is bringing back Family Programs at Main Library for its second year, kicking off with Cellos in the Atrium on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy chamber music by some of central Ohio’s brightest rising cellists from CELLOhio and Columbus Cello School.


February 1, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is continuing its author series with David Levithan on Friday, March 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets are free, but registration is required at Registration is now open. Seating begins at 6 p.m.

Young adult fiction author David...

January 25, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a purchase agreement with The Pizzuti Companies for the sale and redevelopment of the Grant Oak Apartments.

Joel S. Pizzuti, president of The Pizzuti Companies, said the development plan for the 1.25-acre site, located at South Grant Avenue and Oak Street just north of CML’s Main...

January 11, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with programs at its Martin Luther King and...