March 3, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will mark its 148th birthday tomorrow, Thursday, March 4. CML is proud to continue to serve Franklin County.

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 Homework...

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February 15, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is launching a new monthly conversation series, Speak Up/Speak Out. After the success of the 11-week One Book – One Community program, CML is eager...

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February 15, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) hosted a virtual media event earlier today, reaffirming its support for the 10 school districts it serves and showcasing its School Help webpage, where K-12 students can get one-on-one help with schoolwork and reading.

Those interested can view a...

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February 5, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will reopen most of its 23 locations for Limited Services starting Monday, Feb. 8.

With LIMITED SERVICES, customers can enter the building to: 

  • Browse the shelves to pick out items.
  • Pick up items on hold.
  • Get Grab & Go Books.
  • Return...
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February 3, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is participating in Together We 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...

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February 2, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) scanning team has digitized its 100,000th document since late November, when CML closed for public browsing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At that time, 65 staff members who typically work...

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January 27, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will celebrate Black History Month in February with informative, fun and interactive virtual events.

  • Thursday, Feb. 4 from 1-1:30 p.m. |...
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January 25, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is announcing the lineup of its 2021 Carnegie Author Series.

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January 21, 2021

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) partnered with eight other central Ohio library systems last fall for a citywide reading initiative, Let’s Talk About Race: One Book – One Community. The program invites central Ohioans to read the same book, STAMPED: Racism, Antiracism, and...

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