November 14, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is hosting a free holiday open house on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at its Main Library. From 6-8 p.m., families can enjoy activities, sing-along carols and refreshments, plus a visit from live reindeer and a very special guest. But perhaps the biggest draws of the evening will be the tree-lighting of Topiary Park and the return of the...

November 7, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has joined with the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH) and other businesses and civic and community partners as a member of the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance.

As a member, CML will amplify the messages shared through a media campaign to engage parents and caregivers about the dangers opioids...

October 25, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Board of Trustees today unanimously approved the selection of Moody•Nolan as the architect for the design of the new Karl Road Branch. Construction is expected to begin within the next two years.

Moody•Nolan previously served as architect in the design of CML’s new Parsons, Shepard and Martin Luther King branches.


October 24, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) now offers its cardholding customers free access to Columbus Dispatch Digital, a keyword-searchable archive of the entire 147-year history of the Columbus Dispatch. It enables customers to narrow their searches based on keywords, headlines, bylines, dates, sections and even photo captions, among other filters.


October 18, 2018

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

Martin Luther King III, the oldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was on hand to provide a keynote address and help dedicate the new branch named for his father. CML’s former Martin Luther King Branch, dedicated in 1969 by Martin Luther King Sr., was the first...

September 5, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is opening its new Martin Luther King Branch at 1467 E. Long St. on Thursday, Oct. 18. Before the new branch opens, however, CML is offering the community the chance to be a part of the library’s – and community’s – history. Customers can sign their names to a commemorative panel that will be permanently installed...