July 10, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has once again partnered with Columbus Recreation & Parks Department to provide students with free lunches and snacks at 13 CML locations.

This marks the 17th year CML has offered Summer Lunch and the fifth year it has...

June 28, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Board of Trustees today authorized CML to put out a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a construction manager at risk to oversee four additional building projects:

  • A new Karl Road Branch on its existing site
  • A significant Hilltop Branch renovation and expansion
  • A...
June 25, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its new Northside Branch on Friday. The community has embraced the new branch, which has seen a 35 percent increase in customer visits and 1,400 meetings, with an estimated 25,000 attendees in its three meeting rooms.


June 21, 2018

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

The new Hilliard Branch has:

  • 63,000 square feet of space on two floors (three times larger than the former branch)
  • Interactive children’s area with more space for programs and areas for children to read, study and use computers
  • Ready for...
June 4, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) earlier today topped out its new Dublin Branch with the final steel beam. This construction milestone marks the topping out of the tenth project in CML’s 10-project aspirational building program.

Dublin city leaders, including Mayor Greg Peterson and City Manager Dana McDaniel, joined...

May 21, 2018

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

The 2018 From Book to Film series lineup includes...

May 7, 2018

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) kicks off its annual Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday, June 2. Beginning that day, participants can sign up and track their reading progress from home, as well as earn badges and prizes, play fun games and learn valuable tips to help early readers. The nine-week program runs through Saturday, Aug. 4. All participants will need a...

April 23, 2018

COLUMBUS—On Thursday, June 21, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will open its new Hilliard Branch to the public with a brief dedication ceremony followed by a grand opening celebration. The event is free and open to all.

  • New Hilliard Branch Dedication and Grand Opening Celebration
  • 4500 Hickory Chase Way
  • Columbus Metropolitan...