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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May 20, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) last week announced a pilot curbside pickup at its Gahanna, Hilliard and Parsons branches as part of its planned phased reopening. Today, CML announces the expansion of this service at four additional branches starting...

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May 14, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will offer curbside pickup at three branches starting Monday, May 18, as part of its planned phased reopening. Those branches are:

  • Gahanna Branch | 310 Granville St.
  • Hilliard Branch | 4500 Hickory Chase Way
  • Parsons Branch | 1113...
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May 7, 2020

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) and the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation (CMLF) have partnered with PCs for People to provide computers and laptops to...

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