May 28, 2015

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Board of Trustees today unanimously approved the selection of DesignGroup as the architect for the design of the new Hilliard Branch.

At a special board meeting on May 4, Trustees authorized CML’s chief financial officer, Paula Miller, to proceed into lease negotiations with the city of Hilliard that would relocate the...

May 18, 2015

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is kicking off the renovation and expansion of its Northern Lights Branch (see rendering below). To mark the occasion, CML will hold a short, highly visual program that will include library leaders and city and community officials, as well as representatives from project architect DesignGroup, construction manager at risk Turner...

May 12, 2015

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) kicks off its annual Summer Reading Club on Saturday, May 30. Be a Hero. Read is the theme, inviting participants of all ages to read and earn great prizes while completing reading goals. The nine-week Summer Reading Club runs through Saturday, Aug. 1.

CML will not have a centralized kickoff event at...

May 4, 2015

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is breaking ground on its new Parsons Branch. To mark the occasion, CML will hold a short, highly visual program that will include library leaders and city and community officials, as well as representatives from project architect Moody•Nolan, construction manager at risk Turner and owner’s representative Pizzuti Companies. The...

April 23, 2015

COLUMBUS—Tomorrow, Friday, April 24, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will unveil its newly refreshed website, With the updates, CML hopes to bring customers:

  • A refreshed design and updated, streamlined content
  • Increased website security and accessibility
  • Greater compatibility...
April 20, 2015

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) auto-renewal service, which was introduced to customers in May 2014, will undergo minor changes effective Friday, May 1. Since it began last year, the service offers customers automatic renewal of any non-digital item checked out from a CML location so long as certain eligibility requirements are met:

  • If no other...
April 10, 2015

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

  • New Whitehall Branch Dedication and Grand Opening Celebration
  • 4445 E. Broad St. (one block east of current Whitehall Branch)...
April 3, 2015

COLUMBUS—Before Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) formally dedicates its new Whitehall Branch with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 11, thousands of items need to be moved. Earlier today, Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard, Whitehall City Schools Superintendent Brian Hamler and other city officials pushed book carts full of library materials from ...