September 4, 2014

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) today announced Ann and Tom Hoaglin as the 2014 recipients of the Julian Sinclair Smith Award. Each year, the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation (CMLF) presents the award to honor inspiring individuals living or working in and around Franklin County with a passion for lifelong learning. The award will be presented at CMLF’s ...

September 3, 2014

COLUMBUS—On Monday, Sept. 15, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will formally dedicate and open its new Marion-Franklin Branch. The highly visual event will include brief remarks from city, community and library officials and a ribbon cutting.

  • New Marion-Franklin Branch Dedication Ceremony
  • 2740 Lockbourne Rd. (located in the former...
August 26, 2014

COLUMBUS—Tomorrow, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will begin delivering bins of carefully selected books to 16 elementary schools in the Columbus City Schools (CCS) district. This new service is part of a larger CML effort to impact early literacy and third grade reading.

CML piloted the book delivery program with Groveport-Madison’s six elementary schools during...

August 12, 2014

COLUMBUS—As thousands of central Ohio children and teens return to school this month, Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Homework Help Centers reopen at all 21 locations. Starting Monday, Aug. 18, K-12 students will once again have a free place to get help with their homework from friendly staff and volunteers.

Students have access to welcoming spaces to study and...

July 15, 2014

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is building its new Whitehall Branch at 4445 E. Broad St. One of the steel columns to be used in the construction will be on display at the current Whitehall Branch to offer CML customers the chance to sign their names on it and become a part of the neighborhood’s – and library’s – history.

The column will be available for...

July 11, 2014

COLUMBUS—On Saturday, July 12, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will open its new Driving Park Branch to the public with a brief dedication ceremony at noon followed by a grand opening celebration. The event is free and open to all.

Following brief remarks from community and city officials – including Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman – the afternoon will be filled with...

June 26, 2014

COLUMBUS—On Saturday, July 12, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will open its new DrivingPark Branch to the public with a brief dedication ceremony followed by a grand opening celebration.The event is free and open to all.

  • New Driving Park Branch Dedication and Grand Opening Celebration
  • 1422 E. Livingston Ave. (at Livingston and Kelton...
June 25, 2014

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) and Columbus State Community College (CSCC) are broadening a partnership that will provide additional resources for CSCC students at all 21 CML locations.

Earlier this month, all public computers throughout CML’s 21 library locations – roughly 800 PCs – have been equipped with Columbus State Virtual Computer Commons. The...