November 9, 2017

COLUMBUS—In preparation for construction of Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) new Dublin Branch, the current Dublin Branch, located at 75 N. High St., will close to the public at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Then, on...

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November 9, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has broken ground on its new Martin Luther King Branch.

Groundbreakers include:

  • Kathleen Bailey, Chair, Near East Area Commission
  • Trudy Bartley, Associate Vice President for Community Relations, The Ohio State     University
  • Carzel Betton, VolunTeen, Martin Luther King Branch, Columbus...
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October 18, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has signed onto an Urban Libraries Council (ULC) statement affirming its commitment to racial and social equity. It is one of 124 urban library systems in the U.S. and Canada to do so. The ULC statement reads as follows:

As leaders of North America’s public libraries, we are committed to achieving racial and social equity...

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October 16, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its new Shepard Branch this past Friday. CML analyzed branch statistics from October 2015 to October 2016 and compared it with the same data from October 2016 to October 2017 in the new branch.

Among the highlights:

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October 2, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is once again partnering with Children’s Hunger Alliance to provide afterschool snacks to students at several CML locations. This marks the third year of the partnership. In 2015, CML and Children’s Hunger Alliance piloted the program at CML’s Hilltop and Karl Road branches. The service has since expanded and now includes the...

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September 25, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its new Northern Lights Branch yesterday. CML analyzed branch statistics from September 2013 to September 2014 in order to capture a full school year’s worth of data (the former branch closed for renovation in April 2015)...

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September 13, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is breaking ground on its new Martin Luther King Branch (see rendering above). To mark the occasion, CML will hold a short, highly visual program that will include library leaders and city and community officials (including Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus City...

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September 11, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has made two new hires:

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August 29, 2017

COLUMBUS—Now that thousands of central Ohio students are back in school, Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) reminds customers that its Homework Help Centers are open at all 23 locations. K-12 students once again have a free place to get help with their homework from friendly staff and volunteers.

Students have...

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