May 8, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) kicks off its annual Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday, June 1. Beginning that day, participants can sign up and enter progress toward their reading goals from home or any CML location and earn prizes for reading and completing literacy activities. The nine-week program runs through Saturday, Aug. 3. All participants will need a...

May 7, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) offers its cardholders free access to and other free resources that would otherwise require costly subscription fees. is a resource offering video courses led by industry experts. Courses focus on software, photography, business skills and more. This resource, which usually costs $29.99 per month, is free ...

April 30, 2019

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) Board of Trustees authorized CML to move forward with a plan to sell its Operations Center to Mifflin Township.

The Operations Center at 101 S. Stygler Rd. in Gahanna was constructed in 2002 to house CML’s Transportation Services, Collection Services, Senior Services & School Delivery (formerly Outreach Services),...

April 10, 2019

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation (CMLF) has raised $1.8 million of its $2.8 million fundraising goal for the new Dublin Branch.

The new Dublin Branch will open to the public on Thursday, June 6.

The expected total cost of the new Dublin Branch is $21.1 million....

March 21, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library is participating in The Big Library Read, a digital book club set on a global scale to introduce and connect as many passionate readers as possible to eBooks. The program allows owners of digital eReader devices – and holders of CML library cards – to instantly download a specific...

March 13, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML), to build excitement for its new Dublin Branch, will march in the Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Saturday, March 16.

CML will also participate in the Inflation Celebration in the Graeter’s Ice Cream parking lot (6255 Frantz Rd.) before the parade from 9:30-11 a.m. Library staff will lead Storytime and hand out giveaway...

March 1, 2019

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will mark its 146th anniversary on Monday, March 4. CML is proud to continue to serve Franklin County.

Columbus Metropolitan Library has served the people of Franklin County, Ohio since 1873. With its Main Library and 22 branches, CML is well known for signature services and programs like Homework Help...