August 14, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has unveiled the concept for the signature transition element that will be incorporated into the design of the new Dublin Branch at 75 N. High St.

In May 2017, Dublin City Council appointed a committee charged with selecting a signature transition element for the...

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August 7, 2017

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 23 locations. Starting Monday, Aug. 14, 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...

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July 25, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is partnering with Columbus City Schools (CCS) and Panera Bread to collect new and gently used kids’ books for the Books for Breakfast program. The goal of the program is to provide the more than 26,000 boys and girls in CCS K-5 with books to read at the start of their day. Donated books will be available when students ride...

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July 24, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Summer Reading Club ends on Saturday, Aug. 5. But there’s still time for participants to sign up, track their reading progress from home, earn badges and prizes, play fun games and learn valuable tips to help early readers. Visit columbuslibrary.org/summerreadingclub for...

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July 19, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) offers relief for thousands of customers this summer as temperatures swell above 90. All 23 air conditioned library locations are open to all and provide comfortable seating, public computers with Internet access, free WiFi and of course a collection of great books and...

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June 28, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is continuing its new author series with Bill Shkurti on Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets are free, but registration is required at columbuslibrary.org/special-events. Registration is now open. Seating begins at 6 p.m.

Shkurti’s...

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June 28, 2017

COLUMBUS—As part of its 10-project aspirational building program, Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML’s) new Parsons Branch opened June 4, 2016 and the transformed Main Library opened June 25, 2016. Now, more than a year later, CML would like to...

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June 22, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has cut the ribbon on its new Northside Branch.

The new Northside Branch has:

  • Approximately 25,000 square feet of space (more than three times the size of the former branch)
  • An interactive children’s area with more space for programs and areas for children to read, study and use computers
  • A Teen...
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June 19, 2017

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation (CMLF) has booked Suzan-Lori Parks as the featured speaker for its 25th annual Celebration of Learning on Friday, Nov. 3.

Celebration of Learning, CMLF’s annual fundraiser which this year celebrates its silver anniversary, will be held in the atrium and Reading Room of Main Library. It features...

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