January 5, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is introducing Sunday hours from 1-5 p.m. at six more of its branches effective this Sunday, Jan. 8. These branches are:

  • Franklinton | 1061 W. Town St.
  • Linden | 2223 Cleveland Ave.
  • Livingston | 3434 Livingston Ave.
  • Martin Luther King | 1600 E. Long St.
  • Northside* | 1423 N. High St....
December 1, 2016

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) Board of Trustees has approved a resolution to eliminate overdue fines on all borrowed materials beginning Jan. 1, 2017. (Note: All CML locations will be closed Jan. 1 and 2.)

CML has historically instituted fines for overdue materials as an incentive to see those items returned by their due dates. The library has taken...

November 16, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is hosting a holiday open house on Nov. 30 at its Main Library. From 6-8 p.m., families can enjoy activities, music and refreshments, plus a Storytime and a very special guest. The event is free. But perhaps the biggest draws of the evening will be the tree-lighting of Topiary Park and the return of the Huntington Holiday Train. A...

November 7, 2016

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation (CMLF) announced at this weekend’s Celebration of Learning fundraiser that it has reached its Great Libraries Create campaign fundraising goal.

The Great Libraries Create campaign is a $21.5 million public/private fundraising initiative to support Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML)...

November 1, 2016

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

October 17, 2016

COLUMBUSRegistration is now open for the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation’s (CMLF) 2016 Celebration of Learning, with individual seats available for $150.

Celebration of Learning, the annual fundraiser presented by the CMLF,...

October 13, 2016

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

The new Shepard Branch has:

  • 10,000 square feet of space with 50 parking spaces
  • An interactive children’s area with more space for programs and areas for children to read, study and use computers
  • A Teen area with computers, study space and comfortable...
October 10, 2016

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has announced Barbara and Al Siemer as the 2016 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...

October 3, 2016

WHO: Columbus Metropolitan Library

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE: Columbus Metropolitan Library Warehouse | 3021 E. Fourth Ave., Suite B

WHAT: Columbus Metropolitan Library surplus sale

Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is selling items it no longer has use for during a...