February 8, 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 six months later, CML would...

February 6, 2017

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

January 25, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) celebrates the one-year anniversary of its new Canal Winchester Branch today. CML conducted an impact study looking at branch data. Click here to view a one-...

January 13, 2017

COLUMBUS—At Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML), customers visit all 23 locations to find, explore, discover, solve and do. CML staff members are available, engaged and responsive. They listen and help. CML puts the customer first.

CML staff strives to deliver exceptional service each day, to each and every customer. To be successful, staff must...

January 11, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has unveiled design concepts for its new Dublin Branch at 75 N. High St.

At 41,000 square feet, the new 3-level branch will be approximately double the size of the current branch, which will be demolished prior to construction. Additionally, an adjacent 4-floor parking garage will be constructed that will offer parking for...

January 10, 2017

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will celebrate Black History Month in February with fun, musical and informative events. Within the next week, however, CML will celebrate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with programs at its...

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...