Be a Fan

Love the library? Show it by becoming a Fan! Fans of Columbus Metropolitan Library are passionate supporters of the library they love – attending events, cheering us on, supporting our accomplishments, and sharing the good news of our work with…


Be a Member

When you become a Friend of the Library, your membership helps to support a variety of educational and community outreach programs, including Summer Reading Club, Homework Help Centers, and Teen Read Week. You’ll also get access to social and educational events,…


Book Sales

For years, we’ve held weekend book sales at our branches and hosted our annual Big Book Sale.  It’s been our signature way of providing you with regular opportunities to buy gently used library materials to build your personal library while supporting…



Seeking Vendor to Lease New Store Space

FOL is seeking a retail partner to run the storefront in the renovated space at the new Main Library, scheduled to reopen June 2016.

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Main Library Reopening – Save the Date!

Mark your calendars:  Don’t miss the just announced celebration for the grand reopening of Main Library. After 14 months of renovations, the library’s flagship location will reopen with a free community celebration on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Read more about…


Behind the Scenes of the Main Library Renovation

Go behind the scenes: Get a sneak peak at the progress of the major renovations happening at the Main Library.

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Fall 2015 Newsletter

Learn about the real impact of the library in our community in the inaugural issue of the Friends of the Library Newsletter. In this issue … New CML Branches Impact Community A Look Inside the Operations Center Volunteer at the…

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