Category: Branch Actitivies


Lessons and tools offered by CML’s Local History & Genealogy lead to life changing discoveries

On any given day, hundreds of customers make their way to Columbus Metropolitan Library’s (CML) Local History & Genealogy division on the third floor of Main Library. According to Angela O’Neal, manager of Local History and Genealogy (LHG), nearly 90,000…

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Come to the Grand Re-Opening of the Library Store!

On Saturday, June 14, join the Friends of the Library as we celebrate the re-opening of the newly renovated and restocked Library Store. Check out the new merchandise and use the coupon below to get 25% off one item. The…

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Library Store closes temporarily for renovations

Beginning today — Friday, April 18 — the Library Store at the Main Library will close temporarily for renovations. When completed, an enhanced Library Store will be lighter & brighter, and more welcoming for all visitors including those with strollers or wheelchairs. This renovation will…

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Member Appreciation Week: Dec. 2 – 8

For one week only, FOL members can receive 25% off all purchases at The Library Store. Find the right gift for someone special — even if that someone is you. See below for store hours:

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Editorial recognizes CML’s plan to upgrade branches

The following is an editorial from the April 26 edition of The Columbus Dispatch acknowledging our library as an example for other publicly funded agencies as plans for the branch rebuilding initiative continue to unfold. More information on the building initiative can be found here…

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Library Store to close for inventory (Jan. 20-22); but you can still shop online

The Library Store at the Main branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library will be closed on Sunday, Jan. 20 through Tuesday, January 22 to conduct its annual assessment of inventory. Friends and patrons who still want to shop the Library…

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It’s Member Appreciation Week at the Library Store — now through Dec. 9th

One way we like to say “Thank You” for being a member is to hold our Member Appreciation Week every year in the month of December. That means everything in The Library Store is 25% OFF for our Friends. It also means great holiday shopping…

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Gifts galore @ the Library Store this holiday season

Looking for that unique gift for someone special? Looking for ways to give back this holiday season, too? You can achieve both when you shop at the Library Store at the Main Library. Every purchase you make at the Library…

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The Library Store is Hiring

The Library Store is hiring a part-time, seasonal sales associate to assist with seasonal sales and operations at the Library Store. Located inside of Main Library at 96 S. Grant Ave. in downtown Columbus, the Library Store features a wide…

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Main library’s Big Book Sale just one week away

Support the Friends of the Library and visit our annual Big Book Sale ! This year’s Big Book Sale will be held in the Main Library auditorium from October 11-14. These gently-used books are available for all ages and interests…and…

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