Category: Events


PBJ & Jazz

PBJ & Jazz Summer Concert Series Join Friends of the Library for the PBJ & Jazz 2020 Summer Concert Series.Check out our events page for more details. PBJ & Jazz concerts are 1-hour long interactive concerts designed to introduce jazz and…

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Big Book Sale

Shop the Big Book Sale Twice per year, our Big Book Sale is our signature way of providing you with regular opportunities to buy gently used library materials while supporting your local library at the same time. We welcome Friends members with…

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Big Book Sale: October 11-14

You’re invited to the Big Book Sale! The Big Book Sale takes place at Main Library in the Larry Black Auditorium and meeting room 1A on the first floor. Interested in volunteering? Learn more! PRE-SALE   Thursday, October 11 4:30…

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Educator Book Sale: July 14-15

Friends of the Library invites all teachers, librarians, childcare centers and homeschoolers to the inaugural Educator Book Sale, July 14-15th in the Larry Black Auditorium at Main Library in downtown Columbus. This book sale will focus on material relevant for…

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Big Book Sale: April 12-15

You’re invited to the Big Book Sale! The Big Book Sale takes place at Main Library in the Larry Black Auditorium and meeting room 1A on the first floor. Interested in volunteering? Learn more! PRE-SALE   Thursday, April 12 4:30…

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Big Book Sale: October 12-15

The Big Book Sale takes place in the Larry Black Auditorium at Main Library. Interested in volunteering? Learn more! PRE-SALE   Thursday, October 12 4:30 – 8:30 PM Friends of the Library members only GENERAL SALE Friday & Saturday, October…

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Library Store Loyalty

The Library Store is excited to announce the launch of its Loyalty Program! The more money you spend in the Library Store, the more reward dollars you get to spend at the upcoming Big Book Sale! Ask about signing up…

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Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry Juried Exhibition – Opening November 19th

Come join us in the Carnegie Gallery to see the new juried show of Ohio artists and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. The Show runs from November 19 – January 10. Vote for the People’s Choice award…

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Origins of Abstraction exhibit at Carnegie Gallery – opening reception August 7th

Join the Friends of the Library for the a new show entitled Origins of Abstraction. Opening reception will be on August 7 from 6-8 in the Carnegie Gallery. The show will run from August 7 through September 19th. Don’t miss…

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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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