Category: News


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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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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FOL Newsletter Winter 2017

  Get the latest on the true impact of Columbus Metropolitan Library programs. In this issue: Read our 2016 Year in Review Learn about the Library Store in the newly renovated Main Library Sign up to volunteer at our next Big Book…

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FOL Year in Review 2016

It has been a year like no other at Columbus Metropolitan Library, and Friends of the Library (FOL) have been a part of every achievement and celebration.

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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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Library Supporting Early Childhood Literacy for Columbus Children

How CML’s key initiatives focus on promoting strong development of reading skills for children in Columbus.

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Saturdays in the park with jazz

PBJ & Jazz concerts offer Columbus children and families an interactive introduction to live music On summer weekends in the city, the sounds of merriment and music fill the Topiary Park as families and friends gather for PBJ & Jazz concerts….

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Impact of the renovated Main Library

Visionary spaces create big changes throughout Main Library. Click here to find out more.

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Friends Seeking Board Applications

Do you know someone who could be described as an energetic, dynamic individual looking for an opportunity to serve our community in a meaningful, positive way? Friends of the Columbus Metropolitan Library is searching for people meeting that description to serve…

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Library Store Reopens Saturday, June 25

Join us Saturday, June 25 as we celebrate the grand opening of Main Library and reopening of the Friends of the Library Store in its new location! Come check out our amazing selection of products featuring unique literary gifts, locally…

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