Category: News


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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Library programs inspire teens

You’ll never guess all the things that teens do at Columbus Metropolitan Library! Click here to find out!

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Library programs impact thousands in 2015

Each year, thanks to the generosity and support of friends of the library, we are able to help our beloved library deploy critical programming that is geared to helping those in our community build a love for reading and learning.

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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…

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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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Design Award given for Driving Park branch

The new Driving Park Branch has received an award for excellence in urban design. Read more about the award in this article from the Columbus Dispatch. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/10/09/driving-park-library-given-design-award.html To learn more about the community impact of the new Columbus Metropolitan Library branch designs,…

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Columbus READS – One City One Book

Columbus Metropolitan Library partnering with national bestselling author Wil Haygood, Mayor Michael Coleman and Columbus City Schools has announced a community-wide reading initiative to encourage central Ohioans to read the same book at the same time – during the six…

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The real impact of new library branches

All of this adds up to a new kind of library where, as CML CEO Pat Losinski likes to say, “connections” are more important than “collections,” as libraries create access to resources in varied and multiple ways, and become places where people come together.

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