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

You can buy books and support the library with these great options to shop through the Friends of the Library: Shop online anytime Our partnership with Thrift Books means that you can shop online 24 hours a day, receive FREE shipping on orders…



Library Store Loyalty

The Library Store is excited to announce that we are launching our Loyalty Program! The more money you spend in the Library Store, the more rewards dollars you get to spend at the upcoming Big Book Sale!


We’re Hiring a Part-Time Sales Associate

Friends of the Library Store is seeking a part-time Sales Associate to deliver excellent customer service and engage in store operations to enable its success.


Big Book Sale: March 30 – April 2

The Big Book Sale takes place in the Larry Black Auditorium at Main Library. Interested in volunteering? Learn more! PRE-SALE   Thursday, March 30, 2017 5:30 – 8:30 PM Friends of the Library members only GENERAL SALE Friday & Saturday,…


FOL Newsletter Fall 2016

Get the latest on the true impact of Columbus Metropolitan Library programs. In this issue:  Learn how the Library supports early childhood literacy for Columbus children Find out what happened when 3,100 library professionals from 140 countries came to CML…

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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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