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, author visits and more. You’ll enjoy numerous social and educational events, have…

Book Sales

You can buy books and support the library with these great options to shop through 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 over…

News

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…

How is your library funded?

There’s no question that Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is a beloved and effective community resource. Central Ohio residents participate in its programs and check out materials in record numbers, national organizations bestow awards and accolades and striking new library branches…

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…

How is your library funded?

There’s no question that Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is a beloved and effective community resource. Central Ohio residents participate in its programs and check out materials in record numbers, national organizations bestow awards and accolades and striking new library branches…

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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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