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Library Store Gift Card Sale

Shop the Library Store gift card sale! Buy a gift card for someone you love and get a gift card for you. Find unique literary-themed gifts, learning toys for kids, used books, jewelry, artwork, home decor and so much more….

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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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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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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 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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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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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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Sign your name to the new Parson’s Branch

Columbus Metropolitan Library is providing a chance for the public to add signatures to one of the steel plates to be used in the construction of the new Parson’s Branch. The steel plate is on display at the current Parsons Branch…

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Java’s opens in Gahanna Branch

Patrons of the Main Library have long enjoyed the coffee, specialty drinks and food items offered by Java’s. Now you can find Java’s and a great variety of food and beverages at the Gahanna branch of CML. Java’s has again…

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