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The Last Flower by James Thurber and Art Unbound III

Exhibit on view at Main Library November 1, 2019 – January 3, 2020 This exhibit showcases the original manuscript and drawings of James Thurber’s book The Last Flower. Also featured is the third installment of Art Unbound, which invites Columbus-based…

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Friends of the Library Board Recruitment

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? The Friends of the Columbus Metropolitan Library is searching for people meeting that description…

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Spring Big Book Sale

You’re invited to the Big Book Sale! The Big Book Sale takes place at Main Library in the Larry Black Auditorium and meeting room 1A on the first floor. Interested in volunteering? Learn more! PRE-SALE   Thursday, April 4 4:30 – 8:30 PM…

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Strengthening the link between libraries and legislators

CML leaders join library representatives from across Ohio in advocating on behalf of public libraries Ohioans are fortunate to have outstanding public libraries—whether in our largest cities or rural areas—that are the heart of our communities. State funding through the…

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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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