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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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Read a book

Thanks to Friends of the Library, this summer you’ll find books in some pretty unlikely places around the city. FOL is placing book carts in some favorite spots: Columbus Commons and Easton Town Center. Anyone is welcome to sit down…

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Parsons Branch Ground Breaking

Parsons Branch Ground Breaking We are breaking ground on the new building for the Parson’s Branch. Help us celebrate the next step in the Library’s transformative building program – Columbus Metropolitan Library, the Library Foundation and the Friends of the…

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Friends Donation Helps to Build Little Libraries

We’re helping supply six new Little Free Libraries that volunteers will build during National Volunteer Week (April 12-18) through a HandsOn Central Ohio project. Have you come across a Little Free Library before? These little stands with free books encourage the “take…

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Year in Review: Friends’ Impact 2014 and Looking Ahead

A Letter from Jennifer P. Hadden, President of the Friends of the Columbus Metropolitan Library:  Our Friends of the Columbus Metropolitan Library members made a difference in 2014. We extend our heartfelt thanks to each of you for supporting our…

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