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Photos: Opening of the New Martin Luther King Library Branch

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Photos: Opening of the New Martin Luther King Library Branch

On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) held a grand opening celebration for the new Martin Luther King branch on the Near East Side. Speakers included representatives from CML and the Martin Luther King branch, as well as Mayor Andrew Ginther, Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin, Reps. Bernadine Kennedy Kent and Joyce […]

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WOSU Partners with CML for The Great American Read Summer Celebration

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill WOSU Partners with CML for The Great American Read Summer Celebration

WOSU Public Media is partnering with Columbus Metropolitan Library to celebrate The Great American Read, a national campaign from PBS where Americans can vote on their favorite book. The summer celebration will include two events, each free to the public, at the Main Library with a trivia night on Friday, August 10 and a family […]

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WOSU Partners with CML for The Great American Read Summer Celebration

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill WOSU Partners with CML for The Great American Read Summer Celebration

WOSU Public Media is partnering with Columbus Metropolitan Library to celebrate The Great American Read, a national campaign from PBS where Americans can vote on their favorite book. The summer celebration will include two events, each free to the public, at the Main Library with a trivia night on Friday, August 10 and a family […]

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Columbus Metropolitan Library Opens New Hilliard Branch

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Metropolitan Library Opens New Hilliard Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will open its new Hilliard Branch on Thursday, June 21, with a dedication ceremony and grand opening celebration that is free to the public. The Hickory Chase location is CML’s largest, triple the size of the previous Hilliard Branch location at Cemetery Rd. The new branch will feature expanded children and teen […]

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Design and Location of New MLK Library Branch Revealed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design and Location of New MLK Library Branch Revealed

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has released the latest design concept for its new Martin Luther King Branch. It has also revealed a new location for that branch – about two blocks west of the existing library, which sits at 1600 E. Long St. CML Marketing & Communications Specialist Ben Zenitsky confirmed that the new library […]

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Newly Renovated Main Library Set to Open Saturday

Anne Evans Anne Evans Newly Renovated Main Library Set to Open Saturday

It’s been 16 months since the construction began and the Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Downtown Main Library branch is scheduled to reopen Saturday, June 25th. “We’ve moved from a building about collections to a building about connections,” says Patrick Losinski, CEO. The renovations create new open and light filled spaces with views of the city or […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Sculptor Virginia Overton on Her Work in the Main Library’s New Park Plaza

Gregg Dodd Gregg Dodd Columbus Makes Art Presents: Sculptor Virginia Overton on Her Work in the Main Library’s New Park Plaza

After a 16-month renovation, Columbus Metropolitan Library is opening its Main Library on Saturday, June 25 with a series of free public events. Also to be unveiled is a newly commissioned sculpture by Virginia Overton, which will serve as the focal point of the new Park Plaza connecting the library to Topiary Park. We checked […]

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