The Columbus Metropolitan Library has announced it will offer curbside pickup at four additional branches starting Tuesday, May 26. On Monday, May 18, CML began offering curbside pickup at three branches: Gahanna, Hillard and Parsons. Come Tuesday, the following branches will also be available for curbside pickup and other limited library services: Dublin Branch — […]
Among the updates for Tuesday, April 14 are an increase in cases and deaths in Franklin County, the furlough of hundreds of Columbus Metropolitan Library staff and a survey giving insight to what Central Ohio nonprofits are facing amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Numbers Franklin County now reports 1,053 cases and 18 deaths, according to […]
family and friends gathered at the Columbus Metropolitan Library to congratulate the 23 young authors who contributed to “The Big Book: Voices of Our Future”—a collection of community stories written by area teens representing each of the 23 branch locations, and commissioned by The Columbus Foundation.
The Franklinton and Livingston branches of the Columbus Metropolitan Library will close for renovations at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 26. The renovations are expected to take about a month and CML will announce reopening dates once they are finalized. During the renovations, customers will still be able to return items to outdoor return receptacles […]
Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Dublin Branch opened to the public June 6. A visit to the site a week later revealed a light-filled space that – judging by the number of people reading, studying, and just checking out the new building – is already being well-utilized by the community. The new branch, at 75 N. High […]
A plan from the Pizzuti Companies to redevelop a portion of the Grant Oak Apartments across from the Main Library was tabled by the Downtown Commission this morning after a last-minute appeal from another developer who would like to see the entire complex preserved. David Bishoff, President of the E.V. Bishoff Company, came to the […]
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center announced a plan today to turn the former Martin Luther King Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library into a “Healthy Community Center.” Plans call for the 9,000-square-foot building, located at 1600 E. Long St., to be renovated to accommodate a demonstration kitchen, meeting rooms, and a café dedicated […]