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Columbus Libraries to Reopen for Limited Services Monday

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Libraries to Reopen for Limited Services Monday

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is reopening most of its locations for limited services starting Monday, Feb. 8. Limited services include browsing, pickup for items on hold, returning items, table reservations, use of computers, printing, copying, and faxing, and for some locations, in-person homework and job help. The New Albany Branch will only be open for […]

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Columbus Organizations Return to Temporary Closures, Cancel In-Person Events

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Organizations Return to Temporary Closures, Cancel In-Person Events

Shadowbox Live has announced it will be suspending ticket sales for in-house audiences through the end of 2020, following guidance from public health officials, the theatre said on Friday, November 20 via social media. The theatre noted the advice of public health officials was both “necessary and life-saving” and added, “The show will go on.” […]

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Coronavirus Update: Call for Impeachment, OSU Suspensions, Party Ban & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Call for Impeachment, OSU Suspensions, Party Ban & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Aug. 25, 16,001 cases and 443 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 21,735 cases and 592 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 116,495 cases and 3,996 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Coronavirus Update: Columbus Clippers, Children’s Hospital Marathon & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Columbus Clippers, Children’s Hospital Marathon & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Sunday, July 5, 8,215 cases and 338 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 10,767 cases and 440 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 57,151 cases and 2,911 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Library to Offer Curbside Pickup at 4 More Branches

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Library to Offer Curbside Pickup at 4 More Branches

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 — […]

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Coronavirus Update: Columbus Library Furloughs, Nonprofit Impact & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Columbus Library Furloughs, Nonprofit Impact & More

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 […]

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The Big Book—Celebrating the Voices of Our Future

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Big Book—Celebrating the Voices of Our Future

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.

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