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Columbus Metro Library Ranked #2 in US in 2009

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Library Journal has just released their list of the top library systems throughout the country, and the Columbus Metropolitan Library has ranked in second place for large systems with operating expenditures of over $30 million. The study analyzes circulation rates per capita, program attendance, public internet terminal use, and total number of visits. More information […]


CU Podcast #22: Save Ohio Libraries

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In this week’s ColumbusUnderground.com Podcast, we sit down to chat with Jeff Regensburger from the Northwest Library, Angel Gondek of the Educational Resource Center at Columbus State, and Rachel Rubin from the Old Worthington Library. Together, we discuss the proposed state budget cuts that would have deep impacts upon our library systems throughout Ohio. To […]


Columbus Metropolitan Library is #1 in the US

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The Dispatch wrote Columbus Metropolitan Library system tops list again Friday, October 3, 2008 The Columbus Metropolitan Library has been rated the best library system in the nation, nudging the Cuyahoga County Public Library from the top spot. This is the third time the city’s library system has achieved the top ranking from Hennen’s American […]


Pulp Art Exhibit at the Columbus Metro Library

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The Dispatch wrote Paper chase Thursday, March 13, 2008 BY BILL MAYR Try this formula for artistic success: Take paper, add a dollop of creativity and season the effort with wryness or an emotion that fits the mood. For one set of results, visit “Pulp Art” — an exhibit of works on paper organized by […]


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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!