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Heap popcorn for movie lies on blue background.Monday Movies for Grownups 
Join us every Monday night at the Columbus Public Library for great films.  New Releases, documentaries, art films, foreign films and the occasional classic. FREE ADMISSION
SHOWTIMES – 7:00pm

October 2nd –  The Wedding Plan (Rated – PG)
October 9th – Wonder Woman (Rated PG-13)
October 16th  – Baby Driver  (Rated R)
October 23rd  – The Hero  (Rated – R)
October 30th  – A Ghost Story (Rated- R)

 Saturday Afternoon Movies at the Columbus Public Library 

Take a break from homework or housework and join us for a Saturday afternoon movie. Showtime is 2:30pm View Post

October 7th – Wonder Woman (Rated PG-13)
October 14th –  A United Kingdom (Rated PG-13)
October 21st – Sergeant York  (No Rating)
October 28th – Maudie (Rated PG-13)

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  • Community Study Hall

    When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    This hour provides a mix of fun and enrichment for elementary aged children, as well as an opportunity for education majors seeking volunteer hours

  • Expert SAT Essay Prep

    When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Practice for the SAT essay portion at our Expert SAT Essay Prep program. Receiver expert instruction and feedback before your SAT test! Ages 12-18.

  • Otaku Club

    When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Teens 12 to 18! Do you enjoy Manga, Anime, or Asian culture? Then join us as we explore all three through fun activities and anime watch parties.

  • Maker Space

    When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Learn about and tinker with some of the library's STEAM Kits and resources! Ages 12-18.

  • Teen Takeover: DIY Canvas Art

    When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Join us in a special art event as we create a piece of canvas artwork! All materials provided. Ages 12-18. Please call 706-748-2855 or email mportillo@cvlga.org for more information.

  • Puppy Tales

    When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    Get comfortable as you read aloud one of your favorite books to one or more sweet, lovable certified therapy dogs in our Aflac Storytime Room! Bring your own book or choose one from the children’s department to read!

  • Preschool Adventures

    When: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    Preschool Adventures encourages visits to the library for socialization and interaction with peers. Children will listen to read alouds, songs, rhymes, and finger plays. Flannel board stories and puppets may allow for audience participation to reinforce that reading is fun!

  • Tiny Tales (ages 0-24 months)

    When: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:05 AM - 11:35 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    Tiny Tales is a fun program that introduces babies and toddlers to books and language activities. Parents are encouraged to take on the role as their child’s first teacher. Activities may involve stories, books, rhymes, music, movement, finger plays, puppets and educational toys.

  • Tiny Tales (Ages 0-24 months)

    When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Tiny Tales encourages parents to take an active role as their child’s first teacher by introducing book and language activities that can be repeated at home. This fun-filled program for babies and toddlers includes stories, rhymes, music, movement, and much more!

  • Preschool Adventures (Ages 3-5 years)

    When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Preschool Adventures encourages visits to the library for socialization and interaction with peers. Children will listen to read alouds, songs, rhymes, and finger plays. Flannel board stories and puppets may allow for audience participation to reinforce that reading is fun!

  • Paperback Used Book Sale

    When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library

    Join us as the Muscogee County Friends of Libraries offer their Fall Paperback Used Book sale at the Columbus Public Library! Thousands of titles will be available for sale, with prices starting at $1.00.

    The Booksale will be held on the 2nd floor of the Columbus Public Library.

    All proceeds go to benefit library programs!

  • Naturally "U"

    When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    This “meet-up” offers a supportive community to the growing number of people who choose to wear their hair natural. Discuss natural hair: its upkeep and politics! Share experiences, tips and resources. Library materials on the topic of hair and health may be on display for checkout!

  • MS Word Basics

    When: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Microsoft Word is a program used to create documents. This class demonstrates the basics of how to create, edit, save, and print a document in Microsoft Word. *Limited spots available. Registration is strongly encouraged. Please call (706) 748-2855.*

  • Intermediate Computers

    When: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Know the basics? Take the next step with this class. Learn file management, advance your mouse and keyboarding skills, and more! *Limited spots available. Registration is strongly encouraged. Please call (706) 683-8805.*

  • GED

    When: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    GED with Columbus Tech

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