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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

November 6th –  Their Finest (Rated – R)
November 13th  – An Inconvenient Sequel (Rated PG)
November 27th   -Wind River  (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

November 4th – Southside with You (Rated PG-13)
November 18th  –  War for the Plant of the Apes (Rated PG-13)

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  • Teen Takeover: Buttons and Bottle Caps

    When: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Love Harry Potter? Dr. Who? Mortal Instruments? What better way to express your fandom then creating a button or some bottle cap jewelry! Please join us in making your very own custom buttons with our button maker! We will have a variety of different book and TV show characters along with phrases and pictures to put on your button. We will also be creating custom bottle cap necklaces and bracelets! All materials provided. No registration is required. Ages 12-18. Please call 706-748-2855 or email mportillo@cvlga.org for more information.

  • Expert SAT Essay Prep

    When: Tuesday, November 21, 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.

  • A Play on Words

    When: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    Scrabble and other board games

  • Studio 3K

    When: Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library

    Join us in the Teen Department as we create, explore, and redesign! All you need to bring is your imagination and someone to share this experience with. Ages 12-18.

  • ASL for Teens: Conversation Edition

    When: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Love our Summer ASL series? Please join us for our ASL beginner classes that will include an introduction to American Sign Language conversations, daily phrases, and signs you can use on a daily basis. This special series will include a series of 8 sessions. All materials provided. No registration is required. Ages 12-18. Please call 706-748-2855 or email mportillo@cvlga.org for more information.

  • Puppy Tales

    When: Saturday, November 18, 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!

  • Uno, Dos, Tres Craft!

    When: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    Uno, Dos, Tres Craft introduces Spanish to children in a hands-on form. Through crafts and stories, concepts as numbers, colors, animals and family are used to explore a new culture.

  • The LEGO Batman Movie

    When: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.

  • Preschool Adventures

    When: Monday, November 20, 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, November 20, 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.

  • Naturally "U"

    When: Saturday, November 18, 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!

  • Internet Basics

    When: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    This class covers Internet access and Web surfing. Learn how to connect to the Internet, search for and navigate websites, and keep yourself safe online. *Limited spots available. Registration is strongly encouraged. Please call (706) 748-2855.*

  • Computer Basics

    When: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Get started using computers with this class designed for beginners. This class covers general computer skills such as turning the computer on/off, using the mouse, identifying hardware and storage devices, and opening/closing programs on the desktop. *Limited spots available. Registration is strongly encouraged. Please call (706) 683-8805.*

  • GED

    When: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    GED with Columbus Tech

  • GED Adult Education Class

    When: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Need your GED? Columbus Technical College will be hosting FREE Adult Education classes at the South Columbus Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am-2:30pm. Stop by the library during these days/times to register and/or get more information.

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