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Shop and Save at the Annual Friends of Libraries Book Sale 

 

friends of library book saleMuscogee County Friends of Libraries Annual Book Sale Schedule 
Thursday, July 26  (MEMBERS ONLY PRE-SALE)     
10 a.m. –  6 p.m.

Friday, July 27         
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.                    

Saturday, July 28
10 a.m. –  6 p.m.

Sunday, July 29  (BROWN BAG SALE) 
10am  –  5pm

JOIN the Friends of Libraries and you can attend the Exclusive MEMBERS-Only Sale that begins Thursday, July 26 from 10am – 5pm. 

The Muscogee County Friends of Libraries will host its Annual Book Sale July 27-28 at the Columbus Public Library from 10am-5pm. More than 4,000 used books will be on sale for $2 or less.

OR …FOL members have the opportunity to shop the sale early at the Members Pre-Sale on July 26 from 10am-5pm, so if you aren’t a Friend, now is a great time to join. Memberships will be available at the door.

Cash, checks and credit and debit cards are all accepted.

To learn more about Muscogee County Friends of Libraries, click here.

  • Tech it Out!

    When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Come do a tech activity in the Media Lab or learn how to use one of the library's STEAM kits in the Teen Department! Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

    Tuesday, May 22nd @ 4:00pm: Makey Makey Music
    Tuesday, June 5th @ 4:00pm: Make a Montage
    Tuesday, June 19th @ 4:00pm: Stop Motion Music Video: Legos
    Tuesday, July 3rd @ 4:00pm: Sphero Musical Chairs

  • Big Eyes, Small Mouth

    When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Come along on epic adventures, fight monsters, and meet princesses in this anime-fantasy style roleplaying game. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

  • Otaku Club

    When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 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.

  • Anime Club

    When: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Eat ramen and other delicious snacks while we watch a different series of anime each time. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

  • Teen PC Gaming

    When: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Rothschild Technology Room

    Teens are invited to play multiplayer team and strategy PC games in the Rothschild Computer Lab! Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

  • Preschool Adventures (ages 3-5)

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Synovus (side A)

    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!

  • Read & Play Storytime

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library

    Join us in the children's area as we have fun listening to stories, signing songs, and repeating rhymes, all while you and your little one(s) learn. Interactive crafts and playtime immediately follow the program! Adult caregivers and children age 0-5 are invited to attend.

  • Magician Ken Scott

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Children's Area

    Atlanta's Ken Scott returns with his own very unique brand of comedy magic, perfect for the whole family.

  • Tiny Tales

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 11:05 AM - 12:05 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at CB&T (side B)

    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!

  • Magician Ken Scott

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library

    Atlanta's Ken Scott returns with his own very unique brand of comedy magic, perfect for the whole family.

  • Email and Cloud Storage

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Get started with email and saving documents online with Google Drive. Learn how to compose messages, address multiple recipients, add attachments, and much more! *Limited spots available. Registration is strongly encouraged. Please call (706) 683-8805.*

  • GED

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    GED with Columbus Tech

  • American Sign Language: Silent Chat

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    Come practice your American Sign language skills in a friendly, casual environment. Every ASL skill level welcome. the goal is signing only. No voices please! Call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org for more information.

  • Phantom Thread (2017) Rated R

    When: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Auditorium

    Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
    2 hrs 10 mins

  • Job Information Lab

    When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    Start or improve your resume, post your job application, or create a cover letter. Staff and volunteers will assist with using oline templates to help you create a professional resume.

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