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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

DECEMBER 4th  –  The Founder (Rated – PG-13)
DECEMBER 11th  – Step (Rated PG)
DECEMBER 18th   -Norman  (Rated PG-13)


 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 

DECEMBER 2nd  – War House (Rated PG-13)
DECEMBER 9th   –  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rated MA)
DECEMBER 16th – Spider-Man – Homecoming  (PG-13) 

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  • Video Game Tournaments

    When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Enjoy video games? Compete against other teens in our monthly tournaments! Ages 12-18.

  • Teen Takeover: Christmas Craft O’ Mania

    When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Please join us in celebrating some Christmas cheer with our Craft O’ Mania event where we will have several Christmas craft options for you to decorate your room, keep for yourself, or gift to someone for the holiday! Ages 12-18. All materials provided. Please call 706-748-2855 or email mportillo@cvlga.org for more information.

  • ASL for Teens: Conversation Edition

    When: Monday, December 18, 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.

  • Not In It For The Monet, I’m In It For The Lourve: Art Class

    When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    This ride through art history will offer attendees the chance to create their own masterpieces. In each session, we will discuss one culturally significant artist, learn about their works of art, and draw inspiration from their signature style. All supplies are provided. Dress for mess. Finger Painters welcomed.. Will be held in the Large Conference Room at North Columbus Public Library. Children, Tweens, and Teens welcome.

  • Frosty’s Frosting Party

    When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Come decorate cookies with us at our winter holiday party!

  • SafeKids Columbus Bike Helmet Giveaway

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - All Day
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Auditorium

    Annual Bike Helmet giveaway, sponsored by SafeKids Columbus and the Columbus Police Department.

  • SafeKids Columbus Bike Helmet Giveaway

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - All Day
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Rothschild Technology Room

    Annual Bike Helmet giveaway, sponsored by SafeKids Columbus and the Columbus Police Department.

  • Rhythm & Rhyme Music Time!

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    This fun interactive program will introduce children and caregivers to an assortment of songs, nursery rhymes, rhythmic activities, ear training, and simple instrument playing! Prepare to sing, dance, and play on small instruments in a lively group setting!

  • Friday Family Flicks

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Thank goodness it’s Friday! Relax with us as we screen a family favorite: The Lego Batman Movie (PG), September 15; Boo! A Madea Halloween (PG-13), October 20; Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG), November 17; Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (PG), December 15.

  • Baby & Toddler Playgroup

    When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Come play with your little one(s) and meet other caregivers. We’ll have toys, music, books, and more! Adult caregivers and children age 0-4 are invited to attend.

  • The Conversation Circle

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Practice your English in a relaxed group setting.

  • “¡Hablo un poco!” Spanish Class for Adults

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    ¿Quieres hablar español? Join the current session of our biweekly Spanish class! Over the course of eight classes you’ll get an introduction to Spanish pronunciation, basic grammar, and simple phrases and vocabulary—and before you know it, ¡hablarás un poco más!
    Prior registration is preferred at 706-748-2855 or in person at the North Columbus Public Library.

  • Forever Young Adult Book Club

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: All Branches

    Forever Young Adult Book Club is for readers who are a little less Y and a bit more A, but who still enjoy a good YA book. Join us at the Midtown Coffee House on 13th St. each month. Find what we are reading on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fyacolumbusga/.

  • Meeples at the Library

    When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - All Day
    Where: Columbus Public Library at CB&T (side B)

    Drop in and join the Meeples of Columbus to play lots of board games at the Library! Bring your favorite game or join a game. Open to all skill levels, even if you've never played before. Games generally played include: Ticket to Ride, Tsuro, Carcassone Discovery, Splendor, Great Western Trail, Blokus,and many others.

  • Naturally "U"

    When: Saturday, December 16, 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!

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