News, Events, and Information

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) 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE MOVIE SHOWINGS AT THE CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY LIBRARIES

  • Whatever Wednesday

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Teens ages 12 to 18! Whatever Wednesdays are your days to just hang out and do whatever. Bring your card games, snacks, and friends and have our conference room all to yourself.

  • Anime Club

    When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library

    For teens who like Anime and Manga - join us in the Teen Department as we watch Anime, snack, cosplay, craft, and more! Ages 12-18.

  • GarageBand Creation Course

    When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library

    Teens, come learn the fundamentals of instrumental creation and more using the GarageBand music app! Ages 12-18.

  • 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.

  • Preschool Adventures (ages 4 - 5 years)

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha 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 mo)

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha 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.

  • Space Case: Galaxy Jars Craft and Star Talk

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    The annual Geminid meteor shower will reach its peak in December, so in celebration of the cosmos, we are going to find our cool with some space themed calming jars! Catch the stars and catch a break with these stress-relieving jar of stars! And catch an introduction to the sky with DIY star gazing kit. All space cases welcome.

  • Santa @ Your Library!

    When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Children's Area

    “Ho!” “Ho!” “Ho!” Santa has left the North Pole and will stop at Mildred L. Terry Library for a special storytime! Don’t miss your chance to get a picture with Santa!

  • Time for Tots (18-36 months)

    When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    Time for Tots is an exciting reading program that assists in the development of valuable pre-reading skills. Activities involve books, puppets, rhymes, movement, educational toys, and singing nursery songs. Interactive crafts and playtime immediately follow the program!

  • Family Sign Language

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    This is an introduction to, and opportunity to learn and practice basic signs and sentences. The goal is to gain comfort with ASL, explore a new way to make friends and gain sensitivity and understanding of others.

  • Computer Basics

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    Computer Basics

  • PenPal Party for Adults

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Rothschild Technology Room

    Do you miss the art of writing letters or communicating through snail mail? Do you want to connect with people in other states or countries around the world to learn about their culture or language? Join us for a PenPal party where we will help you use a PenPal finder website to create an online profile and connect with people who are also interested in finding a PenPal. We will also decorate some envelopes and paper to make fun stationary for your first letter!

    For adults 18+. Free. No reservation required. Requires basic knowledge of internet use.

  • I say "Hello!" You say "Hola!" Spanish Class For Adults

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    Join us weekly to learn Spanish and volcabulary for interacting with neighbors and co-workers.

  • GED Adult Education Classes @ North Columbus Public Library

    When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Small Conference Room

    Need your GED? Columbus Technical College will be hosting FREE Adult Education classes at the North Columbus Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-4pm in the Small Conference Room. Stop by the library during these days/times to register and/or get more information.

Blog

Live Online Career Assistance with JobNow

Get expert job advice with JobNow! JobNow provides FREE career assistance to help you land the job of your dreams! ...

Get a Library Card

Homework Help

Brainfuse Live Homework Help

Need Homework Help? Connect With a Live Tutor Free of Charge. ...

Blog

HAVE YOU HEARD A GOOD BOOK LATELY?

Enjoy the ultimate listening experience with more than 12,000 audiobooks to choose from.  Browse the RBdigital collection....

Blog

2017 Holiday Program Schedule

It's the Holiday Season... and your Library is celebrating with great programs throughout the month of December!...

Adult Events

MONDAY MOVIES for GROWN-UPS

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...

Get the latest library news and book recommendations

Blog

Need Help with Taxes?

The AARP Foundation returns to the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries this tax season to offer free tax preparation and filing services. Learn More ...

Blog

Park & museum passes are available for checkout!

Looking for a new family adventure?  All you need is a library card to check out passes for free or reduced admission to great destinations in Georgia. Visit Zoo Atlanta, the Center for Puppetry Arts or any of Georgia's  63 state par...