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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

FEBRUARY 5th  –  AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2  Part 1 & 2 
FEBRUARY 12th  – AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2  Part 3 & 4 
FEBRUARY 19th    – CLOSED FOR PRESIDENT’S DAY
FEBRUARY 26th STRONGER (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 

FEBRUARY 3rd   – VICTORIA AND ABDUL (Rated PG – 13)
FEBRUARY 10th   –  NO MOVIE SHOWING 
FEBRUARY 17th  – NO MOVIE SHOWING 
FEBRUARY 24th – Dunkirk (Rated PG-13)

 

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  • 3D Printing 101

    When: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Teens, learn how to create 3D objects and we'll print your design for free. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

  • Otaku Club

    When: Wednesday, February 28, 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.

  • Big Eyes, Small Mouth

    When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Create your own character, fight monsters and other creatures, and travel across foreign lands in this anime style roleplaying game. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

  • Sew Fun Teen Crafts

    When: Thursday, March 01, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Crafty teens can learn to hand sew, and create cool keepsakes. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

  • Teen Movie Matinee

    When: Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Bring your friends and join us in the Teen Department for a free movie and refreshments. All movies rated PG-13. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.
    January 6th--Ghost in the Shell
    February 3rd--The Legend of Tarzan
    March 3rd--Everything, Everything
    April 7th--Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

  • Get Your Game ON!

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as Minecraft, video game consoles, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

  • Cardboard Box Challenge: Build a Robot!

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Show off your engineering skills help build a giant robot out of cardboard boxes and other household items!

  • Lego League

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    Want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Call 706-243-2782 for details.

  • Ohana Nights: Family Craft Hour

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    You know what they say...Families that build marshmallow towers together... have a good time! Join us, with your mom, or dad, or aunt ( cousin, brother, sister, best friend, not friend, sorta friend, frenemy, enemy) or whoever , or simply stop by solo. From pretzels palaces and marshmallow moats, in this bimonthly event we will be bringing the goodies and you will be making something cool with them.Call for questions, Come for the fun. You know what they say: snack together, stay together!

  • Noise and Toys: Musical Play Hour

    When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:05 AM - 11:35 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    During this drop-in hour of unstructured play time, your children will be encouraged to explore and discover a variety of musical instruments, books, and puppets! Connect and socialize with other families while helping your little ones build early literacy skills through music and play!

  • The Final Days of Dr. Martin Luther King

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Auditorium

    This presentation will be an overview of Dr. Martin Luther King's activities after 1965 focusing on the final days leading up to his assassination. The guest speaker will be Dr. Gary Sprayberry, a professor from Columbus State University's History Department.

  • One More Chapter Book Club

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Small Conference Room

    Join us each month for lively banter about each month’s popular new title, chosen from a variety of genres. Completion of the book is not required to join, newcomers welcome! This month’s selection is…..

    Thursday, January 25: Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak
    Thursday, February 22: The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin
    Thursday, March 8: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
    Thursday, April 19: The Ghostwriter by Alessandra Torre

  • Genealogy Basics

    When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Interested in learning how to research your family history? In this class we will learn how to navigate free online resources such as Ancestry.com Library edition, Heritagequest and much more. In addition, you will also receive a free template for creating your own family tree!

    Class size is limited, so prior registration is required. Please call 706-748-2855 to save your spot.

  • The Conversation Circle

    When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 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, February 23, 2018 - 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.

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