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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

JANUARY 8th  –  AMERICAN BEAUTY (Rated – R)
JANUARY 15th  – CLOSED FOR MLK JR. DAY 
JANUARY 22nd   –IN A WORLD…  (Rated R)
JANUARY 29th THE ONE I LOVE (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 

JANUARY 6th   – M*A*S*H* (Rated PG)
JANUARY 13th   –  ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN (Rated PG)
JANUARY 20th  – MARSHALL  (PG-13)

NO MOVIE SHOWING ON JANUARY 27th 

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  • Big Eyes, Small Mouth

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 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.

  • Show Your Game

    When: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Join us every month in playing classic gameshow games that you've seen on television. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.
    January 16th--Jeopardy
    February 15th--Guess that Song
    March 15th--The Price is Right
    April 19th--Guess the Lyrics

  • Teens Try It!

    When: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Please join us each month as we learn an exciting new thing. We will learn the basics of multiple different topics and get you introduced to a new favorite hobby! Ages 12-18. Please call 706-748-2855 for more information. January - Photography, February - Spanish, March - Writing, April - Sewing

  • Garageband Creation Course

    When: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Teens, come learn the fundamentals of instrumental creation and more using the Garageband music app. Event open to teens ages 12 to 18.

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

    When: Monday, January 22, 2018 - 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.

  • Baroque With No Monet: Youth Art Class

    When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    This crash course through Art History will be a wild introduction to famous artists and their signature styles. We find a famous master to guide your way, and you get to become one! Bring all the colors of the wind, dress for a mess and Gogh get ready for inspiration! Call for questions, come for the fun.

  • Preschool Adventures (ages 4 - 5 years)

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 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!

  • Creative Crawlers

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    Creative Crawlers is a drop-in social hour that encourages children to learn through play. flanChildren will be able to play through musical instruments, puppets, flannels, coloring, and more!

  • Tiny Tales (Ages 0-24 mo)

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 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.

  • Time for Tots

    When: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    Time for Tots is a fun, high-energy reading program that aids in children's speech development and motor coordination, while helping them gain valuable pre-reading skills. Activities may involve stories, books, language, rhymes, music, movement, puppets, and toys.

  • Chess at the Library

    When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Synovus (side A)

    Join us for our bi-weekly chess club. We provide a social atmosphere for anyone who wants to play chess. Whether you're a grandmaster or just eager to learn for the first time, everyone is welcome.

  • I, Read Sci-Fi Book Club

    When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library

    Join us as we venture into the world of science fiction books and meet once a month to nerd out together and discuss them! We will explore both modern and classic/vintage sci-fi books. Come join fellow lovers of all things space, alien, science, and technology related! Even if you haven't read the book for the current month, feel free to come join the discussion anyway!
    Meeting Location: Iron Bank Coffee, 6 11th St, Columbus, GA 31901

  • Easter Seals art Adult Services Reservation

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Synovus (side A)

    Do not publish, not open for the public.

  • Computer Basics

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Friends of the Library Room

    Computer Basics

  • Family Sign Language

    When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library at Alpha Kappa Alpha Room

    This is an introduction and opportunity to learn and practice basic signs and sentences. The goal is to become comfortable with American Sign Language and explore a new way to make friends. Call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org for more information.

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