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2017 YOUNG AUTHOR’S CONTEST – It’s time to write your story!

March 23, 2017

Have you ever dreamed of being a writer? Now is your chance to write your own book and maybe even get it published.  Write a story… about anything.  You can even add pictures. Then complete the entry form and submit it to your local library. Entries are due July 28th. Get writing & get published!


Chattahoochee Valley Libraries

March 10, 2017

The Chattahoochee Valley Libraries serve more than 250,000 people in four counties! The Library system is the most widely used institution in the region, and more than 120,000 people hold library cards! The Chattahoochee Valley Libraries are owned and operated by the Muscogee County School System. Libraries play an essential role in the community! We […]


BUILD A BETTER WORLD! The 2017 Summer Reading Challenge is coming!

Help us BUILD A BETTER WORLD this summer… and WIN! Georgia’s most exciting Summer Reading Challenge will be here soon and it’s better than ever! Starting May 13, come by your branch or join us online for BUILD A BETTER WORLD! at the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries! IT’S EASY TO PARTICIPATE! The Rules are simple… just read! […]


Library Closed April 16th

March 2, 2017

The Columbus Public Library will be closed on Sunday, April 16th for Easter. Our extensive collection of electronic materials remains available on our website. Regular library hours will resume on Monday, April, 17th.


Online Library: Things You Should Know

February 27, 2017

There’s just something about the atmosphere of the library that is some people just love. Seeing all the books on the shelves, the smell, the ambiance… however, this is not for everyone, and the use of a physical library is not nearly as popular as it once was. These days, technology is booming more than […]


Free Fundraising Classes for Area Organizations

January 17, 2017

Need help in fundraising basics? Then stop by one of our free trainings, presented by the Columbus Public Library. Each session will provide  information on specific topics related to non-profit resources. No registration required – just show up! Call the library’s Reference Department at 706-243-2687 if you have any questions. There is no charge to […]


Need Help with Taxes?

January 5, 2017

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



September 27, 2016

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


Park & museum passes are available for checkout!

May 27, 2016

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 parks and historic sites. Start planning today!


Skype Visit with Ernest J. Gaines

February 18, 2016

Don't miss this rare opportunity to meet with our The Big Read author Ernest J. Gaines! Mr. Gaines will join us from his home in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana and will answer your questions about his life, his work and our The Big Read selection A Lesson Before Dying.

Free copies of the book will be available at the program.

Tuesday February 16, 7:00pm.

Columbus Public Library Auditorium