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NEW: CURBSIDE HOLD PICK UP SERVICE STARTS MAY 26 at 7 branch locations.  Visit our Curbside Service Information Page to learn more.


Current Service Information (Updated 5/22/20) 

The Chattahoochee Valley Libraries remain closed, but is now offering new Curbside Hold Pick Up Service at 7 branch locations beginning Tuesday, May 26.  During this time customers can return materials during our new temporary operating hours.  Returned items will be reflected on your account after the 4 day quarantine that we have implemented for safety measures.

Participating Branches
Columbus Public Library 
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Marion County Public Library 
Mildred L. Terry Public Library 
North Columbus Public Library 
Parks Memorial Public Library
South Columbus Public Library 

At this time book drops and our two 24-Hour branches remain closed to the public. Please read our phased reopening plan for details.    Please visit the library website at www.cvlga.org  and (Facebook: chatlibraries) for changes and the most up-to-date information about library services.

Staff is regularly monitoring  pachelp@cvlga.org  or  cvl24@cvlga.org  for inquiries for customers during this time.



Using the Library Remotely

CVL offers a vast collection of digital resources for the public including ebooks, audiobooks, free movie and music streaming services, as well as educational databases free of charge with a library card. An ecard is also a convenient alternative for customers who wish to sign up to use digital services during this time.   The Library’s new mobile app is perfect way to stay connected.  Hoopla checkouts have been increased from 10-20.

Staff will be regularly monitoring  pachelp@cvlga.org  or  cvl24@cvlga.org  for unusual circumstances or inquiries regarding blocked accounts for customers during this time.


Distance Learning

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LIBRARY CARD, USE THE FOLLOWING FOR LOGIN PURPOSES :
(NOTE: Some resources may request that you create an account) 

Barcode: 21009020202020
PIN: 2020

To assist area students, parents and teachers, the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries has created a guide of educational resources that can be used remotely during this time. If you need assistance please email pachelp@cvlga.org.


Get Live Online Homework Help with Brainfuse. Students in grades K-12 can connect with a live tutor free of charge from 2pm – 11pm daily for assistance with Math, Science, Social Studies, English, SAT/ACT Prep and more.

 


Learning Express Library is an interactive online platform that features over 770  practice tests for GED ASVAB, and school entrance exams as well as basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math for all ages. Receive immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an analysis or your results.

 

GALILEO PASSWORD: consult



Tumblebook Library
 an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach children the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

 

If you do not have a valid library card, you can also sign up for an ecard to use Overdrive, rbDigital, Hoopla and other online resources.

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