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 […]
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
February 5, 2016
The Columbus Public Library has partnered with Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt to host a Disney-style Scavenger Hunt. Join us February 17th at 4:30pm at the Columbus Public Library to hunt for treasure and earn TWO complimentary tickets to the opening night show on February 18 at the Columbus Civic Center. Space is limited and is available to the first 100 children who pre-register at the Children's Department through February 12-or until all slots are filled. Learn more here.
February 1, 2016
New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline will visit the Columbus Public Library on Saturday, January 30th at 2pm. Acclaimed for her heartfelt page-turner, Orphan Train, Kline's novel illuminates a fascinating and forgotten chapter in American History.
January 4, 2016
Your stories are special. They have real meaning. And they deserve to be saved.
December 20, 2015
KAREN ALLEN will be debuting her new short film A TREE. A ROCK. A CLOUD. as part of the CARSON at 100: THE McCULLERS CENTENNIAL on Sunday, February 19 at 4:00pm at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. Please see the NEA BIG READ Event Webpage for more information. Karen Allen was inspired to become an actor after seeing […]
HILTON ALS will be presenting the keynote lecture for the CARSON at 100: THE McCULLERS CENTENNIAL on Friday March 3, 7:00pm at the Columbus Public Library. Please see the NEA BIG READ Event Webpage for more information. Hilton Als became a staff writer at The New Yorker in October, 1994, and a theatre critic in 2002. […]
November 13, 2015
The Columbus Public Library will close at 1pm on Thursday, November 12 for the Muscogee County's Library Foundation's inaugural Wine Women & Shoes Fundraiser. Columbus Public Library will resume normal operating hours Friday, November 13 at 10am. North Columbus Public Library and South Columbus Public Library will be open as scheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience. As always, our online materials are available 24/7.
March 20, 2015
To kick things off in appropriate style, the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries is bringing to town one of America’s most beloved book critics, Maureen Corrigan, whose recently published So We Read On: How “The Great Gatsby” Came to Be and Why It Endures has itself become a bit of a classic.