March 19, 2015
CVL is one of ten public libraries nationwide that will receive the StoryCorps @ your library grant this year. The grant will provide specialized training for staff in the area of interview collection, digital recording techniques and archiving, a stipend for project related expenses and necessary recording equipment
The Columbus Public Library is the designated voting location for precinct 102/Carver for the Muscogee County SPLOST special election. Voting will be held from 7:00am -7:00pm in Synovus/CB&T Meeting B. CLICK HERE for more information about the special election and other voting precincts.
January 16, 2015
SUSAN ORLEAN is set to appear in Columbus as part of the weekend-long gala for the Muscogee County Library Foundation. Acclaimed for her novel The Orchid Thief as well as her reporting in New Yorker magazine, Orlean will speak to Columbus audiences about her work including her current novel-in-progress The Library Book. Her free public appearance is entitled “For the Love of Libraries: A Writer’s Journey” and will take place at 1:00pm on Sunday, February 1st in the Columbus Public Library Auditorium, 3000 Macon Road. No advance reservations are required for this event. Copies of Ms. Orlean’s books will be for sale, and she will be available to sign her work after her presentation.