Check out the new tree and the awesome machinery it takes to put it safely and firmly in the ground. We couldn't be happier about our new tree!
Help us and the whole City of Columbus celebrate Arbor Day and our arboreal addition by attending the City of Columbus Arbor Day Celebration. Saturday, May 27 from 9:00 - noon on the library lawn. Tons of give-aways including 150 saplings: birch and red buds (of course). Crafts for kids of all ages, bake sale, book sale. The tree dedication ceremony is at 10 a.m. Hope to see you there!
There’s something new in the Children’s Area located in the lower level of the library. Have you seen it? If you have younger kids who like to hang out at the library, I bet you have. It’s a new computer just for kids.
In November 1912, the beautiful Prairie Design building at the corner of West James Street and Dickason Boulevard was erected to be Columbus’ brand new Public Library. It was a gem then, as it is now, 100 years later.
To commemorate the Centennial, we are adding a Columbus Local History Collection to the library’s holdings. This historical collection will be a permanent collection available for generations to come. It will be easy to access and will showcase particular items of interest . . ..