Upcoming Events

Holiday Train Warm Up on Friday

When: Friday, December 7, 2018
          6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Senior Center (125 N. Dickason Blvd.)

Lots and lots of indoor fun before the CP Holiday Train arrives at the Amtrak Station. Kiddos and their adults can decorate a sweet cookie (thanks for the donation Pick N Save!), create a festive craft, and talk to Santa and let him know their wish lists. At 7:00 everyone can enjoy some holiday magic performed by Christmas Carol.

For more info contact: meg@columbuspubliclibrary.info or (920) 623-5926

WINNERS ANNOUNCED to Ride the Holiday Train

Holiday Train ticket winners are Jay Peeper's granddaughter and Everett Sullivan.Yay!

Who wants to ride the Holiday Train this year??!! You do, you do.

Kiddos can enter to win 3 tickets to ride the train from Watertown to Columbus on Friday, December 7th. The City is giving out 2 trios of tickets. And it's easy to enter the drawing!

Kids, submit a short message or drawing of why you feel it is important to give back to your community during this holiday season. Bring your message or drawing to the library no later than 4:30 PM this Friday, November 30 to enter to win. We will do the random drawing at 5:00 Friday evening. Good luck, everyone!!

Check out the article in the Columbus Journal about the event.


LOOKING FOR SOMEONE AWESOME! You MUST be a people person. 

Seeking P/T Adult Programming Library Assistant I

Are you awesome? We’re pretty awesome. We should meet!

We seek a friendly and creative provider of adult programs and services for all library customers. A positive and proven customer service background is a must.

Duties include:

Columbus Reads Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein

What comes after the Public Theater's moving presentation of the play SWEAT in our town this fall? Janesville, a similar story closer to home. With a panel of locals, we will discuss the state of economic development and planning here in Columbus.  Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book and join in the conversation as we plan for our own resilient future.

Unable to make Thursday? We will also be discussing the book during Afternoon Book Club at the Senior Center on Monday, December 10!

Friends of the Library Bookstore Update

Our wonderful Friends of the Library group has been working hard to make their bookstore in the Library Annex a great place to browse for deals on gently used materials for all ages. They recently expanded the Children's and Young Adult section to a dedicated room with new shelving. Come see the space and find your next old favorite!

UPCOMING SALE: Saturday, December 8 (10am-2pm)

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