Jerry Apps coming to Columbus!

You’ve seen him on Wisconsin Public Television as he presents his down-home stories of yesteryear and life on the Wisconsin farm. Now come see him in person at the Columbus Senior Center as the Columbus Public Library is delighted to present author Jerry Apps for an afternoon of reminiscence and laughter on Saturday, March 21 from 1:30 to 4:30pm. This is a FREE event.

LINKcat is live!

LINKcat is back up and running! The software update is now complete.

Please allow up to three days for all check outs and returns done during the downtime to be reflected in the new LINKcat Dashboard feature.

When you login to your LINKcat account you’ll see minor changes to the placement of the login feature and your Dashboard. Should you need assistance managing these changes, your local library staff are more than happy to assist you.

Thanks for your patience during the transition.

The Winter Story Walk is Back

The Winter Story Walk is back for another year. Follow the amusing winter tale Ten on a Sled by Kim Norman through the windows of 13 downtown Columbus businesses. A list of businesses displaying pages of the book can be found at Columbus Public Library as well as any business where a page is displayed. 

The library also has take and make craft bags so that you can make your own sled ornament. 

New Library Director, Lindsey Ganz

My name is Lindsey Ganz and I am honored to serve the Columbus community as the new library director. The Columbus Public Library is a place that feels like a second home to me as I grew up in this area. I am pleased to return to my hometown and look forward to leading the library into the future. This is a wonderful community with a talented library staff who I am excited to work with. I recently served as the library director of the Poynette Area Public Library for the past five years and previous to that was a special education teacher for eight years.

No More Overdue Fines at Columbus Public Library!

Your Columbus Public Library is making it easier than ever to borrow library materials. As of June 1, 2019, they are no longer charging overdue fines for any materials checked out at the library. While this has been the policy for items from the children’s library, for teachers, and for senior citizens, this no-fine approach now extends to all items checked out at the library, for people of all ages.

Senior Book Club

The Columbus Public Library’s new Columbus/Fall River Senior Book Club features audio books and large-print books and will meet on two different days per month at two different locations. The Larson House Platinum at 550 River Road in Columbus will host on the first Wednesday of each month. The second group will meet at The Meadows at 101 Hometown Avenue in Fall River on the second Wednesday of each month.

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