Check out our calendar for upcoming adult programs at the Columbus Public Library!
Columbus Public Library is now on YouTube!
The Columbus Public Library has its own YouTube channel where you can find monthly craft videos for adults and a wide array of videos from our children's department.
Programming: In-person, virtual and hybrid
Library programs are either in-person, virtual or a virtual/in-person hybrid. This does vary program to program. Information regarding each program can be found through the event links on the calendar.
Library programs are either in-person, virtual, or a virtual/in-person hybrid. Some library programs meet at off-site locations. Please see event descriptions on the library's calendar for program details.
Information about these and other upcoming events can be found on the library’s calendar.
Afternoon Book Club
3rd Thursday of every month
Exploring newly-published books. Meetings are conducted online via Zoom and in-person at the Columbus Public Library. If you wish to attend virtually, registration is required and you can register by finding the next event on the library's calendar.
A Book and a Movie Club
2nd Thursday of every month
Exploring books that have been made into movies. Meetings are conducted online via Zoom and in-person at the Columbus Public Library. If you wish to attend virtually, registration is required and you can register by finding the next event on the library's calendar.
Virtual Genealogy Workshop
First Saturday of each month, 9:30am
Workshop with genealogy researcher Chris Behl for those who are interested in searching their ancestry. Meetings are conducted online via Zoom. You may use a smart phone, tablet, or computer to attend this virtual event. Registration is required for virtual events. Visit the library’s calendar to find the next workshop to register.
Mindfulness Matters Group
First three Wednesdays and fifth Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm
Discuss the basics of mindfulness and share conversation with likeminded people. Each week, the group discusses a few sections of a book they have chosen to examine. Those who have not had the chance to read the section ahead of time should still be able to follow along with the discussion. The book changes every few months. Meetings are conducted online via Zoom and in-person in the lower level of the library. If you wish to attend virtually, registration is required and you can register by finding the next event on the library's calendar.
The Library Space
Visit our revamped first floor to find fiction, non-fiction, movies, music and more, including free public use computers and a cozy fireplace sitting area. The copier, printer and scanner are also available for patron use. Our friendly staff can help you find new titles, old favorites or answer any questions you may have!
Wisconsin's Digital Library
Use your phone, tablet, computer, or eReader to enjoy free books, audiobooks, and streaming video from Wisconsin's Digital Library! You can even browse content by genre and format. This resource is powered by OverDrive, so take a peek at their Getting Started Guide or stop by the library to learn about downloading content to your device.