Adult

Check out our calendar for upcoming adult programs at the Columbus Public Library! 
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mural depicting a child reading and the inscription Reuben C. Chadbourn Children's Library

 

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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.

Programing: In-person, virtual and hybrid
Library programs are either in-person, virtual or a virtual/in-person hybrid. This does very program to program. Information regarding each programs can be found through the event links on the calendar.

Regular Programs

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.

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Afternoon Book Club

3rd Thursday of every month
Exploring newly-published books. Meetings are conducted online via Zoom and in-person at the Columbus Senior Center. If you wish to attend virtually, registration is required and you can register by finding the next event on the library's calendar.

July 21The Guest List by Lucy Foley
August 18The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
September 15Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
October 20Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
November 17The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

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Lego Club Great Wall of Legos

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 Senior Center. If you wish to attend virtually, registration is required and you can register by finding the next event on the library's calendar.

July 14 - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
August 11 - The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
September 8And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
October 13The African Queen by C.S. Forster
November 10Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pastnak

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Children's Storytime Craft: paper plate pirates

Virtual Genealogy Workshop

First Saturday of each month, 9:00am
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.

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two children making duct tape wallets

Mindfulness Matters Meditation Group

First three Wednesdays and fifth Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm
In a group setting, learn the basics of  meditation and share some thoughtful time together. 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 include free public use computers and a cozy fireplace sitting area. Our friendly staff can help you find new titles, old favorites or answer any question you may have!

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kids' play space

Wisconsin's Digital Library

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Wisconsin's Digital Library For Kids Logo

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.