columbus metropolitan library

Another closing has been announced. If you plan on getting your read on anytime soon, you may want to hurry up and get to the library to select your books. The Columbus Metropolitan Library will close all of its locations in response to the coronavirus. According to, the library announced that all 23 locations […]


Columbus Metropolitan Libraries have kicked off Summer Reading Challenge. The Summer Reading Challenge is a 9-week challenge, and participants earn points by reading anything of their choice, by finding secret codes, attending programs at the libraries, and reviewing books! Kathy Shahbodaghi, Public Services Director, explains the importance of the Summer Reading Challenge, “For parents that are […]


According to police, a man tried to lure an eight year old boy into a bathroom at a Columbus Metropolitan Library on North High Street. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at the location in the 1400 block of High St, near OSU’s south campus. The man apparently convinced the boy to leave with him to get ice cream after the […]

The Driving Park library will be breaking ground for their new building that will be located at 1422 E Livingston Ave, and due to open Spring 2014. Pictured is the new building going up at the corner of E. Livingston Ave and Kelton Ave.  Join library officials Tuesday July 30 at 10a.m. for the ground […]