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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library are helping us kick off summer reading this year with an extra book sale! Come in and stock your shelves for summer!

The hours are:

*Thursday, June 6th  5:00 PM-7:00 PM

*Friday, June 7th  9:30 AM-5:00 PM

*Saturday, June 8th  10:00 AM-5:00 PM

There is no preview fee on Thursday night.

Prices for the sale are:

*All hardcover books and DVDs- $0.50

*All ...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Vocalist Amy Cerny

Come join us on Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 p.m. for a night of music and storytelling. Local CHS alumni, Amy Cerny, will come sing for us and tell us her exciting life story.

Amy acquired a love for singing when she was 5 years old. Throughout her childhood and adolescent years, she was involved in school and church choir. At the age of 8, she began writing her own songs. At the age of 16, Amy learned to play the guitar. On Ap...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Traditional Folk Music

David Seay will be coming to the Columbus Public Library at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st to entertain us with traditional folk music.

His program will feature demonstrations of, and stories about, folk instruments such as the harmonica, penny whistle, Indian flute, ocarina, pan pipes, yak horn, bugle, and limber toys.

David sings, plays over a dozen instruments, teaches private music les...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Summer Reading Program Registration

Registration for the Columbus Public Library's adult and young adult summer reading programs will begin on Tuesday, May 28th, and sign-ups for the children's program will start on Monday, June 3rd. This year's theme is "A Universe of Stories".

The children's program will have movies on Mondays, speakers or performances on Tuesdays, CPL Space Explorers on Wednesdays, and Story Time on Thursdays. The teen program will have weekly Anytime Activities, and various events on Tuesdays and Thursdays. O...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Food for Fines

The library is once again holding a Food for Fines event. From May 26th-June 1st, bring in 3 or more cans of food, along with any late books or DVD’s, and we will erase your fines.

Lost items will not be forgiven. If you have previous late fines, then you can also bring in cans of food and these fees will be deleted from your account. 

We are only accepting canned goods; we are not accepting boxed dinners, boxed rice, or any...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Memorial Day Closures and Changes

Some City of Columbus departments will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Those closed include Animal Control, the Columbus Aquatic Center, Columbus Area Transit, Columbus Community Center, and all departments located in City Hall. 

The Pawnee Plunge (weather permitting), Quail Run and Van Berg Golf Courses, Columbus an...

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Columbus News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Consumer Confidence Report 2018

The City of Columbus Water Production Division announced that the Annual Consumer Confidence Report on 2018 water quality is now available.

The URL ( regarding our annual water quality report will be included on the May and June 2019 utility bills for every residence and business that currently pays for water. Any resident or persons who rent and have their water service ...

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