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Upcoming Events
Mon, Feb 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Join us for a preschool S.T.E.A.M project! Preschoolers and their care-givers will explore Science Technology Engineering Art and Math. Each session includes a read-aloud make-n-take and ideas to continue your exploration at home.

Mon, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Our once a month Yoga Basics is now being held every Monday! Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

Mon, Feb 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
De-stress with memes a listening party and coloring after school. Every week we will explore different kinds of memes and music. Bring suggestions for memes artists and genres you would like to see at future listening parties.

Mon, Feb 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Register for this event instead of the general session if you plan on bringing your own device to code from. Parent required to attend with age 12 and under.

Mon, Feb 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Join us as we explore and create our own games animations websites and more. Register for this event to use a Chromebook provided by the library. Parent required to attend with age 12 and under.

Mon, Feb 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Read Steelheart ahead of time and come prepared to discuss the book and participate in Steelheart-themed activities.

Mon, Feb 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Join the Bartholomew County Public Library for this pop-up storytime. Enjoy stories puppets songs rhymes and receive a free book from our Book Express. Sans Souci is located at 1526 13th street

Mon, Feb 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Meeting Room 5
Offered through Columbus Regional Health group tobacco cessation classes are for Adultss 18 and older. Seven-week course requires registration. Classes are $35 scholarships available. Each participant receives free patches or gum during the duration of the session. To register call 812-343-9840 or visit www.crh.org/quit and click on Upcoming Events.

Mon, Feb 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Learn about the myths and truths about George Washington as portrayed by historical re-enactor David Wolfe. From his birthplace in Pope Creek Virginia to the majestic Mt Vernon. Learn of Washington's adventures as a young Adults how he may have started the Seven Years' War and his role in the American Revolutionary War.

Mon, Feb 17, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Mon, Feb 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Learn about this exciting group. Monthly meetings consist of photo sharing and presentations on various subjects. Minimal annual dues involved after one to two meetings.

Mon, Feb 17, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Tue, Feb 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Preschool-aged storytime offered Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Both storytime sessions are the same. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk. First come, first served.

Tue, Feb 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Make a quick and easy butterbeer recipe then enjoy a game or two. All supplies provided free of charge.

Tue, Feb 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Sample new foods taste-test different brands and enjoy decadent snacks every Tuesday. After school while supplies last.

Tue, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Join the Bartholomew County Public Library for this pop-up storytime. Enjoy stories puppets songs rhymes and receive a free book from our Book Express. Sans Souci is located at 1526 13th street

Tue, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Learn tips and tricks for designing and sketching your own original characters answering questions like ?what's their sign? and ?how many Baby Yoda memes do they have saved on their phone?. Translate your ideas into a coherent visual design. All supplies provided all levels of experience welcome!

Tue, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Just released PG-13 movie recounts the incredible story of Harriet Tubman, and her quest to lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Wed, Feb 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Toddler-aged storytime offered Wednesdays and Thursdays. Both storytimes sessions are the same. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk. First come, first served.

Wed, Feb 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Preschool-aged storytime offered Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Both storytime sessions are the same. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk. First come, first served.

Wed, Feb 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Tween Area
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and use our on-hand craft supplies to let your creative energy run wild!

Wed, Feb 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a festive TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

Wed, Feb 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Make a quick and easy butterbeer recipe then enjoy a game or two. All supplies provided free of charge. Location: Teen Area

Wed, Feb 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
The time has come to pick up your sword and answer the call to adventure!
This event is full

Wed, Feb 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Join us for a fun thirty minutes of rhythmic activities put to music. Registration Required

Wed, Feb 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Veterinarian Dr. Wynne Collins whose specialty is animal reproduction talks about advancements in dog reproduction. She also covers breeding problems frozen semen gestation complications whelping suggestions and more. Sponsored by the Kennel Club of Columbus Indiana and open to the public.

Thu, Feb 20, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Drawing classes led by instructor Katherine Hilden, $50 class fee for five-week session.

Thu, Feb 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus - Meeting Room 3
Meeting is for those who would like to practice their signing with others or to learn American Sign Language.

Thu, Feb 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Toddler-aged storytime offered Wednesdays and Thursdays. Both storytimes sessions are the same. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk. First come, first served.

Thu, Feb 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Join us for rhymes, songs, books, & fun - just for babies! (Caregivers welcome too, of course!) Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Thu, Feb 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Tween Area
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and play some board games with your friends! Choose a game from the library collection or bring your own to share.

Thu, Feb 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Games include Super Smash Bros: Ultimate Mario Kart and more on our Nintendo Switch Exploding Kittens Unstable Unicorns Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Munchkin Smash Up Catan or bring your own games to share (Magic the Gathering Star Wars: Destiny or other deck builders highly encouraged).

Thu, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Continue Season 3 of our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

Thu, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Are you still waiting on your Hogwarts letter? Get a jump start on your magical studies with this wizarding-themed DIY session. This month we will finally study Herbology. Bring your friends!

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Computer Lab
Hosted by the Columbus Viewfinders Photography Club class helps new photographers with camera and image processing basics. Contact [email protected] for more information or attend the club's February 17 6:30 pm meeting in the Conference Room.

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Four-week course taught by Purdue Extension Educator Harriet Armstrong .

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Reference Area
The wind is blowin', but seeds are growin'! Join Kelly, founder of Mossy Acres Flower Farm, as she teaches participants how to make their own winter greenhouse out of milk jugs.

Fri, Feb 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Lower Level Reception Area
Bring your toddler and a push walker while strolling our thematic toddler track. The track will be available for use anytime between 10:00 ? 11:30pm.

Fri, Feb 21, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
The Bartholomew County Public Library will be leading a pop-up storytime for those visiting the the WIC office. Enjoy stories puppets songs rhymes and receive a free book from the Book Express.

Fri, Feb 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Using only a few ingredients learn to make chocolate cake in a mug. All supplies provided free of charge. Location: Teen Area

Fri, Feb 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Stop by the Teen Area to create something cool such as snowflakes friendship bracelets artwork and other creative activities. All supplies provided.

Fri, Feb 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Calling all 4th 5th and 6th grade library lovers! Join Tween Advisory Board to help youth programming specialist Becca organize events choose new things for the library and give feedback on programs. Help make the library a fun welcoming community for tweens. Homeschool and public school tweens are welcome.

Fri, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Do you enjoy arts & crafts. Join us for a fun session of Artistic Friday. Invite a friend to attend as well.

Sat, Feb 22, 9:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Lower Level Reception Area
Bring your toddler and a push walker while strolling our thematic toddler track. The track will be available for use anytime between 9:00 - 10:30am.

Sat, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Join us for a Special Saturday Storytime featuring Mickey Mouse! Followed by a fun craft. This program is geared for ages 1-5 but all are welcome.

Sat, Feb 22, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
This month we'll be talking about Owl Diaries! Come in to talk about your favorite Owl Diaries character make an Owl Diaries craft and read a fun chapter from Owl Diaries together!

Sat, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Preserving African American traditions and culture through storytelling and song the Freetown Village Singers present an interactive collection of traditional folk songs and Negro spirituals. With a mix of a Capella singing and storytelling the Singers interpret the meanings of many songs sung during religious gatherings work and leisure time from over a hundred years ago. Since 1988 the Freetown Village Singers have performed throughout the state and Midwest. Their performances provide a living experience in African American history.

Sun, Feb 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
Jo Jewell Author Visit

Mon, Feb 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus - Conference Room
Are you a member of a homeschooling family? We want to talk to you! Join us to meet other homeschooling families share ideas and talk about how the library can better meet your needs. This program will be informal and conversational.

Mon, Feb 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

Mon, Feb 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
De-stress with memes a listening party and coloring after school. Every week we will explore different kinds of memes and music. Bring suggestions for memes artists and genres you would like to see at future listening parties.

Mon, Feb 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Enjoy holiday treats and receive a signed book as our thanks for all your hard work this year. We'll also discuss upcoming programs and share ideas and feedback for current programs.

Mon, Feb 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Meet us at McAllister's Deli located at 2025 W Jonathan Moore Pike. Read any YA fantasy novel you choose and come prepared to share what you read and to have your TBR list added to exponentially. Appetizers courtesy of the Friends of Bartholomew County Public Library.

Mon, Feb 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
Gary Quigg presents an overview of the past and recent search efforts in the Earhart Project of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery on the remote uninhabited island of Nikumaroro in the South Pacific. He also covers explorer Robert Ballard's summer of 2019 search for Earhart's plane. After a two-week search Ballard said he had found no hint of the plane. The search continues! Program sponsor is Zonta International and open to the public.

Tue, Feb 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Explore experiments in Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math!

Tue, Feb 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Sample new foods taste-test different brands and enjoy decadent snacks every Tuesday. After school while supplies last.

Tue, Feb 25, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

Tue, Feb 25, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

Tue, Feb 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
Warm up with the music of The Islanders a trio from Indy. Enjoy a happy upbeat mix of Jimmy Buffett Bob Marley traditional island songs and lots of pop hits performed around a strong island vibe.

Wed, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Tween Area
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and use our on-hand craft supplies to let your creative energy run wild!

Wed, Feb 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a festive TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

Wed, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Celebrate Black History Month by making zines protest posters or cards in this safe and affirming environment. Supplies pastries and warm beverages will be provided.

Wed, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
The time has come to pick up your sword and answer the call to adventure! Join Season 1 of our beginner-friendly tween Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

Wed, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
Introduction to The Happiness Program Art of Living's flagship course with breathing techniques and wisdom that can change your life. Experience techniques to calm the mind with a 2-minute breathing exercise and guided meditation for rest.

Thu, Feb 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Third session of current drawing classes led by Katherine Hilden.

Thu, Feb 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Tween Area
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and play some board games with your friends! Choose a game from the library collection or bring your own to share.

Thu, Feb 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Games include Super Smash Bros: Ultimate Mario Kart and more on our Nintendo Switch Exploding Kittens Unstable Unicorns Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Munchkin Smash Up Catan or bring your own games to share (Magic the Gathering Star Wars: Destiny or other deck builders highly encouraged).

Thu, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Continue Season 3 of our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

Thu, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Information on the 1619 Project.

Fri, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come enjoy this Spanish Storytime. This event is in collaboration with Family School Partners.

Fri, Feb 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Use washi tape to create triangles on a canvas then paint the area not covered in paint. All supplies provided free of charge.

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Cabrina's Safe Haven for Kidz Ministries present a fun way to learn about Black inventors. Light refreshments follow the event.

Sun, Mar 01, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
For her Columbus East Senior Project Lola Reed invented a board game for children with dyslexia.

Mon, Mar 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

Mon, Mar 02, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Library
De-stress with a listening party and coloring after school. Every week, we will explore different kinds of music.

Mon, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Hang out with Bex, the extraordinary, and chat about mystery fiction books you?ve enjoyed (or didn?t) while enjoying snacks in the relaxed environment of the Teen Area.

Mon, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Mon, Mar 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Learn about admissions criteria, application requirements and what your teen should be doing now if interested in an Ivy League or other highly selective college.

Mon, Mar 02, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Tue, Mar 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Tue, Mar 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hope - Hope Library (Annex)
Create a button to show your house pride to the world.

Tue, Mar 03, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Help out in the garden by planting, pulling weeds, watering plants, and harvesting yummy veggies.

Tue, Mar 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Lower Level Reception Area
Everyone - and everything - deserves a second chance! Join us as we take our unused and extra craft supplies and make them into something new.

Tue, Mar 03, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana.

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
History of women at IU presented by Dina Kellams, Director of the IU Archives as part of the IU Bicentennial.

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Computer Lab
Library genealogist Annette Blount explains the great online genealogy resources available to you through your library.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Storytimes & More

Wed, Mar 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Wed, Mar 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Our monthly Skill Builders, a program for adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, involves a craft and time for socialization. Caregiver participation required.

Wed, Mar 04, 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

Wed, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Enjoy snacks, activities, discussion of manga, and anime watching via Crunchyroll.com. Vote for the episode you want to watch in the Teen Area.

Wed, Mar 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
"SEED" reveals the harrowing story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy.?

Thu, Mar 05, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Fourth session of current drawing classes led by Katherine Hilden.

Thu, Mar 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus - Meeting Room 3
Meeting is for those who would like to practice their signing with others or to learn American Sign Language.

Thu, Mar 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Thu, Mar 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Thu, Mar 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Join us the Teen Area to hang out and play games!

Thu, Mar 05, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Investigate a haunted house of terror in this anxiety-inducing horror game. Instead of dice, Dread uses a Jenga tower for determining action. Limit 8 participants. Registration required.

Thu, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
2019 PG-13 film tells the story of a young man with Down syndrome and his escape from a residential nursing home in hopes of attending a professional wrestling school.

Fri, Mar 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Stop by the Teen Area to create something cool, such as friendship bracelets, embroidery, crochet, paintings and other creative activities. All supplies provided.

Fri, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Create a button to show your house pride to the world.

Sat, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Paper Bag Princess 40th Anniversary Event

Mon, Mar 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

Mon, Mar 09, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Library
De-stress with a listening party and coloring after school. Every week, we will explore different kinds of music.

Mon, Mar 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Monthly meeting of the Bartholomew County Public Library Board. Open to all.

Mon, Mar 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Bring good luck and brighten up your day with these fun rainbow watercolor paintings. All supplies provided, and feel free to bring your own.

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
Alliance for Substance Abuse Progress (ASAP) staff discuss new services provided by their HUB and Magistrate Heather Mollo talks about the Family Recovery Court.

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Play games with Dakota!

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Mon, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Tue, Mar 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Tue, Mar 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Chair Yoga is a perfect practice to help you slowly develop balance and stability?while improving strength and flexibility. Postures are performed while seated and/or with the aid of a chair. One-hour free session led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts and held on the second Tuesday of the month. Bring a mat to ground the chair.

Tue, Mar 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hope - Hope Library (Annex)
Play games with Dakota in the Annex!

Tue, Mar 10, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Help out in the garden by planting, pulling weeds, watering plants, and harvesting yummy veggies.

Tue, Mar 10, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

Tue, Mar 10, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Lower Level Reception Area
All ages can learn how to grow potatoes in a box! Master Gardener Jan Bruner assists participants plant and take home their first garden project of the year. All supplies provided. .

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Use oils, sugars and scents to make your own sugar scrub recipe along with library staff member Tia Moore. Supplies provided along with a jar. Limit of 15.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Wed, Mar 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Wed, Mar 11, 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Main Library
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

Wed, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Learn to start seeds to grow your own food. Plant seeds to keep indoors until they sprout. Dirt, seeds, and containers provided.

Wed, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
The Columbus Area Multi Ethnic Organization (CAMEO) invites you to their monthly meeting. This month's host is the Korean Association. More info at https://cameocolumbus.org

Thu, Mar 12, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Fifth session of current drawing classes led by Katherine Hilden.

Thu, Mar 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Thu, Mar 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Stories & More

Thu, Mar 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Join us the Teen Area to hang out and play games!

Thu, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Continue Season 3 of our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign. Participants may only sign up for one session per month. Limit 8 participants. Registration required.

Thu, Mar 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Cleo's Seed Share is officially open to borrowers! Come down to the Main Branch and browse our available selection of organic, locally sourced seeds.

Thu, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Make connections learn and share with other area authors.

Fri, Mar 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Stop by the Teen Area to create something cool such as snowflakes friendship bracelets artwork and other creative activities. All supplies provided.

Fri, Mar 13, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Spring is quickly approaching along with rain showers. Come design your very own umbrella to use during the rainy weather.

Fri, Mar 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Main Library
Stop by the Teen Area to create something cool, such as friendship bracelets, embroidery, crochet, paintings and other creative activities. All supplies provided.

Fri, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Computer Lab
Learn to design and print objects using tinkercad and the library's 3-D printer. This month, we will decide on a new collaborative project, or work on your own projects. Limit 10 participants.

Mon, Mar 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus - Story Time Room
Come read to Lottie, the Great Dane! You will have 15 minutes to practice your reading skills. This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Mon, Mar 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus - Conference Room
Are you a member of a homeschooling family?

Mon, Mar 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

Mon, Mar 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
2015 PG-13 film tells the story of a working class laundress in 19th century London who joins the fight for women's suffrage. Stars Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep.

Mon, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
This month's topic is architecture with a photoshare theme of manual vs automatic mode. Minimal annual dues involved after one to two meetings.

Mon, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Front Entrance (Main Floor)
Enjoy snacks, discussion of manga, anime, and dating sims, and talk about ideas for the club. We will also choose an anime to watch the first episode of via Crunchyroll.com.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Wear your best green attire and bring something to read or find something new here. Green treats and comfy seating of various color provided. No non-consensual pinching allowed.

Tue, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
J. Scott Keller, an academically-trained antiques appraiser, answers your questions and examines your items. No firearms, coins, stamps or jewelry will be appraised.

Wed, Mar 18, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Gotta catch em all! Watch Pokemon and bring your games on any device to play with friends.

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Year in Review

We had a great year in 2019!  Click to see the highlights of the successes as we strive to be your connection to lifelong learning. 

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