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Columbus

Today's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Mon, May 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, May 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 16 Closed
Mon, May 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, May 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 16 Closed

Address
536 Fifth St.
Columbus, IN 47201
Tel: 812-379-1255

The Main Library is located in the Cleo Rogers Memorial Library in downtown Columbus at 536 Fifth Street. Completed in 1969 and designed by architect I.M. Pei, it features library collections for children, teens, and adults. It also houses the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives, Indiana Room, and Digital Underground Media Lab.


Reminder: Zoom links are emailed
Wed, May 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

Wed, May 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

Thu, May 13, 9:00am - 10:00am
Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. These are free sessions. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance.

Thu, May 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom 2
Vitamins are essential nutrients that your body needs to function properly and stay healthy. Dr Trevor Miller, Integrated Health of Indiana provides tips on what to look for when purchasing vitamins.

Fri, May 14, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Non-Library Location (See description)
The Columbus Community Film Series presents the AMPLIFY Film Festival. The goal is to celebrate the full human experience including the diverse and often marginalized voices in our community. Register

Fri, May 14, 6:00pm - 6:40pm
Library Plaza
Join us for a fun, high-energy evening with Southern Indiana Taiko. This local group delivers a dynamic show involving large Japanese drums and choreographed dance.

Sat, May 15, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Non-Library Location (See description)
Join us at the Columbus Farmer's Market, 123 Washington Street. We look forward to seeing you!

Sat, May 15, 9:00am - 9:45am
Enjoy a Breath and Flow focused yoga class with Sneha Balanaga. Appropriate for all levels. Bring your own mat. All participants need to complete a waiver prior to class. Rain cancels the class.

Sat, May 15, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Plaza
South Central Master Garden Association members will be on hand to help you select healthy, locally grown plants. Choose from a selection of annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and more.

Mon, May 17, 9:00am - 10:00am
Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. These are free sessions. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance.

Mon, May 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom 2
Navigate the new ups and downs of grocery shopping with Cherie Lowe, the Queen of Free. in this interactive presentation. Saving money doesn't have to be hard, no matter how you shop!

Mon, May 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Patio
Play this mashup game by flipping your cups over faster than your opponent to win the game.

Tue, May 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Library Patio
Storytime on the children's patio!

Tue, May 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Patio
Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting adventure that uses GPS. Learn to find these treasures and make your own! We will start on the Teen Stairs and explore downtown Columbus.

Tue, May 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom
Do you enjoy playing Bingo?

Wed, May 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

Wed, May 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Patio
Make seed bombs to spread some flowery cheer! All supplies provided.

Wed, May 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

Wed, May 19, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Facebook
Join us for an evening livestream storytime!

Thu, May 20, 9:00am - 10:00am
Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. These are free sessions. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance.

Thu, May 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Patio
Join in for a D.I.G Time!

Thu, May 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Non-Library Location (See description)
Free lunch with Meridian Kiwanis and a presentation by author, keynote speaker, and leadership trainer, Anthony Casablanca. Event is at YES Cinema. Register at kducks.com

Thu, May 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Patio
A New Beginning! Jump into Season 3 of Teen D&D. Explore the northern reaches of Laerkond, land of the Dragonborn. New and old players welcome.

Thu, May 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom 2
Dr. Michael G. Cartwright discuses the text of an abolitionist address, given by 23-year old Larkin Houser in 1855.

Fri, May 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Patio
Reuse an old thrifted record as a canvas to paint a work of art.

Fri, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Plaza
We are excited to host Kevin Stonerock! Kevin's easy-going performance style has been described as "having a conversation on the front porch with an old friend."

Sat, May 22, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Non-Library Location (See description)
Join us at the Columbus Farmer's Market, 123 Washington Street. We look forward to seeing you!

Sat, May 22, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Library Plaza
Teenage conductor Carlos Lopez leads his small chamber orchestra as they perform several patriotic pieces. Attend in person or on our FB page, facebook.com/mybcpl.

Mon, May 24, 9:00am - 10:00am
Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. These are free sessions. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance.

Mon, May 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Patio
Engage in therapeutic dance to relieve last-week-of-school stress. Music provided; bring your own sick moves.

Mon, May 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teen Area
Help plan future teen programs and learn about volunteer opportunities at the library. Actual location: Garden.

Mon, May 24, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Learn about the Four Freedoms Monument in Evansville from veteran radio broadcaster and college educator Ken Marshall. View at facebook.com/mybcpl

Tue, May 25, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Take and Make
Process art for the youngest artists!

Tue, May 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Library Patio
Storytime on the children's patio!

Tue, May 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Patio
Do you enjoy playing games?

Tue, May 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Zoom 2
Join library staff members Shelly and Maria and discuss the book "Blankets" by Craig Thompson. This coming of age graphic novel centers on a young man struggling to find his creative voice.

Wed, May 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

Wed, May 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Patio
Celebrate the end of school with a sweet treat outside the Teen Area.

Wed, May 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

Thu, May 27, 9:00am - 10:00am
Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. These are free sessions. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance.

Thu, May 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Patio
Discover your godly heritage and stop an assortment of villainous gods from destroying the planet. No prior knowledge is necessary for this one-shot role playing game. All materials provided.

Mon, May 31, All day
All libraries closed for Memorial Day. We re-open tomorrow.

Wed, Jun 02, 9:30am - 10:30am
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

Wed, Jun 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Plaza
Explore the benefits of yoga and how it connects breath, body, and spirit as one. Free sessions led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.