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DIGITAL SAVENGER HUNT

Ages 12 +

2024-07-01 10:00:00 2024-07-01 17:30:00 America/New_York DIGITAL SAVENGER HUNT Continue your summer with a hunt! Marion County Public Library -

Monday, July 01
10:00am - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-01 10:00:00 2024-07-01 17:30:00 America/New_York DIGITAL SAVENGER HUNT Continue your summer with a hunt! Marion County Public Library -

Continue your summer with a hunt!

Come participate in our Digital Scavenger Hunt! Participants will seek to find QR codes located in establishments around town. A list of participating businesses will be provided to assist in your search. You can seek at your own speed. Bring your findings to this Library for special recognition. 

Marion County Public Library

Phone: 229.649.6385
Branch manager
Kimberley Scott

Hours
Mon, Jul 08 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, Jul 09 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Jul 10 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Thu, Jul 11 Closed
Fri, Jul 12 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jul 13 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Jul 14 Closed

About the branch

The Marion County Public Library, based in the county seat of Buena Vista, serves the needs of Marion and surrounding communities. For information booking the library or its meeting room please contact the branch directly.

Upcoming Events

Sun, Jul 14, All day
Columbus Public Library
Keep an eye out! There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy and hidden around. Stop by on your own time- complete at your speed! A New Hunt is posted every Sunday and is available all week!

Sun, Jul 14, All day
Columbus Public Library
Share photos and documents with the Library to help us fill our local history collection with community memories!

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
These playtime sessions offer the perfect opportunity for babies to develop crucial motor skills, ignite their imagination, and foster social interactions with other tiny adventurers.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Mon, Jul 15, 10:10am - 12:10pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Bring a blanket or towel and join us for a family-friendly movie! Light snacks are provided, or you can bring your own. For groups, please call ahead to ensure space.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Come Celebrate Summer Reading and watch an adventure movie with family and friends.  Call ahead at 706-989-3700 for movie titles. Popcorn and drink included.

Mon, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us and get creative! Each Kid’s Art Studio session allows you to unleash your inner artist by experimenting with different materials and styles.

Mon, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Let's get moving with a walking workout for adults who are wanting to improve their overall health and fitness.

Tue, Jul 16, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Stop by and grab your bundle! Bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Jul 16, All day
Columbus Public Library
Take a mental health break! Fold up something cute and exciting to get your brain back on track. Origami Take and Make bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Welcome to a crafting journey that draws its inspiration from the beauty and wonders of the natural world! Our nature-inspired craft series invites you to explore the artistry found amongst us!

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us around our "campfire" for a family story time featuring stories, an edible craft, and a flashlight game.

Tue, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Ready to sleuth? Use our clues to find the hidden trinket, books, and messages around our Library.

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
De-stress and unwind with this surprisingly relaxing activity. Enjoy coffee or tea provided and color to your heart's content. All materials provided, but you may bring your own if you'd like.

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room B
Join us for an afternoon of playing chess, learning new strategies, and meeting new people. Players of all skill levels are welcome to participate.

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
Come learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (by Candid) to find funding for your non-profit organization! Full database access is available at the Columbus Public Library.

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
Come play games, watch a movie, make a craft, or do some fun activities with other teens.

Tue, Jul 16, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors. 

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Join us every 3rd Tuesday of each month. Whether you’re a new player or a dungeon master, everyone is welcome to join the campaign! Seeking experienced dungeon masters willing to lead a campaign!

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This Storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Please join us as Ms. Brenda Salter, county extension agent at Fort Valley State University, shares advice on food and drink safety while traveling.

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Show off your adventurous spirit with temporary tattoo markers.

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us for an afternoon of playing chess, learning different strategies, and meeting new people. All skill levels are welcome.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
We’ll play Scrabble, Boggle and do crossword puzzles while having friendly discussions.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read!

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Thomas Study Room
Meet with a Columbus "Ledger-Enquirer" reporter who is available to answer any questions you might have about our local newspaper.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a cup of coffee and sit down for a conversation. A group gathering to discuss the topics of the day in a relaxing environment.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Sip some flavorful teas while discussing the latest tasty novel.

Thu, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Summer’s the perfect time for fun with friends and family at the Library! Join us for a special series filled with crafts, learning activities, and ADVENTURE!

Thu, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Are you interested in researching your genealogy, but aren’t sure where to start?

Thu, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Enjoy some conversation while beading, painting, and more!

Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Bring the whole family for a night of fun! Games, trivia, and creativity abound. Each family night brings a little something different.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Play Dungeons and Dragons at the library! Pick a pre-made character and join in a mini quest each week. Registration preferred. Call 706-748-2855 to save your spot.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Travel the globe through your kitchen! Each month we will discuss a cuisine from a different region or country around the world.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - Small Conference Room
A book club for busy people! No assigned reading; simply share what you are currently reading or read most recently in a relaxed, informal discussion. It's a great way to add to your TBR list!

Fri, Jul 19, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Go on a sensory scavenger hunt around the library and explore each of the five senses!

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Spin yarns and stitch together new friendships while creating masterpieces of the fiber arts. All are welcome, from beginners to pros.

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Celebrate our Summer Reading Program with storytime, crafts, and other fun activities.

Fri, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Beat the heat- join us for a family-friendly movie! Dress up, sing-along, bring snacks, and enjoy the show. All movies shown with Closed Captions.

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
Come play chess or other board games with us, your friends, and other teens.

Fri, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Each Friday at 3pm we’ll screen a classic adventure film! Limited seating is available.

Fri, Jul 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
We’re slowing things down this summer and enjoying the simpler things in life. Join us for a themed activity designed to help you relax and embrace your inner granny!

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Join us for a virtual adventure as we tour a national park with a National Park Service Ranger!

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Meet up with other board game enthusiasts for an afternoon of fun. Choose from the wide selection of board games in our collection, or feel free to bring your own!

Sat, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Uno, Dos, Tres Craft introduces Spanish to children in a hands-on form. Through crafts and stories, concepts such as numbers, colors, animals, and family are used to explore a new culture.   

Sat, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Long for luscious ‘locs’ but ‘dread’ the journey? Join us for a Naturally U” Loc Celebration to learn about starting and maintaining your locs!

Sat, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Take a break from your day and escape into a book. Love to read a variety of books? Want to chat with others about the story? This is the club for you!

Sat, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Whether you’re a seasoned player or just want to see what all the fuss is about, play Dungeons and Dragons at the Library! Pick a pre-made character and join in a mini quest. Register @ 706-748-2855.

Sun, Jul 21, All day
Columbus Public Library
Keep an eye out! There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy and hidden around. Stop by on your own time- complete at your speed! A New Hunt is posted every Sunday and is available all week!

Sun, Jul 21, All day
Columbus Public Library
Share photos and documents with the Library to help us fill our local history collection with community memories!

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
These playtime sessions offer the perfect opportunity for babies to develop crucial motor skills, ignite their imagination, and foster social interactions with other tiny adventurers.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Interested in learning the American Sign Language and French? Join other beginners to learn and practice! On se voit là-bas!

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Come Celebrate Summer Reading and watch an adventure movie with family and friends.  Call ahead at 706-989-3700 for movie titles. Popcorn and drink included.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Use beads to elevate your unique style! Make personalized necklaces and bracelets that complement all of your vibes.

Mon, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Let's get moving with a walking workout for adults who are wanting to improve their overall health and fitness.

Tue, Jul 23, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Stop by and grab your bundle! Bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Jul 23, All day
Columbus Public Library
Take a mental health break! Fold up something cute and exciting to get your brain back on track. Origami Take and Make bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marion County Public Library
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Welcome to a crafting journey that draws its inspiration from the beauty and wonders of the natural world! Our nature-inspired craft series invites you to explore the artistry found amongst us!

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Oil painting on canvas.

Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
It’s Shark Week! Drop in to the Teen Department and help us FIN-ish up the summer with shark themed activities, a movie, and snacks.

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Take a break. Have fun with other adults at the Library! Staff will provide card and board games for some friendly competition. Feel free to bring your own games to share! Light refreshments provided.

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
Come play games, watch a movie, make a craft, or do some fun activities with other teens.

Tue, Jul 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors. 

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This Storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Learn about instruments, musicians, and music styles. The musical adventure changes every week, but always ends with a dance party!

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Are you ready to Rock the Library?!

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Let's go explore the world! Compete with your friends and family to find out who is the smartest and savviest Blooket player!

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative.

Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us for an afternoon of playing chess, learning different strategies, and meeting new people. All skill levels are welcome.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Sip some flavorful teas while discussing the latest tasty novel.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
This group will be learning about events and people in Columbus and the surrounding areas. You’re invited to read a book, newspaper articles, watch videos, and otherwise learn about the topic.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Enjoy some conversation while beading, painting, and more!

Thu, Jul 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Join us in using your brain to construct LEGO® Brick masterpieces based on a challenge theme. Where we learn, we win!

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
South Columbus Public Library
Escape the everyday world & the hot weather with a fun film you can enjoy while you color, craft, or create! Be prepared for a productive & quiet, but not silent, screening experience.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Join us to wrap up the Summer Reading Program, with food, games, and fun!

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Beat the heat- join us for a family-friendly movie! Dress up, sing-along, bring snacks, and enjoy the show. All movies shown with Closed Captions.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Can you solve the mystery?! Test your sleuthing skills by working through various puzzles. Light refreshments provided.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Each Friday at 3pm we’ll screen a classic adventure film! Limited seating is available.

Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
During these classes, staff will demonstrate how to use common features and get the most out of the technology you already use every day!

Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Before you watch the Opening Ceremonies for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, France, come compete in the End of Summer Reading Olympics with your friends, family, and librarians!

Fri, Jul 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Banks Food Hall
This monthly book club will discuss books across all genres that feature authors, characters, and stories that celebrate and reflect the diversity of the LGBTQ+ experience.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Sat, Jul 27, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Meet up with other board game enthusiasts for an afternoon of fun. Choose from the wide selection of board games in our collection, or feel free to bring your own!

Sat, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Adults of all experience levels are welcome to this non-judgmental group of crochet enthusiasts who enjoy teaching as much as creating and sharing projects with the community.  

Sat, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
North Columbus Public Library
Celebrate the end of summer reading at this special afterhours Harry Potter-themed event. Enjoy all things Harry Potter, including trivia, food, crafts, and more! “When in doubt, go to the library.”

Sun, Jul 28, All day
Columbus Public Library
Keep an eye out! There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy and hidden around. Stop by on your own time- complete at your speed! A New Hunt is posted every Sunday and is available all week!

Sun, Jul 28, All day
Columbus Public Library
Share photos and documents with the Library to help us fill our local history collection with community memories!

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
These playtime sessions offer the perfect opportunity for babies to develop crucial motor skills, ignite their imagination, and foster social interactions with other tiny adventurers.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Mon, Jul 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Come Celebrate Summer Reading and watch an adventure movie with family and friends.  Call ahead at 706-989-3700 for movie titles. Popcorn and drink included.

Mon, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Let's get moving with a walking workout for adults who are wanting to improve their overall health and fitness.

Tue, Jul 30, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Stop by and grab your bundle! Bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Jul 30, All day
Columbus Public Library
Take a mental health break! Fold up something cute and exciting to get your brain back on track. Origami Take and Make bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Celebrate finishing the Summer Reading Program with the South Columbus library community. Enjoy one more exciting adventure before summer ends. Pick up your prize, eat treats, and have fun!

Tue, Jul 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
Come play games, watch a movie, make a craft, or do some fun activities with other teens.

Tue, Jul 30, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors. 

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Join us for the grand finale of Summer Reading!

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend! Come expand your imagination and creativity with us! All crafting items needed will be supplied.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This Storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Wed, Jul 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative.

Wed, Jul 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Feel like expressing yourself through the written word? This event caters to aspiring authors at all levels of experience.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Sip some flavorful teas while discussing the latest tasty novel.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
What are you reading? Come discuss your latest reading adventure with other readers.

Thu, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Don’t let the summer slide hinder your students reading level this year! Is your student (K-3) struggling to learn high frequency words?

Thu, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Enjoy some conversation while beading, painting, and more!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults, come to enjoy crafting, coloring, and conversation.

Thu, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults, come to enjoy crafting, coloring, and conversation.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
From stitching to Sudoku, bring your project and join us to enjoy this safe space to listen to stories, be creative, and swap crafty tips!

Thu, Aug 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - Small Conference Room
A book club for busy people! No assigned reading; simply share what you are currently reading or read most recently in a relaxed, informal discussion. It's a great way to add to your TBR list!

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Fri, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Each Friday at 3pm we’ll screen a classic adventure film! Limited seating is available.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Sat, Aug 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Love a good cozy mystery? Each month we’ll spotlight a cozy subgenre and discuss what we’re currently reading while working on a fun craft!

Sat, Aug 03, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Meet up with other board game enthusiasts for an afternoon of fun. Choose from the wide selection of board games in our collection, or feel free to bring your own!

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Iron Bank Coffee Co. 6 11th St
Like books? Like brews? This adult book club is the perfect "mix" for a lazy Saturday afternoon! New members are always welcome!  1st Saturday of each month, 2:00-4:00pm 

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
We welcome a representative from the League of Women Voters of the Chattahoochee Valley to give a bipartisan presentation on voter rights and information.

Sun, Aug 04, All day
Columbus Public Library
Keep an eye out! There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy and hidden around. Stop by on your own time- complete at your speed! A New Hunt is posted every Sunday and is available all week!

Sun, Aug 04, All day
Columbus Public Library
Share photos and documents with the Library to help us fill our local history collection with community memories!

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Mon, Aug 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Aug 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Let's get moving with a walking workout for adults who are wanting to improve their overall health and fitness.

Tue, Aug 06, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Stop by and grab your bundle! Bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Aug 06, All day
Columbus Public Library
Take a mental health break! Fold up something cute and exciting to get your brain back on track. Origami Take and Make bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Tue, Aug 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
We'll screen one of the latest family-friendly films for you. Be sure to check at the service desk for the title.

Tue, Aug 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room B
Join us for an afternoon of playing chess, learning new strategies, and meeting new people. Players of all skill levels are welcome to participate.

Tue, Aug 06, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors. 

Tue, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
The Hogwarts Express now boards quarterly from Platform 9 ¾ to a Hogwarts satellite campus – Mildred L. Terry Public Library! Costumes and Muggles are welcome!

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This Storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore.

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Aug 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Listen to a short history presentation and spark your creativity with a related craft. New topics and crafts every month. Though crafts are designed for adults, all ages are welcome!

Wed, Aug 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us for an afternoon of playing chess, learning different strategies, and meeting new people. All skill levels are welcome.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
We’ll discuss a different book each month featuring a U.S. President and/or the First Family.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Meet and Learn with other homeschool families! Hands-on activities, stories, experiments, and sharing.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Sip some flavorful teas while discussing the latest tasty novel.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
What are you reading? Come discuss your latest reading adventure with other readers.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Don’t let the summer slide hinder your students reading level this year! Is your student (K-3) struggling to learn high frequency words?

Thu, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Learn preservation strategies for your old photos and documents. We’ll also go over how to use the Library’s archival scanner to save the items digitally.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Enjoy some conversation while beading, painting, and more!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults, come to enjoy crafting, coloring, and conversation.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults, come to enjoy crafting, coloring, and conversation.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Fri, Aug 09, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Each Friday at 3pm we’ll screen a classic adventure film! Limited seating is available.

Fri, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
Got a question about your smartphone? During this open lab hour, staff will do a quick demonstration of one useful smartphone feature and answer questions for both Android and Apple devices.

Fri, Aug 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Midtown Coffee
Forever Young Adult Book Club is for readers who are a little less Y and a bit more A, but who still enjoy a good YA book.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Sat, Aug 10, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Meet up with other board game enthusiasts for an afternoon of fun. Choose from the wide selection of board games in our collection, or feel free to bring your own!

Sat, Aug 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Join us the 2nd Saturday of each month for a lively book discussion of popular titles.  New Members are always welcome! 

Sat, Aug 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Adults of all experience levels are welcome to this non-judgmental group of crochet enthusiasts who enjoy teaching as much as creating and sharing projects with the community.  

Sun, Aug 11, All day
Columbus Public Library
Keep an eye out! There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy and hidden around. Stop by on your own time- complete at your speed! A New Hunt is posted every Sunday and is available all week!

Sun, Aug 11, All day
Columbus Public Library
Share photos and documents with the Library to help us fill our local history collection with community memories!

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Mon, Aug 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Looking to improve your technology skills, or better understand your devices? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One!

Mon, Aug 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Let's get moving with a walking workout for adults who are wanting to improve their overall health and fitness.

Mon, Aug 12, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Join us for a cinematic night in! We will be watching award-winning historical feature films that took a creative approach to history!

Tue, Aug 13, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Stop by and grab your bundle! Bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Aug 13, All day
Columbus Public Library
Take a mental health break! Fold up something cute and exciting to get your brain back on track. Origami Take and Make bundles are limited to a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Tue, Aug 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
Challenge each other to a game of checkers, jenga, uno or any of the many board games we provide.

Tue, Aug 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors. 

Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Learn about the wonders of the Solar System with our friends from the Coca Cola Space Science Center while enjoying a DIY Ice-Cream Sundae that is out of this world!

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Good movie, bad history? If you enjoyed the 2nd Monday Movie Club choice, join us the next day to learn about how the film compares to the facts!