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Author MARLEE BUSH

A "NOVEL NOTIONS" Event

2024-06-23 15:00:00 2024-06-23 17:00:00 America/New_York Author MARLEE BUSH The author of the new psychological thriller WHEN SHE WAS ME will discuss how she turned her passion for true crime into this blistering tale of twin sisters hiding in the Tennessee woods. Columbus Public Library - Auditorium

Sunday, June 23
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-23 15:00:00 2024-06-23 17:00:00 America/New_York Author MARLEE BUSH The author of the new psychological thriller WHEN SHE WAS ME will discuss how she turned her passion for true crime into this blistering tale of twin sisters hiding in the Tennessee woods. Columbus Public Library - Auditorium

The author of the new psychological thriller WHEN SHE WAS ME will discuss how she turned her passion for true crime into this blistering tale of twin sisters hiding in the Tennessee woods.

This event is presented by the Muscogee County Library Foundation as a part of its NOVEL NOTIONS program introducing up-and-coming writers to Chattahoochee Valley audiences.

Copies of WHEN SHE WAS ME will be available for purchase at the event, and Ms. Bush will be available for autographs after her presentation.

For more information about this exciting new author please visit her website.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Events |

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Columbus Public Library

Phone: 706.243.2669
Branch manager
Katie Burnett

Hours
Mon, Jun 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 1:30PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

The Columbus Public Library serves as the anchor branch for the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries and has been named one of the “10 Most Beautiful Libraries in Georgia.” Meeting Rooms, Auditorium and Computer Lab can be booked for public events up to 90 days in advance. Study Rooms are available by calling 706.243.2681.

Upcoming Events

Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - W.C. Bradley Reading Room
Join us on this Summer Solstice for an afternoon of space exploration at the Library! Immerse yourself in a space-themed adventure filled with crafts and activities for all ages.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Sip some flavorful teas while discussing the latest tasty novel.

Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Enjoy some conversation while beading, painting, and more!

Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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.

Fri, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Celebrate our Summer Reading Program with storytime, crafts, and other fun activities.

Fri, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Enjoy themed crafts and activities and meet other Pokémon enthusiasts! Test your knowledge with trivia, create a custom deck box, trade cards, and more. Themed costumes/attire is encouraged.

Fri, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Round up the family and meet us at MCPL for Summer Cinema!

Fri, Jun 21, 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, Jun 22, 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, Jun 22, 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, Jun 22, 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, Jun 22, 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, Jun 22, 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, Jun 23, 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, Jun 23, All day
Columbus Public Library
Share photos and documents with the Library to help us fill our local history collection with community memories!

Sun, Jun 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
The author of the new psychological thriller WHEN SHE WAS ME will discuss how she turned her passion for true crime into this blistering tale of twin sisters hiding in the Tennessee woods.

Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 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, Jun 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.

Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 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, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What will we discover today? Explore interesting topics, make awesome creations, and challenge your imagination during these STEAM learning labs.

Tue, Jun 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
How are you staying hydrated? Drop by the Teen Department and try your hand at some WaterTok creations and copycat coffeehouse beverages.

Tue, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Join us to listen to Ed Berry, an attorney with 30+ years of experience, address common legal concerns for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Tue, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Yancey Children's Garden
Bring your wings, and ready your fairy cheer, Magic and laughter await you here!

Tue, Jun 25, 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, Jun 26, 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, Jun 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.

Wed, Jun 26, 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, Jun 26, 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, Jun 26, 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, Jun 26, 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, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Can you find all the clues? Let's go on an adventure with a scavenger hunt! Help us find our way to the end.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative.

Wed, Jun 26, 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, Jun 26, 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, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read!

Thu, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Sip some flavorful teas while discussing the latest tasty novel.

Thu, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Enjoy some conversation while beading, painting, and more!

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
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, Jun 28, 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, Jun 28, 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, Jun 28, 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, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Celebrate our Summer Reading Program with storytime, crafts, and other fun activities.

Fri, Jun 28, 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, Jun 28, 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, Jun 28, 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, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
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, Jun 28, 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!

Fri, Jun 28, 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, Jun 29, 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, Jun 29, 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, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn about our seed library and swap plants, seeds or cuttings with others. Meet fellow plant enthusiasts and find the perfect new plant for your home! Experts will be on hand to answer questions.

Sun, Jun 30, 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, Jun 30, 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 01, 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 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!

Mon, Jul 01, 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 01, 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 01, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Mon, Jul 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Tue, Jul 02, 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 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Jul 02, 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 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What will we discover today? Explore interesting topics, make awesome creations, and challenge your imagination during these STEAM learning labs.

Tue, Jul 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Learn how your Library card can get you free admission to Georgia Parks and Museums and plan your trip as we view free digital exhibits.

Tue, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Bring a project or do one of ours. This monthly program encourages conversation and creativity. Attendees are invited to bring craft supplies to swap.

Tue, Jul 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 03, 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 03, 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 03, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Wed, Jul 03, 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 03, 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 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Learn the “how to’s” of fire safety from fire safety expert, Smokey Bear and his forest Ranger pals. Smokey will be onsite for pictures, hugs, and to share his own life saving story.

Wed, Jul 03, 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 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestions. Movies? Crafts and DIY? Gaming? You help us decide. All materials are provided.

Wed, Jul 03, 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, Jul 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative.

Wed, Jul 03, 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 03, 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, Jul 04, 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!

Fri, Jul 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!

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

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Celebrate our Summer Reading Program with storytime, crafts, and other fun activities.

Fri, Jul 05, 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 05, 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 05, 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 05, 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 06, 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 06, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Sat, Jul 06, 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, Jul 06, 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 06, 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, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn stories from various world mythologies, do activities, discuss mythology, and enjoy the company of other mythology lovers!

Sun, Jul 07, 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 07, 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 08, 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 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!

Mon, Jul 08, 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, Jul 08, 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 08, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Mon, Jul 08, 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 08, 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 08, 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 08, 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 08, 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, Jul 08, 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, Jul 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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 09, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Tue, Jul 09, 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 09, 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 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Get in shape ..... Gently!

Tue, Jul 09, 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 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
Need help on the computer? Library staff will provide roving instruction on basic computer skills like using a mouse and keyboard, Microsoft Word, Internet, email, and Library resources.

Tue, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Come on by and "cool" down with us as we make fans with construction paper. Supplies will be provided.

Tue, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Come sample some cosplay crafts at our different creative stations, and learn a little but about the origins and art of cosplay.

Tue, Jul 09, 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 09, 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 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Work with a partner and compete against your peers. Search for hidden clues before time runs out in this amazing scavenger hunt. Explore, uncover, discover!

Tue, Jul 09, 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!

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

Wed, Jul 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room B
The American Red Cross is partnering with Chattahoochee Valley Libraries for blood donations from eligible community members.
Register

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Bring the whole family to enjoy this animal encounter brought to the Library by Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center.

Wed, Jul 10, 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 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative.

Wed, Jul 10, 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 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
We’ll discuss a different book each month related to a crime in Georgia.

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

Thu, Jul 11, 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, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Sip some flavorful teas while discussing the latest tasty novel.

Thu, Jul 11, 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 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Enjoy some conversation while beading, painting, and more!

Thu, Jul 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
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!

Thu, Jul 11, 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!

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

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

Fri, Jul 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Get creative while giving back to the community! We find a deserving community group and provide all the material for a special craft.

Fri, Jul 12, 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!

Fri, Jul 12, 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, Jul 13, 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 13, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Continue your summer with a hunt!

Sat, Jul 13, 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 13, 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, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Join us in using your brain to construct LEGO® Brick masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Sat, Jul 13, 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 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Celebrate summer with an afternoon of craft mocktail creation!

Sat, Jul 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
North Columbus Public Library
A special after-hours event for TEENS! Get into character and take over the library on live-action quest. Teens only. Reservations and permission forms required. Please call 706-748-2855.

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.