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Teen Takeover: You Decide

2023-05-31 16:00:00 2023-05-31 17:00:00 America/New_York Teen Takeover: You Decide What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts and DIY? Gaming? You help us decide! South Columbus Public Library -

Wednesday, May 31
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-05-31 16:00:00 2023-05-31 17:00:00 America/New_York Teen Takeover: You Decide What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts and DIY? Gaming? You help us decide! South Columbus Public Library -

What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts and DIY? Gaming? You help us decide!

Teen programs are for youth aged 12 years old through 12th grade.

AGE GROUP: | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytimes | Movies | Games and Gaming | Arts, Crafts, and Makerspaces |

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South Columbus Public Library

Phone: 706.683.8805
Branch manager
Pepper Grimmett

Hours
Mon, Sep 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Sep 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Sep 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Sep 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 01 Closed

About the branch

TEMPORARY LOCATION:

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1973 Torch Hill Road

The South Columbus Public Library is undergoing extensive renovation and expansion, with an expected re-opening in spring 2024. Full library services are available at the temporary location just two blocks north at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1973 Torch Hill Road.

 

The South Columbus Public Library is conveniently located near the entrance of Ft. Benning and up the road from area attractions such as the National Infantry Museum, Oxbow Meadows, and Historic Westville. The branch has one meeting room space that seats 45 people and includes a flat-screen TV with HDMI cable, a podium, and white board. Laptops are available for checkout with a photo I.D. and valid library card. Groups booking the meeting room can configure the room setup on a self-service basis.

Upcoming Events

Mon, Sep 25, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Book a 45-minute session with staff to get help with basic skills! Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call to reserve a time.

Mon, Sep 25, All day
Columbus Public Library
Explore the world of comics and graphic novels with this reading challenge. From classic characters like Snoopy to award-winning works like New Kid, there is something for everyone!

Mon, Sep 25, 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!

Tue, Sep 26, All day
Columbus Public Library
Explore the world of comics and graphic novels with this reading challenge. From classic characters like Snoopy to award-winning works like New Kid, there is something for everyone!

Tue, Sep 26, 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 make something Kawaii. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Sep 26, All day
Columbus Public Library
Learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects- a great lesson in mindfulness, patience, and creativity. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Sep 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let's get ready to read! Based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, this storytime helps shape growing minds. Sing, Talk, Read, Write, and Play-your child is on their way!

Tue, Sep 26, 10:30am - 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!

Tue, Sep 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us to explore different cultural events, games and activities from around the world.

Tue, Sep 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
Learn computer basics in this introductory class.

Tue, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Take a break and come have fun with other adults at the library doing activities like card games, trivia, recipe swaps, and more! Light refreshments provided.

Tue, Sep 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Sep 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
We provide a space and activity just for teens! Create your own personalized buttons and stickers. All supplies provided.

Wed, Sep 27, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Every Wednesday, North Columbus Library staff spend time out in the community. If your group would like to learn more about scheduling a visit, please contact the North Columbus Library.

Wed, Sep 27, All day
Columbus Public Library
Explore the world of comics and graphic novels with this reading challenge. From classic characters like Snoopy to award-winning works like New Kid, there is something for everyone!

Wed, Sep 27, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Sep 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Sep 27, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Sep 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts ad DIY? Gaming? You help us decide! All materials provided.

Wed, Sep 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative. Games and activities will be provided, but families are welcome to bring their own games to share.

Thu, Sep 28, All day
Columbus Public Library
Explore the world of comics and graphic novels with this reading challenge. From classic characters like Snoopy to award-winning works like New Kid, there is something for everyone!

Thu, Sep 28, 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, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Amerigroup Community Care is hosting a Free Ultimate Community Baby Shower for expecting and parenting families.

Thu, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults come together to craft, create, learn, and converse.

Thu, Sep 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Struggling to learn high frequency words? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One sight words practice session. Schedule anytime between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.

Thu, Sep 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Sep 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
This reading group will be reading about events, places and people in Columbus and the surrounding areas.

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Make imagination and stories come alive! Act out your favorite fairy tales and books in this impromptu theatre playtime. Explore acting as a hobby and maybe even a star-lit career!

Thu, Sep 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Activities just for teens on the last Thursday of every month.

Fri, Sep 29, All day
Columbus Public Library
Explore the world of comics and graphic novels with this reading challenge. From classic characters like Snoopy to award-winning works like New Kid, there is something for everyone!

Fri, Sep 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee 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!

Fri, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Kick off your weekends with activities like scavenger hunts, crafts, and challenges at the library! Each week will have a special theme. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Fri, Sep 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Come join us and get cozy outdoors with this camp-themed storytime. We’ll read stories, play games, and eat snacks while enjoying nature.

Fri, Sep 29, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Hang out with us as we watch episodes of shows from the 90’s best prime-time family programming block. This program is intended for youth aged 12 years-old through 12th grade. 

Sat, Sep 30, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Spend quality time at the library. We offer 2+ games to try each week. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Sat, Sep 30, All day
Columbus Public Library
Explore the world of comics and graphic novels with this reading challenge. From classic characters like Snoopy to award-winning works like New Kid, there is something for everyone!

Sat, Sep 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
We'll have tables from different countries, limited samples of food and share stories and crafts in support of this year's theme: "Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America."

Sat, Sep 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Join us for Family Friendly movie! Popcorn and drink provided.

Sat, Sep 30, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
The internationally-acclaimed short film festival MANHATTAN SHORT returns to the Columbus Public Library. This global festival allows audiences to vote for Best Picture and Best Performance.

Sat, Sep 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us for sweet treats and all the drama as we discuss a new book each month. New members are always welcome! To find each month's title, follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/group/dessertdrama/).

Sat, Sep 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Right before the start of Banned Books Week (October 1-7), come ready to talk about a banned or challenged book you've read. Come celebrate the freedom to read!

Sat, Sep 30, 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.   

Sun, Oct 01, All day
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Mon, Oct 02, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Book a 45-minute session with staff to get help with basic skills! Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call to reserve a time.

Mon, Oct 02, 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, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
Story time, Arts & Crafts, Movies, and STEAM.

Mon, Oct 02, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
The internationally-acclaimed short film festival MANHATTAN SHORT returns to the Columbus Public Library. This global festival allows audiences to vote for Best Picture and Best Performance.

Tue, Oct 03, 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 make something Kawaii. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 03, All day
Columbus Public Library
Learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects- a great lesson in mindfulness, patience, and creativity. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let's get ready to read! Based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, this storytime helps shape growing minds. Sing, Talk, Read, Write, and Play-your child is on their way!

Tue, Oct 03, 10:30am - 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!

Tue, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
¡Club de Español bilingüe durante el almuerzo!

Tue, Oct 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us to explore different cultural events, games and activities from around the world.

Tue, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Bring your homemade craft items to work on and leave with a new treasure! This monthly program encourages socialization and conservation. Attendees are invited to bring craft supplies to swap.

Tue, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Do you know your numbers? High blood pressure is “a silent killer".  Nurses from Nurses Inc. provide free blood pressure checks at your library!  1st Tuesday of Every Month | 4-5pm

Tue, Oct 03, 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.

Tue, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
What do You want to do?

Tue, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Teens! Take a break from the screens and come to the library for some unplugged gaming featuring Stranger Things: Attack of the Mindflayer! All skill levels welcome.

Wed, Oct 04, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Every Wednesday, North Columbus Library staff spend time out in the community. If your group would like to learn more about scheduling a visit, please contact the North Columbus Library.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Oct 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Oct 04, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Oct 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Enjoy a relaxing activity to distress and unwind, with refreshments provided by us. Enjoy coffee while you color. All materials provided.

Wed, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts ad DIY? Gaming? You help us decide! All materials provided.

Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative. Games and activities will be provided, but families are welcome to bring their own games to share.

Thu, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Having trouble finding your women ancestors? Come learn some tips on searching for them in historical records.

Thu, Oct 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Story Times, Movies, Arts & Crafts, and Makerspaces.

Thu, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults come together to craft, create, learn, and converse.

Thu, Oct 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Struggling to learn high frequency words? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One sight words practice session. Schedule anytime between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.

Thu, Oct 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Share a poem, short story, or graphic novel you’ve been working on or brainstorm an idea and get constructive feedback from fellow creative writing enthusiasts and Library staff.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Join us in using your brain to construct LEGO® masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Thu, Oct 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Activities just for teens on the last Thursday of every month.

Fri, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Kick off your weekends with activities like scavenger hunts, crafts, and challenges at the library! Each week will have a special theme. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Fri, Oct 06, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Join us for relaxing afternoons of lo-fi beats and activities. This program is intended for youth aged 12 years-old through 12th grade. 

Sat, Oct 07, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Spend quality time at the library. We offer 2+ games to try each week. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Iron Bank Coffee Company - 6 11th Street
Like books? Like brews? This adult book club is the perfect "mix" for a lazy Saturday afternoon! New members are always welcome! 

Sat, Oct 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Get creative while you give back to the community! We identify a deserving community group and provide all of the material for a special craft. You put it together before we pay it forward.

Mon, Oct 09, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Book a 45-minute session with staff to get help with basic skills! Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call to reserve a time.

Mon, Oct 09, 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, Oct 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Deepen your understanding of Indigenous Peoples' Day as you learn more about local nations. The Columbus Museum is co-hosting this special event at North Columbus Library.

Tue, Oct 10, 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 make something Kawaii. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 10, All day
Columbus Public Library
Learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects- a great lesson in mindfulness, patience, and creativity. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let's get ready to read! Based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, this storytime helps shape growing minds. Sing, Talk, Read, Write, and Play-your child is on their way!

Tue, Oct 10, 10:30am - 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!

Tue, Oct 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us to explore different cultural events, games and activities from around the world.

Tue, Oct 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
Activities, crafts, and stories.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
De-stress and unwind with this surprisingly relaxing activity. Enjoy coffee or tea and color to your heart's content! All materials provided.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
We provide a space and activity just for teens! Celebrate National Pasta Month by making your own felt Pasta Pals. No-sew and simple hand-stitch options available. All supplies provided.

Tue, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Anything could happen! Brace yourself for a TERROR-rific afternoon with horrifying scripts, creepy candy and ghoulish games… Whatever you do - DONT STAY HOME!

Wed, Oct 11, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Every Wednesday, North Columbus Library staff spend time out in the community. If your group would like to learn more about scheduling a visit, please contact the North Columbus Library.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Young ones will be thrilled to explore a firetruck and get up close and personal with a real-life hero.

Wed, Oct 11, 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!

Wed, Oct 11, 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.

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

Wed, Oct 11, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Oct 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Bring in your mobile device for personal instruction on how to navigate the digital library. For adults.

Wed, Oct 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Join us for this beginner crochet class. All crafting supplies are provided.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts ad DIY? Gaming? You help us decide! All materials provided.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative. Games and activities will be provided, but families are welcome to bring their own games to share.

Thu, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
This class will feature online and in-person resources from around the state of Georgia.

Thu, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults come together to craft, create, learn, and converse.

Thu, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Struggling to learn high frequency words? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One sight words practice session. Schedule anytime between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.

Thu, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Games, trivia, and creativity abound! Each night brings something different, so bring the whole family for free fun at the Library!

Thu, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Calling all teenage adventurers! No matter your skill level, bring your creativity and imagination for an afternoon of fantastic roleplaying quests. Beginners and experienced players welcome.

Thu, Oct 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
A book club for busy people! We have no assigned books; 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, Oct 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee 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!

Fri, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Kick off your weekends with activities like scavenger hunts, crafts, and challenges at the library! Each week will have a special theme. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Fri, Oct 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Join us for relaxing afternoons of lo-fi beats and activities. This program is intended for youth aged 12 years-old through 12th grade. 

Fri, Oct 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
We will indulge in conversations by candlelight about the genre, dark fiction. Conversations will be over a literary buffet of titles and tea as dark as the tales we will be discussing.

Sat, Oct 14, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Spend quality time at the library. We offer 2+ games to try each week. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Sat, Oct 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
This Story Time focuses on an element of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) with hands on learning experiences for children of all ages.

Sat, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 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!

Sat, Oct 14, 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 happy 'makers'. There's always a project to 'show & tell' about and share with the community.

Sun, Oct 15, All day
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Mon, Oct 16, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Book a 45-minute session with staff to get help with basic skills! Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call to reserve a time.

Mon, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
Story time, Arts & Crafts, Movies, and STEAM.

Tue, Oct 17, 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 make something Kawaii. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 17, All day
Columbus Public Library
Learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects- a great lesson in mindfulness, patience, and creativity. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let's get ready to read! Based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, this storytime helps shape growing minds. Sing, Talk, Read, Write, and Play-your child is on their way!

Tue, Oct 17, 10:30am - 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!

Tue, Oct 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us to explore different cultural events, games and activities from around the world.

Tue, Oct 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
We provide a space and activity just for teens! All supplies provided.

Tue, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Enjoy a cuppa while you chat with other British TV fans. Participants can discuss shows, share recommendations, watch clips, or even watch a full episode! Tea & light refreshments provided.

Tue, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
What do You want to do?

Tue, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Teens! Take a break from the screens and come to the library for some unplugged gaming featuring There's Been a Murder! All skill levels welcome.

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 18, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Every Wednesday, North Columbus Library staff spend time out in the community. If your group would like to learn more about scheduling a visit, please contact the North Columbus Library.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Oct 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Oct 18, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts ad DIY? Gaming? You help us decide! All materials provided.

Wed, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative. Games and activities will be provided, but families are welcome to bring their own games to share.

Wed, Oct 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Get together and discuss some of the new and exciting titles in the history and historical fiction genre.

Thu, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Story Times, Movies, Arts & Crafts, and Makerspaces.

Thu, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults come together to craft, create, learn, and converse.

Thu, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Struggling to learn high frequency words? Call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One sight words practice session. Schedule anytime between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.

Thu, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Adults experiencing dementia or similar neurocognitive disabilities, along with their caregivers, are invited to join us for an hour of relaxing activities.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Kids put architecture and engineering skills to work and learn how to build structures using edible building materials! Reservations required, call 706-748-2855 to reserve your spot.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Join us in using your brain to construct LEGO® masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Thu, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Teens put architecture and engineering skills to work and learn how to build structures using edible building materials! Call 706-748-2855 to reserve your spot.

Fri, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Kick off your weekends with activities like scavenger hunts, crafts, and challenges at the library! Each week will have a special theme. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Fri, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
In this course, we’ll learn about how to use the Learning ExpressLibrary Resume Builder to craft professional looking resumes and cover letters.

Fri, Oct 20, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Join us for relaxing afternoons of lo-fi beats and activities. This program is intended for youth aged 12 years-old through 12th grade. 

Sat, Oct 21, All day
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Spend quality time at the library. We offer 2+ games to try each week. Stop by on your own time and play at your speed.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Choose your favorite pink attire to come and have a "ball"! We will create something special for the parade and enjoy stories and refreshments.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Doctors-in-training from the Mercer School of Medicine will show your children what happens at the doctor’s office, using our special teddy bear friends as the patients!

Sat, Oct 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Calling all adventurers! No matter your skill level, bring your creativity and imagination for an afternoon of fantastic roleplaying quests. Beginners and experienced players welcome.

Sat, Oct 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room,Small Conference Room
Calling all trainers! You gotta catch these themed crafts and activities while you meet other Pokémon enthusiasts! Costumes/attire is encouraged.

Sun, Oct 22, All day
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Tue, Oct 24, 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 make something Kawaii. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 24, All day
Columbus Public Library
Learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects- a great lesson in mindfulness, patience, and creativity. Bundles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tue, Oct 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Let's get ready to read! Based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, this storytime helps shape growing minds. Sing, Talk, Read, Write, and Play-your child is on their way!

Tue, Oct 24, 10:30am - 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!

Tue, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us to explore different cultural events, games and activities from around the world.

Tue, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
Window Art Painting.

Tue, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Take a break and come have fun with other adults at the library doing activities like card games, trivia, recipe swaps, and more! Light refreshments provided.

Tue, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Bring your old or broken Barbies to the Children’s Department, and we’ll repurpose them into beautifully scary zombies.

Tue, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
We provide a space and activity just for teens! Celebrate National Pasta Month by learning how to make fresh pasta at home and a quick store-bought pasta recipe. All supplies provided.

Wed, Oct 25, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Every Wednesday, North Columbus Library staff spend time out in the community. If your group would like to learn more about scheduling a visit, please contact the North Columbus Library.

Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Oct 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Oct 25, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha 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!

Wed, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Pack a lunch and join us for a chance to learn about history! While you chow down, listen as CSU professors Dr. David Kieran and Dr. Bryan Banks present on the topics below.

Wed, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Pumpkins and more with the Marion County Farm Bureau! Join us as we explore the Fall season through stories and crafts.

Wed, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
What do YOU want to do? We'll try a new activity based on your suggestion. Movies? Crafts ad DIY? Gaming? You help us decide! All materials provided.

Wed, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kids can come together to play games, socialize, or be creative. Games and activities will be provided, but families are welcome to bring their own games to share.

Wed, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Come meet Victor Luckerson, whose "Built from the Fire" tells the epic story of Tulsa's Greenwood District, also known as Black Wall Street of the 1920s.