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Simple Steps Storytime: Families

Ages 0-5

2023-10-26 10:00:00 2023-10-26 11:00:00 America/New_York Simple Steps Storytime: Families 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! Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A

Thursday, October 26
10:00am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2023-10-26 10:00:00 2023-10-26 11:00:00 America/New_York Simple Steps Storytime: Families 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! Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A

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!

AGE GROUP: | Early Learners (Children ages 0-5) |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytimes |

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Columbus Public Library

Phone: 706.243.2669
Branch manager
Katie Burnett

Hours
Mon, Dec 04 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Dec 05 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 06 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 07 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 10 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

Fri, Dec 08, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Did you know that the North Library has a special connection with the North Pole! If you drop off your letter to Santa in our magic mailbox between Nov 25 and Dec 15, Mr. Claus will send back a reply!

Fri, Dec 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!

Fri, Dec 08, 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, Dec 08, 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, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Did you know that the North Library has a special connection with the North Pole! If you drop off your letter to Santa in our magic mailbox between Nov 25 and Dec 15, Mr. Claus will send back a reply!

Sat, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Come and visit with the Jolly Ol' Elf himself.

Sat, Dec 09, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Bring your favorite apron to your library for a festive tribute! Tell its origin story and your culinary exploits! You may also share a favorite recipe or treat!

Sat, Dec 09, 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, Dec 10, 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, Dec 11, All day
North Columbus Public Library - Small Conference Room
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, Dec 11, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Did you know that the North Library has a special connection with the North Pole! If you drop off your letter to Santa in our magic mailbox between Nov 25 and Dec 15, Mr. Claus will send back a reply!

Mon, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Music has been proven to help boost mood, focus, and health. Whether you’re studying, reading, or just relaxing- join us to listen to 30 minutes of acoustic holiday music.

Tue, Dec 12, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Did you know that the North Library has a special connection with the North Pole! If you drop off your letter to Santa in our magic mailbox between Nov 25 and Dec 15, Mr. Claus will send back a reply!

Tue, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us to explore different cultural events, games and activities from around the world.

Tue, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
What do You want to do?

Tue, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Have a holly good time with our jolly good friend from the North Pole!

Tue, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Take a break from the screens and come to the library for some unplugged gaming featuring Santa Cookie Elf Candy Snowman! All skill levels welcome.

Tue, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Like saving coins? Join Santa’s workshop team to make a holiday gift for a loved one! Recent CSU grad Bethany Hucks, BFA, will share artsy ideas using film photography!

Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Did you know that the North Library has a special connection with the North Pole! If you drop off your letter to Santa in our magic mailbox between Nov 25 and Dec 15, Mr. Claus will send back a reply!

Wed, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Join us for our 10am Storytime as we welcome Santa to read and hear stories from the North Pole!

Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Join us for this beginner crochet class. All crafting supplies are provided.

Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
Have a holly good time with our jolly good friend from the North Pole!

Thu, Dec 14, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Did you know that the North Library has a special connection with the North Pole! If you drop off your letter to Santa in our magic mailbox between Nov 25 and Dec 15, Mr. Claus will send back a reply!

Thu, Dec 14, 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!

Thu, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults come together to craft, create, learn, and converse.

Thu, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room,NCPL Children's Area
Santa is back in town, and he's stopping by the Library to spread some Christmas cheer! Come listen to him read a story, and then meet us in the large conference room for cookie decorating!

Thu, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
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.

Fri, Dec 15, All day
North Columbus Public Library
Did you know that the North Library has a special connection with the North Pole! If you drop off your letter to Santa in our magic mailbox between Nov 25 and Dec 15, Mr. Claus will send back a reply!

Fri, Dec 15, 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!

Fri, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Santa is stopping by the Library to spread some Christmas cheer! Enjoy a story read by Santa and receive a festive gift. For ages 0-18

Fri, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
Got a question about your smartphone? During this open lab hour, staff will be available to answer basic questions and demonstrate useful features for both Android and Apple devices.

Fri, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
It’s Bluey’s birthday! Bring your imaginations and join us for cake and fun Bluey games (and maybe a surprise guest) to celebrate our favorite Aussie heeler pup!

Fri, Dec 15, 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, Dec 16, 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, Dec 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Join us for Family Friendly movie! Popcorn and drink provided.

Sat, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
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.

Sun, Dec 17, 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, Dec 18, All day
North Columbus Public Library - Small Conference Room
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, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Music has been proven to help boost mood, focus, and health. Whether you’re studying, reading, or just relaxing- join us to listen to 30 minutes of acoustic holiday music.

Mon, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Makerspace Room
Story time, Arts & Crafts, Movies, and STEAM.

Tue, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Join us to explore different cultural events, games and activities from around the world.

Tue, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
We provide a space and activity just for teens! It's the time of year for cookies! We'll show you how to decorate them and let you practice. All supplies provided. Call 706-243-2811 for more details.

Tue, Dec 19, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Story Times, Movies, Arts & Crafts, and Makerspaces.

Thu, Dec 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Adults come together to craft, create, learn, and converse.

Thu, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Hands-on science for teens.

Thu, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Your annual 12 Days of Christmas "sing off-tune" is back! Close your year out joyfully, with this festive tradition and share your family traditions with all!

Fri, Dec 22, 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!

Fri, Dec 22, 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, Dec 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
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, Dec 23, 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.

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

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

Fri, Dec 29, 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!

Fri, Dec 29, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Three! Two! One! Happy Noon Year! At the stroke of noon, celebrate the new year at the Library! It's time for a brand new chapter, don't miss out!

Sat, Dec 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Tue, Jan 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, Jan 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 make something KAWAII with our Take and Make bundles.

Tue, Jan 02, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend. All donated completed crafts will be collected for community distribution.

Tue, Jan 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
¡Club de Español bilingüe durante el almuerzo!

Tue, Jan 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Know your numbers! Control “a silent killer," with a blood pressure check from Nurses Inc. volunteers. Then borrow a blood pressure kit from your library to track your numbers!

Tue, Jan 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room B
Join us for an afternoon of playing chess, learning different strategies, and meeting new people. Players of all skill levels are welcome to participate.

Tue, Jan 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.   

Tue, Jan 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Think fast! Give a compliment! Get dramatic! All this @ your Mildred L. Terry Library!

Wed, Jan 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore. Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way!  

Wed, Jan 03, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend. All donated completed crafts will be collected for community distribution.

Wed, Jan 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
This Storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore. Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way! 

Wed, Jan 03, 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, Jan 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding and STEM activities, board games, and more!

Wed, Jan 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, Jan 03, 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 games to share.

Thu, Jan 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
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, Jan 04, 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, Jan 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Is your child (K-3) 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. 

Thu, Jan 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Join us in using your brain to construct LEGO® Brick masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Thu, Jan 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
You’ve seen the videos, now try the art techniques featured on Tik Tok! We provide all the supplies to try to re-create a selected video.

Fri, Jan 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!

Fri, Jan 05, 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, Jan 05, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Stop by any time to make a themed craft for yourself or one for a community friend. All donated completed crafts will be collected for community distribution.

Fri, Jan 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Interested in learning the French language? Join other beginners to learn and practice simple French! On se voit là-bas!

Fri, Jan 05, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Thanks for supporting your Mildred L. Terry Library for 71 years! Join us for trivia, a toast and a tour.

Fri, Jan 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Use beads to elevate your unique style! Make personalized necklaces and bracelets that complement all of your vibes.

Sat, Jan 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. All donated completed crafts will be collected for community distribution.

Sat, Jan 06, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Rotunda, 2nd Floor
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, Jan 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Iron Banks 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!  Meeting Location: Iron Bank Coffee Company

Sat, Jan 06, 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.

Sun, Jan 07, All day
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
New hunts each week! 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!