Children and Family Events
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 10:45am
Baby, it’s time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Introduce your preschooler to a classic art form: stained glass. We will use professional materials to make our own miniature masterpieces!

North Columbus Public Library
Tue, Mar 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
Let’s start getting ready for Kindergarten!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Tue, Mar 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us as we celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birth month with stories, crafts, games, and refreshments.

Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Tue, Mar 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
DIY Painted Planters

Columbus Public Library
Tue, Mar 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Robinson and Friedlander Study Rooms

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Let's start getting ready for Kindergarten!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Mar 20, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Baby, it's time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Mar 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Creative Crawlers is a drop-in social hour encouraging development through play.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
A fun, high-energy storytime featuring books, rhymes, dances, music and more that will help with your child’s speech development and motor coordination. You’ll have a great time!

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Thu, Mar 21, 11:00am - 11:45am
Rich in songs, games, play, dance, and language, this special edition story time is led in Spanish and English!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Thu, Mar 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as Minecraft, video game consoles, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Exercise your brain with fun puzzles, challenges, and mind games!

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Thu, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Do you want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Call 706-243-2782, or email mlt@cvlga.org for details.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Mar 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an hour of Lego-tastic fun!

Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Fri, Mar 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Explore music through a movement-filled story and play time!

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Let your pint-sized Picasso’s creativity shine as we explore art together! Dress for mess.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Geared Towards Ages 3-5 Years, but everyone is welcome!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Fri, Mar 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thank goodness its Friday! Relax with us as we screen a family favorite.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Each Saturday we will host a game, activity, or have a craft. Everything is geared towards making your Saturdays a little more fun. Drop in when you can, leave when you want! See you there!

Columbus Public Library
Sat, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get comfortable as you read aloud one of your favorite books to one or more sweet, lovable certified therapy dogs in our Aflac Storytime Room!

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Sat, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Uno, Dos Tres Craft introduces Sapnish to children in a hands-on form. Through crafts and stories, concepts as numbers, colors, animals, and family are used to explore a new culture.

Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Sat, Mar 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Are you a kid with talent? Show us on stage at the Mic Drop!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Mar 25, 10:00am - 10:50am
Storytime for Babies and Caregivers!

South Columbus Public Library
Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly, read aloud great stories.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Mar 25, 11:00am - 11:50am
Story Time for Preschool Aged Children and Their Caregivers!

Marion County Public Library
Mon, Mar 25, 11:00am - 11:45am
Join MrCradiotone for high energy games that teach and encourage lifelong health and fitness.

Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and enjoy a free kids' movie every day of Spring Break!

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Baby, it’s time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Tue, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Discover everything from animal safety to learning the impact volunteering with rescues have.

North Columbus Public Library
Tue, Mar 26, 11:00am - 11:45am
Let’s start getting ready for Kindergarten!

Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and enjoy a free kids' movie every day of Spring Break!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Tue, Mar 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children of all ages are invited to share some exciting books, do fun book related activities, and eat yummy snacks!

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Let's start getting ready for Kindergarten!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Mar 27, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Baby, it's time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Mar 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Creative Crawlers is a drop-in social hour encouraging development through play.

Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Wed, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and enjoy a free kids' movie every day of Spring Break!

Marion County Public Library
Wed, Mar 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Showing of the movie The Lorax rated PG. Refreshments will be served during the show.

Parks Memorial Public Library
Thu, Mar 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Storytime with Stewart County Headstart students. Open to the public.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
A fun, high-energy storytime featuring books, rhymes, dances, music and more that will help with your child’s speech development and motor coordination. You’ll have a great time!

Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Thu, Mar 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and enjoy a free kids' movie every day of Spring Break!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Thu, Mar 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as Minecraft, video game consoles, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Thu, Mar 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Show off your engineering skills by building your very own Wild Thing out of cardboard boxes and other household items!

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Thu, Mar 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Do you want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Call 706-243-2782, or email mlt@cvlga.org for details.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Mar 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an hour of Lego-tastic fun!

Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Fri, Mar 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Explore music through a movement-filled story and play time!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Fri, Mar 29, 11:30am - 12:15pm
This bi-weekly combination of yoga and storytime uses books, puppets, songs, rhymes, and games to teach your child basic yoga poses and mindfulness techniques.

Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Fri, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and enjoy a free kids' movie every day of Spring Break!

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Sat, Mar 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the "home keys" before you meet "homework"! For children ages 4-6. Call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org to reserve a space.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - MLTPL Children's Area
Sat, Mar 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
A book club for itsy-bitsy readers that supports 1000 Books B4 Kindergarten!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Sat, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Each Saturday we will host a game, activity, or have a craft. Everything is geared towards making your Saturdays a little more fun. Drop in when you can, leave when you want! See you there!

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Sat, Mar 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a special spring break treat! We will be hosting a drive in movie for kids, complete with cardboard box cars!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Apr 01, 10:00am - 10:50am
Storytime for Babies and Caregivers!

South Columbus Public Library
Mon, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly, read aloud great stories.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Apr 01, 11:00am - 11:50am
Story Time for Preschool Aged Children and Their Caregivers!

Parks Memorial Public Library
Tue, Apr 02, 9:30am - 10:30am
Storytime with Stewart County Pre-K students. Open to the public.

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Tue, Apr 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Baby, it’s time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Tue, Apr 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Let’s practice our scientific method! At this Mini Makers program, we will try to separate conductive and non-conductive materials by experimenting with batteries and LED lights!

North Columbus Public Library
Tue, Apr 02, 11:00am - 11:45am
Let’s start getting ready for Kindergarten!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Tue, Apr 02, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
This story time focuses on an element of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with hands-on learning experiences for children of all ages!

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
Let's start getting ready for Kindergarten!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Apr 03, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Baby, it's time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Apr 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Creative Crawlers is a drop-in social hour encouraging development through play.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
A fun, high-energy storytime featuring books, rhymes, dances, music and more that will help with your child’s speech development and motor coordination. You’ll have a great time!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Thu, Apr 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as Minecraft, video game consoles, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Thu, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
This program offers children and parents the opportunity to learn basic signs through music, games, and stories.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Apr 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an hour of Lego-tastic fun!

Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Fri, Apr 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
Explore music through a movement-filled story and play time!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Fri, Apr 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Geared Towards Ages 3-5 Years, but everyone is welcome!

North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Fri, Apr 05, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
We will meet in the magazine room, then walk and book-talk at Britt David Park! Plan to discuss whatever you're currently reading. Bottled water will be provided, and all ages are welcome!

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Sat, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
A book club for itsy-bitsy readers that supports 1000 Books B4 Kindergarten!

North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Sat, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Get comfortable as you read aloud one of your favorite books to one or more sweet, lovable certified therapy dogs! Bring your own book or choose one from the children's department.

Columbus Public Library - Children's Reading Garden
Sat, Apr 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Each Saturday we will host a game, activity, or have a craft. Everything is geared towards making your Saturdays a little more fun. Drop in when you can, leave when you want! See you there!

Columbus Public Library
Sat, Apr 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get comfortable as you read aloud one of your favorite books to one or more sweet, lovable certified therapy dogs in our Aflac Storytime Room!

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Sat, Apr 06, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Love crochet an knitting, or always wanted to learn?

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Apr 08, 10:00am - 10:50am
Storytime for Babies and Caregivers!

South Columbus Public Library
Mon, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly, read aloud great stories.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Apr 08, 11:00am - 11:50am
Story Time for Preschool Aged Children and Their Caregivers!

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Mon, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Write and illustrate your very own children's book while learning about what inspired Maurice Sendak. We'll talk about how to create a story and the basics of drawing and coloring. (Ages 8-12)

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Tue, Apr 09, 10:00am - 10:45am
Baby, it’s time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Tue, Apr 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Discover everything from tool safety to high-tech mechanics.

North Columbus Public Library
Tue, Apr 09, 11:00am - 11:45am
Let’s start getting ready for Kindergarten!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Tue, Apr 09, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Each Blockheads session features a LEGO building challenge. Accept the challenge or have fun with free play.

Parks Memorial Public Library
Tue, Apr 09, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Storytime and crafts based on Maurice Sendak's book "In the Night Kitchen"

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:15am
Let's start getting ready for Kindergarten!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:15am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Apr 10, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Baby, it's time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Apr 10, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Creative Crawlers is a drop-in social hour encouraging development through play.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Apr 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
A fun, high-energy storytime featuring books, rhymes, dances, music and more that will help with your child’s speech development and motor coordination. You’ll have a great time!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Thu, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as Minecraft, video game consoles, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Thu, Apr 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Curious about cooking? Children will learn basic cooking skills while making yummy snacks to take home! Aprons recommended. All other supplies will be provided. Registration is preferred. 706-748-2855

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Apr 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an hour of Lego-tastic fun!

Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Fri, Apr 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Explore music through a movement-filled story and play time!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Fri, Apr 12, 11:30am - 12:15pm
This bi-weekly combination of yoga and storytime uses books, puppets, songs, rhymes, and games to teach your child basic yoga poses and mindfulness techniques.

Marion County Public Library
Fri, Apr 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for egg decorating inspired by the story Rechenka's Eggs by Patricia Polacco. All materials are supplied.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Sat, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us as we share simple fitness activities that families can integrate into their daily routine to promote a healthy lifestyle.

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Sat, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Surprise! It's art with a twist. Challenge yourself to create a mystery masterpiece based on the spin of a wheel! Register by calling 706-748-2855

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Sat, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Each Saturday we will host a game, activity, or have a craft. Everything is geared towards making your Saturdays a little more fun. Drop in when you can, leave when you want! See you there!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Apr 15, 10:00am - 10:50am
Storytime for Babies and Caregivers!

South Columbus Public Library
Mon, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly, read aloud great stories.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Mon, Apr 15, 11:00am - 11:50am
Story Time for Preschool Aged Children and Their Caregivers!

Columbus Public Library
Mon, Apr 15, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Special Spring Preschool Storytime and Easter Egg Hunt

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Mon, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Write and illustrate your very own children's book while learning about what inspired Maurice Sendak. We'll talk about how to create a story and the basics of drawing and coloring. (Ages 8-12)

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Tue, Apr 16, 10:00am - 10:45am
Baby, it’s time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Tue, Apr 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
1 little, 2 little, 3 little grams… Bring your preschooler to this session of Mini Makers to learn all about weight through exciting experiments.

North Columbus Public Library
Tue, Apr 16, 11:00am - 11:45am
Let’s start getting ready for Kindergarten!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Tue, Apr 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
In honor of the Maurice Sendak Exhibition at the Columbus Public Library, wear your wolf suit and join us for fun activities based on the book: Where the Wild Things Are.

Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Tue, Apr 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join a Team or Come With Your Pack. Answer Questions. Get Points. Win Prizes.

Canceled
Columbus Public Library
Tue, Apr 16, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Robinson and Friedlander Study Rooms

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:15am
Let's start getting ready for Kindergarten!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:15am
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children (ages birth to 5 years) as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Wed, Apr 17, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Baby, it's time to read!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Wed, Apr 17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Creative Crawlers is a drop-in social hour encouraging development through play.

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
A fun, high-energy storytime featuring books, rhymes, dances, music and more that will help with your child’s speech development and motor coordination. You’ll have a great time!

Columbus Public Library - Children's Reading Garden
Thu, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Easter Egg Hunt and Toddler Storytime

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Thu, Apr 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Rich in songs, games, play, dance, and language, this special edition story time is led in Spanish and English!

South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Thu, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as Minecraft, video game consoles, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Thu, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This program offered in partnership with a local bank will teach lessons about $aving and $pending hard earned dollars. Call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org.

North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Thu, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
We need your help! The Easter Bunny came in to check out some books, and he left eggs all over the children's department while he was here! Find the golden egg and win an extra special prize!

Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Thu, Apr 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an hour of Lego-tastic fun!