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

Fri, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Watch your favorite movies at the library!

Sat, Jul 02, All day
Columbus Public Library
Sing the popular children’s song to help you find the bear in our family scavenger hunt.

Sat, Jul 02, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Sat, Jul 02, 10:00am - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Stop in to enjoy patriotic crafts and activities ahead of the July 4th holiday weekend!

Sat, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
An American Red Cross Ambassador will share water smarts in 8 “episodes,” using Longfellow WHALE Tales! Water Habits Are Learned Early.

Sat, Jul 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library
Get creative and give back to the community at the same time! We identify a deserving community group and provide material for a special craft. You put it together before we pay it forward!

Sun, Jul 03, All day
Columbus Public Library
Sing the popular children’s song to help you find the bear in our family scavenger hunt.

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Columbus Public Library
Join us each week to learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects. And a great lesson in mindfulness and patience.

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Columbus Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Marion County Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on TuesdayJuly 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 05, All day
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday May 31… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
North Columbus Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Parks Memorial Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
South Columbus Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Tue, Jul 05, 9:00am - 10:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way

Tue, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Smokey the Bear and Forest Fire Fighter Friends

Tue, Jul 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Join us for shark tales and a paper craft! To reserve your space, call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Everything is a test at Brain Games! Can you figure out puzzles as we try our best to fool your senses?! For Children, Families, & Adults.

Tue, Jul 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
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!  

Tue, Jul 05, 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 and for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Tue, Jul 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Harry Potter fans-take Platform 9 ¾ to a Hogwarts satellite campus—Mildred L. Terry Library! Costumes are encouraged! Muggles are always welcome!

Tue, Jul 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Join us for shark tales and a paper craft! To reserve your space, call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org

Wed, Jul 06, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 06, 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 full of discovery and wonder. What better time to start a life of learning than right now! Right here!

Wed, Jul 06, 11:15am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Beat the evening heat with a cozy and cool family game night! Join us in board game adventures - take home bragging rights.

Thu, Jul 07, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Thu, Jul 07, 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 – and your child is on their way!

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) is 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, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Do you know the science behind lighthouses? Learn with us while you participate in STEAM-based challenges! Call 706-748-2855 to reserve a spot.

Thu, Jul 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Together. Join us in using your brain to construct Lego masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Thu, Jul 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Keep your trash out of the ocean! Learn how to use junk mail to create art you can use. Children, Families, Teens

Fri, Jul 08, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Fri, Jul 08, 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 – and your child is on their way!

Fri, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Watch your favorite movies at the library!

Sat, Jul 09, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Sat, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room,NCPL Children's Area
What would you do if you were on a deserted island? Put your survival skills to work and learn how to make your own water filter, design a life raft, build a shelter, and learn Morse code! Ages 6-11

Sun, Jul 10, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with big, googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Let’s make something KAWAII! 

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Mon, Jul 11, 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!

Mon, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read!

Mon, Jul 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Sing and laugh along with a family-friendly movie. Movies are beach-themed, so beach towels/blankets, mermaid tails, and shark tails are encouraged!

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

Mon, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Small Conference Room
Book a 30-minute session with staff to get help with basic tech skills. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call to reserve a time. Available times are 3pm, 4pm, or 5pm.

Tue, Jul 12, All day
Columbus Public Library
Join us each week to learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects. And a great lesson in mindfulness and patience.

Tue, Jul 12, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Meeting Room Lobby
Calling all chefs! The Friends of Libraries will have a one day only pop-up cookbook sale on Tuesday, July 12 from 10am-5pm. All cookbooks will be priced at $2 or less.

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Will you and your team of superheroes be smart enough to solve the puzzles and escape the Marvel villains? For Children, Families, & Teens.

Tue, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Each Blockheads session features a LEGO building challenge. Accept the challenge or have fun with free play.

Tue, Jul 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 and for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Tue, Jul 12, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
Exploring the Summer Reading theme: Oceans of Possibilities. Learn about Sea Turtles and make a Sea Turtle craft.

Wed, Jul 13, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Wed, Jul 13, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 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 full of discovery and wonder. What better time to start a life of learning than right now! Right here!

Wed, Jul 13, 11:15am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Beat the evening heat with a cozy and cool family game night! Join us in board game adventures - take home bragging rights.

Thu, Jul 14, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Thu, Jul 14, 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 – and your child is on their way!

Thu, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Ahoy Mateys! A Chest full of treasures await you @ your library! To reserve your space, call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org

Thu, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) is 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, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Junior scientists will create exploding sea foam! All materials provided. Supplies are limited, so reservations are encouraged. Call 706-748-2855 to reserve a spot

Thu, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Together. Join us in using your brain to construct Lego masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Thu, Jul 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn different techniques to create textured paintings of jellyfish using watercolors. All material provided. Children, Families, Teens

Fri, Jul 15, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

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

Sat, Jul 16, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Sun, Jul 17, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with big, googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Let’s make something KAWAII! 

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Mon, Jul 18, 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!

Mon, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read!

Mon, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way!

Mon, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Book a 30-minute session with staff to get help with basic tech skills. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call to reserve a time. Available times are 3pm, 4pm, or 5pm.

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Columbus Public Library
Join us each week to learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects. And a great lesson in mindfulness and patience.

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way

Tue, Jul 19, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Create your own ocean escape through art! To reserve your space, call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org Monday, July 19th @ 11:30am and 6:30pm

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Join us for Mario Kart Racing, Mario Partying, Just Dancing, and Super Smash Brother-ing to find out who is the champion video game player! (Chocolate) medals awarded at the end of the competition.

Tue, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
We can’t go to the beach, but we’ll bring the beach to the library with fun beach-themed activities, including Kinetic Sand, Limbo, and sand art. For children of all ages.

Tue, Jul 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 and for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Tue, Jul 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Create your own ocean escape through art! To reserve your space, call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org Monday, July 19th @ 11:30am and 6:30pm

Wed, Jul 20, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 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 full of discovery and wonder. What better time to start a life of learning than right now! Right here!

Wed, Jul 20, 11:15am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Beat the evening heat with a cozy and cool family game night! Join us in board game adventures - take home bragging rights.

Thu, Jul 21, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way!

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) is 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, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Kids, use your imagination to create your very own (almost) real jellyfish in a bottle! You willl be delighted to bring home this soothing new friend.

Thu, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Together. Join us in using your brain to construct Lego masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Thu, Jul 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Get whale-y creative as you enjoy sea-themed snacks! All materials are provided; reservations are preferred to guarantee supplies. Children, Families, & Teens

Fri, Jul 22, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

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

Fri, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Watch your favorite movies at the library!

Sat, Jul 23, All day
Columbus Public Library
Dive into the sea of books this summer in your children’s department and discover what animals live in the ocean.

Sat, Jul 23, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Sat, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 3:29pm
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, Jul 24, All day
Columbus Public Library
Dive into the sea of books this summer in your children’s department and discover what animals live in the ocean.

Sun, Jul 24, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Columbus Public Library
Do you like cute things with big, googly eyes? Or adorable miniatures that can fit into the palm of your hand? Let’s make something KAWAII! 

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Mon, Jul 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!

Mon, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read!

Mon, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way!

Mon, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Book a 30-minute session with staff to get help with basic tech skills. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call to reserve a time. Available times are 3pm, 4pm, or 5pm.

Tue, Jul 26, All day
Columbus Public Library
Join us each week to learn the Japanese art of paper folding by creating simple yet beautiful objects. And a great lesson in mindfulness and patience.

Tue, Jul 26, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – and your child is on their way

Tue, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Children of all ages are invited to share some exciting books, do fun book related activities, and eat yummy snacks! 

Tue, Jul 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 and for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Wed, Jul 27, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 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 full of discovery and wonder. What better time to start a life of learning than right now! Right here!

Wed, Jul 27, 11:15am - 11:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let’s get ready to read! This storytime, based on our Simple Steps to Early Literacy, helps shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore!

Wed, Jul 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Did you meet your summer reading goal? Come celebrate with us at our outdoor water party!

Wed, Jul 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Beat the evening heat with a cozy and cool family game night! Join us in board game adventures - take home bragging rights.

Thu, Jul 28, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Thu, Jul 28, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Stock up on a wide variety of gently used books during the Friends of Libraries annual Big Book Sale!

Thu, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) is 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, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Build. Create. Engage. Discover. Together. Join us in using your brain to construct Lego masterpieces based on a challenge theme. When we learn, we win!

Thu, Jul 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
All participants of the 2022 Summer Learning Program: “Ocean of Possibilities” are invited to the end of Summer Learning Program celebration! Costumes encouraged!!!

Thu, Jul 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn the art of macramé by creating a beautiful fish-net covered jar! Children, Families, Teens

Fri, Jul 29, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Fri, Jul 29, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Stock up on a wide variety of gently used books during the Friends of Libraries annual Big Book Sale!

Fri, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Watch your favorite movies at the library!

Fri, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room,NCPL Children's Area
It has been a great summer! We will have games, snacks, and crafts to celebrate all the reading, playing, laughing, and learning you accomplished this summer!

Fri, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Wrap up a summer of reading with this extra splash of fun! Come dressed for a mess- towels encouraged!

Sat, Jul 30, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Sat, Jul 30, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Stock up on a wide variety of gently used books during the Friends of Libraries annual Big Book Sale!

Sun, Jul 31, All day
Columbus Public Library
Stock up on a wide variety of gently used books during the Friends of Libraries annual Big Book Sale!

Sun, Jul 31, All day
Columbus Public Library
If you're human, you're biased. Now what? "The Bias Inside Us" is an exhibit exploring the social science, psychology, and consequences of implicit bias.

Sun, Jul 31, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Final day of the Friends of Libraries annual Big Book Sale.