Children and Family Events
Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Baby Storytime: Ages birth to 24 months Preschool Storytime: Ages 2-5 years

Tue, Jan 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kick start your preschooler's creativity and critical thinking skills with fun educational projects that get them interacting with art, science, engineering, and more! And the best part...no cleanup!

Tue, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Children's Reading Garden
Have fun and get active playing a mix of different outdoor group games each week!

Tue, Jan 21, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
January 21st is National Hugging Day! Hugs make us happy and, according to science, help alleviate stress.

Tue, Jan 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - MLTPL Children's Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:30am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Wed, Jan 22, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Wed, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
An introduction to basic signs and sentences.

Wed, Jan 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room B
Do you plan to compete in the upcoming Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl? Come to the library to get some more practice in and meet new friends as we discuss the Georgia Book Award Nominees!

Thu, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Thu, Jan 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Conference Room
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!

Thu, Jan 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

Rescheduled
Thu, Jan 23, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
New date Thursday, January 30, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus Public Library
Rediscover the series that fascinated a nation and launched a renewed interest in finding your ancestors.

Thu, Jan 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Join us as we highlight the works of each our upcoming Columbus Children’s Book Festival authors with games, activities, and a special story walk station in the library!

Canceled
Thu, Jan 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library
Join us for an hour of LEGO-tastic fun! Beat the clock to a book inspired challenge of the week.

Thu, Jan 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Do you want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Please call 706-243-2782 or e-mail mlt@cvlga.org to reserve your spot.

Rescheduled
Thu, Jan 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
New date Wednesday, January 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Do you plan to compete in the upcoming Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl? Come to the library to get some more practice in and meet new friends as we discuss the Georgia Book Award Nominees!

Fri, Jan 24, 9:00am - 10:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
School Age Children come to the library to listen to stories, do crafts, and practice Literacy and STEM skills.

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
TWO SESSIONS: 10:00 - 10:45 am 11:00 - 11:45 am

Sat, Jan 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Enjoy an engaging story and two sing-along songs. Have fun while learning with coloring pages, toys, noisemakers, puppets, and social interactions.

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Sat, Jan 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Adults of all ages and levels are welcome to this lively welcoming nonjudgmental group of happy "makers." there is always a project to show and "tell" about!

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
South Columbus Public Library
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.

Mon, Jan 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Practice your American Sign Language skills in a friendly, casual environment. Every ASL skill-level welcomed. The goal is signing only. No voices please!

Mon, Jan 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Music has been proven to help boost mood, focus, and health. Enjoy relaxing live music during your library visit. Music provided by staff or students from CSU’s Schwob School of Music.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Baby Storytime: Ages birth to 24 months Preschool Storytime: Ages 2-5 years

Tue, Jan 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us every other week with your preschool-aged children for a dive into history (and a look at what the world may become.) See ya there!

Tue, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
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, Jan 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
Come play Minecraft, Roblox, Fortnite, and other PC games during an hour-long open session in the library’s computer lab!

Tue, Jan 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - MLTPL Children's Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Tue, Jan 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Enjoy “F” rated programs, Fantastic Family Fun & sometimes a Favorite Food!

Wed, Jan 29, 10:30am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Wed, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Wed, Jan 29, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Wed, Jan 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
An introduction to basic signs and sentences.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Thu, Jan 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Conference Room
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!

Thu, Jan 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Rediscover the series that fascinated a nation and launched a renewed interest in finding your ancestors.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for an hour of LEGO-tastic fun! Beat the clock to a book inspired challenge of the week.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Do you want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Please call 706-243-2782 or e-mail mlt@cvlga.org to reserve your spot.

Thu, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Columbus Historian William W. “Billy” Winn, the author of two books on the Creek nation in Georgia, will discuss their long history in our area before their forced removal to the Western Frontier.

Fri, Jan 31, 9:00am - 10:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
School Age Children come to the library to listen to stories, do crafts, and practice Literacy and STEM skills.

Fri, Jan 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Canceled
Fri, Jan 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library
TWO SESSIONS: 10:00 - 10:45 am 11:00 - 11:45 am

Fri, Jan 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
TWO SESSIONS: 10:00 - 10:45 am 11:00 - 11:45 am

Fri, Jan 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Let your creative bubbles burst as we explore art through mixing activities, painting tutorials, and more! Dress for mess. Registration required at 706-748-2855. All materials will be provided!

Fri, Jan 31, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Thank goodness its Friday! Relax with us as we screen a family favorite.

Fri, Jan 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Hey, All Stars – Get your game on! It’s FriYay afternoon and this is THE best way to shake off the school blues. Crush your friends and devastate your opponents.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Take a family break from the digital screen!

Sat, Feb 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Enjoy an engaging story and two sing-along songs. Have fun while learning with coloring pages, toys, noisemakers, puppets, and social interactions.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Get comfortable as you read aloud one of your favorite books to one or more lovable certified therapy dogs! Bring your own book or choose one from the children's department to read! 

Sat, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Do you love to crochet or knit, or have you always wanted to learn? Show off your projects and learn new techniques while meeting fellow crafters. Supplies provided. All ages/ skill levels welcome!

Mon, Feb 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Mon, Feb 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
South Columbus Public Library
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.

Mon, Feb 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Mon, Feb 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Practice your American Sign Language skills in a friendly, casual environment. Every ASL skill-level welcomed. The goal is signing only. No voices please!

Mon, Feb 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Music has been proven to help boost mood, focus, and health. Enjoy relaxing live music during your library visit. Music provided by staff or students from CSU’s Schwob School of Music.

Tue, Feb 04, 9:45am - 10:30am
Parks Memorial Public Library
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Baby Storytime: Ages birth to 24 months Preschool Storytime: Ages 2-5 years

Tue, Feb 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kick start your preschooler's creativity and critical thinking skills with fun educational projects that get them interacting with art, science, engineering, and more! And the best part...no cleanup!

Tue, Feb 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Children's Reading Garden
Have fun and get active playing a mix of different outdoor group games each week!

Tue, Feb 04, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
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, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn the fundamentals of art, drawing, and art history in this monthly series. We will focus on different creative elements that’ll engage and inspire your child to be the best artist they can be.

Tue, Feb 04, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - MLTPL Children's Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Tue, Feb 04, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Parks Memorial Public Library
Come join us to listen to stories, enjoy crafts, and practice Literacy and STEAM skills.

Tue, Feb 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Harry Potter fans - take Platform 9 3/4 to a Hogwarts satellite campus - Mildred L .Terry Library. Costumes are encouraged! Muggles are always welcome!

Wed, Feb 05, 10:30am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Wed, Feb 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Wed, Feb 05, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Wed, Feb 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
An introduction to basic signs and sentences.

Wed, Feb 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Children's Reading Garden
Many Black astronomers, physicists, astronauts and scientists have guided our way to the stars

Thu, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Thu, Feb 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Conference Room
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!

Thu, Feb 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Feb 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for an hour of LEGO-tastic fun! Beat the clock to a book inspired challenge of the week.

Thu, Feb 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Do you want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Please call 706-243-2782 or e-mail mlt@cvlga.org to reserve your spot.

Thu, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Have you ever wondered what makes a Native American flute sound so unique or how their drums are similar (or not!) to other native cultures?

Fri, Feb 07, 9:00am - 10:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
School Age Children come to the library to listen to stories, do crafts, and practice Literacy and STEM skills.

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room B
TWO SESSIONS: 10:00 - 10:45 am 11:00 - 11:45 am

Fri, Feb 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Native Americans played games during their ceremonies and to teach children life skills. During this program we will learn about and enjoy some of these games.

Sat, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Sat, Feb 08, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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 as numbers, colors, animals and family are used to explore a new culture.

Sat, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Adults of all ages and levels are welcome to this lively welcoming nonjudgmental group of happy "makers." there is always a project to show and "tell" about!

Sat, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Your little one will learn coding basics through play! Meet Botley the Coding Robot and Code & Go Robot Mouse. Participate in fun activities and friendly challenges.

Mon, Feb 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Mon, Feb 10, 10:30am - 11:15am
South Columbus Public Library
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.

Mon, Feb 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Mon, Feb 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Friends of Library Room
Practice your American Sign Language skills in a friendly, casual environment. Every ASL skill-level welcomed. The goal is signing only. No voices please!

Mon, Feb 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Magazine Area
Music has been proven to help boost mood, focus, and health. Enjoy relaxing live music during your library visit. Music provided by staff or students from CSU’s Schwob School of Music.

Tue, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Baby Storytime: Ages birth to 24 months Preschool Storytime: Ages 2-5 years

Tue, Feb 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us every other week with your preschool-aged children for a dive into history (and a look at what the world may become.) See ya there!

Tue, Feb 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Each Blockheads session features a LEGO building challenge. Accept the challenge or have fun with free play.

Tue, Feb 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Rothschild Technology Room
Come play Minecraft, Roblox, Fortnite, and other PC games during an hour-long open session in the library’s computer lab!

Tue, Feb 11, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - MLTPL Children's Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Tue, Feb 11, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Award-winning poet and McCullers Center Director Nick Norwood gives us an overview of how to appreciate good and great poetry, with a focus on the work of our NEA Big Read author Joy Harjo.

Wed, Feb 12, 10:30am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Wed, Feb 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Wed, Feb 12, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Wed, Feb 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
An introduction to basic signs and sentences.

Thu, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Thu, Feb 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Conference Room
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!

Thu, Feb 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Feb 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for an hour of LEGO-tastic fun! Beat the clock to a book inspired challenge of the week.

Thu, Feb 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Do you want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Please call 706-243-2782 or e-mail mlt@cvlga.org to reserve your spot.

Thu, Feb 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room B
Once a month, we will provide toys and entertainment for any kids, while you take a breather with your fellow bibliophiles. Call for questions! See your there!

Thu, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Put on your PJs, grab your favorite stuffed animal, and join Miss Lauren at the library for some special stories before bedtime!

Thu, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
This presentation by Columbus State University Art Historian Melissa Hebert-Johnson examines of the revival of ancient ceramic practices by early 20th century Hopi artists.

Fri, Feb 14, 9:00am - 10:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
School Age Children come to the library to listen to stories, do crafts, and practice Literacy and STEM skills.

Fri, Feb 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Fri, Feb 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
TWO SESSIONS: 10:00 - 10:45 am 11:00 - 11:45 am

Fri, Feb 14, 10:15am - 11:00am
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Create your own mess-terpiece! Tiny artists will have a chance to be free, get messy, and have fun. All materials provided. Call 706-748-2855 to register!

Fri, Feb 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Fun day afternoons are full of crafts, stories, magic, science, games, snack, and lots of fun.

Fri, Feb 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Fun day afternoons are full of crafts, stories, magic, science, games, snack, and lots of fun.

Fri, Feb 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Don’t worry about V-Day! We’ve got punny games and the best tunes to get you through. Join us for a fun-filled Valentine’s Day! You’ll be sure to fall in love with all the prizes to be won!

Sat, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Enjoy an engaging story and two sing-along songs. Have fun while learning with coloring pages, toys, noisemakers, puppets, and social interactions.

Sat, Feb 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Come dressed in your fanciest to enjoy “tea” and stories about the adorable “Fancy Nancy”. Please call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org to reserve your place.

Sat, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
The whole family is invited to spend time with Dr. Peggy Venable and others from the Lower Muscogee Creek Tribe. She and other volunteers will share stories, songs, crafts, activities and more.

Sat, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Auditorium
Join Dr. Brandt A. Smith Assistant Professor of Psychology, Columbus State University for a talk and discussion on the Psychology of discontent: Propaganda and Division of America.

Tue, Feb 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Baby Storytime: Ages birth to 24 months Preschool Storytime: Ages 2-5 years

Tue, Feb 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Kick start your preschooler's creativity and critical thinking skills with fun educational projects that get them interacting with art, science, engineering, and more! And the best part...no cleanup!

Tue, Feb 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Children's Reading Garden
Have fun and get active playing a mix of different outdoor group games each week!

Tue, Feb 18, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
February is Friendship Month. We will celebrate by reading stories about friendship and making crafts to give friends.

Tue, Feb 18, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - MLTPL Children's Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors.

Wed, Feb 19, 10:30am - 10:45am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Let's start getting ready for kindergarten! In this storytime we'll develop literacy skills by reading books aloud, reciting rhymes together, playing games, singing songs, and more.

Wed, Feb 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
We love families that read together! Join us for this program dedicated to families with young children as we sing, play games, and most importantly read aloud great stories.

Wed, Feb 19, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Baby, it's time to read! This storytime, designed especially for babies and those just beginning to walk, is the perfect introduction to books, stories, and music.

Wed, Feb 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
An introduction to basic signs and sentences.

Thu, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
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!

Thu, Feb 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library - Conference Room
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!

Thu, Feb 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

Thu, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
Join us as we highlight the works of each our upcoming Columbus Children’s Book Festival authors with games, activities, and a special story walk station in the library!

Thu, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - MLTPL Children's Area
We see that you enjoy working at the Puzzle Table in the library. Here's another easy as "pie" activity- if you "sniff" our drift! Please call 706-243-2782 or e-mail mlt@cvlga.org to reserve your spot

Thu, Feb 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Join us for an hour of LEGO-tastic fun! Beat the clock to a book inspired challenge of the week.

Thu, Feb 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Do you want to be part of a team that will create an awesome project for competition? Please call 706-243-2782 or e-mail mlt@cvlga.org to reserve your spot.