Children and Family Events
Wed, Dec 07, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Wed, Dec 07, 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 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world full of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Dec 07, 11:15am - 11:45am
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 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Are you looking to extend recess? Come to the library to play games in the Yancey Children's Garden! (Weather permitting)

Thu, Dec 08, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Thu, 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!

Thu, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Public Library - Children's Room
Let's get ready to read!

Thu, Dec 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Public Library - Children's Room
Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play - and your child is on the way to being a reader.

Thu, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) struggles 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, Dec 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Bring the whole family for a night of fun! Games, trivia, and creativity abound. Each family night brings a little something different. Location: Aflac Children's Department

Fri, Dec 09, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Fri, Dec 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Storytime Room
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Fri, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Public Library - Children's Room
School Age children (5-10 yrs) come to listen to stories, do crafts, and practice Literacy Skills.

Fri, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
K-5th graders, kick off your weekend with us every Friday afternoon! We will offer themed activities each week. Adult supervision required.

Sat, Dec 10, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
Santa is coming to the Library!

Sat, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 3:55pm
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, Dec 11, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Mon, Dec 12, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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 12, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Book a 30-minute session with library staff to get help with basic tech skills. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call 706-748-2855 to reserve a time.

Tue, Dec 13, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Tue, Dec 13, 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. Stop in anytime!

Tue, Dec 13, 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!  Stop in anytime!

Tue, Dec 13, 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 - your child is on their way!

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read!

Tue, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference 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!

Tue, Dec 13, 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, Dec 14, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Wed, Dec 14, 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 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Santa has left the North Pole and is making his way to town. He'll read "The Polar Express" and all children will have the opportunity to share their Christmas wish list.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world full of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
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 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Are you looking to extend recess? Come to the library to play games in the Yancey Children's Garden! (Weather permitting)

Thu, Dec 15, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Thu, 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!

Thu, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) struggles 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, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Welcome to Café Readmore where we specialize in feeding the mind! Join us in a multiple-course “meal” where you can try out various book genres and find one (or more!) that you want to take home.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area,Large Conference Room
Santa's back in town, and he's stopping by the Library to spread some Christmas cheer! Listen to him read a story and then meet us in the large conference room for cookie decorating!

Fri, Dec 16, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Fri, Dec 16, 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 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Create your own fun while we make finger paint creations! And the best part is - we do the clean up!

Fri, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
K-5th graders, kick off your weekend with us every Friday afternoon! We will offer themed activities each week. Adult supervision required.

Fri, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Marion County Public Library
Santa’s back in town, and he’s stopping by the library to spread some Christmas cheer! Listen to him read a story, and then meet us in the large conference room for cookies and crafts.

Fri, Dec 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Join us for some wintery wonderland right here at the Library! We will celebrate all the things that bring us joy this winter.

Sat, Dec 17, All day
Columbus Public Library
There are many things to be found, sneaky or creepy or hidden around? Get your list at the Children's Desk to see what we're talking about!

Sat, Dec 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn your favorite holiday songs and carols on the ukulele so that you can accompany your singing this holiday season.

Mon, Dec 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Mon, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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 19, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Book a 30-minute session with library staff to get help with basic tech skills. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Please call 706-748-2855 to reserve a time.

Mon, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Public Library - Children's 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 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Parks Memorial Public Library - Conference Room
Santa's back in town, and he's stopping by the Library to spread some Christmas cheer! Listen to him read a story, and then stay for cookie decorating!

Tue, Dec 20, 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. Stop in anytime!

Tue, Dec 20, 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!  Stop in anytime!

Tue, Dec 20, 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 - your child is on their way!

Tue, Dec 20, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Come decorate cookies with us at our winter holiday party! Teens and children of all ages are invited.

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Aflac Children's Department
We designed this program to help children find the types of books they like to read! We’ll curate a selection of books for you to explore, do fun book-related activities, and eat yummy snacks!  

Tue, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Whether you're a new player or a dungeon master, everyone is welcome to join this campaign.

Wed, Dec 21, 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 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world full of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Dec 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
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 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Are you looking to extend recess? Come to the library to play games in the Yancey Children's Garden! (Weather permitting)

Thu, Dec 22, 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 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) struggles 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, Dec 22, 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! To reserve your lyrics and space, call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org 

Tue, Dec 27, 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. Stop in anytime!

Tue, Dec 27, 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!  Stop in anytime!

Tue, Dec 27, 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 - your child is on their way!

Tue, Dec 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
"Habari gani?” Share the greeting and learn about the principles of Kwanzaa through a speaker, stories and a seasonal craft. To reserve your space, call 706-243-2782 or email mlt@cvlga.org 

Tue, Dec 27, 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, Dec 28, 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 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus Public Library
Join us for this dynamic programming series tailored to expose young minds to a world full of discovery and wonder.

Wed, Dec 28, 11:15am - 11:45am
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!

Thu, Dec 29, 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 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
If your student (K-3) struggles to learn high-frequency words, call us at 706-243-2782 to set up a 30-minute One-on-One sight words practice session.

Fri, Dec 30, 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 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus Public Library
Ring in the new year...a little early... with your friends, family, and of course, your Library.

Tue, Jan 03, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Each month is a new theme. 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 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
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 – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jan 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
South Columbus Public Library
Let’s get ready to read! Shape growing minds with rhymes, games, songs, and stories galore! Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play – your child is on their way!

Tue, Jan 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
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.

Tue, Jan 03, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
South Columbus Public Library
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, Jan 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Claudya Muller Family Area
Chess imitates life. Watch the moves you make! Learn winning strategies for chess & for life, from encouraging community mentors.  

Wed, Jan 04, 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, Jan 04, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Each month is a new theme. 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 04, 11:15am - 12:00pm
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.

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

Thu, Jan 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, and much more! Games change weekly.

Fri, Jan 06, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Marion County Public Library
Each month is a new theme. 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 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Children's Area
K-5th graders and parents, kick off your weekend with us every Friday afternoon with an exciting themed activity! Adult supervision is required.