Hey everyone, save the date: September 29th 2013. It’s our libraries 100th anniversary and we are asking you to join in the fun. We will have games for the kids and live music for the adults. We’ve put a lot of work into planning this event. Hope to see you all in our newly painted and fully restored facility.
Here is this weeks programs!
Thursday, June 27th at 2PM, Teens Program: Clay Pot Smash
Friday, June 28th at 10AM, Kids Program: Brassart Rabbits — Show Rabbits!
This week is pretty exciting!
Wednesday, June 19th at 10AM: Storyteller Rosie Cutrer
Thursday, June 20th at 2PM, Teens Program: Yoga
Friday, June 21st at 10AM, Kids Program: Construction Work
Today marks the start of Summer Reading with our teen program beginning at 2PM with Worry Stones. Come and visit us and don’t forget that the kid’s programs begin tomorrow at 10AM with Egg-Citing Plants and Garden Gnomes!
Also be sure to come pick up your reading time counter tomorrow to start counting your books!
Good afternoon! This is just a reminder of our severe weather policy: The library is NOT a tornado shelter! PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH YOUR FRIENDS and family!
We want all of our community members to stay safe. If you are in need of a shelter please go to the following buildings:
First Christian: 128 W Elm
Cherokee County Court House: 110 W Maple
Columbus Community Building:: 300 W Maple
Columbus Public Library will begin registration for the summer reading program on June 1st to July 19th.
There will be a children, teen, and adult program.
Ages Pre-K to 5th Grade: Read 30 minutes a day and color in your bubble; you will receive your first bubble sheet when you sign up for summer reading. You will get a certificate when you have read 30 hours. We will have a drawing for a prize at the end party for those who have finished the summer reading program!
The Children’s Activities for June: Children’s programs begin at 10AM!
Friday, June 7th: Egg-citing plants and garden gnomes!
Friday, June 14th: Vegetable Root Printing
SPECIAL: Wednesday, June 19th — Storyteller Rosie Cutrer
Friday, June 21st: Construction Work — Big Movers
Friday, June 28th: Brassart Rabbits — Show Rabbits!
Grades 6th-12th: Read 60 minutes a day and come to our awesome programs for teens. You will get a certificate when you have read 30 hours. We will have a drawing for a prize at the end party for those who have finished the summer reading program!
June Teen Activities: All programs will begin at 2PM
Thursday, June 6th: Worry Stones
Thursday, June 13th: Design Your Own T-shirt (please bring your own color t-shirt)
Thursday, June 20th: Yoga Stretches
Thursday, June 27th: Clay Pot Smash
July Activities will be posted near the end of June…the fun’s not over yet!
Please thank community businesses who make summer reading possible: Mercy Maude Norton Clinic and Hospital, Mike Carpino Ford, Jay Hatfields Chevrolet-Buick, Evans Drug Inc., Patricia Beaty CPA, Farmers Cooperative Association, Spring River Health and Wellness Inc., Columbus Communications Services (LLC), Calibrated, and Dollar General!
The Columbus Public Library WILL be closed Monday, May 27th, 2013 for Memorial Day.
We WILL be open tomorrow, May 25th!
Enjoy your holiday!
The Library will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, April 3rd. We apologize for the inconvenience!
Also a reminder that Tuesday, April 16th at 4PM is our children’s program!
We have had a great interest in our computer classes! We will be continuing these in April so come in and sign up, there are two spots open per class and it is on a first come, first serve basis.
If you are too late to sign up for a specific class, write your name under the interested section and we will give you a call when we decide on our next set of dates!
April 4th: Beginning Computers – this class will cover desktop icons, basic and advanced internet searches, and e-mail. THIS CLASS IS FULL.
April 11th: Beginning Computers – this class will cover desktop icons, basic and advanced internet searches, and e-mail. ONE SPOT LEFT.
April 18th: Facebook–this class covers social media. You MUST have an e-mail account to take this class.
April 25th: Beginning Computers – this class will cover desktop icons, basic and advanced internet searches, and e-mail.
We want to thank all the bakers (and the buyers) of our goodies. We had a wonderfully successful bake sale. The money from this bake sale goes towards purchasing large print books for the library.
We will post the titles of the books purchased right here on our website, so check back soon!