How You Can Give Your Support

Your gift to the library today is an investment in our leaders of tomorrow.

When you give to the library today, you place books in the hands of children and learners of all ages. You support programs that inspire a lifelong passion for reading and learning. To give to the library today, simply choose the area you would like your gift to support.

Find out more - there are many ways you can support the library.


Volunteers are an invaluable resource for the library. People of all ages and walks of life can volunteer.

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Donate Books

Would you like to know how to donate books? Columbus Metropolitan Library welcomes gifts of books and other materials with the understanding that such gifts will be added to the collection only if they meet the same standards required of purchased materials.

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Adopt a Book

You love the way a book feels, even the way it smells. So why not share your love by adding new books to our collection? You can even recognize the name of a friend or a loved one with a commemorative backplate in the books purchased with your gift. And don't forget, you can adopt digital materials.

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Author Wes Moore will be the featured speaker at the 22nd annual Celebration of Learning on November 7, 2014.

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