With your help, we can create a library that will change lives throughout the Dublin community.
We’re currently $1,700,000 away from our goal!

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Columbus Metropolitan Library is committed to building a new, world-class library in Dublin.

To ensure that your branch continues to serve the needs of the Dublin community well into the future, Columbus Metropolitan Library is bringing you a new space that will meet the demands of the 21st century customer.

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Our Goal

We have embarked on an ambitious plan to build a new Dublin Branch with double the space of the existing building. The branch will allow for more access to the unique programming, resources and dedicated staff that the community enjoys today. Through this renewed library, we will create a space where the Dublin community will dream, innovate, learn, share, connect and grow.

The expected total cost of the Dublin project is $21.1 million. Columbus Metropolitan Library has $18.3 million in funds for the project. The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation is undertaking private fundraising to help raise the additional $2.8 million needed to fund the project. We are proud to partner with Dublin Community Foundation to raise these funds to support the new Dublin Branch. 100% of donations made to the Dublin Branch Capital Campaign will be used to benefit the Dublin community.

As of November 2018, $1,100,000 has already been secured from private philanthropy. This additional funding will help ensure the new Dublin Branch fully meets the needs of the Dublin community.

Learn more about supporting the new Dublin Branch, including opportunities for recognition, by calling 614-849-1051 or emailing foundation@columbuslibrary.org.

What we hope to achieve

With community support, we will create an inspirational space that prepares kids for kindergarten, cultivates a passion for reading in the young, empowers discovery and creativity in our teens, provides the books and resources for adults trying to improve their lives, ensures access to technology to those without, and so much more.

Dublin Branch Capital Campaign Committee

The Foundation is grateful to our generous supporters in the Dublin community who have stepped up to champion this initiative. We thank the following individuals and organizations for their leadership on the Dublin Branch Capital Campaign Committee.

Co-Chair Dr. Carol Clinton, Timeless Skin Solutions and Dublin Community Foundation
Co-Chair Cid Rhomberg, Innovere and RAC Coaching Academy
Evan Bollie, IGS
Mollie Bollie, Community Volunteer
Michelle Cramer, Cramer & Associates and Dublin Community Foundation
​Rob Crane, The Ohio State University Family Medicine
Beverly J. Farlow, Farlow & Associates
Randy Fortener, Cozzins Road Capital
Maria Frommeyer, Community Volunteer
Keiko Hidaka, Community Volunteer
Stephanie Infante, The Lindy Infante Foundation
Megan James, MJ2 Marketing
Jim Kunk, Community Volunteer
DeeDee Kunk, Community Volunteer
Diane McCloy, Community Volunteer
Amy McClure, Ohio Wesleyan University Department of Education Chair
Gay Su Pinnell, The Ohio State University School of Teaching and Learning
Bill Remias, Huntington National Bank
Connie Ricer, Rolls Realty
Tip Rose, Cardinal Health
Rick Schwieterman, Community Volunteer
Dan Sullivan, Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide
Gwen Weihe, Community Volunteer

How You Can Help

For more information on ways that you can help support Columbus Metropolitan Library's new Dublin Branch, please contact the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation Development team.