Our libraries will be closed Thursday, November 26 for Thanksgiving.
System maintenance: Wed., 11/25, 9 p.m. to Thu., 11/26, 8 a.m.
During this time, you can search the catalog, but you will not be able to access your account, place holds or use our downloading and streaming services (Freegal, Hoopla, OverDrive, etc.)
On Feb 2 2015, in the small northern Pennsylvania town of Punxsutawney, Phil the groundhog popped out of his hole to check his shadow. According to legend, spring may be less than six weeks away, depending on whether the sun was shining. Read more »
My first stint as a board member of the Columbia Library District was from approximately 1999 through 2008. During that period, I was privileged to participate in the design and construction of the new Columbia Public Library, which was dedicated in 2002. After a break of several years, I was re-appointed to the CLD board in 2013. Read more »
Have you been curious about whether any of your ancestors fought in the Civil War or where your family first settled upon arriving in the United States? Maybe you have questions you’d love to answer, but you just don’t know where to begin. There are plenty of resources to get you started at your library. Read more »