The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML), located in the capital city of Ohio, opened its doors in 1873 in the New City Hall in downtown Columbus. This library is one of the most-used library systems in the country and is consistently among the top-ranked large city libraries according to “Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings.”

The library serves an area of more than 870,000 residents.  The library consists of the Main Library and 21 branches conveniently located in neighborhoods throughout Franklin County.  For more information, please visit: