Libraries to open in Gahanna, Powell as Columbus celebrates sesquicentennial

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Fans of public libraries will have plenty to celebrate in March, and it all begins this weekend with the 150th birthday of Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Today’s system of 23 locations — many with gleaming, glass-encased entrances — dates to the late 1800s reading room in Columbus’ first City Hall, now the Ohio Theatre.

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Story excerpt provided by The Columbus Dispatch.

Written by Dean Narciso.

Originally published March 3, 2023.

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