Summer Reading Program

Join us as we embark on a journey filled with fantasy, adventure, and fun. Check our calendar and Facebook page to see all our activities this summer!
Register today on our Beanstack site at to have access to summer reading materials on June 1! 

Summer Reading Promotion

Curbside Service

The Columbus Public Library and Platte County Bookmobile Services will be closed until further notice as we join in a community wide effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19. Click for details and instructions to use our curbside service.

If you are bored at home, call the library to get books through our curbside service. Opens in new window

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Columbus Public Library, with the help of a bookmobile, provides library services to Platte County, Nebraska residents. The library provides both print and electronic resources, and both in-person and online services. In addition to traditional library offerings, patrons have access to public access computers, copy machines, tablets, printers, fax service, meeting rooms, Wi-Fi, a Makerspace, outreach, and quality programming for patrons of all ages. Additionally, the library donates space to the Columbus Art Gallery. The library truly does connect people and ideas.


Monday - Thursday9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

View (PDF) the Library Hours policy for the holiday closing schedule.

The computer lab and meeting rooms close 15 minutes prior to closing.

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