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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Joey Leone

On Monday, July 25th at 7 pm, Joey Leone and his band perform a program for the library at the Friedhof Building about AM Radio Memories & One Hit Wonders.

Before cell phones, Spotify, iPods, CDs, and computers, there was the transistor radio – from the family car stereo, the large tabletop version, to the portable battery-powered radio you could hold in your hand. Joey takes an in-depth yet lighth...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Annual Water Quality Report 2021

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Your 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.

The report can be located on the City of Columbus website Paper copies are available at the front desk at Columbus City Hall, 2424 14 Street. To have a copy mailed to you, please call 402-562-4236. For any questions concerning this r...

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Columbus News
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Direct Homebuyer Assistance

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Interested in purchasing a home but need money for a down payment to qualify for a home mortgage loan? The City of Columbus has funds available for direct homebuyer assistance.

Qualified households can receive a 0% deferred interest loan for up to 20% of the total project cost, not to exceed $30,000.  Income restrictions apply in order to be eligible for this program.

Applications are taken on a first-come, first-ready b...

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Columbus News
Posted on: June 11, 2022

Children on the Trail

On Saturday, July 9th at 2 pm, Renae Hunt from the Humanities Nebraska will come to the library to talk about what it was like to be a child pioneer from first-hand accounts.

With over 350,000 emigrants traveling to Oregon, or on the Mormon or California Trails, one in five were under the age of 16. Many of these youths kept journals. This program discusses how these children traveled and narrates some of the stories from thei...

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Columbus Library News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Community Building Project Construction Impacts Roadway Closures, Lane Restrictions, and Parking Lot

The Community Building Project is moving into the next phase, which requires
some roadway closures, lane restrictions, and parking lot closures in and around
the site in downtown Columbus.

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