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Address:
2530 South 500 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
 
Manager:
Darlene Nethery
Hours:
Mon. - Thurs.
10 am - 9 pm
 
Fri. - Sat.
10 am - 6 pm
 
Closed Sundays
  • The Columbus Library is located inside the Columbus Community Center. In addition to the library, the Community Center houses a Parks and Recreation center, complete with gym, and a senior Citizens Center.
  • The #205 bus stops right outside the library, and the new Sugarhouse streetcar "S" link runs along 2220 South, just a few blocks from us.
  • Number of Public Computers: 17.
  • WiFi access available.
  • Spanish Collection.
  • Meeting/Conference Rooms: None. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Center for information about using the community center auditorium.
  • No designated Quiet Study Area, but the library is very conducive to quiet study from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.
  • The Columbus Center was originally built in 1917 and operated as an elementary school until the late 1960's. After that, it had served different incarnations, and was finally abandoned and left to fall apart. It was purchased by South Salt Lake in the late 1990's and renovated.
  • The Columbus Library used to be located on Morris Avenue and was called the South Salt Lake Library. It was a little 3,000 square foot space we occupied for about ten years. In 2002 we were invited to move into our new 9,000 square foot space.

 

Number of Items Owned: 72,000 items

More Upcoming Columbus Library Events

  1. Writing Coaching 9/15/2014

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Columbus Library: Receive one on one collaborative writing assistance and helpful feedback in a supportive environment. Bring any type of writing:resumes, essays, short stories, research papers, letters, etc.Writing coaching is open to all ages.Meet in the Columbus library by the information desk. Presented by the Salt Lake Community College.
    Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J656ioc9hQVyHXea98qPcovifE%2bYtid5bqnKp%2fm9viEF38PjogpSsU5
  2. Great Reads for Girls 9/16/2014

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Columbus Library: A book discussion group for girls ages 8-12 years old with mom or other caring adult. We have lively book discussions, make a craft, and treats are served too! We meet the third Tuesday of the month, excluding December. It is an excellent opportunity to spend quality time together, have fun and meet new friends. We will be discussing the book 'Three Times Lucky' by Sheila Turnage.
    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6JL5owGR1jiuAJUI9RRvfLNt842biIHj%2bXV3J2Su%2b0EYtQKee7Xj%2fY
  3. Hula Hoop Weaving 9/18/2014

    3:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Columbus Library: Take one hula hoop and a bunch of shirts to create a fun rug. Stop by Columbus Library and help with the creation of rug or make your own.
    Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7mHT4lQsy4JZhG4mNvZdWZYhhkMeIuvFV%2fPzMsrktYSwgaIN4f4ub%2b
  4. Children's Storytime 9/19/2014

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Columbus Library: Stories, songs, and fun activities for children age 2-5 years old.Must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required, meet in the children's area.
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5ipkPb3a6WqQutR%2frmQRfWf1NPfqIhv2nREDBOOtWedRREGyvcCCHA
  5. Read With Gracie the Read Dog 9/19/2014

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Columbus Library
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7mdy%2bAbOlqcrm0JpM2%2bxwv%2bSsIFjDlnnhgcTowOiF9gzLegTme%2baD8
  6. Drumbus 9/19/2014

    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM - Columbus Library Columbus Library: You've heard of a book mobile. This is a drum mobile where the instruments come to you. Hop on the bus and laugh, drum, and learn. Practice using the drums, play games, and have fun. Meet at the Columbus library, 2530 South 400 East South Salt Lake City, Utah. The drum mobile will be parked on the west side of the Columbus Center.
    Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4JIcvRIa6pHcCY2SpYBR%2b4K3UZ7tBSRDyRnO4J4dffZibd8upoc3BK
  7. Writing Coaching 9/22/2014

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Columbus Library: Receive one on one collaborative writing assistance and helpful feedback in a supportive environment. Bring any type of writing:resumes, essays, short stories, research papers, letters, etc.Writing coaching is open to all ages.Meet in the Columbus library by the information desk. Presented by the Salt Lake Community College.
    Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J656ioc9hQVyHXea98qPcov0Sg1Y577ZUAocwHJnH5KEmvm1z3Yg1Ds
  8. Children's Storytime 9/26/2014

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Columbus Library: Stories, songs, and fun activities for children age 2-5 years old.Must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required, meet in the children's area.
    Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5ipkPb3a6WqQutR%2frmQRfWvVT%2fTl%2ff%2b3r1uDBkHpfEppnGYLalhFXc
  9. Read With Gracie the Read Dog 9/26/2014

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Columbus Library
    Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7mdy%2bAbOlqcrm0JpM2%2bxwvHM4uMfEk6aSM6V6LEXVhTAEAGMJgq5ad
  10. Writing Coaching 9/29/2014

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Columbus Library: Receive one on one collaborative writing assistance and helpful feedback in a supportive environment. Bring any type of writing:resumes, essays, short stories, research papers, letters, etc.Writing coaching is open to all ages.Meet in the Columbus library by the information desk. Presented by the Salt Lake Community College.
    Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J656ioc9hQVyHXea98qPcovr4T2yCZ0UX5uYH7SSefNvDGCdGAU7qS7
 

 

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