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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. Guessing Jar 7/30/2014

    10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Columbus Library
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4D5CprTtNJcAIql%2bi2stxhK1Zglep6qBcIWrckV3G8EomzpZ9WHvIh
  2. Fizz Boom I Spy Game 7/30/2014

    10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Columbus Library: Families are invited to find all twelve pictures located in the Columbus library. Come to the information desk to pick up the activity sheet, find all the pictures, and collect a small prize.
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6yfHYhUMiwSIkAwgT0CPOBEqLYrEi%2f0MC0bqodJmmMgCOdjnF5tV%2fv
  3. Fizz Boom I Spy Game 7/31/2014

    10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Columbus Library: Families are invited to find all twelve pictures located in the Columbus library. Come to the information desk to pick up the activity sheet, find all the pictures, and collect a small prize.
    Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6yfHYhUMiwSIkAwgT0CPOBIA%2fKot7YQK2%2b7btmenmr%2bB%2bZAi5n8bFI
  4. Guessing Jar 7/31/2014

    10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Columbus Library
    Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4D5CprTtNJcAIql%2bi2stxhpLFAnYAdL%2fM3AUBs2G2tZl9b7aUo%2fEwW
  5. Sparking Craft Fun 7/31/2014

    3:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Columbus Library: Drop by the Columbus Library between 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm and spark a reaction with a fun craft. It's Duct Tape day! Create a wallet or flip flops.
    Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7eR22DfjIdfxK6tNbRfQjewhXGsKwJ3T0bwV0iN5T4abbCspd63pdB
  6. Writing Coaching 8/4/2014

    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, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J656ioc9hQVyHXea98qPcovZkfTnaWQYfJj3TrtyQJKJwQgnlhrWnLz
  7. Amazing Rats 8/6/2014

    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Columbus Library: Where would we be without rats? Science has been using rats for many different reasons and they make great pets too! Come and learn about rats in science, rats as pets, and build your own maze to test your science skills. For ages 10 and up.
    Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5put5Z7MR2UZZKYJ%2bTRE8ZpCDcZLuSgVU14F%2bBbDGXWbEUVNojFJKv
  8. Sparking Craft Fun 8/7/2014

    3:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Columbus Library: Drop by the Columbus Library between 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm and spark a reaction with a fun craft.Try out your origami skills today. Make and decorate a variety of paper airplanes.
    Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7eR22DfjIdfxK6tNbRfQjegELloH%2fbwrttbaMMn3Oxv2HgVAoFkJXJ
  9. Writing Coaching 8/11/2014

    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, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J656ioc9hQVyHXea98qPcovU6jMx9lhRYdeCDP2hlQAeaDKxZuHiM7w
  10. Sparking Craft Fun 8/14/2014

    3:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Columbus Library: Drop by the Columbus Library between 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm and spark a reaction with a fun craft.Blow away with your own homemade pan pipes you made today.
    Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMThttp://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7eR22DfjIdfxK6tNbRfQjer7h4pXK6iiwK5Ts9oNwn907SjXgdlPx%2b
 

 

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