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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. Beginning Yoga 6/25/2016

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Columbus Library: The practice of yoga seeks the integration of body, breath, and mind, while also improving flexibility and our ability to achieve calmness. Through a series of gentle asanas (postures) coordinated with breath, we'll seek to focus on the present moment, leaving the cares of the week behind and starting the weekend with a clear mind.Saturday Mornings June 4-August 27th.
    Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:30:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6KtANc52S8shBZdn2ONz4ksmVoVAnQqnKVmEXBla3UhZz1Ayet2k8%2f
  2. Kid's Cafe 6/25/2016

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Columbus Library: Stop by the Columbus Library on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a free lunch. For kids 18 and younger.
    Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5A1a8EVTTMmploP59UrvQWT0TpFSeC4uZCKfCXr15kSsbi%2b0ShCfv5
  3. Hooping 6/27/2016

    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Columbus Library: Strengthen your core and improve your balance by using a fun prop like a hula hoop. Learn 10 new tricks to do with a hoop. I call it the "Hoop 'n Series". Hoop 'n dance, hoop 'n run, hoop 'n walk, hoop 'n kneel, hoop 'n twirl, etc. BRING YOUR OWN HOOP! Great for all ages.
    Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5ark1cxP5UwND6wIFuDD5yJzouoRP6oaHRu2r8Jm20B3Ix%2bDEzdbRZ
  4. Bolly X 6/28/2016

    6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Columbus Library: A fitness class based on the music and dance of the Bollywood Film Industry. For teens and adults. Meet in Room 106 at the Columbus Center on 2530 South 500 East South Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:30:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6qzG6ZyesKS49fsRTCI1RlwUX7LSKutntEKJTJAZafQ7xzFM5AMOQ0
  5. Book Source 6/29/2016

    10:15 AM to 11:00 AM - Columbus Library: An informal book talk in various genres on a variety of themes. We meet at 10:15 a.m. on the last Wednesday of the month, in the senior center in the computer/craft room. Mysteries are more then just murder in this discussion of themes in mysteries.
    Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:15:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J7CV2QFImxZyDJtyJppHEXm8%2fk3DMNVu%2fQUKXw2MQbC5RRstGI1qxju
  6. On Your Mark, Get Set...Craft 6/29/2016

    4:30 PM to 6:00 PM - Columbus Library: Get into the race with a special craft each Wednesday. Drop by between 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Be amazing crafty with a paper plate magnet maze today.
    Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:30:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6dUV7T26oJH0PXbmRjUlqNDrsjR2HadXclyZcEoa931T4a15MMlbSQ
  7. Summer Guessing Jar 7/1/2016

    10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Columbus Library: Sign up for the Salt Lake County Library "On Your Mark, Get Set...Read" summer reading challenge. The program begins June 1, 2016 and continues through August 31, 2016. Try out your math skills with the guessing jar. Guess the correct amount of items and you win! One entry per child please, for kids ages 3-12 years old. The winner will be picked after August 31, 2016.
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J71CeKFtoRR2hn0r7dEumFl3cJjfYBXIw6PIbkh3VuRaGy01bJfYDDj
  8. On Your Mark, Get Set...Move 7/1/2016

    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Columbus Library: Songs, stories, and activities for children ages 3-9 years old with a caregiver. Meet in room 105 at the Columbus Center 2530 South 500 East South Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:30:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J4cgyd2NmqPJLuVv%2fzSJffHYapfpO5irtlWSpk%2bFFqiWtwD%2fwsdkPUp
  9. Beginning Yoga 7/2/2016

    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Columbus Library: The practice of yoga seeks the integration of body, breath, and mind, while also improving flexibility and our ability to achieve calmness. Through a series of gentle asanas (postures) coordinated with breath, we'll seek to focus on the present moment, leaving the cares of the week behind and starting the weekend with a clear mind.Saturday Mornings June 4-August 27th.
    Sat, 02 Jul 2016 16:30:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J6KtANc52S8shBZdn2ONz4k77TpxRq1tS9oM6GVXpaLYHdXVgwt%2bX2E
  10. Kid's Cafe 7/2/2016

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Columbus Library: Stop by the Columbus Library on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a free lunch. For kids 18 and younger.
    Sat, 02 Jul 2016 18:00:00 GMThttps://calendar.slcolibrary.org/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5A1a8EVTTMmploP59UrvQWP5Wb30hG3dQlpT8erNkFhp2Z9%2fzrdxNB

 

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