Most Checked-out Books of 2021

Did you read one of our 15 most checked-out books of 2021? Take a look at our top titles from 2021 to see if you read one of our most popular titles and also see what you may have missed this year! Adults ( Young Adults ( & Beginners (

December Blood Drive

Did you know that blood donations drop off during the winter months? You can help save a life with your donation, at a time when it is needed the most, get an awesome free t-shirt, AND give back to the library. Blood Assurance will be at the Columbia and Mt. Pleasant libraries (December 7th 1pm-6pm; December 9th 10am-3pm respectively) with … Read More

Electronic Resources for Grades K-5

Children in grades K-5 can access resources for homework help, learn about state history, and access educational games and activities through the newly redesigned TEL4U. TEL4U is a kid-centric portal provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library that connects school-aged children to informational resources and educational activities. TEL4U

Start Learning a New Language

Need to brush up on your Italian for an upcoming trip to Italy? Want to learn some conversational Spanish? Or have you always wanted to learn Bengali? The Library has the perfect solution for you! We now have access to Transparent Language Online via TEL! Transparent Language Online is a fun, interactive way to learn a new language at your … Read More

Italian-American Heritage Month

October is Italian-American Heritage month, and a perfect opportunity to explore titles by Italian-American authors.Head over to our book list to find some books to get you started.

National Voter Registration Day

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September 28th is National Voter Registration Day! Are you registered to vote? Checking your voter registration status takes just a moment at Need to register? Visit to find out how to use Tennessee’s online voter registration system.

MCPL is Hiring!

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Do you enjoy books, information, and all things library? Do you have a passion for serving others and making someone’s day brighter? Well then we have the perfect job for you! The Columbia branch of the Maury County Public Library is hiring a Part-time Library Assistant to work evenings/Saturdays. To learn more about the job and to apply, visit the … Read More

Lt. Wooten Artifacts on Display in August

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The Columbia branch library hosted artifacts from the life and service of Lt. James Wooten during the month of August. These artifacts, including personal effects, commendations, and other paraphernalia, tell the story of Columbia’s own Lt. James Wooten — from bright local scholar to American hero in World War I to impetus for literary activism. You can read more about … Read More

New Signage

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The Columbia branch library is now easier to find, thanks to brand new signage donated by Columbia Machine Works! The sign, mounted to the west wall of the library by Columbia Neon, overlooks the corner of High St. and West 8th St. Look for it next time you visit the library!