Friends of the Columbia Library, Inc.

When and where we meet

Meetings are held every other month at the Columbia Branch, 13824 W. River Road North in Columbia Station at 5 pm.  

Columbia Friends meeting dates for 2023:
5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 
5 p.m. Tuesday, April 18 
5 p.m. Tuesday, June 20
5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15    
5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17
5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19 - Annual Friends Holiday Party for 2023 

Book sale dates and details

Friends volunteer to help with the three book sales (March, July and October) held at the Columbia Branch each year as well as with other fundraising events. 

Columbia Friends book sale dates for 2023:
March 21 to 25:
     Tuesday, March 21; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
     Wednesday, March 22; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
     Thursday, March 23; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
     Friday, March 24; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
     Saturday, March 25; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  (Bag Sale)

July 11 to 15: 
     Tuesday, July 11; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
     Wednesday, July 12; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
     Thursday, July 13; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
     Friday, July 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
     Saturday, July 15; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  (Bag Sale)

Oct. 17 to 21:
     Tuesday, Oct. 17; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
     Wednesday, Oct. 18; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
     Thursday, Oct. 19; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
     Friday, Oct. 20; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
     Saturday, Oct. 21; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Bag Sale)

The Friends wish to thank these local retailers for providing donations for the gift baskets that were raffled off during the Oct. 2022 book sale: J&J Greenhouse and Tractor Supply (both in Columbia Station), Uncle John's Plant Farm (Olmsted Falls), Petiti's (Strongsville) and Home Depot (North Olmsted). 

Membership dues and application

Print and complete this membership application and bring it with you to the next meeting or send it to the library.

Columbia Friends annual membership dues:
Individual $10
Sr. Friend (aged 60+) $5
Student (<18) $2
Corporation / Business $50
Lifetime member $100

Please make checks payable to: Friends of Columbia Library
Mail your membership payment to:
Friends of Columbia Library
13824 W. River Rd. N,
Columbia Station, OH 44028

Current Officers

President: Christine Redovan 
Vice President: vacant 
Secretary: Marsha Merriman
Treasurer: Ethel Schiemann
Membership: Sue Baker

By-Laws

Friends of the Columbia Library, Inc. By-Laws