Events and Exhibits: Events

This guide showcases Past, Present and Future events and exhibits at the Columbus State Library and Delaware Learning Center.

Recurring Events

April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! Join Columbus State Library as we celebrate poetry.

Delaware Day logo

Each April hosts Delaware Day. A celebration of what is unique about the Delaware Campus! It highlights the uniqueness of the campus--current students, prospective students, student's families, faculty, staff and the local community.

We the People - photo of the top of the Declaration of Independence

Each fall, the Libraries host Constitution Day and provides attendees with information about the constitution and voting.


Banned Books Week Oct. 1st - 7th
Celebrate Banned Books Week October 1st through 7th with Columbus State Library.

National Hispanic Heritage Month 9/15 - 10/15

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Past Events

Save the Date Douglass Day February 14, 2024

The Columbus State Library hosted a transcribe-a-thon in tandem with colleges and organizations across the country in an effort to transcribe 8,731 scanned pages of Douglass's correspondence that are held in the Library of Congress' collections.

First Gen Student Celebration

a person at their graduation holding a sign that says 'the first in my family...'

Generation One Trailblazers Guide

Poets in Black

The 25th Annual Poets in Black event is February 23rd, 2023. Please join us in this collaborative experience as we lift our voices and share in poetry. Featuring Barbara Fant!

Columbus State Library Presents: Campus Read

The Library is sponsoring a group discussion of the book The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen. Check out all the events For March 28th-30th, 2023 on the Library's Cougar Connect Page.

Celebrating Ohio Book Awards and Authors

The Columbus State Library's COBAA collection on the 2nd floor of the library features books by Ohio authors and books recognized by Ohio-based book award programs. 

CSCC Presents Wil Haygood author of Tigerland. September 21, 2018

Wil Haygood came to Columbus State in September of 2018 to talk about his latest book, Tigerland, 1968-1969: A City Divided, A Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing.


Equality for All

The Courageous Conversations series, held in March of 2018, was a college-wide initiative focused on empowering women.


Bigfoot Field Guide   


Over the years, fourth graders at Woodward Elementary learn about good research techniques with this unique guide about Bigfoot Hunting.

Alien Search Field Guide

Librarians led Woodward Elementary 4th graders on a quest to decide if aliens are real! They worked through this question by learning how to tell good from bad information sources.

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