Libraries to open in Gahanna, Powell as Columbus celebrates sesquicentennial

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Fans of public libraries will have plenty to celebrate in March, and it all begins this weekend with the 150th birthday of Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Today’s system of 23 locations — many with gleaming, glass-encased entrances — dates to the late 1800s reading room in Columbus’ first City Hall, now the Ohio Theatre.

But it’s been within the past 10 years that area libraries have had their most striking makeovers, including a $35 million remodeling of the flagship Main Library completed in 2016.

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