“What is remarkable is how well the concerts engage everyone…the introductions and explanations invite audience curiosity and attentiveness and give the music context.”

– Nancy Kangas, Librarian, Columbus Metropolitan Library


Columbus Metropolitan Library Series

Join ProMusica musicians for free, family-friendly concerts that link classical music and children’s literature at your neighborhood library branches around Central Ohio. These engaging concerts focus on particular themes of music and offer a display of corresponding books and stories for everyone to enjoy.

Upcoming Library Concerts:

Saturday, December 7, 11:00 AM
CML Karl Road Branch – 5590 Karl Rd, Columbus, OH 43229
String Quartet *

Saturday, January 18, 2:00 PM
Grove City Library – 3959 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123
Brass Quintet

Saturday, March 14, 2:00 PM
CML Whetstone Branch – 3909 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214
String Quartet *

Sunday, April 5, 2:00 PM
Bexley Public Library – 2411 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209
Woodwind Quintet

Saturday, April 25, 2:00 PM
Upper Arlington Public Library – Tremont Road Main Library – 2800 Tremont Rd, Upper Arlington, OH 43221
String Quartet

Saturday, May 30, 2:00 PM
CML Reynoldsburg Branch – 1402 Brice Rd, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
String Quartet

Saturday, June 13, 2:00 PM
Columbus Metropolitan Library – Main Library – 96 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
Brass Quintet

* This season we will present two sensory-friendly concerts designed specifically for families with children who have autism or disabilities associated with sensory sensitivities. We invite all families to enjoy and engage with the music in a comfortable environment.

With support from:

Storytimes

Bring your youngest music lovers to your neighborhood library for Storytimes, free programs tailored to preschoolers at branches around the city. Each ProMusica Storytime features a unique theme uniting story and song, and our musicians serve as co-hosts along with the librarians. Music, books, and interactive activities offer an energizing and engaging learning experience.

Upcoming Library Storytimes:

Monday, January 27, 9:30 AM
CML Gahanna Branch – 310 Granville St, Columbus, OH 43230

Saturday, February 8, 11:00 AM
CML Hilliard Branch – 4500 Hickory Chase Way, Hilliard, OH 43026

Wednesday, February 12, 11:00 AM
CML Whitehall Branch – 4445 E Broad St, Whitehall, OH 43213

Monday, March 2, 10:30 AM
CML Linden Branch – 2223 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43211

Tuesday, April 21, 10:30 AM
CML Martin Luther King Branch – 1467 E Long St, Columbus, OH 43203

Friday, May 15, 10:30 AM
CML Driving Park Branch – 1422 E Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43205

With support from:


To request more information on any of these programs, please contact Ann Kriewall, Operations & Community Outreach Coordinator at 614.464.0066 ext. 105, or via email.