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New Columbus Schools superintendent Talisa Dixon talks to students at Trevitt Elementary in King-Lincoln.
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Dontavius Jarrells, founder of the Columbus African Council, is searching for answers to the challenges faced by Ohio's African American and African immigrant communities.

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Dressed in an entirely pink outfit, Christina Bogardus is hunched over a computer at the Linden branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. She says she comes here often to watch videos, chat online with friends, and over the last couple of months, apply for jobs.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Aug 18, 2017
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Guest host Christopher Purdy sits down with a panel of experts to talk about the latest in book news in the Columbus area.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Jul 14, 2017
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Guest host Christopher Purdy sits down with a panel of experts to talk about the latest in book news in the Columbus area.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Jun 23, 2017
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Today guest host Christopher Purdy sits down with a panel of experts to talk about the latest in book news in the Columbus Area.

All Sides Weekend: Books

May 19, 2017
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Join us today with guest host Christopher Purdy as he talks with a panel of guests about the latest in book news in the Columbus area.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says 641,000 Ohioans are unemployed and actively seeking work. In Central Ohio, some of those thousands have turned to local libraries to get job search help.

Several libraries hosted a "job help" day to show job seekers how to build a resume, make a good impression, and show ways to use the latest computer tools to snag the ultimate job.

Columbus reference librarians embrace search engines

Jun 27, 2005

During the mid-1990's the Internet search enging Google threatened the very existence of reference librarians. People in search of a telephone number or a ballgame score can point and click their own way to an answer. Now, reference librarians at the Columbus Metropolitan Library say they've embraced the technology and they're armed with more tools than ever before.