Columbus Metropolitan Library
OSU patrons have access to Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) materials at the OSU Thompson Library.
- All residents of the State of Ohio are eligible to apply for a Columbus Metropolitan Library card at the Thompson Library circulation desk. Please visit CML’s library card application page for more information.
- OSU patrons with a CML library card can reserve materials in the CML catalog and have them sent to the OSU Thompson Library for pick-up.
- OSU patrons can also use their CML library card to check out selected fiction, non-fiction, and juvenile literature books located in the Columbus Metropolitan Leisure Reading Collection in the 110 Leisure Reading area of the Thompson Library.
- CML books can be returned to the Thompson Library circulation desk. Patrons choosing to return CML books to other OSU Library locations are still responsible for any item(s) lost in transit to the Thompson Library.