Columbia Heights Library


Fall Storytime
Sept 11- Nov 6     10:30-11:00 AM
Mondays: Toddler Storytime - 18 months- 3 years
Tuesdays: Family Storytime - All Ages
Thursdays: Baby Read Baby Grow - Infants birth-24 months

Second Wednesday of the Month 4-5 PM
Nov 8, Dec 13

Do you love all things LEGO?  We'll provide the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!  For grades K-6.  No registration required.

Maker Club
Last Wednesday of the Month 4-5 PM
Oct 25, Nov 29, Dec 27
Calling all tinkerers, creators, and crafters!  Join us after school for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) related projects.  Open to grades K-5.  No registration required.


Saturday, Nov 4
12:00-4:00 PM
November is National Novel Writing Month!  Come celebrate at the library with our drop-in style writing event.  There’s no need to be there the whole time, just come when you can and stay as long as you want.  This is a chance to connect with other writers, work on your novel, and get inspired!  We will have free Wi-Fi, free coffee and tea, power strips, and a large room for writers to gather in.

Conversation Circles
Wednesdays & Thursdays 1-2 PM
Thursday Conversation Circle will return in the Fall
Conversation circles is an informal weekly gathering of English-language learners.  It gives adults a chance to practice their speaking skills in a group setting with help from an English speaking volunteer.  Registration is NOT required, the group is open to anyone.
Senior Surf
First Wednesday of Each Month
9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Get hands-on computer experience with help from representatives of the Senior LinkAge Line. Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Register online for any session or call

Annual Report

Mission Statement
To serve a diverse community’s needs for access to resources, information, and technology in a welcoming environment.

Our Vision of the Future
Columbia Heights Public Library: a center of the community where services and collaborative programs are available and partnerships thrive.

Staff Contact Information

Renee Dougherty, Library Director

Phone: (763) 706-3680  |  Email: 

Bri Belanger, Youth Librarian
Phone: (763) 706-3683  |  Email:

Cortni O'Brien, Adult Services Librarian
Phone: (763) 706-3681  |  Email: