Know Before You Go to a Chattahoochee Valley Library

By Jeannine Scott, Branch Manager, North Columbus Public Library  Now reopen, the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries are excited to serve families in our community!  Our services may look a bit different, so here’s a know-before-you-go guide to make the best out of your next visit. All branches, 24-hour kiosks, and book drops are open You can […]

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Let’s Help Turn Around Columbus

In January 2021, Turn Around Columbus, a local community development organization, broke ground on its new project, the Victory Garden and Farm. The garden and farm is being developed on 10 vacant acres on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Columbus. This project is part of the organization’s mission to provide work-based education programs that help youth gain […]

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Now Hiring: Junior Park Rangers

The Junior Ranger program at Georgia State Parks offers families an opportunity to combine fun outdoors with learning. The program features activities specific to the 59 state parks and historic sites in Georgia. The program is written at a third-grade level but everyone in the family is welcome to participate and become Junior Rangers. To […]

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Digital Marketing Manager

“Family & Kids” is looking for a digital marketing professional in the Columbus Metro Area to contribute to and manage our digital accounts – social media, website, databases, emails, etc… Duties include content creation, graphics, scheduling, analytics, website updating, newsletters, eblasts, community involvement etc… Our ideal candidate has a great social media presence themselves and is […]

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Highlight on Feeding the Valley Food Bank

For 38 years, Feeding the Valley Food Bank has served families in need in the Chattahoochee Valley region. The need for nutritional assistance is not limited to the holiday season and Feeding the Valley Food Bank works year-round to help families in an 18-county region. In the last fiscal year, Feeding the Valley Food Bank […]

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THE BASICS for Baby’s Development

Parents are more concerned than ever before with their child’s development and wondering if they are doing enough to support it. Did you know that 80% of a child’s brain is developed by the time they are three years old? What if there were five simple, free, and fun ways for parents and caregivers to […]

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Benefits of Teaching Handwriting

The educational tasks assigned to children have increasingly become digitized and moved to online platforms. This has resulted in many schools deciding not to teach handwriting skills. While it is true that kids need to spend time learning skills vital for keeping up in the digital world, such as how to type by touch, research […]

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