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The Dog Show: Two Centuries of Canine Cartoons opens on June 19!

The Dog Show: Two Centuries of Canine Cartoons promises to be an entertaining and enlightening exhibit for visitors of all ages. It documents the fascination that cartoonists have had with our furry friends. Beginning with political cartoons from the 19th century and moving through to 21st century creations like  Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man, over one hundred different characters are showcased. Also on display is Into the […]

Library reading room is scheduling appointments

The Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room is scheduling limited research appointments, Monday-Friday. For more information, please see the Visiting the Reading Room page. To request an appointment, please email For research and reproduction services, please email us or call 614-292-0538.


Two family-friendly events celebrating The Dog Show!

Our newest exhibit, The Dog Show: Two Centuries of Canine Cartoons opens to the public on June 19! Celebrate with us in July with two family-friendly events. Not in Columbus? Join cartoonist Nomi Kane via Zoom to learn how to draw your dog on July 10. If you’re in town, meet us at the Billy Ireland Cartoon [Read More...]

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