General Library Information

Mission Statement

“The Columbia Public Library is a dynamic portal to reading enjoyment, life-long learning, and services that foster the well-being of our community.”

Vision Statement

A community empowered to shape its future by uinderstanding the past, gaining new perspectives, and exploring new worlds.

Our Values

Education, literacy, respect, connection, collaboration, community, preserve past, future-focused.

About UsLisa

Lisa Greybill, Library Administrator

  • Bachelor of Science – Education – Millersville University
  • Dual certification:  Elementary Education and Library Science
  • Master’s Degree in Education – Millersville University

Heather Beury, Operations Manager

  • Graduate of Columbia High School
  • Has worked at Columbia Public Library for 20 years.

Front Desk Staff:

  • Tammy
  • Sharon
  • Denise
  • Patti
  • Bookkeeper:  Mary Frances Kreiser
  • Maintenance:  Steve Sherk

The Columbia Public Library is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors:

  • President:  Brenda Paxson
  • Vice-President:  Steve Sherk
  • Secretary: currently vacant
  • Treasurer:  Gregg C. Dubbs
  • Members:  Ray McCarty, Jr., Sylvia Powell,  Angela Lutz, Dennis McFarland, Robin Gamby