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Teen Events

Nemario-clip-art-mario-by-znkhucast-on-deviantart-picturesw! Teen Nintendo Wii U Gaming is on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 6pm at the Main Library in Columbus. Play all the best and newest Wii U games with your friends.  Join us for a kick-off pizza party on Jan. 7, and more gaming on Jan. 21.

Teen Book Club meets at the Main Library on 4th Mondays at 4pm. Read books from a different genre each month and discuss. Teen Book Club is followed by a Teen Craft session at 4:30pm. On Jan. 26, we will discuss fantasy books and make enchanted fairy gardens.

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Children’s Programs

legos 6 (1)Main Library:

  • Sat. 1/24 @ 10am: Ballet Class
    Professional ballerina Pamela Agudelo will teach free ballet classes for 5-6 years olds on alternating Saturdays at 10am.
  • Wed. 1/28 @ 4pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Thurs. 2/5 @ 4pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Sat. 2/7 @ 10am: Ballet Class
    Professional ballerina Pamela Agudelo will teach free ballet classes for 5-6 years olds on alternating Saturdays at 10am.
  • Wed. 2/11 @ 4pm: LEGO Junior Makers
    LEGO club starts with a literacy-based building activity, followed by free play.
  • Thurs. 2/19 @ 6pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Sat. 2/21 @ 10am: Ballet Class
    Professional ballerina Pamela Agudelo will teach free ballet classes for 5-6 years olds on alternating Saturdays at 10am.
  • Wed. 2/25 @ 4pm: How to Train Your Dragon 2
    Watch the movie on the big screen (with our *new* projector and sound system!) and enjoy popcorn and drinks.

Saluda Community Library:

  • Mon 1/26 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Mon 2/16 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Tues. 2/17 @ 3:30pm: LEGO Junior Makers
    Our LEGO club starts with a literacy-based building activity, followed by LEGO free play!
  • Mon 2/23 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
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Drum Circle

Drum circles are held on 2nd and 4th Thursdays at the Main Library from 5:30-7:30pm. Join us January 8 and 22! Some instruments are provided or you can bring your own. All ages are welcome… Come make some noise in the library!

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Storytime

storytimeBaby Bookworms is designed for youth ages 0-2. This program is at the Main Library in Columbus on Thursdays at 10:30am and is made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation. Join us January 8, 15, 22, and 29!

Pre-School Storytime is designed for youth ages 2-5. This program is at the Main Library on Tuesdays at 10:30am and at Saluda Community Library on 1st and 3rd Mondays at 10:30am. Join us January 6, 13, 20, and 27 at the Main Library and January 5 at Saluda Community Library!

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Friends of the Library Book Club

ows_138203116777579The Friends of the Library Book Club meets on 4th Wednesdays of most months from 2-4pm.  Upcoming picks:

Jan. 28: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Feb. 25: The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews

Meetings take place in the Main Library’s Community Room. For more information, call Susie or Carroll Mohn at (828) 894-5790.

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  • Main Library
    1289 West Mills Street
    Columbus, NC 28722
    Tel. (828) 894-8721
    Fax (828) 894-2761
    Hours:
    Mon. 9am – 6pm
    Tue.-Thurs. 9am – 8pm
    Fri. 9am – 6pm
    Sat. 9am – 4pm

    Saluda Community Library
    44 W. Main Street
    Saluda, NC 28773
    Tel. (828) 749-2117
    Hours:
    Mon.-Fri. 9am – 6pm
    Sat. 9am – 1pm

    Bookmobile
    (828) 894-8721 ext. 225
    Schedule