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Teen Events

Teen Nintendo Wii U Gamingmario-clip-art-mario-by-znkhucast-on-deviantart-pictures is on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 6pm at the Main Library. Join us for a kick-off pizza party on Jan. 7, and we will also be gaming on Jan. 21. Play all the best and newest Wii U games with your friends… If you tell us what your favorite game is, we might have it for you! This program is made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

Teen Book Club meets at the Main Library in Columbus on 4th Mondays at 4pm. Each month we read books from a different genre and discuss. Teen Book Club is followed by a Teen Craft session at 4:30pm, which is also sponsored by the Polk County Community Foundation.
Jan. 26: Fantasy
Feb. 23: Romance
March 23: Mystery
April 27: Sci-Fi
*May 18: Non-Fiction/Memoir
*In May, we will meet on the 3rd Monday.

These programs are limited to youth in grades 6-12.

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Children’s Programs

legos 6 (1)Main Library:
Wed. 1/14 @ 4pm: LEGO Junior Makers
Our LEGO club starts with a literacy-based building activity, followed by LEGO free play!
Thurs. 1/15 @ 6pm: Frozen Sing-A-Long
Popcorn and drinks will be served at this sing-a-long screening of the movie. Come dressed as your favorite character; a prize will be awarded for best costume!
Wed. 1/28 @ 4pm: Board Games
Hang out with your friends and play games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land.

Saluda Community Library:
Mon 1/5 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U Gaming
Hang out with your friends and play games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
Tues. 1/13 @ 3:30pm: LEGO Junior Makers
Our LEGO club starts with a literacy-based building activity, followed by LEGO free play!

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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 from 2-4pm.  There is no meeting in December.  Upcoming books:

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