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Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

The Foothills Music Club, Inc. will present a “Happy Birthday, Shakespeare” concert on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Isothermal Community College’s Polk Center in Columbus. April 23 is generally given as the day of Shakespeare’s birth and the music club will commemorate this day by playing a variety of music from the [...]

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The libraries will be closed on Friday, April 18th and Saturday, April 19th for the Easter holiday. We will reopen on Monday, April 21st.

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Staff Picks: April

This month’s question: What is your favorite book-to-movie adaptation?

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We had a great turnout for the New 5 Cents Bluegrass Band on April 3rd! A special thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event. For our next HeartSongs program, we’re looking for musicians for a May Day circle jam. Contact Kitty at or 894-8721 ext. 222 for more information.

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Drum Circle

Here are some photos from our recent drum circles! The drum circle is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 5:30pm. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Green World of Drama and Love

Thursday, April 10th Main Library: 10:30am Saluda Community Library: 4pm Dr. Gary Ettari, associate professor of literature and language at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Green World of Drama and Love,” an oral lecture about William Shakespeare. Free copies of the book A Midsummer Night’s Dream [...]

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  • Polk County Public Library
  • Main Library
    1289 West Mills Street
    Columbus, NC 28722
    Tel. (828) 894-8721
    Fax (828) 894-2761
    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
    Mon.-Fri. 9am – 6pm
    Sat. 9am – 1pm

    (828) 894-8721 ext. 225