Category Archives: Adult

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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Friends of the Library April Silent Auction & Book Club

Bid on the following April auction books in the library lobby: Trosby Galleries Auctions (7 catalogs for one bid) Encyclopedia Of Mythology, introduction by Robert Graves Wild Flowers Of The World, paintings by Barbara Everard and text by Brian D. Morley History Of Art by H.W. Janson Illustrated Shakespeare, 3 volumes, edited by G.C. Verplanck, [...]

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Staff Picks: March

This month’s question: Who is your favorite book character and why?

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HeartSongs: The New 5 Cents Band

Come to the Main Library on Thursday, April 3rd at 5:30pm to hear bluegrass music by the New 5 Cents. This band from western North Carolina began playing together in the fall of 2010. The band name is taken from an old fiddle tune that honored the release of a new nickel, but we aren’t [...]

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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