Category Archives: Children’s programs

Sub-Zero Effect

Our next children’s Summer Reading Program event is Sub-Zero Effect. Join us on July 29 at 10am at the Main Library as KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum shows us how science can be cool… Really cool, about 322 degrees below zero Fahrenheit cool! Using liquid nitrogen, we’ll shatter a ball, make an explosion, and examine the more »

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Fizz! Boom! Reading Explosion!

Our next open Summer Reading Program event (the July 8 and July 15 events have limited capacity and are now full) is Fizz! Boom! Reading Explosion! Join us on July 22 at 6pm at the Main Library for this awesome magic show! Professor Whizzpop will introduce readers to some of literature’s more eccentric figures: mad more »

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Pacolet Area Conservancy Nature Hike

Pam from Pacolet Area Conservancy is returning to the Main Library on Tuesday, July 1 at 10am to lead a nature hike on the trails behind the library. She will also present a special nature program after the hike. This event is part of our children’s Summer Reading Program.

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The LEGO Movie

Come to the Main Library at on Tuesday, June 24 for a movie matinee as part of our Summer Reading Program! We will watch The LEGO Movie at 2pm and enjoy popcorn and drinks. As always, it’s FREE!

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Wildlife of WNC

Our first Summer Reading Program event is Tuesday, June 17! Chimney Rock Park presents “Wildlife of Western North Carolina” at 3pm in Saluda and 6pm in Columbus. They will bring creatures native to the area for us to meet and explain the different characteristics and adaptations of these animals. Kids and adults of all ages more »

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Foothills Humane Society Book Buddies

Foothills Humane Society has a new program called Book Buddies, where kids in grades 1-8 read to shelter cats! This program will help children improve their reading skills while also helping the shelter animals by providing socialization and human interaction. Participants also earn prizes such as a coupon for a free ice cream scoop or more »

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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