Category Archives: Children’s programs

Scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

We are continuing our celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare with scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to be performed by local fifth grade students at the Peterson Amphitheater at Tryon Fine Arts Center on Sunday, September 14. Marianne Carruth, Director of Marketing and Arts in Education at TFAC, and more »

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Afternoon Adventures & Sam’s Reading Buddies

Afternoon Adventures Afternoon Adventures starts back in September! This program is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation. Afternoon Adventures is at the Main Library in Columbus on Tuesdays at 4pm and at the Saluda Community Library every other Monday at 4pm. Columbus Afternoon more »

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Pre-School Storytime

Storytime starts back in September! This program is designed for children ages 3-5 but is open to anyone who wishes to attend. Preschool Storytime is at the Main Library in Columbus on Tuesdays at 10:30am and at the Saluda Community Library Wednesdays at 10:30am. Sept. 2 & 3: Dinosaurs Craft: Paper Plate Dinosaurs Sept. 9 more »

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Summer Reading Program Wrap-Up Party

August 5 is our Summer Reading Program Wrap-Up Party! Come on by the Main Library between 5-7pm in your best Hawaiian clothes for a luau. We’ll have games, food, crafts, balloon creations, and face painting! Don’t forget to bring your BINGO cards for entries into the grand prize drawings… We’ll pick the winners after the more »

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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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  • 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