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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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August Teen Events

We have a lot going on in August for teens! Check it out… Friday, August 1 7-11pm: Teens Take Over Come take over the library after hours! This event is part of 2014 National Teen Lock-In, so we’ll be competing against other libraries to win the photo scavenger hunt and Minute To Win It competition. more »

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Friends of the Polk County Public Library Book Club

The Friends of the Polk County Public Library Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Main Library’s Community Room from 2-4pm. Here are their upcoming books: July 23: The Big Rich by Bryan Burrough Aug. 27: Sycamore Row by John Grisham Sept. 24: Twelve Years A Slave by Solomon Northup more »

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Carrie Morrison Concert

Polk County Public Library is excited to welcome singer-songwriter Carrie Morrison in concert on July 29 at 6:30pm. The event will be held at the Main Library. It is free of charge and all are invited to attend. Morrison will perform all original music, featuring songs from her new album “Carolina Blonde.” For a preview 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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  • 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