Category Archives: Events

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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Food For Fines

One unexpired, nonperishable food item will erase $1 of overdue fines. Fees other than overdue fines are not eligible. Donations accepted at Columbus, Saluda, and the Bookmobile. Part of Hunger Action Month, a national movement to alleviate hunger. All proceeds will be donated to Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry. Polk County Public Library is committed to 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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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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  • 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