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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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September Teen Book Club & Movie Night

Teen Book Club The club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. For our September book, we’re reading Sold by Patricia McCormick. We will also vote on October’s read and one lucky member will win a free copy of that book. Teen Movie Night Stick around after book club on September 17 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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Friends of the Polk County Public Library Book Club

The Friends of the Polk County Public Library Book Club typically meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Main Library’s Community Room from 2-4pm. Here are the upcoming books: Sept. 24: Twelve Years A Slave by Solomon Northup Oct. 22: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Nov. 19: My Name is Nancy 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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  • 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