Category Archives: Friends

Friends of the Library September Silent Auction

A monthly silent auction is available in the Main Library lobby consisting of large, lovely, first edition, collector items, or rare books. Interested persons leave their name, phone number, and bid for each selection. The highest bidder is notified at the end of the month. Bid on the following auction books in the library lobby more »

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Friends of the Library May Silent Auction & Book Club

Bid on the following May silent auction books in the library lobby: John Adams (two volumes) by Page Smith Great Kipling Stories: Together With A Life Of Rudyard Kipling by Lowell Thomas Masterpieces Of Painting From The National Gallery Of Art edited by Cairns and Walker Stroganoff: The Palace and Collections Of A Russian Noble more »

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We had a great turnout for the New 5 Cents Bluegrass Band on April 3rd! A special thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event. For our next HeartSongs program, we’re looking for musicians for a May Day circle jam. Contact Kitty at or 894-8721 ext. 222 for more information.

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HeartSongs: The New 5 Cents Band

Come to the Main Library on Thursday, April 3rd at 5:30pm to hear bluegrass music by the New 5 Cents. This band from western North Carolina began playing together in the fall of 2010. The band name is taken from an old fiddle tune that honored the release of a new nickel, but we aren’t more »

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Talk with Local Author Gwen Suesse


On Thursday, March 17th, the Friends of the Library will host a presentation featuring local author Gwen Suesse. The discussion will take place in the Columbus library’s community room at 6:00 pm. A book-signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Main Library
    1289 West Mills Street
    Columbus, NC 28722
    Tel. (828) 894-8721
    Fax (828) 894-2761
    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
    Mon.-Fri. 9am – 6pm
    Sat. 9am – 1pm

    (828) 894-8721 ext. 225