An inaugural Friends of the Library summer Book Sale in Saluda will be held the last weekend in July at Saluda Fire & Rescue. The sale will take place from 4-7 pm on Friday, July 28 and 9am-3pm on Saturday, July 29. Select books will be given away from 1-3pm Saturday.
Monday, August 21 11am-3pm Harmon Field Experience the solar eclipse in Polk County at a community event! The celebration will include music, food, crafts, and activities themed around the solar system. Enjoy the 99.77% obscuration of totality as the sun and moon cross paths. Foothills BBQ will be open for lunch and snack purchases during [...]
Last Saturdays Dusk (approx. 8:30pm) Stearns Park, Columbus, NC Join us this summer for Movies in the Park! These programs are made possible by a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation. Bring chairs or a blanket, snacks and drinks, and your family and friends! Come early to find a good spot. June 24: The [...]
Summer Reading starts on June 12! Complete tasks on your reading challenge cards to win prizes. You can also enter to win one of four grand prizes: a slime kit, rainbow fidget spinner, and Chimney Rock family pass; a LeapStart and 2 tickets to Hands On in Hendersonville; a Minecraft LEGOs set; or a Crayola [...]
Mondays 12:30-4pm Columbus Library Do you know how to play chess? Players of all experience ranges are invited to join the Foothills Chess Club! Learn the basics and then challenge yourself by playing with someone new.
Ages 0-2 Thursdays at 10:30am Columbus Library Babies and toddlers up to 24 months old will enjoy books, songs, and playtime with special sensory toys. Parents and caregivers can learn fun techniques for encouraging early literacy at home.