2016 Kids Summer Reading

The kids program is for babies up to rising 5th graders. Sign ups begin June 13… Read all summer long to earn awesome prizes! *SPECIAL KICK-OFF EVENT* Saturday, June 18 @ 8am Mutt Strut 5K @ Harmon Field *Advance Registration Required* Participants are encouraged to walk or run the 5K with a furry friend! Bring [...]

Tales to Tails

Reading with animals is therapeutic and beneficial! Here's why: Dogs are non-judgmental, so children are less self-conscious Most children have a natural affinity and bond with dogs Children can improve their reading skills in a fun, relaxed atmosphere It can enhance self-esteem, motivate speech, and build confidence Come read to a dog from the Foothills [...]

Baby Bookworms

Ages 0-2 Thursdays at 10:30am Columbus Library Parents and caregivers of infants up to 24 months are invited for stories, bouncy rhymes, and playtime with special sensory toys. Learn fun techniques for using books, songs, and rhymes at home. Baby Bookworms is year-round and is made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community [...]

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

FREE BOOKS! All children who live in Polk County can receive one free book per month from the time they are born until they turn five years old. Come to the library and fill out a survey and registration form. Your child will start receiving free books in eight to ten weeks. This program is [...]