Summer Reading starts on June 12! Complete your reading challenge cards to win prizes and pool party tickets. Programs are on Wednesdays at 12:30pm at the Columbus Library. June 21 KidSenses presents Blow It Up Explode into learning with this highly flammable show! *Additional show at 2:30pm at Polk Central Elementary School* June 28 Buildamania [...]
Saturday, June 17 9am Polk County Middle School Celebrate the kick-off of the 2017 Summer Reading Program at Polk County Public Libraries by participating in the 2nd Annual PCPL Mutt Strut 5k! This is a free event and participants are encouraged to bring along their own dogs or volunteer to walk or run with dogs [...]
Thursdays at 4pm Columbus Library May 4: Shrinky Dinks Draw or trace an image onto special plastic paper and watch it shrink and harden in the oven! Then make your design into a keychain. May 11: LEGO Junior Makers Free build with the library’s 10,000 LEGOs. May 18: DIY Kaleidoscopes Make kaleidoscopes out of beads, [...]
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.
Rising Readers Ages 2-5 Tuesdays at 10:30am Columbus Library Enjoy books, songs, and a special craft or activity every week. Baby Bookworms 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 [...]
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 [...]