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Youth Engaged with Science Discovery Programs

4th Fridays at 4pm March 27: The Sub-Zero Effect Science can be cool, really cool, about 322 degrees below zero Fahrenheit cool! Using liquid nitrogen, we’ll shatter a ball, make an explosion, and examine the three states of matter! *April 29: Action Reaction You will explode into learning with this highly flammable show! Your minds more »

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April Children’s Programs

Main Library: Thurs. 4/2 @ 4pm: Nintendo Wii U Gaming We provide the system and games. Hang out with your friends and play Mario Kart and Just Dance! Wed. 4/8 @ 4pm: LEGO Junior Makers We suggest a literacy-based building challenge for children to complete and display their creations. Thurs. 4/16 @ 6pm: Family Movie more »

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Baby Bookworms is designed for youth ages 0-2. This program is at the Main Library in Columbus on Thursdays at 10:30am and is made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation. Join us this month on April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30! Pre-School Storytime is designed for youth ages 2-5. This more »

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North Carolina Digital Library for Kids

The North Carolina Digital Library, powered by OverDrive, now has an eReading Room for kids. Many eBooks are available for download in a variety of subjects: fiction, nonfiction, biography, fantasy, history, humor, mystery, picture books, and science and nature. These eBooks are sortable by interest, ATOS, lexile, and reading levels as well. Children’s videos are more »

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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