Category Archives: Kids

Youth Engaged with Science Discovery Programs

4th Fridays at 4pm Main Library May 22: Human Dynamo You will have the opportunity to get an up-close and personal look inside a giant Stuffee doll as you discover how the human body works through exciting demonstrations! We’ll demonstrate how the respiratory system works using real lungs. We’ll also learn about our digestive, muscular, more »

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May Children’s Programs

Main Library: Thurs. 5/7 @ 4pm: Nintendo Wii U Gaming We provide the system and games. Hang out with your friends and play Mario Kart and Just Dance! Wed. 5/13 @ 4pm: LEGO Junior Makers We suggest a literacy-based building challenge for children to complete and display their creations. Thurs. 5/21 @ 4pm: Family Movie more »

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Baby Bookworms is designed for youth ages 0-2. This program is year-round at the Main Library in Columbus on Thursdays at 10:30am and is made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation. Pre-School Storytime is designed for youth ages 2-5. This program is during the school year (September-May) at the Main Library 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