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Foothills Humane Society Book Buddies

Foothills Humane Society has a new program called Book Buddies, where kids in grades 1-8 read to shelter cats! This program will help children improve their reading skills while also helping the shelter animals by providing socialization and human interaction. Participants also earn prizes such as a coupon for a free ice cream scoop or more »

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HeartSongs

We had a great turnout for the New 5 Cents Bluegrass Band on April 3rd! A special thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event. For our next HeartSongs program, we’re looking for musicians for a May Day circle jam. Contact Kitty at kedwards@polklibrary.org or 894-8721 ext. 222 for more information.

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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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HeartSongs: The New 5 Cents Band

Come to the Main Library on Thursday, April 3rd at 5:30pm to hear bluegrass music by the New 5 Cents. This band from western North Carolina began playing together in the fall of 2010. The band name is taken from an old fiddle tune that honored the release of a new nickel, but we aren’t more »

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Drum Circle Expanded!

The drum circle will now be two nights a month! Come to the Main Library at 5:30pm on the second and fourth Thursday to join in. Some instruments are provided or you can bring your own. All ages are welcome. The event is currently held in the Community Room but we will move it to more »

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HeartSongs: The BattleAxe Band

Come to the Main Library on Thursday, March 6th at 5:30pm to hear old time and Americana music by The BattleAxe Band. Their vocals will stop you in your tracks! They have been playing together for close to ten years and have a fine old time band sound. The band likes to play old time more »

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  • Main Library
    1289 West Mills Street
    Columbus, NC 28722
    Tel. (828) 894-8721
    Fax (828) 894-2761
    Hours:
    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
    Hours:
    Mon.-Fri. 9am – 6pm
    Sat. 9am – 1pm

    Bookmobile
    (828) 894-8721 ext. 225
    Schedule