Category Archives: Teens

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Green World of Drama and Love

Thursday, April 10th Main Library: 10:30am Saluda Community Library: 4pm Dr. Gary Ettari, associate professor of literature and language at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Green World of Drama and Love,” an oral lecture about William Shakespeare. Free copies of the book A Midsummer Night’s Dream [...]

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April Teen Events

Teen Book Club The club meets on the third Thursday of every month at 4pm. For our April book, we’re reading The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan. Come to the meeting on April 17th to discuss and you’ll also get a free copy of May’s book (The Absolutely True Diary of a [...]

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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 [...]

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March Teen Events

Teen Book Club The club meets on the third Thursday of every month at 4pm. For our March book, we’re reading The Fault In Our Stars by John Green. Come to the meeting on March 20th to discuss and you’ll also get a free copy of April’s book (The Forest of Hands and Teeth by [...]

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Whole Lotta Shakespeare Goin’ On

Eight area library systems, including Polk County Public Library, have partnered for Whole Lotta Shakespeare Goin’ On, a community reading project focused on the works of William Shakespeare. The project commemorates the 450th birthday of the Bard, and is designed to encourage reading throughout the region. Events at Polk County Public Library will focus on [...]

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FAFSA Help

Hey teens… Are you applying to college this year? Each State Employees’ Credit Union branch (including the one in Columbus) is now taking appointments for anyone to come and get help completing and filing their FAFSA forms. Those looking for college aid, whether it be for grants, student loans, or work study programs, can get [...]

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  • Polk County Public Library
  • 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