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Events on July 1, 2014
  • COL: Summer Reading Program: Nature Hike & Program

    Starts: 10:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Pacolet Area Conservancy will lead a nature hike on the trails behind the library! Following the hike, we’ll examine bird specimens and nature artifacts.

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Events on July 8, 2014
  • COL: Summer Reading Program: Sea Link: Reptiles

    Starts: 11:00 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
    Team ECCO will bring several species of turtles and lizards for an interactive information session! They will also teach us about turtle anatomy and conservation.

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  • SAL: Summer Reading Program: Sea Link: Reptiles

    Starts: 1:00 pm

    Ends: 2:00 pm

    Location: Saluda Community Library

    Description: *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
    Team ECCO will bring several species of turtles and lizards for an interactive information session! They will also teach us about turtle anatomy and conservation.

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  • COL: Friends of the Library Meeting

    Starts: 5:30 pm

    Ends: 6:30 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

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Events on July 9, 2014
  • BMB: Polk County High School, Tryon Estates, Ashley Meadows

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Polk County High School 9:30-10:30am
    Tryon Estates 10:45am-12pm
    Ashley Meadows 2:30-4:30pm

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Events on July 10, 2014
  • BMB: Polk Vocation Services, Ridge Rest, Highwood Apartments

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Polk Vocation Services 9:15-10:30am
    Ridge Rest 10:45-11:15am
    Highwood Apartments 3-5pm

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  • COL: Drum Circle

    Starts: 5:30 pm

    Ends: 7:30 pm

    Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

    Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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Events on July 15, 2014
  • COL: Summer Reading Program: Fizz, Boom, Science

    Starts: 10:00 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
    Dr. Beaker and Dr. Bunson from Hands On will engage participants in hands-on science demonstrations and experiments that fizz, boom, pop, and more!

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  • SAL: Summer Reading Program: Fizz, Boom, Science

    Starts: 2:00 pm

    Ends: 3:00 pm

    Location: Saluda Community Library

    Description: *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
    Dr. Beaker and Dr. Bunson from Hands On will engage participants in hands-on science demonstrations and experiments that fizz, boom, pop, and more!

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Events on July 16, 2014
  • BMB: Columbus Children's Center, Tots & Toddlers, Meeting Place #1, Virtual College, Smith Dairy Road, Arledge Building

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Columbus Children's Center 9:15-9:45am
    Tots & Toddlers 9:50-10:15am
    Meeting Place #1 10:30-11:15am
    Virtual College 11:30am-12:15pm
    Smith Dairy Road: 2-3pm
    Arledge Building 3:30-5pm

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Events on July 17, 2014
  • COL: Teen Book Club & Movie Night

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 7:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: The Teen Book Club meets on the third Thursday of every month at 4pm. For our July book, we’re reading The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak. Come to the meeting to discuss and you’ll also get a free copy of August’s book. Stick around after book club (or come even if you aren’t in it) for a screening of The Book Thief movie with drinks and popcorn at 5pm!

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Events on July 22, 2014
  • COL: Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Reading Explosion

    Starts: 6:00 pm

    Ends: 7:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Professor Whizzpop will introduce readers to some of literature’s more eccentric figures: mad scientists and crackpot inventors. During the magic show, we’ll recycle gumballs a la Willy Wonka, make a monster with Dr. Frankenstein, and reinvent the light bulb with Edison!

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Events on July 23, 2014
  • BMB: Mill Spring Ag Center, Polk County High School, Green Creek Family Life Center/Meeting Place #2, John Smith Road

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Mill Spring Ag Center 9:30-10:05 am
    Polk County High School 10:15-10:45am
    Green Creek Family Life Center/Meeting Place #2 12:30-2pm
    John Smith Road 2:15-4pm

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Events on July 24, 2014
  • BMB: Oak Hill Apartments, White Oak Manor, White Oak Manor Apartments

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Oak Hill Apartments 9:30am-1pm
    White Oak Manor 2:15-3:30pm
    White Oak Manor Apartments 3:30-5pm

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  • COL: Drum Circle

    Starts: 5:30 pm

    Ends: 7:30 pm

    Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

    Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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Events on July 29, 2014
  • COL: Summer Reading Program: Sub-Zero Effect

    Starts: 10:00 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum will show us how 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.

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  • COL: Carrie Morrison Concert

    Starts: 6:30 pm

    Ends: 8:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Carrie Morrison will present a free concert featuring all original music with songs from her new album Carolina Blonde.

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  • July 23, 2014
    • BMB: Mill Spring Ag Center, Polk County High School, Green Creek Family Life Center/Meeting Place #2, John Smith Road

      Time: All day

      Description: The bookmobile will be at:
      Mill Spring Ag Center 9:30-10:05 am
      Polk County High School 10:15-10:45am
      Green Creek Family Life Center/Meeting Place #2 12:30-2pm
      John Smith Road 2:15-4pm

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  • July 24, 2014
    • BMB: Oak Hill Apartments, White Oak Manor, White Oak Manor Apartments

      Time: All day

      Description: The bookmobile will be at:
      Oak Hill Apartments 9:30am-1pm
      White Oak Manor 2:15-3:30pm
      White Oak Manor Apartments 3:30-5pm

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    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • July 29, 2014
    • COL: Summer Reading Program: Sub-Zero Effect

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum will show us how 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.

      More details...

    • COL: Carrie Morrison Concert

      Starts: 6:30 pm

      Ends: 8:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: Carrie Morrison will present a free concert featuring all original music with songs from her new album Carolina Blonde.

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  • August 1, 2014
    • COL: Teens Take Over

      Starts: 7:00 pm

      Ends: 11:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: Come take over the library after hours! We’ll have lots of fun stuff, including pizza, a photo scavenger hunt, a Minute To Win It competition, and make your own ice cream sundaes! Plus a late night virtual chat with Marissa Meyer, author of The Lunar Chronicles series. Teens who wish to attend this event must register in advance and have a signed permission slip from a parent/guardian.

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  • August 5, 2014
    • COL: Summer Reading Program: Wrap-Up Party

      Starts: 5:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
      Join us as we celebrate the end of summer. Kevin of The Jolly Balloonsmiths will be making balloon creations! We’ll also have food, games, crafts, and the grand prize drawings.

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  • August 12, 2014
    • COL: Divergent Party

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: Come dressed in your favorite faction’s colors for a costume contest, crafts, food, and of course the movie!

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    • COL: Friends of the Library Meeting

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 6:30 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

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  • August 14, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • August 21, 2014
    • COL: Teen Book Club & Craft Night

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 6:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: The Teen Book Club meets on the third Thursday of every month at 4pm. For our August book, we’re reading The Maze Runner by James Dashner. Come to the meeting to discuss and you’ll also get a free copy of September’s book.

      Stick around after book club (or come even if you aren’t in it) for earring making at 5pm! Local jewelry artist Julie Arrington will demonstrate how to make earrings and assist teens in creating their designs. All materials will be provided! Teens who wish to attend this event must register in advance.

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  • August 28, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • September 1, 2014
  • September 9, 2014
    • COL: Friends of the Library Meeting

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 6:30 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

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  • September 11, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • September 25, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • October 9, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • October 14, 2014
    • COL: Friends of the Library Meeting

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 6:30 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

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  • October 23, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • November 11, 2014
  • November 13, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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  • December 9, 2014
    • COL: Friends of the Library Meeting

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 6:30 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

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  • December 11, 2014
    • COL: Drum Circle

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm

      Location: Community Room or Readers Deck - Columbus Library

      Description: This family-friendly event is on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Some instruments are provided but you can bring your own as well. All ages are welcome!

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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