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Events on September 1, 2014
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Events on September 2, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Dinosaurs

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Craft: Paper Plate Dinosaurs

    More details...

  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Sea Life Program

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Team ECCO Ocean Center of Hendersonville is bringing the aquarium to us. They will teach an interactive invertebrate class with sea stars, urchins, crabs, and shrimp! The program will involve models, dried specimens, and live creatures.
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

    More details...

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Events on September 3, 2014
  • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Dinosaurs

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Craft: Paper Plate Dinosaurs

    More details...

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Events on September 8, 2014
  • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Sea Life Program

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: Team ECCO Ocean Center of Hendersonville is bringing the aquarium to us. They will teach an interactive invertebrate class with sea stars, urchins, crabs, and shrimp! The program will involve models, dried specimens, and live creatures.
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

    More details...

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Events on September 9, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Special Guest

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Activity: Local children’s author Phoebe Blackwell will read selections from her books “The Fairy Door at Lane’s End,” “Hen’s Teeth, Turtle Feathers, & Frog Tails,” and “The Moon Was Hungry.”

    More details...

  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Board Games

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: Come play your favorite board games such as Monopoly, Uno, and Sorry and enjoy snacks.
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

    More details...

  • COL: Friends of the Library Meeting

    Starts: 5:30 pm

    Ends: 6:30 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    More details...

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Events on September 10, 2014
  • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Special Guest

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Activity: Local children’s author Phoebe Blackwell will read selections from her books “The Fairy Door at Lane’s End,” “Hen’s Teeth, Turtle Feathers, & Frog Tails,” and “The Moon Was Hungry.”

    More details...

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Events on 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!

    More details...

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Events on September 15, 2014
  • SAL: Sam's Reading Buddies

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: Sam the therapy dog will be at the library with his owner, Nancy Weinhagen, every other Monday. Sam loves to listen to stories. Kids can have fun and improve their reading skills at the same time!

    More details...

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Events on September 16, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Pirates

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Craft: Pirate Hooks

    More details...

  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Hike & Watershed Program

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Pacolet Area Conservancy (PAC) will lead a nature hike on the trails behind the library. Following the hike, they will discuss watersheds and the importance of keeping our watershed clean and free of trash and pollutants. PAC will bring an interactive model to demonstrate effects that human by-products can have on our water systems and sources.
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

    More details...

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Events on September 17, 2014
  • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Pirates

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Craft: Pirate Hooks

    More details...

  • COL: Teen Book Club

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: The club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. For our September book, we’re reading Sold by Patricia McCormick. We will also vote on October’s read and one lucky member will win a free copy of that book.

    More details...

  • COL: Teen Movie Night

    Starts: 5:00 pm

    Ends: 7:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: We’ll watch The Fault In Our Stars, based on the best-selling young adult novel by John Green. Free popcorn and drinks!

    More details...

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Events on September 22, 2014
  • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Martial Arts

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: Mr. Tim is back to teach another martial arts class. Learn some new karate moves and be sure to stick around for his board-breaking demonstration!
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

    More details...

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Events on September 23, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Rodents

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Craft: M is for Mouse

    More details...

  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Martial Arts

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Mr. Tim is back to teach another martial arts class. Learn some new karate moves and be sure to stick around for his board-breaking demonstration!
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

    More details...

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Events on September 24, 2014
  • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Rodents

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Craft: M is for Mouse

    More details...

  • COL: Friends of the Library Book Club

    Starts: 2:00 pm

    Ends: 4:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: The Friends of the Polk County Public Library Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Twelve Years A Slave by Solomon Northup will be discussed at the September meeting.

    More details...

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Events on 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!

    More details...

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Events on September 29, 2014
  • SAL: Sam's Reading Buddies

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

    Description: Sam the therapy dog will be at the library with his owner, Nancy Weinhagen, every other Monday. Sam loves to listen to stories. Kids can have fun and improve their reading skills at the same time!

    More details...

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Events on September 30, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Cookies

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
    Snack: Cookie Fruit Pizzas

    More details...

  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Movie Matinee

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:30 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Kids who attend the first three events this month will vote on what movie they want to see. The title of the film will be announced on Sept. 17. Come watch it on the big screen and enjoy popcorn and drinks!
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

    More details...

 
  • September 1, 2014
  • September 2, 2014
    • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Dinosaurs

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Craft: Paper Plate Dinosaurs

      More details...

    • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Sea Life Program

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: Team ECCO Ocean Center of Hendersonville is bringing the aquarium to us. They will teach an interactive invertebrate class with sea stars, urchins, crabs, and shrimp! The program will involve models, dried specimens, and live creatures.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • September 3, 2014
    • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Dinosaurs

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Craft: Paper Plate Dinosaurs

      More details...

  • September 8, 2014
    • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Sea Life Program

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: Team ECCO Ocean Center of Hendersonville is bringing the aquarium to us. They will teach an interactive invertebrate class with sea stars, urchins, crabs, and shrimp! The program will involve models, dried specimens, and live creatures.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • September 9, 2014
    • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Special Guest

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Activity: Local children’s author Phoebe Blackwell will read selections from her books “The Fairy Door at Lane’s End,” “Hen’s Teeth, Turtle Feathers, & Frog Tails,” and “The Moon Was Hungry.”

      More details...

    • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Board Games

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

      Description: Come play your favorite board games such as Monopoly, Uno, and Sorry and enjoy snacks.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

    • COL: Friends of the Library Meeting

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 6:30 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      More details...

  • September 10, 2014
    • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Special Guest

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Activity: Local children’s author Phoebe Blackwell will read selections from her books “The Fairy Door at Lane’s End,” “Hen’s Teeth, Turtle Feathers, & Frog Tails,” and “The Moon Was Hungry.”

      More details...

  • 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!

      More details...

  • September 15, 2014
    • SAL: Sam's Reading Buddies

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: Sam the therapy dog will be at the library with his owner, Nancy Weinhagen, every other Monday. Sam loves to listen to stories. Kids can have fun and improve their reading skills at the same time!

      More details...

  • September 16, 2014
    • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Pirates

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Craft: Pirate Hooks

      More details...

    • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Hike & Watershed Program

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: Pacolet Area Conservancy (PAC) will lead a nature hike on the trails behind the library. Following the hike, they will discuss watersheds and the importance of keeping our watershed clean and free of trash and pollutants. PAC will bring an interactive model to demonstrate effects that human by-products can have on our water systems and sources.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • September 17, 2014
    • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Pirates

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Craft: Pirate Hooks

      More details...

    • COL: Teen Book Club

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: The club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. For our September book, we’re reading Sold by Patricia McCormick. We will also vote on October’s read and one lucky member will win a free copy of that book.

      More details...

    • COL: Teen Movie Night

      Starts: 5:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: We’ll watch The Fault In Our Stars, based on the best-selling young adult novel by John Green. Free popcorn and drinks!

      More details...

  • September 22, 2014
    • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Martial Arts

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: Mr. Tim is back to teach another martial arts class. Learn some new karate moves and be sure to stick around for his board-breaking demonstration!
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • September 23, 2014
    • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Rodents

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Craft: M is for Mouse

      More details...

    • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Martial Arts

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: Mr. Tim is back to teach another martial arts class. Learn some new karate moves and be sure to stick around for his board-breaking demonstration!
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • September 24, 2014
    • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Rodents

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Craft: M is for Mouse

      More details...

    • COL: Friends of the Library Book Club

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: The Friends of the Polk County Public Library Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Twelve Years A Slave by Solomon Northup will be discussed at the September meeting.

      More details...

  • 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!

      More details...

  • September 29, 2014
    • SAL: Sam's Reading Buddies

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC, United States

      Description: Sam the therapy dog will be at the library with his owner, Nancy Weinhagen, every other Monday. Sam loves to listen to stories. Kids can have fun and improve their reading skills at the same time!

      More details...

  • September 30, 2014
    • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Cookies

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

      Description: This 30 minute program featuring books and stories followed by a craft, snack, or activity is recommended for children ages 3-5.
      Snack: Cookie Fruit Pizzas

      More details...

    • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Movie Matinee

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:30 pm

      Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

      Description: Kids who attend the first three events this month will vote on what movie they want to see. The title of the film will be announced on Sept. 17. Come watch it on the big screen and enjoy popcorn and drinks!
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

    • 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