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Events on October 1, 2014
  • BMB: Polk County Middle School, Autumn Care, Laurel Woods, Laurel Hurst

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Polk County Middle School 9:30-10:10am
    Autumn Care 10:30-11:30am
    Laurel Woods 1:30-2:15pm
    Laurel Hurst 2:15-3pm

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Events on October 2, 2014
  • BMB: Abby's Learning Academy, Big Level Baptist Church, Cooperriis

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Abby's Learning Academy 9-10:30am
    Big Level Baptist Church 11am-12pm
    Cooperriis 4-5pm

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Events on October 6, 2014
  • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Apples & Leaves

    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.

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  • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Spooky Science

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

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

    Description: Explore the science behind spooky special effects with Dr. Bunson and Dr. Beaker from Hands On! This class explores structure and properties of matter before and after they undergo change.
    Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

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Events on October 7, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Apples & Leaves

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 12:00 pm

    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.

    More details...

  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Spooky Science

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Explore the science behind spooky special effects with Dr. Bunson and Dr. Beaker from Hands On! This class explores structure and properties of matter before and after they undergo change.
    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 October 8, 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

    More details...

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Events on October 9, 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

    More details...

  • 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 October 13, 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 October 14, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Puppet Show

    Starts: 10:30 am

    Ends: 11:00 am

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: Tracie Crowder, Pre-K Dental Coordinator for Rutherford-Polk-McDowell District Health Department, will present a dental puppet show.

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

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  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Movie Matinee

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:30 pm

    Location: Children's Area - Columbus Library

    Description: Come watch Muppets Most Wanted 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.

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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 October 15, 2014
  • Friends of the Polk County Public Library Fall Book Sale

    Time: All day

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: If you are a Friends of the Polk County Public Library member, you can visit the book sale early from 4:30 to 7:30pm on Wednesday, October 15.

    The book sale is open to the public from 10am to 6pm on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

    There will also be a $5 bag sale on Saturday, October 18 from 9am to 4pm.

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  • BMB: Columbus Children's Center, Tots & Toddlers, Meeting Place #1, Polk County Early 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
    Polk County Early College 11:30am-12:15pm
    Smith Dairy Road: 2-3pm
    Arledge Building 3:30-5pm

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  • COL: Teen Book Club

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Columbus Library

    Description: The club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. For our For our
    October book, we’re reading The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd. One lucky book club member will win a free copy of November’s book selection (to be voted on at the meeting).

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  • COL: Teen Craft Night

    Starts: 5:00 pm

    Ends: 7:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Have you heard of Zen Doodling? Local calligrapher Catherine Langsdorf will teach us how to create awesome designs! All materials will be provided.

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Events on October 16, 2014
  • Friends of the Polk County Public Library Fall Book Sale

    Time: All day

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: If you are a Friends of the Polk County Public Library member, you can visit the book sale early from 4:30 to 7:30pm on Wednesday, October 15.

    The book sale is open to the public from 10am to 6pm on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

    There will also be a $5 bag sale on Saturday, October 18 from 9am to 4pm.

    More details...

  • 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

    More details...

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Events on October 17, 2014
  • Friends of the Polk County Public Library Fall Book Sale

    Time: All day

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: If you are a Friends of the Polk County Public Library member, you can visit the book sale early from 4:30 to 7:30pm on Wednesday, October 15.

    The book sale is open to the public from 10am to 6pm on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

    There will also be a $5 bag sale on Saturday, October 18 from 9am to 4pm.

    More details...

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Events on October 18, 2014
  • Friends of the Polk County Public Library Fall Book Sale

    Time: All day

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: If you are a Friends of the Polk County Public Library member, you can visit the book sale early from 4:30 to 7:30pm on Wednesday, October 15.

    The book sale is open to the public from 10am to 6pm on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

    There will also be a $5 bag sale on Saturday, October 18 from 9am to 4pm.

    More details...

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Events on October 20, 2014
  • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Pumpkins & Jack O’Lanterns

    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.

    More details...

  • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Cartooning Workshop

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

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

    Description: Local cartoonist, author, and illustrator Steve Barr will teach a cartooning workshop. Learn to draw aliens and monsters!
    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 October 21, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Pumpkins & Jack O’Lanterns

    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.

    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...

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Events on October 22, 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

    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. Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen will be discussed at the October meeting.

    More details...

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Events on October 23, 2014
  • COL: Library Board Meeting

    Starts: 5:30 pm

    Ends: 7:00 pm

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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!

    More details...

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Events on October 27, 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 October 28, 2014
  • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Trick or Treat

    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.

    More details...

  • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Cartooning Workshop

    Starts: 4:00 pm

    Ends: 5:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: Local cartoonist, author, and illustrator Steve Barr will teach a cartooning workshop. Learn to draw aliens and monsters!
    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 October 31, 2014
  • COL: Halloween Carnival

    Starts: 3:30 pm

    Ends: 5:30 pm

    Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722, United States

    Description: Join us for FREE games, crafts, fun, and food!

    Renowned storyteller Marilyn McMinn-McCredie will tell spooky ghost stories for all ages to enjoy!

    More details...

 
  • October 31, 2014
    • COL: Halloween Carnival

      Starts: 3:30 pm

      Ends: 5:30 pm

      Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722, United States

      Description: Join us for FREE games, crafts, fun, and food!

      Renowned storyteller Marilyn McMinn-McCredie will tell spooky ghost stories for all ages to enjoy!

      More details...

  • November 3, 2014
    • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Cats

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC 28773, 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.

      More details...

    • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Wonderful World of Reptiles

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC 28773, United States

      Description: In North America, reptiles are everywhere, especially in the southeast. Like it or not, we share our home with these cold-blooded creatures! Experts from Chimney Rock will teach kids the natural history and conservation of our scaly friends with the help of some live animals.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

    • Compelling Reads Tour

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:30 pm

      Location: Lanier Library Associates, 72 Chestnut St, Tryon, NC 28782, United States

      Description: THIS EVENT IS AT THE LANIER LIBRARY
      72 Chestnut Street, Tryon, NC

      Co-sponsored by Tryon Writers, Polk County Public Library Youth Services, The Book Shelf, and Lanier Library

      Five published authors will discuss their books and "how to write a blockbuster novel!"

      FREE EVENT FOR ADULTS AND TEENS

      Come talk about your favorite best-selling novels and build a story with FIVE authors of big buzz young adult trilogies (Martina Boone * Kimberley Griffiths Little * Claudia Gray * SE Green * Meagan Spooner) in an interactive audience-participation event. Work as a group to create a story in the same way that the authors of blockbuster novels create theirs. Using examples from familiar audience favorites like Divergent, The Hunger Games, and Harry Potter, the authors will guide readers and aspiring writers through a fun, educational and often hilarious event.

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  • November 4, 2014
    • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Cats

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722, 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.

      More details...

    • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Wonderful World of Reptiles

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722, United States

      Description: In North America, reptiles are everywhere, especially in the southeast. Like it or not, we share our home with these cold-blooded creatures! Experts from Chimney Rock will teach kids the natural history and conservation of our scaly friends with the help of some live animals.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • November 5, 2014
    • BMB: Polk County Middle School, Autumn Care, Laurel Woods, Laurel Hurst

      Time: All day

      Description: The bookmobile will be at:
      Polk County Middle School 9:30-10:10am
      Autumn Care 10:30-11:30am
      Laurel Woods 1:30-2:15pm
      Laurel Hurst 2:15-3pm

      More details...

  • November 6, 2014
    • BMB: Abby's Learning Academy, Big Level Baptist Church, Cooperriis

      Time: All day

      Description: The bookmobile will be at:
      Abby's Learning Academy 9-10:30am
      Big Level Baptist Church 11am-12pm
      Cooperriis 4-5pm

      More details...

  • November 10, 2014
    • SAL: Sam's Reading Buddies

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC 28773, 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...

  • November 11, 2014
  • November 12, 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

      More details...

  • November 13, 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

      More details...

    • 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...

  • November 17, 2014
    • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Thanksgiving

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC 28773, 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.

      More details...

    • SAL: Afternoon Adventures: Creative Writing for Kids

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC 28773, United States

      Description: Brittany Hampton Tokar will lead an exercise designed to get kids thinking and creating something of their own on paper. Brittany has an MFA in Creative Writing and has taught creative writing locally at ICC in Columbus. Her short stories and poetry have appeared in various literary journals and have received a number of literary awards. She wants writing to be fun and freeing for kids of all ages and has co-created a creative writing workbook for children.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • November 18, 2014
    • COL: Pre-School Storytime: Thanksgiving

      Starts: 10:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am

      Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722, 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.

      More details...

    • COL: Afternoon Adventures: Creative Writing for Kids

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722, United States

      Description: Brittany Hampton Tokar will lead an exercise designed to get kids thinking and creating something of their own on paper. Brittany has an MFA in Creative Writing and has taught creative writing locally at ICC in Columbus. Her short stories and poetry have appeared in various literary journals and have received a number of literary awards. She wants writing to be fun and freeing for kids of all ages and has co-created a creative writing workbook for children.
      Afternoon Adventures is designed for children in grades K-5 and made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation.

      More details...

  • November 19, 2014
    • BMB: Columbus Children's Center, Tots & Toddlers, Meeting Place #1, Polk County Early 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
      Polk County Early College 11:30am-12:15pm
      Smith Dairy Road: 2-3pm
      Arledge Building 3:30-5pm

      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 typically meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month, but will meet on the third Wednesday in November. My Name is Nancy by Deborah Keller will be discussed at the November meeting. There will be no meeting in December.

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    • COL: Teen Book Club & Tea Party

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 6:00 pm

      Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722, United States

      Description: Teen Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm. For our November book, we’re discussing A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty. We’ll also vote on what book to read in December and one lucky book club member will win a free copy.

      Following Teen Book Club, we will have a British tea party! Please wear hats, boas, tiaras, or anything tea party-esque. We will be serving tea, finger sandwiches, and dessert. British accent optional!

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  • November 20, 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

      More details...

  • November 24, 2014
    • SAL: Sam's Reading Buddies

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm

      Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 W Main St, Saluda, NC 28773, 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...

  • November 26, 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

      More details...

    • Library will close

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm

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  • November 27, 2014
  • November 28, 2014
  • November 29, 2014
    • 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