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Events on August 1, 2014
  • COL: Teens Take Over

    Starts: 7:00 pm

    Ends: 11:00 pm

    Location: Community Room - Columbus Library

    Description: *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
    Come take over the library after hours! This event is part of 2014 National Teen Lock-In, so we'll be competing against other libraries to win the photo scavenger hunt and Minute To Win It competition. We’ll also have pizza, make your own ice cream sundaes, and crafts! Plus a late night virtual chat with Marissa Meyer, author of The Lunar Chronicles series. Teens who wish to attend this event must have a signed permission slip from a parent/guardian.

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Events on 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! Come in your best Hawaiian clothes for a luau on the library deck. 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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Events on August 6, 2014
  • BMB: Autumn Care, Laurel Woods, Laurel Hurst

    Time: All day

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

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Events on August 7, 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 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 (based on the best-selling young adult novel by Veronica Roth)!

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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 August 13, 2014
  • BMB: Tryon Estates, Ashley Meadows

    Time: All day

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

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Events on August 14, 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 August 20, 2014
  • BMB: Tots & Toddlers, Meeting Place #1, Smith Dairy Road, Arledge Building

    Time: All day

    Description: The bookmobile will be at:
    Tots & Toddlers 9:50-10:15am
    Meeting Place #1 10:30-11:15am
    Smith Dairy Road: 2-3pm
    Arledge Building 3:30-5pm

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Events on August 21, 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: 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.

    *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
    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!

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Events on August 27, 2014
  • BMB: Mill Spring Ag Center, 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
    Green Creek Family Life Center/Meeting Place #2 12:30-2pm
    John Smith Road 2:15-4pm

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Events on 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 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

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    • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.”

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    • 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.

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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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  • 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.”

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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 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!

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  • 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

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    • 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.

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  • 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

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    • 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.

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    • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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    • 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

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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!

      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

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    • 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.

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  • October 1, 2014
    • SAL: Pre-School Storytime: Cookies

      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.
      Snack: Cookie Fruit Pizzas

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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