Library Events List

July 29, 2015

SAL: Kids Summer Reading: Superheroes of Science

Starts: 10:00 am Ends: 11:00 am Location: Saluda Community Library, 44 West Main Street, Saluda, NC 28773, United States Description: Dr. Beaker and Dr. Bunson from Hands On Museum will introduce participants to scientists whose research is changing our everyday lives and creating superhero powers! Hands-on science demonstrations and experiments will explore the science and scientists behind superhero powers like invisibility and super strength.

*Please register in advance for the science workshop by contacting Jen Pace, Youth Services Librarian, at jpace@polklibrary.org or 828-894-8721 x227.*

Grades PreK-5
All Summer Reading events are free!
Summer Reading starts June 10... Sign up at the library to get a goody bag. Earn prizes for reading throughout the summer!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Polk County Public Library More details...

COL: Kids Summer Reading: Superheroes of Science

Starts: 2:00 pm Ends: 3:00 pm Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 West Mills Street, Columbus, NC 28722, United States Description: Dr. Beaker and Dr. Bunson from Hands On Museum will introduce participants to scientists whose research is changing our everyday lives and creating superhero powers! Hands-on science demonstrations and experiments will explore the science and scientists behind superhero powers like invisibility and super strength.

*Please register in advance for the science workshop by contacting Jen Pace, Youth Services Librarian, at jpace@polklibrary.org or 828-894-8721 x227.*

Grades PreK-5
All Summer Reading events are free!
Summer Reading starts June 10... Sign up at the library to get a goody bag. Earn prizes for reading throughout the summer!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Polk County Public Library More details...
July 30, 2015

COL: Baby Bookworms

Starts: 10:30 am Ends: 11:00 am Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 West Mills Street, Columbus, NC 28722, United States Description: Baby Bookworms is designed for youth ages 0-2. This program is at the Main Library in Columbus on Thursdays at 10:30am and is made possible through a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation. More details...

COL: Library Board Meeting

Starts: 5:30 pm Ends: 7:00 pm Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 West Mills Street, Columbus, NC 28722, United States More details...
July 31, 2015

COL: Teen Summer Reading: Masquerade Madness: National Teen Lock-In

Starts: 7:00 pm Ends: 11:00 pm Description: Back by popular demand! Bring your friends and take over the library after hours.

*Compete with your friends and teens across the country in a photo scavenger hunt and Minute to Win It contests
*Nachos, drinks, and cupcake decorating
*Virtual chat with young adult author Jennifer Niven
*Games, crafts, and more!

You must be a rising 6th-12th grader, register in advance, and have a signed permission slip from a parent or guardian to attend.
To sign up, contact Youth Services Librarian Jen Pace at jpace@polklibrary.org or 828-894-8721 x227.

Grades 6-12
All Teen Summer Reading events are free and include snacks!
Teen Summer Reading starts June 10... Sign up at the library to get a goody bag. Earn prizes for reading throughout the summer!
Sponsored by the Polk County Community Foundation More details...
August 4, 2015

COL: Kids Summer Reading: Marcie the Balloon Fairy

Starts: 11:00 am Ends: 12:00 pm Location: Polk County Public Library, 1289 West Mills Street, Columbus, NC 28722, United States Description: Marcie the Balloon Fairy will perform a magic show and teach a balloon workshop. Then YOU will have the opportunity to make your own masterpiece!

Grades PreK-5
All Summer Reading events are free!
Summer Reading starts June 10... Sign up at the library to get a goody bag. Earn prizes for reading throughout the summer!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Polk County Public Library More details...
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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