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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. Join us January 8, 15, 22, and 29!

Pre-School Storytime is designed for youth ages 2-5. This program is at the Main Library on Tuesdays at 10:30am and at Saluda Community Library on 1st and 3rd Mondays at 10:30am. Join us January 6, 13, 20, and 27 at the Main Library and January 5 at Saluda Community Library!

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Main Library:

  • Sat. 1/24 @ 10am: Ballet Class
    Professional ballerina Pamela Agudelo will teach free ballet classes for 5-6 years olds on alternating Saturdays at 10am.
  • Wed. 1/28 @ 4pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Thurs. 2/5 @ 4pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Sat. 2/7 @ 10am: Ballet Class
    Professional ballerina Pamela Agudelo will teach free ballet classes for 5-6 years olds on alternating Saturdays at 10am.
  • Wed. 2/11 @ 4pm: LEGO Junior Makers
    LEGO club starts with a literacy-based building activity, followed by free play.
  • Thurs. 2/19 @ 6pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Sat. 2/21 @ 10am: Ballet Class
    Professional ballerina Pamela Agudelo will teach free ballet classes for 5-6 years olds on alternating Saturdays at 10am.
  • Wed. 2/25 @ 4pm: How to Train Your Dragon 2
    Watch the movie on the big screen (with our *new* projector and sound system!) and enjoy popcorn and drinks.

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Saluda Community Library:

  • Mon 1/26 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Mon 2/16 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.
  • Tues. 2/17 @ 3:30pm: LEGO Junior Makers
    Our LEGO club starts with a literacy-based building activity, followed by LEGO free play!
  • Mon 2/23 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U & Board Games
    Hang out with your friends and play board games such as Monopoly, Sorry, and Candy Land and Nintendo Wii U games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart.

DOLLY PARTON’S IMAGINATION LIBRARYimaginationlibrary

FREE BOOKS! All children who live in Polk County can receive one free book per month from the time they are born until they turn five years old! Come to the library and fill out a survey and registration form and return them both to Jen, Youth Services Librarian. Your child will start receiving free books in eight to ten weeks! This program is coordinated by Partnership for Children of the Foothills.

CONTACT INFO

If you have questions or wish to be added to our monthly Children’s & Young Adults Newsletter list, contact Youth Services Librarian Jen Pace at jpace@polklibrary.org or (828) 894-8721 x227.

    • 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