Kids

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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 this month on April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30!

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 this month on April 7, 14, 21, and 28 at the Main Library and April 6 and 20 at Saluda Community Library!

APRIL CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Main Library:

  • Thurs. 4/2 @ 4pm: Nintendo Wii U Gaming
    We provide the system and games. Hang out with your friends and play Mario Kart and Just Dance!
  • Wed. 4/8 @ 4pm: LEGO Junior Makers
    We suggest a literacy-based building challenge for children to complete and display their creations.
  • Thurs. 4/16 @ 6pm: Family Movie Night
    Watch “Penguins of Madagascar” on the big screen and enjoy popcorn and drinks.
  • Wed. 4/22 @ 4pm: Board Games
    Play classic board games such as Monopoly and Candy Land. Snacks will be served!
  • Wed. 4/29 @ 4pm: Y.E.S. Discovery Program
    KidSenses Children’s INTERACTIVE Museum presents Action Reaction, a Youth Engaged with Science Discovery Program. You will explode into learning with this highly flammable show… Your minds will be detonated with a live performance that demonstrates the pure power of chemistry!

Saluda Community Library:

  • Mon. 4/6 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U Gaming
    We provide the system and games. Hang out with your friends and play Mario Kart and Just Dance!
  • Mon. 3/13 @ 4pm: Sam’s Reading Buddies
    Sam the therapy dog will be at the library with his owner Nancy Weinhagen. Sam loves to listen to stories. Kids can have fun and improve their reading skills at the same time!
  • Tues. 3/14 @ 3:30pm: LEGO Junior Makers
    We suggest a literacy-based building challenge for children to complete and display their creations.
  • Mon. 4/20 @ 3:30pm: Nintendo Wii U Gaming
    We provide the system and games. Hang out with your friends and play Mario Kart and Just Dance!

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