Commit to reading aloud 15 minutes a day with your child or children in your care! Reading aloud improves your child's chances at school, strengthens the parent-child bond, and is virtually free. Research has repeatedly proved that this one simple parenting technique is among the most effective. Children who are read aloud to by parents [...]
Kids programs are for preschoolers to fifth graders. Enjoy fun, free activities every week at the Columbus Library on Wednesdays at 4pm. Oct 4: Captain Underpants Watch the movie and make a Captain Underpants bookmark! Popcorn and drinks will be served. Oct 11: Literary Pumpkins Turn a small styrofoam pumpkin into a representation of your [...]
Tuesday, October 24 4pm Saluda Library Come paint mini pumpkins to take home! All supplies will be provided.
Tuesday, October 17 4pm Saluda Library Join a Chimney Rock State Park ranger to begin your adventure into the basics of black bears. What do bears eat? Where do they live? Do they hibernate during NC winters? And will they attack? Let’s answer these and other common questions about one of the largest mammals in [...]
Mondays 12:30-4pm Columbus Library Do you know how to play chess? Players of all experience ranges are invited to join the Foothills Chess Club! Learn the basics and then challenge yourself by playing with someone new.
Rising Readers Ages 2-5 Tuesdays at 10:30am Columbus Library Children ages 2-5 will enjoy books, songs, and a special craft or activity. Baby Bookworms Ages 0-2 Thursdays at 10:30am Columbus Library Babies and toddlers up to 24 months old will enjoy books, songs, and playtime with special sensory toys.