Elementary Explorers

Elementary Explorers Mondays @ 4pm, Saluda Library Tuesdays @ 4pm, Columbus Library For kids in grades K-5 and their families Jan 6 & 7: Illusionology Learn about illusion art, then make your own! Design a thaumatrope, illusion spinner, and pieces to put into a radial symmetry wall mural. Jan 13 & 14: [...]

Elementary Explorers2019-12-28T16:31:24-05:00

Bilingual Storytime

Bilingual Storytime 4th Wednesdays  10:30am Saluda Library Join us with special guest Colleen Abril for a monthly bilingual storytime! Ms. Colleen has  a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and has tutored students in ESL and Spanish for over 20 years. Listen to stories and sing songs in both Spanish and English. Best for [...]

Bilingual Storytime2019-12-18T13:59:19-05:00

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. Reading to children from an early age provides them with essential early literacy skills and prepares them to enter kindergarten. Most importantly, sharing books with children promotes a [...]

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten2019-08-22T14:49:56-04:00

ecoEXPLORE

ecoEXPLORE Scientists need your help! Kids in grades K-8 can become ecoEXPLORERs and share wildlife observations to earn points, badges, and prizes. Learn more here! Columbus Library is both a HotSpot (special area for ecoEXPLORERS to make observations of plants and animals - earn an extra point when you take a photo [...]

ecoEXPLORE2019-10-30T13:02:29-04:00

Read Aloud 15 Minutes

Read Aloud 15 Minutes 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 [...]

Read Aloud 15 Minutes2019-12-04T11:41:29-05:00