Provides all residents of Polk County with educational, informational, cultural, and recreational resources. Provides free public Internet access at both branches. Offers year round children's and adult programming. Operates main library in Columbus and branch library in Saluda.

Contact Information

Columbus Library              
1289 W Mills Street        
Columbus, NC 28722
(828) 894-8721
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Saluda Library
44 W Main Street
Saluda, NC 28773
(828) 722-5218
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

The library buildings are currently open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with curbside pickup available from 11am-4pm for pre-requested items. WiFi remains available 24/7 in our parking lots and book returns are open..

Polk County Public Library card holders can enjoy thousands of FREE digital items like eBooks, audiobooks, language learning programs, and technology training. Visit the library website to explore.

Library Director
Marcie Dowling
Contact Me
(828) 894-8721 x281