Rishara Finsel
Library Director

(828) 894-8721


Events Calendar



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

Main Library              
1289 W Mills Street        
Columbus, NC 28722
(828) 894-8721

Main Library Hours:
9:00-6:00 Mon.
9:00-8:00 Tues.-Thurs.
9:00-6:00 Fri.
9:00-4:00 Sat.

Saluda Library
44 W Main Street
Saluda, NC 28773
(828) 749-2117

Saluda Library Hours:
9:00-6:00 Mon.-Fri.
9:00-1:00 Sat.