Guests invited to celebrate royal wedding with tea party Tuesday at Columbus Library

Published 8:00 am Saturday, May 12, 2018

Polk County Public Libraries are commanded by the Queen to invite guests to its Royal Wedding Tea Party on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

A reply is requested to or (828) 894-8721, ext. 227, by Monday.

The Columbus Library will host a traditional British tea to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding. Guests may enjoy hot tea, scones and finger sandwiches while they learn about the art of afternoon tea from Kym with A Southern Cup Fine Teas, and practice the etiquette techniques that Meghan Markle will have to master before she becomes the first Duchess of Sussex.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

There will also be a contest for best headgear. People are invited to come dressed in their finest tea party attire, including a fancy hat or fascinator.

Space is limited and advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

Polk County Public Libraries has two libraries, Columbus Library and Saluda Library, as well as outreach services. PCPL offers books, movies, music, audiobooks and downloadable eBooks and audiobooks, as well as public computers and wireless internet access. PCPL offers regularly scheduled programs for people of all ages.

To learn more, visit

– Submitted by Jen Pace Dickenson