Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Tweens/Teens Zombiefest-Colfax Library-Oct. 30

Tweens/Teens
SAVE THE DATE:
Thursday, Oct. 30
5:30-7:00 pm
for Zombiefest II
Drag yourself into the Colfax Library for Zombiefest II! Zombie crafts, games, and Zombie-licious treats! Come dressed in your Zombie best and win a prize! Grades 6-8 join us if you dare! Questions call Nichole 509-397-4366.
Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Oct. 23-30


Thursday, October 23
Colfax & Tekoa – Storytime – Bring in the little ones for fun stories, songs and more every Thursday. Visit the online calendar for times.

Friday, October 24
LaCrosse & St. John – SHIBA Open House – Free and impartial information tailored to meet the needs of current and future Medicare recipients. Visit the online calendar for times.
Colfax – 7 to 9 p.m. – Mixed Media Canvas – Create a unique canvas with Nichole Kopp. $10 supply fee. Adults ages 21 and up only. Call to register at (509) 397-4366.
Palouse – 7 p.m. – Haunted Palouse with the Xenodican Club– Visit the library for hand baked goods and hot cocoa.

Saturday, October 25
Palouse – 7 p.m. – Haunted Palouse with the Xenodican Club– Visit the library for hand baked goods and hot cocoa.

Monday, October 27
Colton – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Join us as we celebrate a different number through stories, songs and crafts.

Tuesday, October 28
Colfax – 10 to 11 a.m. – Tech Tuesdays: Computer Basics – Contact Sara Garza at (509) 397-4366 to register as space is limited.
Rosalia & Tekoa – SHIBA Open House – Free and impartial information tailored to meet the needs of current and future Medicare recipients. Visit the online calendar for times.
Oakesdale – 6:30 p.m. – Book Club – Join us for a potluck dinner and book discussion. Contact Branch Manager, Michelle at (509) 285-4310 for more information.

Wednesday, October 29
St. John – 12:30 p.m. – Mad about Science – Kids grades 1-5 are invited to learn about the power of wind with Kathy from the Palouse Discovery Science Center.
Colfax – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Wazzu Wednesday – Free after school fun for teens ages 12 and up. Explore science, technology every day skills with student mentors from the WSU Center for Civic Engagement.

Uniontown – 4:30 p.m. – Craft Night – Adults of all ages are welcome.

Thursday, October 30
Colton – 2:30 to 5 p.m. – SHIBA Open House –Free and impartial information tailored to meet the needs of current and future Medicare recipients.
Colfax – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Zombiefest II – Kids grades 6-8 drag yourselves to the library for zombie crafts, walking-dead games and Zombie-licious treats! Come dressed in your zombie best and win a prize!

As part of this year’s Everybody Reads celebration, join your friends and neighbors in reading, “The Girls of No Return” by Erin Saldin in anticipation of her local visit on November 13. Get your copy today at the library by calling (509) 397-4366 or from our online catalog at www.whitco.lib.wa.us

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Voter Forum on Tuesday...

Be informed! Voter Forum is set for Tuesday, Oct 21 at 7 pm at the Colfax Library. Meet the candidates for Whitman County Assessor, Sheriff and learn about the firearms and class size initiatives. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Mixed media ... sign up today!


 
 



Mixed media artwork is fun and easy. Adults 21 and over are invited to create on Friday, Oct 24 from 7-9 p.m. Cost is $10 for supplies. Space is limited so register at 397-4366.

Rachelle recommends...

Supersurvivors by David B. Feldman Two psychologists explore the science or remarkable accomplishments, revealing the surprising principles that allow people to transforms their lives and accomplish extraordinary things.

Business Adventures by John Brooks From Wall Street to Main Street this is twelve classic and timeless tales of how a famous iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety. 

Icons and Idiots by Bob Lutz One of the most respected leaders in American business gives you his shocking and often hilarious list of leaders who made the strongest impression on him – good and bad- during his career. 

 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

How to find the best insurance with Obamacare...

Looking for your best option for health insurance or just have questions about Obamacare?  WCL is pleased to announce that local Insurance Representative Martin Walker offering a free, informational program at the Colfax Library.  Join us on Thursday, October 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  in the Norma McGregor Room. 

With open enrollment fast approaching, this is a great chance to look at options for individuals and families.  Mr. Walker is a licensed health insurance agent and holds certifications for the Washington State Individual & Small Business Marketplaces as well as the Federal HealthCare.gov Insurance Portal.  His short presentation will cover a number of topics of the ACA including:
  • Overview of the law
  • Types of plans available in 2015
  • Changes for 2015
  • Facts about the penalty
  • The Washington State Marketplace
  • The new Small Business Exchange
  • Coverage alternatives
Individual questions are welcome after the presentation or personal appointments can be scheduled with Walker. 

 Contact the Colfax Library, 1-887-733-3375 for more information about this or other programs.

Monday, October 13, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling October 16-23


Thursday, October 16
Endicott – 7 p.m. – Book Club – Join the discussion of Cheryl Strayed’s, “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.” Everyone’s invited.

Friday, October 17
Endicott, LaCrosse, St John & Uniontown –Early learning storytime with books, singing and crafts for ages six and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.
Colfax – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Play & Learn – Creative play and sharing for toddlers, preschoolers and parents every Friday.

Monday, October 20
Colfax – 10 a.m. – Fit & Fun with Nancy Stanard – Low impact aerobic workouts. For more information, contact Nancy at (509) 288-1117.
Colfax – 5:15 to 6 p.m. – Fitness Circuit Training with Nancy Stanard – Fast and fun circuit training routines that make getting in shape a breeze. Cost is $5 per class or $30 per month.
Colfax – 6 p.m. – Fitness Boot Camp with Carissa Little – For more information or to register, contact Carissa at purefitpersonaltraining@gmail.com

Tuesday, October 21
Colfax – 10 to 11 a.m. – Tech Tuesdays: Device Help – Contact Sara Garza at (509) 397-4366 to register as space is limited.
LaCrosse – 3 p.m. – After School Program – Come join us as we travel to Africa.
Colfax – 7 p.m. – Voter Forum – The League of Women Voters are sponsoring a voter’s forum. For more information, contact Deb Olson at olsonbones@aol.com or call the library at (509) 397-4366.

Wednesday, October 22
Endicott, Malden, St. John & Tekoa – After School Program for kids in four locations. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Thursday, October 23
Albion – 4 p.m. – After School Art – Bring a friend, your artistic skills and imaginations, and create fun masterpieces for Halloween.
Colfax – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Overview of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with Martin Walker, a licensed agent for a private healthcare marketplace.

As part of this year’s Everybody Reads celebration, join your friends and neighbors in reading, “The Girls of No Return” by Erin Saldin in anticipation of her local visit on November 13. Get your copy today at the library by calling (509) 397-4366 or from our online catalog at www.whitco.lib.wa.us