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

Monday, October 6, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Oct. 9-16


Thursday, October 9
Palouse – 3:45 to 5 p.m. – After School Homework and Game Time – The Center for Civic Engagement (WSU) students are available to assist 3rd graders and up with their homework. Afterwards, enjoy some down time with games.

Friday, October 10
Endicott, LaCrosse, St John & Uniontown – Storytime – Bring in the little ones for fun stories, songs and more every Friday. 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.

Saturday, October 11
Rosalia – 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Fall Festival Fun – Join Librarian Karen and Ms. Marcy Campbell for an hour of Halloween themed stories and crafts during the Rosalia Harvest Festival.

Monday, October 13
Colfax – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – The Basics of Bread Making – Learn the art of bread making from Kelli Collins and tour Joseph’s Grainery. Pre-registration is required and cost is just $14. Sign up at www.iel.spokane.edu/ACT2 or call (800) 845-3324.

Tuesday, October 14
Uniontown – 9:30 to 11 a.m. – Playgroup – Creative play and sharing for toddlers, preschoolers and parents every Tuesday.
Colfax – 10 a.m. – Tech Tuesdays: Social Media Help – Need help understanding Facebook, blogging or setting up an email? Contact Sara Garza at (509) 397-4366 to register as space is limited.
Colfax – 5:30 p.m. – Bliss Yoga with Dawn Bennett – For cost and registration, contact Dawn at (509) 397-3777

Wednesday, October 15
Garfield – 1:30 p.m. – Early Release Wednesday – Out of school early, and need something to do? Kids are invited to create fabulous, one of a kind masterpieces using a Spin Art. Don’t forget to bring a friend!
Colfax – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Wazzu Wednesday – Free after school fun for teens ages 12 and up. Explore science, technology, and every day skills with student mentors from the WSU Center for Civic Engagement (CCE).
Uniontown – 3:30 p.m. – Around the World – Children are invited to travel the world through reading, singing and craft projects.

Thursday, October 16
Colfax, Colton & Farmington – After School Program – Exciting after school program in 3 locations. Check the calendar for times and themes.

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 5, 2014

Drawing, watercolors, ballet and more. Sign up today!

Great classes for all ages abound at the Colfax Branch of Whitman County Library. Visit our Events Calendar at www.whitco.lib.wa.us for a complete lineup. You can also narrow your selection by the branch location you prefer.

To see the latest non-credit classes offered by Community Colleges of Spokane visit www.sccel.spokane.edu.