Tuesday, July 29, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling July 31-August 7


Thursday, July 31
Colfax – Noon – Gentle Yoga with Suzy McNeilly – Pay by the month or by the class.

Friday, August 1
Uniontown – 10 a.m. – Lapsit Storytime – Infants age birth to 24 months are invited to nursery rhymes, tickles, songs and bounces.
Uniontown – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Share the excitement and love of reading, songs and craft time.
St. John – 1 p.m. – Family Book Club & Movie – Come by the library as we discuss J.R.R. Tolkien’s, “The Hobbit”, and as a special treat, we will view the movie as well!

Saturday, August 2
Colfax – The Whitman Samplers are raffling a quilt to raise money for great causes. The quilt is on display at the library and tickets are just $1.

Sunday, August 3
Summer Reading participants through age 12 can exchange their completed Summer Reading log for a prize at any of the library’s 14 branch locations. Teen and Adult Summer Reading continues through the end of August. Completion forms can be accessed from the library’s website or by stopping in at any branch of WCL.

Monday, August 4
All fourteen branches of Whitman County Library will be closed for Annual Maintenance Week August 4-10. Many online services will still be available through the library’s website.

Schmuck Park in Colfax – 6 p.m. – Fitness Boot Camp with Carissa Little – For more information or to register, contact Carissa at purefitpersonaltraining@gmail.com

Tuesday, August 5
All branches will be closed for Annual Maintenance Week.
Wednesday, August 6
All branches will be closed for Annual Maintenance Week.
Thursday, August 7
All branches will be closed for Annual Maintenance Week.

This is just a sampling of the community programs for all ages in Whitman County Library’s 14 branches. Visit the Events Calendar at www.whitco.lib.wa.us, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.

Monday, July 21, 2014

WCL Calendar Posting July 24-31


Thursday, July 24
Colfax – Noon – Gentle Yoga with Suzy McNeilly – Pay by the month or by the class.

Friday, July 25
St. John – 9:30 a.m. – Junior Summer Reading – A special reading program for younger children with activities and crafts.
Colfax – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Last Session of Play & Learn – Creative play and sharing for toddlers, preschoolers and parents.
Uniontown – 10 a.m. – Lapsit Storytime – Infants age birth to 24 months are invited to nursery rhymes, tickles, songs and bounces.
Uniontown – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Share the excitement and love of reading, songs and craft time.
Palouse – 7 p.m. – Science Fiction Trivia Night – Teens and adults are invited for an evening of snacks, refreshments and prizes.

Saturday, July 26
Colfax – What began in 1889 as Washington Water Power continues today as Avista – An exhibit featuring the 125 year history of power generation across our region. This exhibit runs through the month of July during regular library hours.
Colfax – The Whitman Samplers are raffling a quilt to raise money for great causes. The quilt is on display at the library and tickets are just $1.

Monday, July 28
Colfax – 10 a.m. – Senior Fit & Fun with Nancy Stanard – Low impact aerobic workouts. Cost is $5 per class. For more information, contact Nancy at (509) 288-1117.
Schmuck Park in Colfax – 6 p.m. – Fitness Boot Camp with Carissa Little – For more information or to register, contact Carissa at purefitpersonaltraining@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 29
Palouse – 9:30 a.m. – Will it float or sink? – We will experiment and make predictions.

Wednesday, July 30
Malden – 11 a.m. – Magic with Dick Frost – Join us for our grand finale for Summer Reading! Enjoy a magic show and receive your summer reading prizes.
Garfield- 1 p.m. – Carnival at the Park! – Our last Summer Reading program complete with a photo booth and a water balloon toss. We will also erupt our volcano and hand out prizes and goody bags.
Garfield – 6:30 p.m. - Digital Photo Help – Learn how to edit and create photos worth bragging about with online tools such as PicMonkey.
Colfax – 7 p.m. – Spark a Reaction with Teen Librarian Nichole – Teens are invited for a chain reaction fun! Come enjoy a snack, design a Rube Goldberg machine, and learn how to cobra weave popsicle sticks.

Thursday, July 31
Rosalia – 11 a.m. – Last day of Summer Reading fun! Prizes will be awarded to our completers.

This is just a sampling of the community programs for all ages in Whitman County Library’s 14 branches. Visit the Events Calendar at www.whitco.lib.wa.us, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Rachelle's suggested reading for the week...


Hiking Idaho by Ralph Maughan
This third edition gives accurate directions and up-to-date information on more than 100 trails all located in the beautiful Gem State. 

The story of one alone and inexperienced woman’s thousand mile hike from the Mohave Dessert to the state of Washington. 
GigaFlood by Rick Thompson
This is the story of the great Glacial Lake Missoula floods that washed down the Columbia River that reshaped the land into the Pacific we know and love today.
 

Monday, July 14, 2014

INBC Blood Drive-July 22-Colfax Library

Colfax Library Hosts INBC Blood Drive Tuesday, July 22, 2:30-6:00 p.m.

Blood Drive July 22 2:30 - 6:00 pm Find the hero in you.  Give blood three times a year!The gift of blood is the gift of life. You can save the lives of three people by donating blood Tuesday, July 22, 2:30-6:00 p.m. Appointments are being taken by contacting the library at 509-397-4366 or the Inland Northwest Blood Center at www.inbcsaves.org. According to the Inland Northwest Blood Center, here are a few facts about donations:

1. Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood product.
2. Although 60% of Americans are eligible to donate blood, only approximately 5% actually do.
3. It is estimated that one in three individuals will need a blood product sometime during their life.

Walk-ins will be seen on a first come, first serve basis with photo I.D. required. Donors should drink plenty of fluids and eat a meal at least two hours prior to arrival. The entire list of eligibility criteria can be found by contacting the Inland Northwest Blood Center at www.inbc2.org or by calling toll-free 800-423-0151.

For a complete list of events and programs happening in all fourteen Whitman County Library branches, visit the Whitman County Library website or the library's events calendar or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.

WCL Calendar Sampling July 27-24

                                      
Thursday, July 17
Colfax – Noon – Gentle Yoga with Suzy McNeilly – Pay by the month or by the class.
Endicott – 7 p.m. – Book Club – Join the discussion of Jamie Ford’s, “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.” Everyone’s invited.

Friday, July 18
St. John – 9:30 a.m. – Junior Summer Reading – A special reading program for younger children with activities and crafts.
Colfax – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Play & Learn – Creative play and sharing for toddlers, preschoolers and parents every Friday.
Uniontown – 10 a.m. – Lapsit Storytime – Infants age birth to 24 months are invited to nursery rhymes, tickles, songs and bounces.
Uniontown – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Share the excitement and love of reading, songs and craft time.

Saturday, July 19
Albion – 2 p.m. – Summer Reading & Science Fun

Sunday, July 20
Colfax – What began in 1889 as Washington Water Power continues today as Avista – An exhibit featuring the 125 year history of power generation across our region. This exhibit runs through the month of July during regular library hours.
Colfax – The Whitman Samplers are raffling a quilt to raise money for great causes. The quilt is on display at the library and tickets are just $1.

Monday, July 21
Colfax – 10 a.m. – Senior Fit & Fun with Nancy Stanard – Low impact aerobic workouts. Cost is $5 per class. For more information, contact Nancy at (509) 288-1117.
Colton Park (across from library) – 10:30 a.m. – Summer Reading Finale – Games, snacks, and goodie bags will be available for summer reading completers.
Palouse – 6:30 p.m. – How to Survive a Zombie Attack – What would you do if zombies attacked your town? Would you have the skills, supplies, and courage? Teens and tweens are invited to find out!

Tuesday, July 22
Palouse – 9:30 a.m. – Learn how the heart works with Charlotte Omoto
Endicott – 11 a.m. – Weather with Katie Stein from KHQ
Tekoa – 1 p.m. – Summer Reading Finale! – Great prizes available for summer reading completers.
Colfax – 2:30 to 6 p.m. – Community Blood Drive – Appointments are being taken by contacting the library at (509) 397-4366 or the Inland Northwest Blood Center at www.inbcsaves.org

Wednesday, July 23
Malden – 11 a.m. – First Wind Day – Learn about wind power, alternative energy sources and green energy technologies with Shawn from First Wind. We will be making pinwheels as well!
Garfield – 1 p.m. – Rocket fun with the Palouse Discovery Science Center
Oakesdale – 1 p.m. – Hands on Science with Judi Grey
St. John – 1 p.m. – Magic and Prizes with Magician Dick Frost – Goodies bags will be ready for summer reading completers.
Lamont Community Building – 6:30 p.m. – Magic Show with Magician Dick Frost
Colfax – 7 p.m. – Pajama Storytime – Children are invited to wear their jammies, enjoy stories and sing-a-longs under the tree.
Palouse – 7 p.m. – Ladies Night Out – Manicures available from Bridge Street Salon, mock-tails and a movie.

Thursday, July 24
Rosalia – 11 a.m. – First Wind Day – Learn about wind power, alternative energy sources and green energy technologies.

This is just a sampling of the community programs for all ages in Whitman County Library’s 14 branches. Visit the Events Calendar at www.whitco.lib.wa.us, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Disney, printmaking, watercolors ... sign up for these great classes today!


Signups are being accepted for the final three classes of the summer at the Colfax Library. Printmaking is set for July 26 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., the Magic of Disney on July 31 from 5-9 p.m. and Painting with Watercolor on Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

These non-credit community enrichment classes are fun for adults of all ages, without studying or tests. Sponsored by Community Colleges of Spokane the cost is very low. Registration and class descriptions are available at www.iel.spokane.edu/ACT2 or by calling 1-800-845-3324.

Besides the CCS classes, the library offers a wide variety of summer programs and classes for all ages. Most are free. For a complete lineup visit the Events Calendar at www.whitco.lib.wa.us or contact Kristie Kirkpatrick at 509-397-4366.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Teen Program-July 30-Colfax Library

 

Spark a Chain Reaction at the Colfax Library July 23, 7 pm

Spark a Chain Reaction

July 30, 7 to 8 pm

Teens ages 12 and up join Teen Librarian Nichole in the meeting room for chain reaction fun!  Enjoy a snack, design a Rube Goldberg machine, and learn how to Cobra Weave popsicle sticks.
 
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For a complete list of events and programs happening in all fourteen Whitman County Library branches, visit the Whitman County Library website or the library's events calendar or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.