Saturday, April 19, 2014

Check out The She Project...

Thanks Robyn Ohlgren for donating your sister's book "The She Project." This is a beautiful and inspirational story of women coming together. If you'd like to request a copy at 397-4366 or on WCL's online catalog.

Columbia Bank ... an amazing library supporter!

Special thanks to Columbia Bank, our April Library Supporter of the Month. The bank has long been a member of The Friends of the Library, regularly advertises our events on their reader board and generously supports bank employee Teri Kneale in her work with Friends of WCL!

During last week's Chamber of Commerce meeting at the Colfax Library, County Commissioners Mike Largent and Art Swannack joined Library Trustee Rich Chittenden in presenting the award to Bank Manager Kathy Wride.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Make green cleaners...

Join us today at noon for a Green Cleaning Workshop courtesy of Judi and Whitman County Recycling. The class is free and you'll come away with your own Green Cleaning Kit. This class will be held in The Center adjacent the library in celebration of Colfax Clean-Up Week!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Colfax Clean up this Friday!

The city is hosting a "Hose Down" of downtown businesses between Upton Street and Canyon Street on Friday, April 18th 5 pm to 6:30 pm.  Please contact the Chamber if you would like to be a part of this event.  All volunteers will meet at the Chamber Office at 5 pm.  

Also on Friday,  five businesses caught sweeping and cleaning during the hours of 9 am to 5 pm will receive a $10.00 Gift Certificate from Rosauers as part of the Chamber " Sweep Stakes".

Please contact the Chamber Office if you DO NOT want your store front cleaned, 397-3712 or email at

Lots to learn .... at YOUR library!

Thanks KLEW for covering yesterday's library programs on re-localizing flour milling!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Celebrating libraries!

April 13-19 is National Library Week. Thanks for supporting Whitman County Libraries for 69 years ... note he Elberton Branch in 1945.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Need a bookclub book ... that's free?

The library now has more than 50 Bookclub Boxes available for extended checkout. Titles include Gap Creek, This Boy's Life, a Memoir, The History of Love, The Leisure Seeker, The Help, The Water is Wide, Where'd You Go Bernadette, The Sister's Brothers and 40+ more. Contact the library at 397-4366 or check our online catalog to request yours.