Saturday, December 3, 2016

Biography selections from Rachelle

Duke by Terry Teachout
This biography peels away the layers of Duke Ellington’s public persona to tell the unvarnished truth about the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century. 

The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee
This biography tells the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture and repatriation by one of the world’s most ruthless regimes after she fled North Korea at the young age of 17. 

Marrow by Elizabeth Lesser
This courageous and mesmerizing memoir tells the story of two sisters who must endure a bone marrow transplant – one the donor and one the recipient – and their journey through this life and death experience. 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

WSU / Ace Hardware Raffle Tree

Enter to win this WSU / Ace Hardware Raffle Tree!

Tickets are $1.00 each and you must be 18 to enter.

The tree is a 7.5 foot, ultra-real, prelit Fir with scentsicles. It has 750 clear lights, crimson and gray ornaments, flags, fan fingers and more.

Drawing to be held December 21, 2016 at a community reception in the Center.

All proceeds will go toward the further renovation of the Center.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

WCL Weekly Calendar

County Library Calendar – December 1

Thursday, December 1
Colfax – Winterfest in the Center.  Celebrate with Santa from 3-5:30, crafts for kids, Festival of Trees, vendors and hot cocoa!  A great place to hang out while waiting for the lighted parade and fireworks at 6 p.m.
St. John – 6:30 p.m. – Trivia Night at the Rialto, join Clancy and Sarah with your trivia team and see how much you know!  If everyone on your team brings in their library card you could win a prize!
Colton – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Bingo and Pie night join Holly for a fun game of bingo and don’t forget the yummy pie!

Friday, December 2
Uniontown – 9:30 to 12:30 – SHIBA, WCL and Joyce and Daniel Leonard are providing free Medicare assistance for both current and future Medicare recipients.

Saturday, December 3
Colfax – 10:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Mosaic Sculpture with Lisa Soranka offered by Community Colleges of Spokane this course should be a great time!  Register early to save your space!  Cost is $16 for a one day session. To register, please visit or by phone at (509) 279-6030.
Colfax – 1 to 3 p.m. – Christmas High Tea in the Center with the Colfax Tea ClubCost is $25 for one person or $125 for a table of six. Seating is limited with proceeds going to the Late Bloomers Garden Club.
For more information or tickets, please contact Nancy Cochran at (509) 553-5344 or (509) 397-0122 or stop in at The Hen House Chicks in Colfax to get your tickets. Tickets should be bought one week prior to event.
Monday, December 5
St. John – 11 to 1 p.m. – Local Author Fred Hale is bringing his new book "Through a Passage in Time".  Drop by for a cup of coffee and visit with him about his book.  Copies will be available for purchase.

Tuesday, December 6
Colfax  –  2 to 4 p.m. – Coffee Cookies and Coloring with Molly, bring your own project or use the library supplies!

Wednesday, December 7
Endicott, Garfield, LaCrosse, Malden, Oakesdale, Rosalia, St. John, and Tekoa – Early Release programs for Wacky Wednesday!  Times vary so call your branch or check out the Library Events Calendar for more information.
Colfax – 1 to 3 p.m. – Lego Mindstorms EV3 program Explore the world of robotics during this hands-on introduction to Lego Mindstorm EV3 Robotics.  Kids grades 5 and up are invited to build and learn basic programming techniques to complete robot challenges. 
Colfax – 5:30 p.m. – The Hospice Tree of Lights and Remembrance.  Community members are invited to attend this solemn and touching event.  If you are interested in paying tribute to a special person in your life who has died, or if you would like more information about this or a similar event at Bishop’s Place in Pullman please contact Friends of Hospice at (509) 332-4414.

Thursday, December 8
Colfax – Yoga with Suzy McNeilly, there are three different yoga courses during the day, for more information and times please visit the Library Events Calendar.
Tekoa – 4 p.m. – Women’s social hour, join Diane for a wonderful opportunity to share ideas, craft or just chat with other ladies!

Whitman County Library wishes you Happy Holiday’s for more festive activities visit the Events Calendar at, call 1-877-733-3375 or like us on Facebook.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Colfax Afterschool-Nov. 30 & Dec. 14

STEM afterschool fun with friends, Wednesdays November 30 and December 14.

For more information contact:Sheri Miller at the library (509-397-4366.)


Amazon Smile!

Smile with holiday shopping

Use Amazon Smile on Cyber Monday and they will donate to the Friends of the Whitman County Library!