Monday, May 4, 2015

Going away open house for Giovanna. Visit Colfax Library on Wednesday!

Colfax Branch Library, Whitman County Library
Wednesday, May 6, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Giovanna is leaving to set sail on a new adventure! Join the WCL staff on Wednesday, May 6 between 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Colfax Library to celebrate before she goes. Light refreshments will be served.
 
 

WCL Calendar Sampling May 7-17




Thursday, May 7

Colfax, LaCrosse & Tekoa – Storytime - Bring in the little ones for fun stories, songs and more. Visit our Events Calendar for times and themes.

Albion – 4 p.m. – After School Art – Make a Mother's Day gift for a special person in your life

Colfax – 7 p.m. – Zumba with Jenna Miller – Latin inspired cardio workout. Try your first class for free.

Friday, May 8

Colfax, Endicott, St. John & Uniontown – Early learning with books, singing and crafts for ages six and younger.   Check the calendar for times.

Malden – 4 p.m. – Kids Craft and Book Club – An afternoon of fun and crafting for school-aged kids

Saturday, May 9

Garfield – 11 a.m. – Mother’s Day Gift – Kids are invited to make a gift and decorate a cookie for the person they call mom.

Monday, May 11

Tekoa – 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. – Climb Your Family Tree – Experienced genealogy trainer Carolyn Arnett returns for two classes.  Join her at 1 p.m. for a repeat of the beginning class. For those who attended the first class or experienced genealogy researchers, the advanced class will meet at 3:30 p.m.

Albion – 7 p.m. – Book Club – Join us for coffee and great discussion.

Tuesday, May 12

Farmington, Palouse, Rosalia & Uniontown – Pre-School programs – Social time for kids and parents with play, singing, crafts and storytelling for ages 6 and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.

Colfax – 5:30 p.m. – Yin Yoga with Suzy mcNeilly, certified instructor. Cost is $10 per week.

Colfax – 7 p.m. – Zumba with Jenna Miller – Latin inspired cardio workout. Try your first class for free.

Wednesday, May 13

Endicott, Malden, Rosalia & Tekoa – After School Programs – Many branches hold special programs for elementary students on Early Release Wednesday.  Check the calendar for times.

Oakesdale – 12:30 p.m. – Blocks, Legos, Straws, Oh my! – Kids bring your imaginations and get creative on building day. Snacks will be provided. Program sponsored by SunEdison (formerly First Wind).

Thursday, May 14

Colfax – Noon – Flex and Flow Yoga with Suzy McNeilly – Pay by the month or by the class.

Many of this week’s programs are made possible by Technology Made Easy from the Washington State Library through funding provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

This is only a sampling of the dozens of programs held each week in branches of the Whitman County Library.  Check our events calendar www.whitco.lib.wa.us  to see what else is happening.

 

 

Colfax Library Afterschool Program-May 21

Third Thursday Club with SciBorg Team 4061 for Grades 1-4 at the Colfax Library May 21 3:30-4:30.

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

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.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Gardening books available from Whitman County Library -


Thanks to Rachelle Ledbetter, WCL staffer for these helpful gardening suggestions!

The Naturally Bug- Free Garden by AnnaHess Put down those harmful sprays and learn how to control pests the organic way with beneficial insects, larger animals and pest resistant plants. 
Practical Permaculture by Jessi Bloom& Dave Boehnlein  This book covers the basic principle of permaculture and will show you how to work with nature to live a rich life filled with healthy food, safe housing and renewable resources.

Stand Up and Garden by Mary Moss-Sprague Focusing on containers, trellises and raised beds this book will show you how to grow a glorious garden filled with vegetables without digging, tilling or stooping. 
 

 

Friday, May 1, 2015

Internet Selling workshop tomorrow at the Endicott Branch Library

Endicott Branch Library
Saturday, May 2, 6:30
Two experienced online vendors Sue Hallett and Valerie Larsen are leading a workshop  to answer your questions about online selling.  Learn how to select the best site for your type of business; Ebay, Amazon or Etsy.  Then watch as they set up accounts, post and price items and prepares to safely complete the sales. Sponsored by Technology Made Easy Grant.
 
 

Colfax Coffee connection

Women’s Coffee Connection, Colfax
Colfax Branch Library
Saturday, May. 2, 8:30 - 10 a.m. 
 A once a month gathering for women in our community coming together for a cup of coffee and discussions over real life topics. For more information, please contact kerrigray@liferotp.com or call 208-882-2484 or visit http://www.liferotp.com/
 
Thanks to Daily Grind ... annual sponsors of Summer Reading and great coffee providers!
 

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

WCL Calendar Sampling April 30-May 7




Thursday, April 30

Colton – 1:30 p.m. – Tech Help Open House – Sarah McKnight and Sara Garza from Colfax are available to assist with basic computer help or help downloading e-books from the library’s website.

Rosalia – 2 p.m. – Creating e-Newsletters – E-newsletters are a great way for churches, clubs, sports teams, and many other local organizations to develop a sense of community, set up activities and generally stay in touch.  Learn the basics of Mailchimp, a free service, to produce an e-newsletter.

Colfax – 7 p.m. – Death Ride, Murder in a Small Town – Come hear the shocking facts and tragic aftermath in this fascinating true-crime presentation by Death Ride authors, Tim and Beck Hattenburg.

Friday, May 1

Colfax – 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.– Family Caregiver Support Program – Free informative session for those caring for a loved one. To learn more or additional questions, call (509) 332-0365 or (800) 873-5889 or visit http://www.ruralresources.org/get-help/senior-services/caregiver-support/ 

Colfax, Endicott, St. John & Uniontown – Early learning with books, singing and crafts for ages six and younger.   Check the calendar for times.

Saturday, May 2

Rosalia – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Book Sale – Checkout the wide assortment of books on sale. Sale of all items benefits local youth programs.

Endicott – 6:30 p.m. – Internet Selling Learn from two experienced online sellers how to supplement your family's income with Amazon, eBay & Etsy.  Individual help and questions available at the end of the class

Monday, May 4

Endicott (1 to 3 p.m.) & Palouse (5 to 7 p.m.) – Social Media Marketing for Businesses – Marketing expert and Tinderbox Consulting’s Josh King leads two workshops designed to cover subjects like set-up, scheduling and paid advertisement on Facebook. He will also touch on Twitter and Pinterest as marketing tools.

Garfield – 6 p.m. – Essential Oils Tea Party – Join us for warm all natural teas, yummy healthful treats, and homemade gifts made with essential oils.

Tuesday, May 5

Farmington, Palouse, & Rosalia– Pre-School programs – Social time for kids and parents with play, singing, crafts and storytelling for ages 6 and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.

Colfax – 11 a.m. – Friends of WCL – Open Business meeting - support services countywide through projects, advocacy, volunteerism and financial efforts.

Wednesday, May 6

Malden – 2:30 p.m. – It’s All About the Yarn – Join Val Bryan and her spinning wheel to learn about various handspun yarns and their uses                                                                                       Thursday, May 7                                                                                                                            Albion 4 p.m. – After School Art – Make a Mother's Day gift for a special person in your life
Many of this week’s programs are made possible by Technology Made Easy from the Washington State Library through funding provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This is only a sampling of the dozens of programs held each week in branches of the Whitman County Library.  Check our events calendar www.whitco.lib.wa.us  to see what else is happening.