Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New Year's resolutions begin at the library

From exercise classes to art classes the library has everything you need for self improvement in the 2015. From stretching and Yoga to intense Bootcamp workouts, our classes accommodate every fitness level.

Exercise your brain with history, music, art, digital photography, and more with non-credit classes at the library. Some are free and some charge a very minimal fee.

For info on all WCL classes, visit the Events Calendar at www.whitco.lib.wa.us or give us a call at 509-397-4366.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Jan. 1-8

Thursday, January 1

All branches will be closed, but our online resources and wifi access remain available.

Friday, January 2

Colfax – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Play and Learn – Free play and social interaction for young children and their parents.

Colfax – 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. –Sears Academy of Dance – Variety of children's dance classes. Check the online calendar or call 1-887-733-3375 for specifics about classes and costs.

Monday, January 5

Colfax – Three different fitness classes for different skill levels at the library and the Center.  Visit the online calendar for more information and cost.

Colton – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Ages 1-6 are invited to learn about numbers through stories and songs.

Tuesday, January 6

Colfax– 5:30 p.m. – Yoga Bliss – Dawn Bennett leads a class to help you gain strength, flexibility and a relaxed mind.   For more info, contact Dawn at 397-3777.

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.
Wednesday, January 7

Albion & Malden – Storytime – Fun filled time with songs, games and of course stories!  Check the calendar for times.

Colfax – 5:15 Fitness – An hour of circuit training to get you in shape after the holiday.  Call 1-877-733-3375 for more information.

Thursday, January 8

Colfax & Tekoa – Storytime – Educational fun with your little one! Check with the location for more information.

Farmington – 7:30 p.m. – Mom’s Night Out – Crafts, treats and some grown-up time.

 

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.

The Friends of WCL are selling great new book bags for only $5.  Drop in at any branch and pick one up.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Self improvement for the new year...

Looking for personal improvement in the coming year? Try a low cost non-credit class at the Colfax Library!

Upcoming classes include Making Savory Soups, Lost Apples of Whitman County, World War I: Conflict and Consequences, Digital photography, Art, Ukulele, Beginning Ballet and more. For more information, contact Whitman County Library 509-397-4366 or register at ACT2, 800-845-3324 or www.iel.spokane.edu/ACT2.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Sign up today ...

A new line-up of classes is now available at the Colfax Library thanks to a partnership with Community Colleges of Spokane. These ACT 2 programs provide low cost, non-credit classes that range from history and technology to cooking and music.

The first class being offered is Introduction to Digital Photography with Lisa Soranka. The class is each Tuesday, Jan. 13 through Feb. 10 from 3:30-5 p.m.  The class is just $16 and will teach you simple edits, lighting techniques and other tips for better photos.

Back to teach Sensational Savory Soups on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. is Kelli Collins of Joseph’s Grainery. Kelli is the foodie behind the blog at josephsgrainer.com and she will teach you how to make savory soups and stews with grains and legumes. A tour of the Grainery is included at a cost of just $14.

Other local instructors include Steve Balzarini, Gonzaga History professor teaching about WWI and Scott Hallett, local musician and founding member of the Ukulele Players of the Palouse teaching Ukulele for all playing levels.

For more information on these or a complete list of classes, call 800-845-3324 or visit www.iel.spokane.edu/ACT2 or contact Whitman County Library 509-397-4366.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Colfax news...


Want to know what's happening in Colfax. Read the city news, the latest on Main Street business and Chamber happenings in the COLFAX COMBINE NEWSLETTER.

Some of the recently featured businesses include:
Almota Roses, Abbey Tax (formerly Jerry Moss Accounting) and Ackerman Heating and Plumbing.





WCL Calendar Sampling Dec. 25-Jan. 1




Wednesday, December 24 &Thursday, December 25

All branches will be closed, but our online resources and wifi access remain available.

 

Friday, December 26

Colfax – 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. –Sears Academy of Dance – Variety of children's dance classes. Check the online calendar or call 1-887-733-3375 for specifics about classes and costs.

 

Saturday, December 27

Colfax & Rosalia – Open regular hours – Check out a movie to help your family pass the time between holidays.

 

Monday, December 29

Colfax – 10 a.m. – Fit and Fun – Nancy Stanard leads this gentle, low impact class at The Center.  Visit the online calendar for more information and cost.

Colton – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Ages 1-6 are invited to learn about numbers through stories and songs.

 

Tuesday, December 30

Colfax & St. John – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Wii Party for Tweens & Teens – Wii games and other fun for upper elementary grades and older.  Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library

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.

 

Wednesday, December 31

Malden – 2 p.m. – Storytime – Fun filled time with songs, games and of course stories!

All branches will close at 3 p.m.

 

Thursday, January 1

All branches will be closed, but our online resources and wifi access remain available.

 
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

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Colfax Library-Tweens/Teens-Dec. 30

It's a Wii party at the Colfax Library December 30 1:00 - 2:30 pm 5th Grade and up
                       




For more information, contact:
Sheri Miller at 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.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Barn Calendar at Colfax Library-Only $6

Popular Barn Calendars-limited supply left-get yours today



2015 Barn Calendar cover. (Located just south of Uniontown on Highway 195)
2015 Barn Calendar cover. (Located just south of Uniontown on Highway 195)
The Barns of Whitman County 2015 calendars are now on sale for just $6.00 thanks to the photography, design, and generosity of Steve Van Vleet from WSU’s Whitman County Extension office. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Library programs and projects in all 14 branches of Whitman County Library System.

For more information about the barns, contact Steve Van Vleet at WSU Extension at 509- 397-6290. For questions on obtaining calendars, contact the library at 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.

Monday, December 15, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Dec. 18-25




Thursday, December 18

Colfax – 7 p.m. - Pajama Storytime – Snuggle up under the tree in Hayden’s Corner for a fun family Storytime. Don’t forget to wear your pj’s!

Endicott – 7 p.m. – Book Club – Join us for a discussion of “Tree Soldier” by J.L. Oakley

 

Friday, December 19

Palouse – 4 p.m. - Holiday Crafternoon – All ages are invited to get your craft on and enjoy refreshments.

Colfax – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Playful Learning – Free play and social opportunities for children and parents.

 

Saturday, December 20

Colfax and Rosalia – Open regular hours – Looking for a new recipe or something to listen to while you drive? Come we can help at both locations.

 

Monday, December 22

Colton – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Ages 1-6 are invited to learn about numbers through stories and songs.

Colfax – 5:15 p.m. – Fitness Circuit Training – Nancy Stanard leads this fast paced and fun after work workout in The Center.  Visit the online calendar for more information and cost.

 

Tuesday, December 23

Colfax – 5:30 p.m. – Yoga Bliss – Join Dawn Bennett for gentle yoga and achieve a relaxed state of mind in this busy season.  Contact Dawn, 397-3777, for more information.

Farmington, Palouse & Rosalia – Storytime – Early learning story time with books, songs, crafts and storytelling for ages 6 and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.

 

Wednesday, December 24 & Thursday, December 25

All branches will be closed, but our online resources remain available.

 

Need a last minute gift?  Copies of the WCL Cookbook are available at all branches for only $5.

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.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Rachelle suggests these cookbooks from the library...

The Chopped Cookbook by Food Network
The fabulous little cookbook shows you have to cook up delicious meals using ingredients that are already in your refrigerator.

The cookbook celebrates baking as it happens in the real world where cakes collapse, frosting gets smeared and everything tastes delicious. 

Sweet:  Our Best Cupcakes, Candy, and More by the editors of Food Network Magazine
The editors of Food Network Magazine picked their all-time favorite treats and combined them into one must have cookbook. 

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

After school program-Colfax Library-Dec. 18

           Third Thursday Club Fun for Grades 1-4 at the Colfax Library December 18 3:30-4:30

It may be chilly outside, but the Colfax Library offers warm, friendly fun on December 18.  Youth in grades 1-4 are invited to “Holiday Fun” at the Colfax Library on Thursday, December 18 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Come join in the seasonal stories, yummy snacks, energetic games and wild laughter with friends located in the Norma McGregor Community Room of the Whitman County Library.
Every Third Thursday during the school year kids may ride bus #16 with a parent permission note, walk or ride to the Colfax Library. No need to sign up or pre-register for this free, monthly after school event. This program is open to all students and home school kids in grades 1-4.
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.

Monday, December 8, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Dec. 11-18




Thursday, December 11

Palouse – 3:45 p.m. – Homework help and game time with WSU students.

Colfax – 10:10 to 11:30 a.m. – Three pre-school Storytimes in the Norma McGregor room.  Visit the online calendar or call for more information

 

Friday, December 12

Endicott, LaCrosse, St John & Uniontown – Storytime – Early learning story time with books, singing, crafts and storytelling for ages 6 and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.

 

Saturday, December 13

Colfax – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Colfax Chamber of Commerce Winter Festival at the Center adjacent to Colfax Library.  For more info, call the Chamber at 397-3712

Oakesdale – 11 a.m. – Holiday Flowers – Join floral designer Robin Adams in the basement of the Oakesdale Presbyterian Church to create a seasonal display with cut flowers and greenery. Preregistration requested.   Program supported by First Wind.

 

Monday, December 15

Colton – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Ages 1-6 are invited to learn about numbers through stories and songs.

Colfax – 4p.m. – Library Board meeting

Colfax – 6-8 p.m. – Fitness Boot Camp – Fitness instructor, Carissa Little leads two classes that will whip you into shape.  Visit the online calendar for more information and cost.

 

Tuesday, December 16

Farmington, Palouse & Rosalia – Storytime – Early learning story time with books, singing, crafts and storytelling for ages 6 and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.

LaCrosse – 3 p.m. – Afterschool Fun – Grades 1-6 are invited to join in the fun of crafts and books.

 

Wednesday, December 17

Uniontown – 4 p.m. – Christmas Celebration and introduction of the new collection of children’s books provided by the Libri Foundation.  Join us for music, crafts and a visit from a local artist.

 

Thursday, December 18

Albion, Colton, Colfax and Farmington – After School Program for kids in four locations.  Check the calendar for times and themes.

Colfax – 7 p.m. - Pajama Storytime - - Snuggle up under the tree in Hayden’s Corner for a fun family storytime. Don’t forget to wear your pj’s!

Endicott – 7 p.m. – Book Club – Join us for a discussion of “Tree Soldier” by J.L. Oakley

 

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Friends of WCL Book Drive

Photo: The Friends of WCL have a collection box located in the Colfax Library for new books for kids and teens. These items will be added to the firemen's toy drive. Please leave your donation by Dec. 11. 
Call 397-4366 for details.




The Friends of WCL have a collection box located in the Colfax Library for new books for kids and teens. These items will be added to the firemen's toy drive. Please drop off your donation by Dec. 11.
Call 397-4366 for details.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Colfax Library Pajama Storytime-Dec. 18

Holiday Pajama Storytime at the Colfax Library December 18 7 pm
 



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 Dec. 4-11




Thursday, December 4

Colfax – Noon – Gentle Yoga with Suzy McNeilly – Pay by the month or by the class.

Tekoa – 6 to 6:30 p.m. – Ladies Light Yoga – Join Leanne as she leads beginning Yoga moves via YouTube. Bring a mate and a positive perspective. No previous knowledge expected.

Friday, December 5

Endicott, LaCrosse, St John & Uniontown – Storytime – Early learning story time with books, singing, crafts and storytelling for ages 6 and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.

Saturday, December 6

LaCrosse – 10 a.m. – Holiday Ornaments and Santa – Visit Santa and create ornaments to take home.

Oakesdale – 10:30 a.m. – Holiday Letters – Need help creating festive holiday letters? The library staff is available to assist in editorial and uploading pictures. Thumb drives will be provided to save as a digital copy. Program sponsored through a Microsoft Digital Training Grant and the Washington State Library.

Monday, December 8

St. John – 10 to Noon – Holiday Letters – Need help creating festive holiday letters? The library staff is available to assist in editorial and uploading pictures. Thumb drives will be provided to save as a digital copy. Program sponsored through a Microsoft Digital Training Grant and the Washington State Library.

Endicott – 3:30 p.m. – After School Program – Kids grades K-5 are invited to create a holiday craft.

Tuesday, December 9

Uniontown – 9:30 to 11 a.m. – Playgroup – Creative play and sharing for toddlers, preschoolers and parents every Tuesday.

Colfax – 5:30 p.m. – Bliss Yoga with Dawn Bennett – For cost and registration, contact Dawn at (509) 397-3777

Wednesday, December 10

Garfield, St. John & Tekoa – After School Program for kids in three locations. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Malden – 3 to 5 p.m. – Holiday Letters – Need help creating festive holiday letters? The library staff is available to assist in editorial and uploading pictures. Thumb drives will be provided to save as a digital copy. Program sponsored through a Microsoft Digital Training Grant and the Washington State Library.

Thursday, December 11

Farmington – 7:30 p.m. – Mom’s Night Out – Enjoy some down time with yummy treats and craft projects.

 

2015 Barns of Whitman County calendars are now on sale for just $6 thanks to the photography, design, and generosity of Steve Van Vleet from WSU’s Whitman County Extension office. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Library programs and projects countywide. To purchase, visit any branch of WCL, Colfax Rosauers and Pullman Chamber of Commerce or by calling the library at (509) 397-4366.

Tree of Lights celebration on Wednesday!

The Hospice Tree of Lights and Remembrance Ceremony will be on Wednesday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Norma McGregor Community Room at the Colfax Library. 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.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Saturday ... come shop Colfax!

Saturday, November 29 – Colfax Chamber of Commerce presents ...
Small Business Saturday at the Center in Colfax – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Festival of Trees, Specialty Vendors and more! 
Contact the Colfax Chamber at (509) 397-3712 for info.
 
 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Join us Wednesday for the Tree of Lights and Remembrance Ceremony

The Hospice Tree of Lights and Remembrance Ceremony will be on Wednesday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Norma McGregor Community Room at the Colfax Library. 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.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tree of Lights ... Dec. 3 at the Colfax Library

The Hospice Tree of Lights and Remembrance Ceremony will be on Wednesday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Norma McGregor Community Room at the Colfax Library. Community members are invited to attend this solemn and touching event.

The ceremony pays tribute to loved ones who have passed through music, spiritual readings and special ornaments bearing the names of loved ones. The Tree of Lights remains lit within the library throughout the holiday season for community viewing.

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.

 

Monday, November 17, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Nov. 20-27


Thursday, November 20

Colfax – Noon – Gentle Yoga with Suzy McNeilly – Pay by the month or by the class.

Tekoa – 6 to 6:30 p.m. – Ladies Light Yoga – Join Leanne as she leads beginning Yoga moves via YouTube. Bring a mate and a positive perspective. No previous knowledge expected.

Endicott – 7 p.m. – Book Club - Join the discussion of Kathryn Stockett’s, “The Help.” Everyone’s invited.

Friday, November 21

Endicott, LaCrosse, St John & Uniontown – Storytime – Early learning story time with books, singing, crafts and storytelling for ages 6 and younger. Visit the online calendar for times.

Saturday, November 22

Colfax – 2 p.m. – Spaying & Neutering Debate – Students from WSU pre-veterinary, animal and agricultural science departments will present facts and arguments on both sides of the sterilization issue, for both pets and larger animals like horses and cows.

Monday, November 24

Colfax – 10 a.m. – Fit & Fun with Nancy Stanard – Low impact aerobic workouts. Cost is $5 per class. 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, November 25

Oakesdale – Noon – Wii Day – Come on down to the library and play on the Wii console with friends. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, November 26

Endicott & Garfield – Early Release Wednesday for kids in two locations. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Thursday, November 27

Palouse – 7:45 a.m. - 10th Annual Turkey Leg Fun Run – Start your Thanksgiving Day out in a Palouse tradition. Join us at the Green Frog Café at 7:45 a.m. for donuts and hot drinks from McLeod’s Palouse Market. Sponsor sheets are available at the Palouse Library and the Green Frog Café.

 
2015 Barns of Whitman County calendars are now on sale for just $6 thanks to the photography, design, and generosity of Steve Van Vleet from WSU’s Whitman County Extension office. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Library programs and projects countywide. To purchase, visit any branch of WCL, Colfax Rosauers and Pullman Chamber of Commerce or by calling the library at (509) 397-4366.

Monday, November 10, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Nov. 13-20




Thursday, November 13

Tekoa – 6 to 6:30 p.m. – Ladies Light Yoga – Join Leanne as she leads beginning Yoga moves via YouTube. Bring a mate and a positive perspective. No previous knowledge expected.

 
Friday, November 14

Oakesdale – 6:30 p.m. – Fall Centerpieces – Create your very own beautiful centerpiece with Robin Adams. All supplies are provided.

 

Monday, November 17

Colton – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Fun stories, songs and craft projects every Monday.

Colfax – 4 p.m. – Library Board Meeting – Open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend.

 

Tuesday, November 18

LaCrosse – 3 p.m. – After School Program – Come join us as we travel to India for Thanksgiving.

Albion – 3:30 to 6 p.m. – SHIBA Open House – Free and impartial information tailored to meet the needs of current and future Medicare recipients.

Colfax – 5:30 p.m. – Bliss Yoga with Dawn Bennett – For cost and registration, contact Dawn at (509) 397-3777

 

Wednesday, November 19

Malden – 1 p.m. – Cornucopia Craft – Visit the library and create a fabulous craft for Thanksgiving.

Rosalia – 1 p.m. – Tee-Shirt Tote Bags – Head on down to the library and create a stylish tote bag from a tee-shirt. Fun and easy project with no sewing involved!

Uniontown – 3:30 p.m. – Around the World – Children are invited to travel the world through reading, singing and craft projects.

 

Thursday, November 20

Colfax – 2 to 5:30 p.m. – Community Blood Drive – Present to give blood and be entered to win a $500 Visa gift card. Appointments are being taken by Inland Northwest Blood Center at www.inbcsaves.org

Colfax, Colton, Farmington & Palouse – After School Programs in four locations. Check the calendar for times and themes.

 

2015 Barns of Whitman County calendars are now on sale for just $6 thanks to the photography, design, and generosity of Steve Van Vleet from WSU’s Whitman County Extension office. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Library programs and projects countywide. To purchase, visit any branch of WCL, Colfax Rosauers and Pullman Chamber of Commerce or by calling the library at (509) 397-4366.

Library closed Nov 11 for Veteran's Day


    All 14 branches of Whitman County Library will close Tuesday, November 11 in honor of Veteran's Day.  
    Due dates for library materials have been extended in anticipation of the closure and no late fines will be charged for these days. Drop boxes will remain open at all locations for returned items. Access to the library’s catalog, downloadable audio and eBooks, and databases for the online librarian, genealogy, foreign language instruction and other services remains available by visiting the library’s website at www.whitco.lib.wa.us. For more information about library closures or upcoming community programs, the Library Events calendar is also accessible from the library website at www.whitco.lib.wa.us.
       Libraries affected by the closure are: Albion, Colfax, Colton, Endicott, Farmington, Garfield, LaCrosse, Malden, Oakesdale, Palouse, Rosalia, St. John, Tekoa, and Uniontown. Residents may call the library at 397-4366 or toll-free at 1-877-733-3375 for information, details regarding the closure or renewal of materials

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Improve your business today!

Small Business Workshops, Weds, Nov. 12 at the Colfax Library, just $15, call 397-4366 to register

·        Create & Execute a Small Business Marketing Plan 3:00-5pm

·        Look at Your Business Through the Eyes of the Customer, 5:30-7pm

For a complete listing visit the Events Calendar at www.whitco.lib.wa.us

Friday, November 7, 2014

You Can Save 3 Lives...

INBC Blood Drive Thursday, November 20, 2:00-5:30 p.m.

Blood Drive November 20 2:30 - 6:00 pm Find the hero in you.  Present to give blood  Enter to Win a $500 Visa Gift CardThe gift of blood is the gift of life. You can save the lives of three people by donating blood Thursday, November 20, 2:00-5:30 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.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

WCL Calendar Sample Nov. 6-13


County Library Calendar

Thursday, November 6

Tekoa – 6 to 6:30 p.m. – Ladies Light Yoga – Join Leanne as she leads beginning Yoga moves via YouTube. Bring a mate and a positive perspective. No previous knowledge expected.

Friday, November 7

Endicott & Malden – SHIBA Open House – Free and impartial information tailored to meet the needs of current and future Medicare recipients. Visit the online calendar for times.

Monday, November 10

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, November 11

All branches of Whitman County Library will be closed for Veteran’s Day

Wednesday, November 12

Colfax – 3 to 5 p.m. – How to Create & Execute a Small Business Marketing Plan – Register by calling the Colfax Library at (509)397-4366. Cost is $15 per person.

Colfax – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – The Customer Experience: Look at Your Business Through the Eyes of the Consumer. Register by calling the library at (509) 397-4366. Cost is $15 per person.

Thursday, November 13

Colfax & Tekoa High School – Everybody Reads Author Visit – Everyone is invited to hear Erin Saldin discuss her book, “Girls of No Return” at two locations: 10-11 a.m. in Colfax and 12:10 – 1:10 p.m. in Tekoa. Get your copy today at the library by calling (509) 3977-4366 or from our online catalog at www.whitco.lib.wa.us

Farmington – 7:30 p.m. – Mom’s Night Out – Enjoy some down time with yummy treats and craft projects.

Hundreds of community programs for preschoolers, children, teens and adults are scheduled at Whitman County Library’s 14 branches. For a complete list and details, visit the Events Calendar at Whitman County Library www.whitco.lib.wa.us, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Friday watercolor class ... sign up today!


Watercolor Painting this Friday from 9-4 at The Center. All levels welcome with Bobbie Kelly renowned local artist! Just $16, supplies included. Register at www.sccel.spokane.edu/ACT2

 

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Build our business with these great workshops....

 
Small Business assistance comes to Colfax on Weds, Nov. 12th with Josh King of Tinderbox Consulting and SCORE:

3:30-5 Create and execute your business plan
5:30-7 View your business through your customer's eyes

Classes are just $15. Call the Colfax Branch of Whitman County Library at 509-397-4366 to register.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Colfax library book and media sale!

Throw back Thursday ....
 
Looking for books-on-tape, Videos and CDs are bargain prices? Stop in the Colfax Library where these items are just 3 for $1.00. Books are on sale too! All sales benefit library programs and services!
 
 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WCL Calendar Sampling Oct. 30-Nov. 6




 Thursday, October 30

Colfax – Noon – Gentle Yoga with Suzy McNeilly – Pay by the month or by the class.

Palouse – 3:45 to 5 p.m. – 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 31

Colfax, Malden, Oakesdale & Palouse – Trick-or-Treaters visit the library for a special treat! Visit the online calendar for times.

 

Monday, November 3

Garfield – 4 to 6 p.m. – SHIBA Open House – Free and impartial information tailored to meet the needs of current and future Medicare recipients.

Albion – 7 p.m. – Book Club – Join us for tea and great book discussion, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” by Maria Semple. Contact Branch Manager Lynn at (509) 338-9614

 

Tuesday, November 4

Farmington & Palouse – SHIBA Open House – Free and impartial information tailored to meet the needs of current and future Medicare recipients. Visit the online calendar for times.

 

Wednesday, November 5

St John – 2 to 3:30 p.m. – Wii Party – Kids grades 4 and up are invited to checkout our new Wii U. Keep busy in between games with our science activity kits.

Colfax – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Wazzu Wednesday – Free after school fun for teens ages 12 and up.

 

Thursday, November 6

Albion – 4 p.m. – After School Turkey Art – Create whimsical turkeys with leaves for our community building bulletin.

 

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) 3977-4366 or from our online catalog at www.whitco.lib.wa.us