Saturday, November 11, 2017

Whitman County Libraries are Closed in Honor of Veterans Day

All 14 branches of Whitman County Library​ will close Saturday & Sunday, November 11 - 12, in honor of Veterans Day. 

Thank you to all in our community who have served.

Due dates for library materials have been extended in anticipation of the closure and no late fines will be charged for that day. Drop boxes will remain open. Access to the library’s catalog, downloadable audio and eBooks, Consumer Reports, A to Z Business Database, Rural Heritage and the library’s website are available.

Whitman County Library recommends these patriotic reads to inspire in honor of the holiday! Click here to visit our online catalog.

"Tough as They Come" by Travis Mills

Thousands have been wounded in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five have survived quadruple amputee injuries ...this is one soldier’s story.

"Fields of Battle" by Brian Curtis

In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Duke University  played Oregon State in the 1942 Rose Bowl. This is the story of the war, the game, and the boys who played the game then went to war. 

"Vietnam: A History of the War" by Russell Freedman

In honor of our veterans, we invite you to go online to Washington Anytime library and check out this enthralling eBook which chronicles the unfolding events in Vietnam as our young men were sent into the jungles to fight.

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