Library Events

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Storytime, Colton
Colton Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Colton Storytime is held on Mondays during the school year at 10:30. We teach early learning skills through crafts, color pages, songs, and stories, and we have a snack while we are reading. Storytime is geared toward kids ages 2-5 and teaches them to work, play, and socialize with other children their age, helping to prepare them for preschool and kindergarten. Sponsored by Friends of Whitman County Library.
Caregivers Support G
Colfax Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 19, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Caregiver Support Group is a safe and confidential place to get together with others who understand what you are going through. A place to express the joys, frustration, humor, and anger that can be associated with caregiving for a loved one.

Cherie from Rural Resources is partnering with the Colfax Library to professionally facilitate this free caregiver support group every first and third Monday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the Colfax Library's meeting room. Caregivers can receive information, learn about community resources, get support, and network with other informal or unpaid family caregivers. 
For additional information, contact Cherie Villeneuve at (509) 332-0365 or Molly Overby (509) 397-4366 at the Colfax Library.
Teen Advisory Counci
Rosalia Branch Library, Rosalia
Monday, Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Council will be planning the December Teen Night and thinking up fun events for 2019.  Any student in Grade 6-12 is welcome.  Come help plan future events at your library.  For information, please call 523-3109. Sponsored by Friends of the Rosalia Library.
Crayon Melt - Oakesd
Oakesdale Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 19, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
 Hot glue is used to secure the crayons onto a canvas and then heated. Get creative and try something different! Snack will be provided. Any questions please contact Elana 509-285-4310.
Fitness Boot Camp, C
Colfax Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 19, 6-7 p.m.
It's not too late to get fit! Join Fitness Boot Camp on Mondays from 6-7 p.m. in the Colfax Library's meeting room. Fitness instructor, Carissa Little leads the session and will whip you back into shape with fast results. 
Fitness Boot Camp includes high impact exercises, cardio, plyometrics, muscle strengthening, flexibility and coordination. Please bring hand weights, a yoga mat and water! Punchcards are available at a cost of $60 for 10 punches, or $35 for 5 punches. For more information or to register, please contact Carissa Little at purefitpersonaltraining@gmail.com. Ask about Wednesdays FREE sessions!
Keeping Kids Safe On
Endicott Branch Library
Monday, Nov. 19, 6:00 pm
Monday, November 19
6:00-7:00 pm
@ Endicott Library

Kids today will never know a time without technology in their lives so how do we as parents keep them safe online?

Parents join Whitman County Teen Librarian, Nichole Kopp for this informative presentation and discussion on how to protect children/teens online no matter how they access the internet.
Topics covered:  How to open a dialogue with kids regarding online safety, how to address inappropriate content, ensuring online privacy, cyberbullying and more.

Questions call Tia @ 657-3429
Tech Tuesday! Drop-I
Colfax Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10am-4pm
Need Tech Help?  Drop-into the TEK Center to get hands on help with Microsoft Imagine Academy, downloadable audio and e-books, basic computer skills, Internet, email, smart phones and more!  Bring your device and your questions to our tech librarian from 10-4pm.
Preschool Storytime,
Rosalia Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10:15 a.m.
Weekly Preschool Storytime fills the Rosalia library with fun and learning each Tuesday in November.  We will be learning about Native American Culture through music, movement, art and stories while increasing reading readiness and group skills. 

Storytime is each Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
Please call 523-3109 if you have any questions. Sponsored by Friends of the Rosalia Library.
Colfax Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:30-7:00 pm
Children's dance classes through Rising Stars Dance Studios are available at the Colfax Library Center on Tuesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Classes are geared towards children 2 years and older and introduces them to a variety of genres including ballet, tap, tumble and jazz.
Schedule begins Tuesday, September 3, 2018. Level placements are required.
3:30 to 4 p.m. - Intro Dance (Ballet, Tap & Hip Hop) - Ages 18 mo - 3 yrs  
4 to 4:30 p.m.  - Colfax Pre Dance (Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Tumble) - Ages 2-4
4:40 to 5:25 p.m. - Colfax Dance Level 1 ( Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Tumble) - Ages 5-6
5:30 to 6:15 p.m. - Colfax Dance Level 2 ( Tap, Jazz & Tumble) - Placement
6:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Colfax Dance Level 3 ( Tap, Jazz & Tumble) - Placement
Keri Oldroyd has operated Rising Stars Dance Studio since 2007, teaching hundreds of students over the years. Her students participate in the end of the year recital* and perform in the Lentil Festival or during University sporting events.
For additional information, cost and registration, please contact Keri Oldroyd at (509) 432-6961, visit http://www.risingstarsstudio.com/ or contact Whitman County Library at (509) 397-4366 for registration forms.
*The date for the end of the year recital is not confirmed; please keep your schedule open until June 15, 2019.
 
Farmington Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 PM
Early learning stortime is a FREE program that offers valuable listening and pre-reading experience for children birth to age 5.  Children, parents/caregivers will hear engaging stories and participate in imaginative activities that include songs, fingerplays, action activities, crafts, puppets and more each Tuesday (unless the library is closed) from Sept 14 to May 31.  Call the library at 509-297-2035 for details or visit our Farmington Facebook page. Sponsored by Whitman County Library.
Holiday Event #1, Pa
Palouse Branch Library, Palouse
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 pm
Please join us after school for a holiday celebration, bingo, craft, fun.  Take the bus to the library!!
Colfax Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. (3rd Tuesday of each month)
The Whitman County Library Board of Trustees generally meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Colfax Library. These meetings are open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend. Occasionally the date or location may be altered in order to visit branch locations throughout Whitman County. In the event of date/time/location changes, the community will be notified through library postings and media releases. It is always advised to confirm meeting times and locations by calling the library at 509-397-4366.
YinVasa Yoga, Colfax
Colfax Branch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6-7 p.m.
YinVasa Yoga with Suzy McNeilly on Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. at Colfax Library. 

End your day feeling calm and grounded. This class is designed to open connective tissue surrounding muscles and joints to increase circulation and help you become more present.

Cost is $10 per session. Punchcards are available for purchase. For more information, contact Suzy at (509) 397-4709 or the Colfax Library at (509) 397-4366.
Albion Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m.
Early Learning Storytime at the Albion Library is a FREE program that offers a valuable listening and pre-reading experience for children birth to age 5. Children, parents/caregivers will enjoy engaging stories and participate in imaginative activities that include songs, fingerplays, action activities, crafts, puppets, and more each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m..
For more information, please contact the Albion Library at (509) 338-9641.



 
Turkey Fun, Tekoa
Tekoa Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 12:15 pm
Make a turkey talk! Play turkey tic-tac-toe!  Elementary kids, join us at the library from 12:15 to 1:15 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 21 for fun Thanksgiving activities.For additional info call the Tekoa Library at (509) 284-3121.
After School Program
Endicott Branch Library, Endicott
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 1:00 pm
Students in grades K-5th are invited to the library for a fun holiday craft.
Wednesday, November 21 @ 1 pm

Questions:  Call Tia 657-3429 Sponsored by Friends of the Endicott Library.
Crazy 8’s Math
Endicott Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2:30 pm (Wednesdays, Oct 3,10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 2:30 pm)
or call 657-3429.
Students in grades K - 2 are invited to join us for crazy math fun.
Weekly Sessions:
Wednesdays...Oct. 3 - Nov. 21 @ 2:30 pm

Questions:  Call Tia 657-3429
  Sponsored by Friends of the Endicott Library.
All Locations
Thursday, Nov. 22


All fourteen branches of Whitman County Library are closed but our website, catalog and online librarian are always available for your convenience.

14th Annual Turkey L
Palouse Branch Library, Palouse
Thursday, Nov. 22, 7:45 am
Please join us for the annual Turkey Leg Fun Run!!  This annual fund raiser supports the Palouse Library's supports our childrens materials, books, programming.
We will be gathering at Hertiage Park, next to the McLeod's Palouse Market.  We will gather at 7:45 am and take off at 8 am.  Coffee, hot cider and donuts will be available.  Runners, walkers, dog walkers, baby walkers are all welcome.  You make a donation to the jar and off you go.
This event has raised over $14,000 for the childrens section of the library.  All donations from kind supporters like you.
All Locations
Friday, Nov. 23


All fourteen branches of Whitman County Library are closed but our website, catalog and online librarian are always available for your convenience.

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