New line-up of classes and services for Whitman County Senior Citizens

Whitman County Library provides a wide range of free services for local senior citizens. These include a generous collection of large print books, one-on-one assistance with eBook readers and technology, Low Vision Readers for in-home use, outreach services to local senior living facilities, direct home mailing and a wide variety of classes and programs countywide. Some of the classes happening in Colfax include:

Color Me Crafty takes place the first and third Tuesday of each month for from 2-4 p.m. Adults of all ages are invited to color or bring a craft. Coffee, snacks and coloring supplies are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Caregiver Coffee and Support Group runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m., the first and third Monday of each month. Led by Rural Resources, family and in-home caregivers share advice, resources and conversation with others who understand their situation. Bingo & Pie is from 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. This program provides prizes, pie and other goodies for free courtesy of Colfax Rosauers and Friends of the Library.

Bingo & Pie is the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month, 2-4 p.m. Prizes, pie and other goodies for free courtesy of Colfax Rosauers and Friends of the Library.

Fit & Fun is 10-11 a.m. each Monday and Wednesday. This class features low impact exercise and old time dance moves that improve mobility and balance. Nancy Stanard teaches this fun class for all ages but is free to Whitman County seniors thanks to a generous local donor.

Yoga for Balance and Aging is 9:30-10:30 a.m. each Thursday. This class provides a gentler, tailored approach to meet the participantís fitness, balance or rehabilitation needs. This class and all other Yoga classes at the library are free to Whitman County seniors thanks to a local donor.

Finally, registration is underway for a new line-up of ACT2 programming that includes Family History 1, eBay Basics and Ukulele classes at the Colfax Library. Call 800-845-3324 to sign up.

For more information about any of these programs or services, contact Molly Overby, Senior Services Coordinator at Whitman County Library toll free at (877) 773-3573 or visit the library's events calendar for a complete listing from all 14 branch locations.


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.