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, and also on the 5th Tuesday when the month has five. 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 3:30-5:00 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.

Healthy Living Yoga 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. 64 & under 1st class is free. This class is free to 65+ Whitman County seniors thanks to a generous donation from a Friend of the Library!

Finally, There are no Act 2 classes in Colfax for the Fall/2017 session. Classes will resume in the fall.

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 our Blog at, the library's events calendar, Facebook, Twitter,  or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.