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What's happening at the Colfax Branch Library
for the week of September 20, 2012

Dr. Gordon Wilson, entomologist, visits the Colfax Library on Thursday, September 20 at 3:30 p.m. for a special “Snakes Alive” program. This program is open to all students and home school kids grades 1-4. Jennings students may ride bus # 3 with a note from a parent or guardian. Due to our special guest, the library encourages all family members to attend this snake-sharing event.

Inland Northwest Blood Center and the Colfax Library are sponsoring a blood drive on Tuesday, September 25 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Visit to make an appointment or call Whitman County Library toll free at (877) 733-3375. Walk-ins are welcome!

The Colfax Library is screening a free PG-13 movie on Wednesday, September 26 at 1 p.m. This movie makes cinematic history as it unites the super hero team-up of a lifetime. No one under the age of 13 will be permitted unless accompanied by an adult or with prior consent. Please contact Sheri or Nichole at (509) 397-4366 for movie title and questions.

Help your child get a jumpstart on reading and school readiness each Thursday in the Colfax Library by bringing them to Baby Time at 10:10 a.m., Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m. and Preschool Time at 11 a.m. Playgroup, sponsored by the Department of Early Learning through Child Care Aware of Eastern WA, takes place each Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. for all young children and those who care for them.

Whitman County Library received the highest honors for Innovation and Services to the Community during a recent visit from Sam Reed, Washington’s Secretary of State.

September is the American Library Association’s “Library Card Sign Up Month.” Everyone signing up for a Whitman County Library card is entered for a chance to win one of two $25 gift certificates, sponsored the Friends of the Library, to be used at a local business of their choice. For more information, visit any branch of the Whitman County Library, call toll free (877) 733-3375 or visit online at the Whitman County Library website.

For more information, contact:

Kristie Kirkpatrick 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.