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What's happening at the Colfax Branch Library
for the week of November 22, 2012

Thursday, Nov. 29

Colfax, LaCrosse & Tekoa – Storytime – Fun stories, finger plays, rhymes, songs and crafts every Thursday. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Malden – 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.- GED Prep Class – Individual and class help for those studying for GED from a qualified instructor.

Friday, Nov. 30

Endicott, Palouse, St. John & Uniontown – Storytime – Fun stories, crafts, activities and finger plays every Friday. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Saturday, Dec. 1

St. John – Winterfest – The library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the kids to visit Santa between 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Seventy new children’s books provided to the St. John Branch by Libri Foundation will be on display and ready for checkout.

Monday, Dec. 3

Garfield – 1 to 3 p.m. – SHIBA Medicare Information – Joyce Leonard will be available to answer any questions about Medicare’s Open Enrollment and Medicare Supplements.

St. John – 5 p.m. – Family Storytime – Libraian Clancy and Storyteller Mrs. McGillicutty invite everyone for Family Storytime. Come are you are, pearls or pajamas, and enjoy stories and activities for the whole family.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Endicott – 1 to 3 p.m. – Free Medicare Help – Joyce Leonard will be available to answer any questions about Medicare’s Open Enrollment and Medicare Supplements.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Colfax – 5:30 p.m. – Tree of Lights – Honoring those who have passed, the Hospice Tree of Lights Ceremony is in the Norma McGregor Community Room of the Colfax Library. For more information or to honor a loved one, contact Joanne Gfeller at (509) 478-3150.

Endicott, Garfield, St John & Uniontown – After School Program – Exciting after school programs in four locations. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Colfax – Winter Celebration – Celebrate Winter with Whitman County Library. The library hosts a number of fun activities for people of all ages. Photos with Santa, from Leifer Photography, will be available between 3 to 6 p.m. The fun concludes about 6 p.m. with a community parade and firework extravaganza.

Hundreds of community programs for preschoolers, children, teens and adults are scheduled at Whitman County Library’s 14 branches. For a complete list and details, visit the library's events calendar at Whitman County Library website, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.


November is a busy month for the Colfax Library. Visit the library’s online at the library's events calendar for upcoming events including a presentation on the “Battle of To-Hots-Nim-Me from Mahlon Kriebel; Blood Drive; Create a Thanksgiving Centerpiece with Judy Gray; Yoga, Latin Fitness and more.

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.