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A Sampling of What's Happening at the Whitman County Library

Thursday April 20

Tekoa – 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Incredible Years: Elementary Parenting Class – Six workshops for parents of children 2 to 8. Teaches academic and persistence coaching, emotional regulation, directed play, and more! Sponsored by the Healthy Tekoa Coalition and DBHR. Snacks AND babysitting provided.

Colfax – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – WSU Raptor Program – EVERYONE IS INVITED! This afterschool science program is most suited for children ages three up to adults. JES students may ride bus 8 from the school to the library with a parental note. Fun, science, and snacks included!

Colton – 5:30 p.m. – Community Disaster Preparedness – Red Cross Americorps presents this class designed to prepare households for natural disaster.

Endicott – 7 p.m. – Ladies Night – We will be discussing the novel, “The Book of Time” by Guillaume Prevost. ALL AGES WELCOME. Feel free to bring a snack to share!

Friday April 21

Malden – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Caregiver Support Group – All paid and unpaid caregivers are welcome. We offer coffee and a light lunch with Rural Resources employee, Melissa Johnson (same time every 1st and 3rd Friday of month).

Saturday April 22

St. John – 9 a.m. – Book Club – This month we are discussing “A Gravestone made of Wheat” by Will Weaver. Coffee and tea are provided, but feel free to bring a snack to share!

Garfield – 1 p.m. – Kids’ Gardening Class – Celebrate Earth Day by learning how to care for your very own vegetable plant! FREE to all ages!

Sunday April 23

Penny Drive – WCL’s annual Penny Drive runs April 9 through April 26 at all 14 branches! Bring your change into the library you use most and donations will go to fund their library programs.

 Monday April 24

LaCrosse – 2:30 to 5 p.m. – Adult Coloring – Join us for a relaxing time of creativity and conversation!

Oakesdale – 6 p.m. – Floral Arranging with Robin – Robin’s Nest Floral Design is providing this hands on class for only $5 and you will be able to create and keep your arrangement!

Colfax – 6 p.m. – Retirement 101 – Learn how to get the ball rolling for your retirement savings. Simple, basic instructions on how to start or continue saving even if you do not know where to begin! Please RSVP 509-397-4366, as seats are limited.

Tuesday April 25

Colfax TEK Center – 2 to 4 p.m. – Tech Tuesday: Drop in Tech Help – Get hands on help with Microsoft Imagine Academy, basic computer skills, internet, email and more! Bring your device and your questions to our tech librarian!

Wednesday April 26

Palouse Caboose – 6:30 p.m. – Trivia Night – Test your knowledge and win great prizes! We apologize but the event is full. Please call (509) 878-1704 to be added to the waiting list.

Uniontown – 5:30 p.m. – BINGO & Pie – You are invited to come enjoy an evening of Bingo, have a chance to win prizes, and of course, eat pie! Join us in this evening of fun for everyone!

Thursday April 27

Colfax – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Build Your Own WordPress Website – Josh Wade offers this technical class covering the basics of building/designing, creating account, customization, functions, and enough education to get you working independently! For additional information or to register, please contact Sarah McKnight, Whitman County Managing Director at SEWEDA at (509) 288-1317.

Albion – 5 to 7:30 p.m. – Knit Night – Learn to knit or bring any craft project you are working on and join us as we work together!


Storytime and Play & Learn are offered at many of the 14 branches of the library, for locations and times or for more great activities at the library visit the  library's events calendar or call 1-877-733-3375 or your local branch.

Whitman County Library is a 14 branch full-service public library system serving rural Whitman County, providing opportunities for patrons of all ages and abilities to engage in the joy of life-long learning. For further information about upcoming community programs, please visit the visit the library's events calendar, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.

 For questions please call the library at 397-4366 or toll-free at 1-877-733-3375.

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.