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

Thursday August 3

Colfax – 9:30 a.m. – Yoga for Balance & Aging – A gentle approach to Yoga, focusing on balance, stretching, aromatherapy, and strengthening with the use of bolsters, chairs, and blankets. Free for adults 65+!

Albion – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Thursday Art – Kids, do you like paint? Markers? Colored paper? Then come join us for mixed media art creating!

Albion – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Albion Fireside Chats – Come sip a cup of tea and build friendships while chatting with your neighbors and community members. Everyone is welcome to bring knitting or another project to work on while we visit!

Colfax – First Thursday – Join our community for a "Blast from the Past" by viewing the local Rural Heritage collection, Colfax: Yesterday & Today, displayed downstairs at the library. Then dance the evening away to the tunes of famous Blues performer Sammy Eubanks on West Spring Street from 5-7 pm.

Uniontown – 6:30 p.m. – CyberSecurity Essentials – Mike J. McCully (CISSP, CIP, & NOAA) will be discussing concerns such as identity theft and web attacks in a presentation titled “Cybersecurity Essentials for Work and Home”.

Friday Aug. 4

Colfax – Why I Moved to Colfax Photo Exhibit: Chapter II – Today is the LAST DAY to view Tom Mohr’s expanded exhibit, featuring updated landscape panoramas and images from the McNeilly Cattle Roundup.

Malden – 11:30 to 1 p.m. – Caregiver Support Group – Melissa Johnson from Rural Resources will be leading a “Question & Answer” discussion and providing support for anyone in a caregiving position. Coffee and a light lunch are provided.

Saturday Aug. 5

Colfax – 2 to 4 p.m. – Drop-In Tech Time – All are welcome to drop-in to the NEW TEK Center to receive hands on help with basic computer skills, internet, email, social media, OverDrive and more!

Sunday Aug. 6

All Branches – Everybody Reads! – Everyone is reading Black River by S.M. Hulse in anticipation of this regional author visiting Whitman County in early November. Check out your copy today!

Monday Aug. 7 – Sunday Aug. 13

All 14 branches of the Whitman County Library are closed for annual maintenance from August 7-13. Online services such as our digital collection on Overdrive, Microsoft Imagine Academy, Rural Heritage, and our catalog are available through the library’s website at Please note the library’s online catalog will be unavailable Aug. 8 – 10 while our system is being upgraded. Thank you for understanding.

Monday Aug, 7

Rosalia Park – 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Vinyasa Flow Yoga - All skill levels are invited to practice yoga and enjoy the outdoors!

Colfax Schmuck Park – 6 to 7 p.m. – Fitness Boot Camp – Instructor, Carissa Little, will whip you into shape with fast results. Join other participants or bring a friend for support and encouragement! Remember hand weights, a yoga mat, and lots of water!

Wednesday Aug. 9 & Thurs. Aug 10

Colfax – 4 to 7:30 p.m. – Rising Stars Dance – Summer dance classes are available during the closure. Contact Instructor Keri Oldroyd (509) 432-6961 to register or for more information.


Build a Better World by reading and visiting your local Library. Children, teens, and adults are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Program for fun and prizes! For more information or to learn about future events, stop by your library, visit us at the Whitman County Library website, call us at 397-4366, or like us on Facebook.

SUMMER READING begins in June! Children, teens, and adults are invited to participate for fun and prizes! For more information or to learn about future events, stop by your library, visit us at, call us at 397-4366, or like us on Facebook.

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