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


Thursday, November 9

Colton - 3 to 6 p.m. - Free Medicare Help - Drop-by for free, impartial help with Medicare questions and concerns.

St. John - 3:30 to 5 p.m. - Tinker Tech Time - Grades K-5 are invited to meet monthly at the school for a variety of activities including Snap Circuits, Lego Mindstorms, Lego building, Code-a-Pillar, Ozobots, Magnetix, and more!

Albion - 5 to 7:30 p.m. - Knit Night & Fireside Chats - Learn to knit, finish a craft project, and/ or relax with friends.

Friday, November 10

Colfax, Malden, Palouse, Rosalia & Uniontown – Early Learning & Playtime – Storytime and playgroups offer education, enjoyment, and socialization for both parents and children! Come join in the fun!

Saturday & Sunday, November 11 - 12

All fourteen branches of Whitman County Library are closed in honor of Veterans Day. Our website, catalog and online resources are always available at your convenience.

Monday, November 13

Palouse, St John & Tekoa – Green Berets in Vietnam – Hank Cramer, folksinger and historian, shares the story of his father, Captain Harry Cramer and his Special Forces. This mission was highly classified at the time. For detailed branch information visit our website at

LaCrosse – 12:30 to 2 p.m. – Pie & Bingo – Bring a friend and join in on the joy of yelling BINGO, while savoring a slice of pie.

Garfield – 1 to 3 p.m. – Free Medicare Help – Drop-in for free, impartial help to meet your needs

Oakesdale – 5 p.m. – Boomer, the African Serval Cat – Meet local resident Boomer and his owner Anya Spielberg.

LaCrosse – 6:30 p.m. – Book Club – Join in the discussion of our latest book selection. Bring a snack to share!

St. John – 6:30 p.m. – PJ Storytime – Put on your jammies and join Miss Trinette for an evening full of activities.

Tuesday, November 14

Colton School Gym – 10 a.m. – Green Berets in Vietnam – Hank Cramer, folksinger and historian, shares the story of his father, Captain Harry Cramer and his Special Forces. This mission was highly classified at the time.

Palouse & Colfax – Water, Wind & Fire – Saving our farms, forests and fish while strengthening the economy will be presented with a complimentary lunch at the Palouse Community Center at noon and again in Colfax at 6 p.m. with light refreshments.

Colfax - 2 to 4 p.m. – Drop-in TECH Help – Get your technology questions answered with one-on-one assistance!

Endicott - 6:30 p.m. – Cubelets – Attention teens: See what these little robot blocks are all about! Each of the 17 types of cubelets has a special skill. When combined, the robot building possibilities are endless.

Wednesday, November 15

Center in Colfax – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free Medicare Help – Join SHIBA volunteers Dan and Joyce Leonard for free impartial help to meet your needs. Pearl Bouchard, Navigator for WA State’s HealthPlanFinder, will also be available.

Endicott, Garfield, Palouse & Uniontown – Afterschool Fun – Contact your local library or view our online calendar for specifics. Endicott has a special program with Cubelets, sponsored by Washington State Library; Palouse will explore Brain Science.

Colfax – 5 to 7 p.m. – Small Business Showcase Networking Event – Who’s Who in Colfax with special guest Pavlo Rudenko, Ph. D, Founder & (CTO), TriboTEX – Colfax based company.

Thursday, November 16

Colfax Hyde Out – 6:30 p.m. – Trivia Night – Bring your team, test your knowledge and WIN! Extra points if your team presents their library cards. **Special Music Category**

Endicott – 7 p.m. – Ladies Night: Nickel Auction! – Have items around your house you’ve been meaning to donate? Auction them off to your friends instead! Be sure to bring your spare change for your purchases.

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.