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


Thursday, Dec. 5

Colfax - 3 to 7 p.m. - Winterfest & Santa - Festival of Trees, FREE hot cocoa, lighted parade, fireworks, store specials, and more! Santa will hear children's gift requests at the library from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Tekoa Empire Theater - 3 p.m. - HOOT - Kids and families learn about the incredible world of birds of prey! 

Malden - 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Kid Hangout - Calling all kids for computers, games, crafts, and snacks.

Rosalia - 6:30 p.m. - Starting a Healthy Backyard Beehive - Enjoy this fascinating talk with Hobbyist Beekeeper, Charlene Puree, and get your questions answered about keeping bees yourself!

Friday, Dec. 6

Endicott, Malden, Palouse, St. John, Uniontown - Storytime - Bring the kiddos for stories and playtime.

Colfax - 10 to 11:30 a.m. - Play & Learn - Bring your children for playtime and socialization.

St. John - 1 p.m. - Writers' Working Group - All skill levels and interests are welcome to share their work.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Palouse Comm. Center - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Craft & Bake Sale - Enjoy the Roundtable's festive sale.

LaCrosse - 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. - Santa & Ornament Making - Visit with Santa and make a beautiful ornament.

Oakesdale - 11 a.m. - Let's Make a Gingerbread House! - The library will provide all the supplies for you to design and create a masterpiece! Sign up at (509) 285-4310.

Monday, Dec. 9

Colton - 10:30 a.m. - Storytime - Bring your children for early learning FUN!

LaCrosse - 12:30 to 2 p.m. - BINGO! - Join us for a free game of BINGO; win prizes and enjoy sweet treats. 

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Farmington & Rosalia - Storytime - Help your child develop early literacy skills and a love of books.

Palouse - 11 a.m. - Census 2020 Hiring Fair - Learn about a variety of positions, more info at 855-562-2020.

Rosalia - 3:30 p.m. - Newbery Award Book Club - Students grade 4 & up can read different award-winning or nominated books and share a short summary with the group.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Colfax & Malden - Adult Exercise Classes - Full body workout designed for your fitness level.

Albion, Garfield, Oakesdale - Storytime - Early learning activities with stories, crafts, and music.

Malden & Uniontown - Adult Arts & Crafts - Get creative with friends at the library!

Malden & Palouse - Early Release FUN - Please call or visit us online for details.

Garfield - 5:30 p.m. - Hiking Talk - Discussion on hiking in the winter, safety, and some of our favorite spots.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Colfax, Garfield, LaCrosse, Tekoa - Storytime - There is something new and exciting to explore each week.

Malden - 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Christmas Gift Making - Make a homemade gift for someone special, all ages.

St. John Rialto - 6:30 p.m. - Trivia Night - Bring your team, test your knowledge, and WIN free stuff!

Rosalia - 7 p.m. - Ladies' Book Club - Join us in discussing the book, "Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire."


For more information or to learn about future events, stop by your local library, visit us online at www.whitco.lib.wa.us, call (509) 397-4366, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter. September is Library Card Sign Up Month! Register for a new WCL card and a chance to WIN $25 from the Friends of WCL.

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 http://whitmancountylibrary.blogspot.com- the library's events calendar- Facebook- Twitter-  or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.