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

Thursday, December 14

Colfax – 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. – Flex & Flow – Relax and refocus your day with poses based on foundation and alignment.

Tekoa – 4 to 5 p.m. – Ladies Craft Circle – Enjoy an afternoon filled with crafts, friendship, and learning something new.

Colfax Hyde Out – 6:30 p.m. – Trivia Night – During this special trivia night, teams will compete for top prizes and prestige as well as have the opportunity to help those in need this holiday season by bringing donations for the Fire Department’s annual Toy Box Drive and library book drive (donations option). *SPECIAL HOLIDAY CATEGORY*

Colfax, LaCrosse & Tekoa – Storytime – Children and families will hear stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, and make crafts! Albion – 5 to 7:30 p.m. – Knit Night & Fireside Chats – Learn to knit, bring any craft project you are working on, and visit! Colfax Hyde Out – 6:30 p.m. – Trivia Night – During this special trivia night, teams will compete for top prizes and prestige as well as have the opportunity to help those in need this holiday season by bringing donations of toys and children’s books for the Fire Department’s annual Toy Box Drive (donations option). *SPECIAL HOLIDAY CATEGORIES*

Friday, December 15

Malden, St. John & Uniontown – Storytime – Bring your little ones on a reading adventure with stories, singing, and art!

Endicott – 10:30 a.m. – Caroling & Cocoa Storytime – Children 5 & under and their parents/ caretakers are invited to go caroling around Endicott following storytime and finish up with some hot chocolate!

Colfax – 12 p.m. – The Fitting Room – Join us for a six week interactive study of Kelly Minter’s “The Fitting Room.”

Malden – 12:30 to 2 p.m. – Caregiver Support Group – Melissa Johnson from Rural Resources is facilitating a free caregiver support group that offers information, support, and a listening ear to all caregivers.

Palouse – 3:30 p.m. – Wintery Holiday #3 – Join us for a crafty afternoon filled with games and delicious snacks!

Saturday, December 16

Colfax – Festival of Trees & Art – Everyone is invited to visit our exhibit of traditional and eclectic trees and vote on your favorite Dec. 1-20! Raffle tickets available to win a movie themed tree sponored by Pioneer Title Co. for just $1, to benefit The Center.

Monday, December 18

Lacrosse – 2:30 to 5 p.m. – Adult Coloring – Adults of all ages are invited for an afternoon of creativity and conversation!

Colfax – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Caregiver Support Group – All paid/ unpaid caregivers are invited for support and resources.

Rosalia – 3:30 p.m. – Teen Advisory Council – Monthly meeting for teens to put in input towards planned library events.

Oakesdale – 5 to 7 p.m. – Candy Cane Candelabra & Crafts – Make candy cane crafts while enjoying music and cocoa!

Endicott Food Center – 5:30 p.m. – Family Trivia – Families compete as a team answering questions about holidays, animals, geography, science, and more for fun and prizes! Optional $5 spaghetti dinner.

Tuesday, December 19

Rosalia & Farmington – Storytime – Storytime helps children gain early literacy skills and increases cognitive development. Visit the library’s online events calendar for branch times and details.

St. John – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Play & Learn – Weekly program for preschoolers and their grown-ups to play and socialize!

Colfax – 2 to 4 p.m. – Color Me Crafty – Adults of ALL AGES are invited to relax with coffee, cookies, and coloring!

Colfax – 2 to 4 p.m. – Tech Tuesday! – Get hands on help with ebooks, basic computer skills, internet, email, and more!

Colfax – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Yoga, Wine & Chocolate – Come unwind from the busy holiday season with yoga, wine, and chocolate! Cost is $15 for refreshments and yoga instruction (or $5 with a punch card).

Wednesday, December 20

Albion, Garfield & Oakesdale – Storytime – Children will gain early literacy skills and increase cognitive development.

Colfax – 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. – PG Movie Day –Kids of all ages are invited to see a movie and have a snack with friends!

Uniontown – Third Wednesday – Children are invited to the library for fun activities and holiday crafts!

Colfax – 5 to 8 p.m. – Art Among the Trees – View local artists’ work, along with complimentary appetizers and beverages. Winners of the Festival of Trees and the raffle tree will be announced between 7 and 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 21

Colfax, Colton, & Farmington – Third Thursday – Grade school students are invited to engage in STEM activities with stories, games, holiday crafts, and more! For specific themes and times, please visit us at

Endicott – 7 p.m. – Ladies Night: Book Club – Join in our lively discussion of “The Sisters Brothers” by Patrick DeWitt.


 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.