WCL Offers Digital Resources for our Patrons in This Difficult Time
The Library Link March 31

We are currently closed due to COVID-19. Stay in touch with us through this weekly newsletter which links you to valuable resources, helpful websites, and excellent books; or by email at info@whitco.lib.wa.us, on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or on our website


Library No Longer Accepting Requests for Materials

Due to Washington Governor Jay Inslee's "Stay at Home" order, Whitman County Library's online catalog can no longer accept requests for materials and all non-essential staff will stay at home in compliance with the Governor's order.

Digital services like downloadable eBooks and audiobooks will remain available, as will valuable electronic resources like Lynda.com, Mango Language Instruction, NewsBank Newspapers, Microsoft Coursework, and more.

In addition, the library has gathered a variety of online resources to assist the community during this difficult time. Access all of these and more on our website, www.whitco.lib.wa.us

We continue to answer emails (info@whitco.lib.wa.us), post updates and resources on our website and social media, as well as provide you with the best digital resources and eBooks.
Have some extra time on your hands? Get cookin' with our ebooks!

This is the perfect time to cook up a culinary masterpiece...or learn to cook...or start a new healthy eating habit...or bake a cake...whatever you want to do, we have the eCookbook! Find FREE cookbooks on Libby or OverDrive.
Learn Something New Today!

WCL offers so many great electronic resources. Have you tried Microsoft Imagine Academy? This program provides Washington residents with free access to high quality online learning covering Microsoft Office applications, computer science, data science, and IT infrastructure. Try it today!
Have We Got Some News for You, NewsBank!

Whitman County Library is proud to partner with NewsBank to deliver a comprehensive package of news, information, and publications to our patrons. With sources from across the state and around the world, you have access to reliable research information on practically any topic, click here!
Council on Aging & Human Services in Whitman County
Senior Meals "To Go" in Palouse, Colfax, LaCrosse, Endicott, and Pullman are open as usual with all meals "to-go." Please take extra meals for friends or family who need them. For more info and hours, click here
Food Pantries are Open regular dates and times. Pantries offer low-interaction distribution with pre-bagged items, ready for pickup. For countywide locations and hours, click here
COAST is still running with reduced operations at this time, offering essential transportation. Call to schedule a ride and they will do their best to accommodate, read more

To schedule a ride or for details on these services, call 509-397-4305. Food delivery options available!

"Funny, You Don't Look Autistic"
A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary

Big Library Read, Digital Book Club: March 23 – April 13

Visit Whitman County Library's digital collection with Libby or OverDrive to borrow the featured title "Funny, You Don't Look Autistic" by Michael McCreary with no wait-lists or holds! Available as an ebook and eaudiobook. Join the discussion!

Use #BigLibraryRead on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet from OverDrive!

Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn't "look" autistic. But, as he's quick to point out in this memoir, autism "looks" different for just about everyone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Read more about this and past Big Library Reads: https://biglibraryread.com/

If you have any suggestions for this newsletter, please contact Sarah at the Colfax Library at (509) 397-4366. Received this from a friend? Email sarahp@whitco.lib.wa.us to subscribe!
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