To the Library & Beyond!

The Library Link  June 25 - July 2, 2019

Welcome to our eNewsletter dedicated to you! This weekly email links you to fantastic programs, fun events, interesting classes, and excellent books.

Presto the Magician!

 Magic, laughter, and entertainment set the stage this week with the amazing Presto...the whole family will have a blast!

 Tuesday, June 25 at 4 p.m. - Colfax Library 

 Wednesday, June 26 at 2 p.m. - St. John Library 

 Wednesday, June 26 at 4:30 p.m. - Palouse Community Center 

Presto is a family show specialist, a full-time professional entertainer with over 15 years of experience performing for tens of thousands of kids. This high-production value show is jam-packed with music, storytelling, comedy, and mayhem guaranteed to have kids (and adults) chuckling.

If you and your kids like to laugh, then mark your calendar for June 25 & 26, sponsored by Friends of the Library. If you are looking for additional free, family, educational programs this summer, stop by any of our 14 library branches, visit us online at or call 509-397-4366

Residents of all ages are invited to participate in Whitman County Library Summer Reading programs: "A Universe of Stories," celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! Across the county, enjoy family events, children's programs, Virtual Reality, Maker Labs, LEGO contests, and of course, reading challenges for kids, teens, and adults. What will you WIN this year?

Tiny Tot Science at Rosalia Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Special early learning event for children ages 0 to 3. Young kids can explore cause and effect, gravity, density, and other scientific concepts in age appropriate ways and their grown-ups can leave the mess at the library! It's all about Water Play today, you will get wet so be sure to plan ahead.
Food Assistance & Information at Colfax Library

Stop by to find out about program benefits, eligibility, and the application process on Tuesday, July 2 & 9, 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 16 & 23, 12 to 2 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 1, 3:30 to 6 p.m. Community Action Center and Cheryl Starkey, Nutrition Specialist, shares food resources available in Whitman County.
Family Stargazing at Farmington & Garfield

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:30 pm Constellations at Farmington Library
Learn about the constellations, how to spot them, and make galaxy slime!
Wednesday, June 26 at 8:30 pm
Under the Stars at Garfield
 Use a telescope to locate constellations and planets. Bring blankets and pillows to snuggle in! (Meet under the water tower) 
For a complete list of all upcoming library programs click here!
Summer Reading is underway...just read 3 books to WIN! See the adult Summer Reading challenge!

A Dangerous Act of Kindness

by LP Fergusson


What would you risk for a complete stranger?

When widow Millie Sanger finds injured enemy pilot Lukas Schiller on her farm, the distant war is suddenly at her doorstep. Compassionate Millie knows he'll be killed if discovered, and makes the dangerous decision to offer him more

 Use #BigLibraryRead on social media from June 17 - July 1 for a chance to win a Kobo Aura H2O from OverDrive .

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