The Library Link: Nov 2017

The Library Link

Welcome to our brand new eNewsletter dedicated to you!  This weekly newsletter links you to fantastic programs, fun events, interesting classes, and great books. 
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Whitman County residents saved an estimated $20,000 in potential medical costs!

 All thanks to our amazing volunteers, Daniel & Joyce Leonard, Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington, and Pearl Bouchard, Navigator for WA State's HealthPlanFinder.

Shop Local this Holiday Season!

Supporting the local economy: 
Hometown businesses donate to local causes, hire local people, volunteer locally, support our schools, provide community storefronts, and pay local taxes! 

2017 Eclipse Project

Largest distribution of free eclipse glasses! Now dubbed as the "Super Bowl of Eclipses, public libraries played a key role by distributing over 2 million pairs of glasses and conducting nearly 35,000 science programs. Read More

13th Annual Turkey Leg Fun Run

Donations support Palouse Library!

Enjoy cider, donuts, and running or walking a few laps with friends, family, and pets!
Learn More

Upcoming County Library Events

Cubelets!

Pre-programmed robot blocks each with a special skill!

Colton - November 20, 3:30 pm
Tekoa - November 28, 3 pm
Palouse - November 30, 3:30 pm

Tech Tuesdays


Computer Basics in Colfax
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 12 - 1 pm

November Tech Tuesday Schedule

Storytime offered at all 14 branches! 

Through stories, sharing, rhymes, and song, children acquire early literacy skills and a lifetime love of reading!

See Storytime Dates & Times

26 Fantastically Fun Library Facts
Author, John Green, delivers bibliophiles over two dozen trivia bits about the free repositories of knowledge from the the oldest still-operating library in Morocco, founded by Fatima al-Fihri in 859 CE, to which president was guilty of having a library book that was 221 years overdue!

Upcoming County Library Events

Happy Thanksgiving

All 14 branches of Whitman County Library will close Nov. 23 & 24

Our online catalog, Microsoft Imagine Academy, Washington Anytime Library and more remain available

Upcoming Teen Events


Teen Advisory Council - Rosalia
November 20, 3:30 pm
Morse Code Bracelet - Colfax 
November 22, 12:30 pm
Teen Night: Jelly Truck - Malden
November 22, 6 pm

Movember: Changing the Face of Men's Health


Help raise awareness for health issues faced by men, particularly prostate and testicular cancer

Click here to learn more

Recommended Reads for the Season

Prepare for the Thanksgiving festivities with these picks!

Click here to visit our catalog

Library Events Tuesday, Nov. 21 - Tuesday, Nov. 28

Click here for a complete list of library events
The Library Link
November 21 - 28, 2017
written by Public Services Librarian, Sarah Phelan

If you have any ideas or suggestions for this newsletter, please contact Sarah at 397-4366 or sarahp@whitco.lib.wa.us

"Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future" - Ray Bradbury

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