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What's happening at the Whitman County Library
for the week of April 11, 2013


Monday, April 8

Colton – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Medicaid Workshop – SHIBA representative, Joyce Leonard offers free Medicare information tailored to meet the needs of current and future recipients.

St. John – Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch & Learn – Learn about waste free lunches and “upcycle” some old silverware into garden markers with Judi Gray.

Endicott & LaCrosse – Small Vegetable Garden Workshop – Learn how to plant and maintain a small space that can provide tasty and healthy food. Check the calendar for times.

Tuesday, April 9

Malden – 1 to 3 pm. – Knit Wits – A needlecraft group that meets every Tuesday. Comprised of every level from beginner to advanced in crochet and knitting. Contact Branch Manager, Patricia at (509) 569-3771 for more information and location.

Wednesday, April 10

Tekoa – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Container Gardening – Horticulturist Donna Guske teaches container gardening. All adults are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Thursday, April 11

Colton – 3 p.m. – Second Tuesday Club –Learn about waste free lunches and “upcycle” some old silverware into garden markers. Children in grades k-6 are invited.

Colfax, LaCrosse & Tekoa – Storytime - Fun stories, finger plays, rhymes, songs and crafts every Thursday. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Friday, April 12

Endicott, St. John & Uniontown – Preschool Storytime – Bring in the little ones for fun stories, songs, crafts and adventures every Friday. Check the calendar for times and themes.

Saturday, April 13

Oakesdale & Garfield – Gardening Classes – Horticulturist Donna Hansen teaches a series of gardening classes in two locations. Check the Events Calendar for topics and times.

Albion – 2 p.m. – Storytime and Craft – Fun stories and craft project every Saturday.

Monday, April 15

Garfield – 4:30 p.m. – Duct Tape Wallets – Teens are invited to make cool wallets out of duct tape.

LaCrosse – 5 to 7 p.m. – Container and Vertical Gardening Workshop – Don’t have a big yard? Learn how to still raise flowers and vegetables on the patio.

Tuesday, April 16

Colfax – 4 p.m. – Board of Trustees Meeting – Open to the public and residents area encourages to attend.

Wednesday, April 17

St. John – 12:30 to 2 p.m. – Schools Out – Learn how to make recycled crafts for your garden with Judi Gray. Kids in grades 1 and older are invited to this program.

Colfax – 3 to 4 p.m. – Poetry Open Mic – Come celebrate National Poetry Month and National Library Week with an hour of open mic.

Thursday, April 18

Colfax, Farmington & LaCrosse –3rd Thursday Clubs – Exciting after school programs in three locations. Check the calendar for times and themes.


Hundreds of community programs for preschoolers, children, teens and adults are schedules at Whitman County Library’s 14 branches. For a complete list and details, visit the library's events calendar, like the library on Facebook or call (509) 397-4366.


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 the library's events calendar or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.