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

Thursday, December 7

Colfax - 3 to 6 p.m. - Take Apart Technology! - Kids are invited to investigate the insides of the technology around us!

Colfax - 3 to 5:30 p.m. - Winterfest - Fireworks, parade, Santa, art, decorated trees & festive Music!

Endicott School - 3:30 p.m. - Tinker Tech Time - Students are invited to meet monthly at the school for Snap Circuits, LEGO Mindstorms, LEGO building, Code-a-Pillar, Ozobots, and Magnetix!

Palouse - 6 p.m. - Holiday Essential Oil Spray - Come make a special holiday room spray using all natural ingredients!

Colton - 6 p.m. - Book Club – Join in our lively discussion of “The Teahouse Fire” by Ellis Avery.

St. John - 6:30 p.m. - Trivia Night – Bring your team, test your knowledge, and win great prizes! *Special Music Category* For more information or to learn about future events, stop by your local library, visit us at, call us at (509) 397-4366, or like us on Facebook or Twitter. Thank you for your patronage and support.

Friday, December 8

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

Colfax – 1 p.m. – Board Meeting – Meetings are open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend.

Endicott – 6:30 pm – Red Cross Survivor Scenarios for Teens – Learn and practice disaster preparedness and first aid!

Saturday, December 9

Lacrosse – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Breakfast with Santa – Santa is coming to the Gathering Place to visit with children and deliver stuffed animals and candy canes! Enjoy the ornament making workshop during this time as well!

Colfax – 12:30 p.m. – Christmas Tea – Elegant high tea hosted by the Tea Ladies Group; please call 553-9344 or 592-0317 for more information about cost and reservations.

Oakesdale – 1 to 5 p.m. – Gingerbread House Competition – Bring or make your creation with us to display all month!

Rosalia – 6 to 8:30 p.m. – Teen Winter Gala – Semi-formal, Grinch-themed teen event includes festive music and treats!

Sunday, December 10

Colfax – Tree & Art Exhibit – Colfax's annual Festival of Trees will be on exhibit through the month of December at The Center at Colfax Library. The community is asked to visit December 1-20 to vote on their favorite tree.

Monday, December 11

St. John – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Tech Monday – Need help with your computer skills or device? Get hands on assistance with Microsoft Imagine Academy, genealogy research, downloadable audio and ebooks, email and more!

 LaCrosse – 12:30 to 2 p.m. – BINGO & Pie – Join us for a free and fun time of BINGO and dessert for ALL AGES!

Albion & LaCrosse – Book Club – Join us to discuss our latest selection! For details, please visit

Tuesday, December 12

Farmington & Rosalia – Storytime – Children and caregivers will enjoy engaging stories and activities! Storytime is available at all 14 library branches! Please visit our online calendar for times and details for your local library.

Colfax – 2 to 4 p.m. – BINGO & Pie – Seniors are invited to join us for an exciting game of BINGO and mouthwatering pie!

Colfax – 6 to 7 p.m. – Quickbooks Basics – Learn or improve your personal and business financial software expertise.

Wednesday, December 13

Albion, Garfield, & Oakesdale – Storytime – Come on a READING adventure, sing songs, make crafts, meet new friends, expand your imagination! Visit our online calendar at, for branch times and dates.

 Uniontown – 5 p.m. – Adult Craft Night – Join our group for a fun, take-home craft and camaraderie with neighbors!

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*


 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.