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AAPI Heritage Month Reads

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza  Unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate the eldest daughter, Hadia's, wedding - a match of love rather than tradition. It is here,…

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Set Sail for Summer Reading

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel Brown  This book traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at…

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Closed Friday, May 13 for Staff Training

All 14 branches of Whitman County Library will close Friday, May 13 for an annual all-staff training. Among other things, we will be planning this year's Summer Reading program for you, themed "Oceans of Possibilities!" During the library’s closure, due…

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Mother’s Day Reads

About My Mother by Peggy Rowe  There’s a Thelma Knobel in everyone’s life. She’s the person taking charge– the one who knows instinctively how things should be. When major league baseball came to town in the early 1950s and turned…

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Seal Skeleton Exploration

Seal Skeleton Exploration kit comes to Whitman County Library branches throughout the month of May Summer Reading at Whitman County Libraries is just around the corner with the theme of “Oceans of Possibilities”. Since the ocean waves and beach are…

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Celebrate Poetry Month

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur  A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur,…

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Surprised by the Library

"Surprised by the Library" by Shelly Ausmus, Tekoa Library Branch Manager Read Shelly's full article in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News Rural libraries are nothing new to me. I’m one of those kids who grew up on the inside of a…

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