By Lane Gwinn
The Times 

Library's school outreach brought whales and cards


April 13, 2023

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Carson Scott, Mitchell Hays, Kaitlyn Paul, Arrow Groom, Harlee Coulston, and Tanna Ray are some of the first library members with the new cards.

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg District students were the first to receive new electronic library patron cards donated by anonymous donors. The donation of $1,000 allowed the library to purchase 1,500 cards, more than enough for every Waitsbrug resident to have one.

Library staff member Sarah Roberts visited K-5 classes between April 10-12 to present students with the new colorful plastic cards.

Roberts also shared a Burke Box, the visiting exhibit on whales provided by the University of Washington's Burke Museum in Seattle. The library brought a Burke Box on insects and arthropods in March and have...

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