MS Publisher & PowerPoint Essentials Class

Learn the Essentials of Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint

August 8 – 19 | 8:00am – 10:00am | Community Room at Downtown Library

Free classes with instructor Anna Aldous.

August 8 – 12 | Publisher Essentials

August 15 – 19 | PowerPoint Essentials

Register for one or both classes using the online form below.

Laptops will be provided and having some basic computer skills will be helpful for these classes. You are welcome to bring your own laptop if it has Publisher or PowerPoint 2016 installed.

Questions can be emailed to Erin at

MS Word 2016 Classes

Laptop Requirement




Wine & Wisdom: hosted conversations

Wine & Wisdom, a long-standing library program in partnership with Humanities Washington and Basalt Cellars, returns in August with four programs.

In-Person Events
at Basalt Cellars, 906 Port Drive, Clarkston

Registration is not required for the in-person events.

Asotin County Library will monitor local infection rates and comply with local, state and federal recommendations for in-person gatherings on the day of the event. We respectfully ask that you consider wearing a mask at these events. Hand-sanitizer and masks will be available for use. 

Virtual Events
On Zoom; registration required (form below)

Please complete the registration form below for the virtual events. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to you the day before the scheduled program. Please note: Registration will close at 5pm on the day of the event.

Attending virtually? Contact Basalt Cellars at 906 Port Drive, Clarkston and mention your participation in Wine & Wisdom to receive 10% off your purchase!

If you have any questions, please contact Erin Kolb, adult services librarian at 509-758-5454 ext 105 or email


Heights Library Hours June 8 – 11

Due to low staffing this week the Heights Library hours have changed.

Wednesday, June 8 10am – 2pm

Thursday, June 9 – Saturday, June 11 CLOSED

We plan to resume normal hours on Monday, June 13. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Downtown Library at 417 Sycamore St, Clarkston is open during normal hours. We can be reached at 509-758-5454.

Thank you for your understanding.

MS Word & Excel Essentials Class

Learn the Essentials of Microsoft Word and Excel 

June 13 – 27 | 8:00am – 10:00am | Community Room at Downtown Library

Registration has closed. Classes are full. Thank you for your interest! Additional classes are being planned for later in the year.

MS Word | June 13 – 17 
You will learn how to use Microsoft Word 2016 to create flyers, dynamic graphics, complete a mail merge, print labels and more.

MS Excel | June 21 – 24 and 27 (no class June 20) 
Learn how to create spreadsheets, work with functions and formulas, create a budget, and more.

Laptops will be provided and having some basic computer skills will be helpful for these classes. You are welcome to bring your own laptop if it has Word or Excel 2016 installed.

Questions can be emailed to Erin at





Sidewalk Book Sale

May 2 – 6 | Hours Vary | Downtown Library 

The Friends of Asotin County Library will host their spring sidewalk book sale the first week of May.

Books for adults and children, fiction and nonfiction, as well as video and audio materials will be on sale at bargain prices. The event will take place on the sidewalk in front of the library building at 417 Sycamore St.

The Friends have a history of actively supporting the library in a variety of ways including program support, special projects, fundraising and volunteering.

  • Monday                                          5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Tuesday & Wednesday               10:00am – 7:00pm
  • Thursday                                      10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday                                            10:00am – 2:00pm

If you have questions, please contact the library at 509-758-5454.


Library Giving Day

Library Giving Day is a one-day online fundraising event that encourages patrons and library lovers to support their library!

Donate Now! 

The Friends of the Asotin County Library is part of a coalition of library supporters joining forces on Wednesday, April 6 to raise funds for libraries!

Your donation to the Friends will help support the Asotin County Library’s ability to offer a wide-range of diverse library programs, presenters, and materials for all ages! The Friends support allows the library to offer free Microsoft Word and Excel classes, host our summer Wine & Wisdom series, historical programs and musical guests, bring amazing authors to our community through Everybody Reads, create Explore & Learn Kits, lend mobile hotspots, offer device charging stations, and so much more!

To build up library is to create a life. It’s never just a random collection of books.
-Carlos Maria Dominguez

Help the Friends meet their $15,000 GOAL by donating today or on April 6! 


  • 10 AM / ACL FOUNDATION / $500
  • 11 AM / SUSAN PAKULA / $250
  • 12 PM / ACL BOARD OF TRUSTEES / $1,000
  • 1 PM / CLARKSTON ROTARY / $500
  • 2 PM / WSSRA, UNIT 1 / $100
  • 3 PM / ANONYMOUS / $250