"A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday, June 1 - Friday, August 16
For Kids & Adults of All Ages

Complete reading activities and meet reading goals to earn books, bookmarks, and prizes. Register at the library, online at mountvernonwa.beanstack.org, or by downloading the Beanstack Tracker App.

Crazy 8s Math Club
Thursdays, April 18 - June 6
4:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Grades 3 - 5 

Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club that helps kids in grades 3-5 enjoy the math behind activities like building glow-in-the-dark structures and cracking secret spy codes. For kids of all math abilities. New members welcome!

K-9 Rescue
Wednesday, June 12 at 4 p.m.
All Ages

Learn what a search and rescue dog does, how to safely approach them, and learn how to stay safe when you go camping. 

Summer Explorers
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. (June 19 - August 14)
Ages 2 - 6 & caregiver

Summer is a great time for exploring! Join us for a short storytime, followed by fun, hands-on activities. 

Family Garden Club
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. (June 19 - August 14)
All Ages

Grow a green thumb and a love of gardening at Family Garden Club. 

Fiddler in the Forest
Wednesday, June 19 at 3 p.m.
All Ages 

Follow the antics of forest animals and a fiddler in a magical forest during a 20-minute puppet show. After, kids can make their own shadow puppets and participate in a simple show. 

Galaxy Tie Dye
Thursday, June 20 at 3 p.m.
For Teens entering grades 6-12

Create a galaxy tie dye shirt. All supplies provided. Teens who per-register will get their choice of t-shirt size. 

Read the Book, See the Movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
Saturday, June 22 at  2:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre & Pine Square
All Ages

Join us at the Lincoln Theatre for a free showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, sponsored by the Mount Vernon Elks Lodge #1604, followed by a free BBQ and ice cream social in Pine Square. Free copies of the book will be given out, while supplies last! (Free tickets for the BBQ will be distributed at the movie.)

Ozobots: Mission to Mars STEM
Tuesday, June 25 at  3 p.m.
For kids entering grades K-5

Play coding games, like mission to mars, as we exlpore stem with small robots you can program to race and dance. 


Storytimes (See below for our Summer Storytime Schedule)

Storytime is an opportunity for parents to introduce their children to reading and language in a fun way. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

Summer Storytimes:

Summer Explorers

Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. (June 19 - August 14)

Ages 2-6 & caregiver

Summer is a great time for exploring! Join us for a short storytime, followed by fun, hands-on activities. 

Baby Storytime

Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. (June 20 - August 15)

Birth-2 & caregiver

Bring your little ones for books, songs, rhymes and bubbles to stimulate brain development and hep babies lean language. Playtime follows. 

Tales for Tails 
Saturday, June 1
1-2 p.m.
Recommended for ages 6-12

Dogs on Call, an all-volunteer organization of certified therapy dogs, presents this reading program for reluctant readers (and readers who just love dogs). Reading to dogs helps put kids at ease and makes reading more enjoyable. Recommended for ages 6-12.

LEGO Building 
Wednesdays from 3-7:30 p.m.
Saturdays from 2-4:30 p.m.

We supply the LEGOs, you bring your imagination.  All ages welcome. 

Play and Learn
Fridays and Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m.
Recommended for ages 2-6

Drop-in for self-guided kindergarten readiness activities for caregivers and children to explore together. 


Display Cases 

Do you have a collection you would like to display at the library in one of our two display cases? Sign-up!


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Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10AM–8PM • Friday & Saturday 10AM–5PM • Sunday: Closed