Kids & Teen event calendars

"A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday, June 1 - Friday, August 16

Mount Vernon City Library challenges you to read for 50 days (for at least 20 minutes) this summer! Multiple chances to win prizes! Sign up at the library, online at or by downloading the Beanstack Mobile Tracker App. 

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 explore stem with small robots you can program to race and dance.

Book Page Art
Saturday, July 6 at 1 p.m. 
For teens entering grades 6-12

Transform an old book into a work of art. Follow a pattern or create your own folded book art design. All supplies provided.

Space Suit STEM
Tuesday, July 9 at 3 p.m.
For Kids entering grades K-5

Design and build your own space suit, and take a picture on the moon.

Thursday, July 18 at 3 p.m.
For teens entering grades 6-12

Learn how to use an Eggbot, an easy to use robot, to create a design on a spherical or egg shaped object.

Get Your Groot On
Tuesday, July 23 at 3 p.m.
For kids entering grades K-5

Join us for a Guardians of the Galaxy themed STEM program. Make a bottle rocket version of the Milano spaceship, create a dancing Baby Groot, paint some galaxy themed art, and sink your hands into some galactic goo. 

Space Quest
Monday, July 29 at 3 p.m.
For kids entering grades K-5

Explore different stations where you can test real meteorites with robots, peer into an infinity star box, create a planetary object and watch it orbit in space and more!


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 Storytime Schedule:

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.


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

We supply the LEGOs, you bring your imagination. For ages 3 and up.

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
All ages

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


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315 Snoqualmie St, Mt Vernon, WA 98273 • (360) 336-6209 • 

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