Oculus Rift Virtual Reality - Register now

Spring Break | April 2 - 6 | 2 - 4 p.m.

Experience the magic of virtual reality with our new Oculus Rift system. A friendly robot will transport you to the ‘80s and teach you how to play in the world of virtual reality. Want to participate? All you have to do is:

STEAM Lab: Bug-ology
Tuesday, March 20
4 - 5 p.m.
Ages 6-8

Dig your hands into the fascinating world of bug science during this month's STEAM Lab.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn©
Saturday, April 7 & Saturday, April 21
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 2-6

Join us on the first and third Saturday of the month for Kaleidoscope Play & Learn. Children and their caregivers can play and explore the day's theme through early-learning actives. Targeted to children ages 2-6.

Spring Break Activities
Monday, April 2 - Friday, April 6
See Calendar for Times
All Ages

Stop by the library for some fun during Spring Break. We'll have Legos, coloring, play-doh, building straws, and marble ramps- something new each day!

STEAM Lab: Planet Science
Tuesday, April 17
4 - 5 p.m.
Ages 6-8

Paint with earth pigments, build on top of an earthquake table, examine rocks and fossils, make waves, and more!


Weekly- see calendar for schedule
*Storytimes resume Tuesday, April 10*

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. See a list of our storytimes here. 

Tales for Tails 
First Saturday of the Month 
1-2 p.m.

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. 

Countdown to Kindergarten
Fridays - 10-11:30 a.m.
2nd/4th Saturdays - 10-11:30 a.m.

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!

Birthday Club 

Get a birthday present from the Library! Visit the birthday bulletin board next time you come to the Library. Children ages 1 to 14 years may join the Birthday Club by filling out a form with their name, age, birthday and favorite book. During your birthday month, we will display your form on our bulletin board. You may pick up a birthday present from the Youth Services desk any time during that month. The Birthday Club is sponsored by the Mount Vernon Red Apple Market, and the Mount Vernon City Library.


315 Snoqualmie St, Mt Vernon, WA 98273 • (360) 336-6209 • libraryreference@mountvernonwa.gov 

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