STEAM Workshop: Forces
Tuesday, November 21

4-5 p.m.

Come explore pushing, pulling and pressure at our hands-on workshop for ages 6-8.

Pajama Storytime & Cone Tree Decorating
Tuesday, December 5

10:30 a.m.

Come to the library in your favorite pajamas for a special storytime. After, take an ice cream cone and turn it into an edible holiday tree! All supplies provided, for ages 2-6.

Ginger All the Way
Wednesday, December 13

4-7 p.m.

‘Tis the season for gingerbread. Construct and decorate your very own gingerbread creation. Add it to our Gingerbread Winter Wonderland display, or take it home, the choice is yours.  All supplies will be provided. For ages 10+. 

Holiday Crafts
Friday, December 15
from 1-4 p.m.
Saturday, December 16 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Drop in and get crafty at the library. All supplies provided. 

Santa Storytime
Saturday, December 16

10:30 a.m.

Santa is coming to the library! Join Mr. Claus for a special holiday storytime followed by crafts. 


Weekly- see calendar for schedule
*No Storytimes in December

  • 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. 

Play & Learn
Fridays and Saturdays
10-11:30 a.m.

Fun math, science and literacy activity stations for young children ages 2-6 and their caregiver. 


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.