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UPCOMING EVENT

Viewing the Solar Eclipse

Tuesday, June 13th @ 6:30 PM

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse is coming Monday, August 21. It will begin in Oregon and cover 12 states, sweeping across the heartland, into Tennessee, through the remote North Carolina mountains, and the first shades of darkness will reach the Oregon at about 1:07 p.m. before heading through Columbia and Charleston and off the Atlantic Coast. Bob Scott will give the inside scoop on how to watch this once in a lifetime event.

UPCOMING EVENT

Summer Reading / Lectura de verano

Sign-ups begin June 19 / Registraciones comienzan el 19 de junio

Read books and earn prizes!

Leer libros y ganar premios!

Sign up Now: https://mountvernonwa.beanstack.org - start logging on the 19th.

UPCOMING EVENT

BUILD-IT - Kid's Event

Tuesday, June 20, 3-6pm

Drop-in and see what you can create with KEVA planks, blocks, tube builders, straw builders, magna-tiles and more!

UPCOMING EVENT

MAKE-IT - Kid's Event - Art Program

Tuesday, June 27, 1pm

Make some art with local artist Deirdre Czoberek. 1pm ages 6-10

UPCOMING EVENT

ENGINEER-IT - Kid's Event - Science Show

Friday, June 30, 2pm

Pacific Science Center's Science on Wheels presents an interactive show where we design, test, and redesign inventions inspired by the world around us.

UPCOMING EVENT

Geoffrey Castle - Kid's Event - Rock Violinist

Tuesday, July 11 @ 3pm

Rock out at the library with electric violinist Geoffrey Castle. Castle is from Kirkland, WA. His music from a range of genres, including, Rock, Celtic, Bluegrass, and Classical all played in a kid friendly way!

UPCOMING EVENT

Book Club Pick Day

Thursday, July 13th, @ 12:30 pm

Our second Thursday of the month book group is picking new books to read of the coming weeks. Bring a book pick and join us! Enjoy some lively discussion and meet new people.

UPCOMING EVENT

Fall & Winter Gardening Begins in Summer

July 24 @ 6pm

Would you like to enjoy fresh-picked carrots in December? Savor spinach, kale and other greens throughout the winter? Harvest broccoli and cauliflower late into the year? You can - if you plan and plant in July and August. Learn why a fall garden must be started in the summer; which varieties are best for late-season harvest; and strategies for protecting your garden from frost and cold. New and experienced gardeners alike will learn how to extend your growing season well into the cold season. Master Gardener Valerie Rose will be presenting this program.

UPCOMING EVENT

REPTILE MAN - Kid's Event

Tuesday, July 25 @ 3pm @ Hillcrest Park

See and learn about 15 exotic reptiles from around the world. Reptile Man brings in a variety of reptiles, turtles, an alligator and numerous types of snakes. As a zoologist and educator, Reptile Man shows each animal and talks about their individual importance to the balance of nature. Certain animals are available for petting following the performance. All dangerous snakes have been surgically devenomized. This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Mount Vernon Library and the Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Department.

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