YOUTH PROGRAMS

Current programs for kids, families, and teens at Mount Vernon City Library. Questions?  Email youth@mountvernonwa.gov or call (360) 336-6209.



After School Special

After School Special is a bi-monthly publication of fun activities for school-aged kids that will be published on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Activities include art, cooking, STEM, games, book recommendations, and more!


Pick up a paper activity guide at one of the four Little Free Library locations in Mount Vernon, or download a digital copy below.

September 11 - Fall Back to School



Apple Volcanoes

Got apples? Check out this video for a fun science activity you can try at home! 


You will need the following:

Apples, baking soda, vinegar, a container/tray (to catch fizz), and a knife to carve out hole (for an adult to do!) 

Download the full Fall Back to School After School Special activity guide here.



Storytime To Go

While the library is closed to the public, we’ll be offering Storytime To Go - online weekly read alouds and activities for you to share at home with your kiddos. 


Each week on Tuesday, we’ll be posting a link to an online story and movement, math, and hands on activities. You’ll be able to enjoy a storytime experience in the comfort of your own home, and as your schedule allows. 

September 15 - "Bad Dog"

September 8 - "Have You Seen Elephant?"

September 1 - "How Will We Get to the Beach?"

More Storytime Videos



Hora de cuentos bilingüe / Bilingual Story Time

Online weekly read alouds of bilingual books every Thursday with themed activities to accompany the story and encourage readers to think beyond the book.

September 17 - "Maria Had a Little Llama"

September 10 - "Viva Frida"

September 3 - "What Can You Do With a Paleta?"



Virtual Art Class with Deirdre Czoberek

Join local artist Deirdre Czoberek for a virtual mixed media art class.


This mixed media project is based on drawing flowers. Start gathering whatever materials you would like to use now such as old water color sets, colored pencils or markers and recycled materials such as cereal boxes, scraps of colored paper, or old art projects.


Then, brainstorm how you can take pictures of flowers and make them more relatable, edgy, or just more appealing, and create your project with Deirdre!


FEATURED RESOURCES

Click here for our full youth and families resource page and discover tons of education ideas, links to online storytimes, and art, math, and science activities for all ages.


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Proquest Homework Central

Homework and research resources for elementary, middle, and high school students including topics such as culture, history, literature and more. 


*Library card required


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KidLit TV

Go on an adventure in a world of stories! KidLit TV is the place to discover great children’s books and connect with the people who create them.


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Museum of Northwest Art Lesson Plan Database

This searchable online database from MoNA features a growing list of more than 90 free art lesson plans, which can be downloaded as PDF's.


BOOKLISTS

A sampling of books for varying ages, interests and reading levels available for checkout at Mount Vernon City Library. 

Click on each list to enlarge and view titles. If you would like to quickly view a title in our catalog to see availability and/or place a hold, simply click on the corresponding cover image. 



Address

315 Snoqualmie St.

Mt Vernon, WA 98273


Phone

(360) 336-6209


Email

mvlibrary@mountvernonwa.gov


Curbside Hours

Sunday – Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


The library building is temporarily closed to the public until further notice

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