November at Mount Vernon City Library
Hollywood and the Homefront

Hollywood and the Homefront: Tinsel Town’s Contribution to World War II

Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. 
Resource Room

Experience the still-powerful images, radio, and film
that emerged from this dramatic time in American history. Presented by John Jensen, lecturer and broadcaster. A Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Event.

Controlling Cravings

Controlling Cravings - Junk Food Withdrawal

Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m.  
Resource Room

With the holidays approaching, eating healthy can be hard. The time is right to win your personal food fight. From sweet and fatty to salty and crunchy, Clinical Nutritionist Karl Mincin will discuss specific food cravings and their nutritional, herbal and behavioral support measures. You’ll bring home practical tips both for immediate relief and sustainable success.
Green River

Scouting the Green River

Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m.  
Resource Room

Sit back and relax as Eagle Scout Douglas McPeak and scouts from Troop 4100 take you on a photo journey of their 50-mile canoe trip down the Green River in Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

2019 Medicare Options

2019 Medicare Options
Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Resource Room

Licensed insurance agent Robert Nixon will help you understand Medicare and how it works and your options.This informative and educational seminar is intended for anyone currently eligible or approaching eligibility for Medicare.This event is for educational purposes only and no plan-specific benefits or details will be shared.

Tree Spirituality

Tree Spirituality 

Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m.  
Resource Room

Trees have provided for humans, fairies, gnomes and others from mysterious realms. They continue to act as doorways or portals though the places of passages are dwindling. But as humans we can help them to come back or create new ones. Author DJ MacPherson will give an introduction to trees, humans, and the realm they share, as viewed in her book, “Tree Spirituality”. 

November Youth Activities
Tales for Tails

Tales for Tails

Saturday, Nov. 3
1-2 p.m. 
Recommended ages 6-12

Kids who love dogs can read to certified therapy dogs to build their reading skills and enjoy some furry companionship. Presented by Dogs on Call. 

International Games Week

International Games Week Kickoff

Saturday, Nov. 3
2-4 p.m.
Ages 12+

Kick off International Games Week at the library with carnival games, board games and Mario Kart Wii.

Bread Lab

STEAM Lab: Bread Lab

Tuesday, Nov. 20
4-5 p.m.
Recommended ages 6-10

Come learn about food literacy with Kim Binczewski, Managing Director of the WSU Bread Lab in Burlington, Washington. Kim will read her new book, “Bread Lab” and lead kids in a sensory activity involving samples of wheat, barley, rye plants, seeds, and samples of bread! 

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