April at Mount Vernon City Library
SCV 101

Skagit Valley College 101

Tuesday, April 2
6:00 p.m.

Ready for a fresh start? Thinking about college? Learn about the many educational options Skagit Valley College has to offer. Information will include degree and certificate types, dual credit programs, funding options, and how to get started. Bring your questions for this interactive and dynamic session. 

Journey Through the Southwest

Journey through the Southwest

Thursday, April 11

6:30 p.m. 

Take a photo journey through the Southwest from Red Rocks to the Rocky Mountains with Genny Langworthy of Western Breeze Photography.
Coming Home

Cantabile Chamber Choir Spring Concert: “Coming Home”

Monday, April 15
6:00 p.m. 
Home is where the heart is, and it is where beautiful music is created. “Coming Home” will feature selections that range from the turmoil of natural devastation, to the safety, comfort, and belonging of a home. 
Spring Book Sale Friday April 19 & Saturday April 20
RBdigital Has Been Discontinued
Growing Strawberries

Dig Into Spring: Growing Strawberries and Cane Berries in Your Back Yard 

Tuesday, April 16
6:00 p.m.

Northwest Washington is known for producing high quality berries. Learn how you can grow these nutritious and flavorful fruit crops in your own backyard.

Gardening Native Plants

Dig Into Spring: Gardening Native Plants 

Tuesday, April 30
6:00 p.m. 

Come hear about which native plant species work well in gardens around your home. Learn how you can help birds, bees, and other wildlife be more resilient to climate change, and the impacts of habitat loss.

April Kids & Teen Activities
Family Game Night

Family Game Night

Wednesday, April 3
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Join us for board games, puzzles, Nintendo Switch and more. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. The library will supply games for all ages or bring your own favorite to share. All ages welcome. 

Design for Disaster

STEAM Lab: Design for Disaster

Tuesday, April 16
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Do you know what to do during a fire or tornado? Learn the best ways to stay safe, and design a personal emergency supply kit. Presented by The American Red Cross. Recommended for ages 6-10

Conoce al Mariachi

¡Conoce al Mariachi! 

Tuesday, April 16
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Meet members from Mount Vernon High School’s Mariachi band and learn about the instruments they play. This is a bi-lingual program. Recommended for ages 5 - 12

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Monday, April 1 - Friday, April 5
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Drop-in and  play Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Just Dance 2019 on our Nintendo Switch. Ages 13-18

Teen Paint Night

Teen Paint Night

Saturday, April 27
5:15 p.m. -7:15 p.m.

Join us after-hours at the library and unleash your creative side. Munch on some pizza as we guide you through creating your very own painting. Completed pieces will be on display in the library’s new art gallery until May 31. Ages 13-18. Registration requested

Dia del Nino

Celebrate Día del niño on May 4!

Let’s celebrate the children of our community! Please join us for a free family event with games, arts and crafts, food, and music in Pine Square from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Student performances from 3:00pm-4:00pm at the Lincoln Theatre by MVHS Mariachi, BEHS Mariachi, Los Solecitos del Valle Grupo Folklorico de Burlington, Sedro Woolley 6th-12th grade students, and Washington Elementary School 1st and 4th grade students. We will also be giving away 300 books, half of them will be Spanish or bilingual.

¡Celebremos a los niños de nuestra comunidad! Únase a nosotros para un evento familiar gratuito con juegos, arte, comida y música en Pine Square de 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Actuaciones estudiantiles de 3:00 - 4:00 pm en el Teatro Lincoln por MVHS Mariachi, BEHS Mariachi, Los Solecitos del Valle Grupo Folklórico de Burlington, Sedro Woolley estudiantes de 6-12 grado y Washington Elementary School estudiantes de 1-4 grado. También regalaremos 300 libros, la mitad de ellos serán en español o bilingüe.

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