June at Mount Vernon City Library
Summer Reading

"A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Challenge

Saturday, June 1 to Friday, August 16
For Kids & Adults of All Ages

Mount Vernon City Library is challenging you to read for 50 days this summer! You can read or listen to anything you like (books, graphic novels, magazines etc.), but we ask that you read a minimum of 20 minutes for each day that you log. Earn books, bookmarks, and prizes for meeting reading goals. 

Register at the library starting Saturday, June 1, online at mountvernonwa.beanstack.org, or by downloading the Beanstack Tracker App. 

Demystifying Hospsice

Demystifying Hospice

Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. 

Come learn about Hospice care, end-of-life choices, and hear stories of patients and caregivers.
Presented by: Karen J. Clayton

Health at Every Size

Health at Every Size®

Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. 

Learn about healthy eating for a lifetime, intuitive eating, and trusting your body.
Presented by: Faith Martian, RD

Bee Informed

Bee Informed

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. 

Join us for National Pollinators' Week to learn about bees, why they are at risk, and how you can help save them!
Presented by: Timothy Lawrence, PhD

Enter Our Hiking Drawing!
Discover Pass Backpacks Now Available for Checkout!
Building A Secure Water Future

Building a Secure Water Future

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. 

Learn about our water systems, water rights, and local Salmon health in this free info session!
Presented by: Skagit PUD

The Science of Gender

The Science of Gender

Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m. 

June is National LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Come learn how science has been helping us understand the complexities of gender.
Presented by: Skagit PFLAG

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June Youth Activities
K-9 Rescue

K-9 Rescue

Wednesday, June 12 at 4 p.m.
All Ages

Learn what a search and rescue dog does, how to safely approach them, and learn how to stay safe when you go camping. 

Fiddler in the Forest

Fiddler in the Forest

Wednesday, June 19 at 3 p.m.
All Ages 

Follow the antics of forest animals and a fiddler in a magical forest during a 20-minute puppet show. After, kids can make their own shadow puppets and participate in a simple show. 

Galaxy Tie Dye

Galaxy Tie Dye

Thursday, June 20 at 3 p.m.
For Teens entering grades 6-12

Create a galaxy tie dye shirt. All supplies provided. Teens who per-register will get their choice of t-shirt size. 

Summer Explorers Wednesdays June 19-August 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Family Garden Club, Wednesdays Starting June 19 at 11:15 a.m.
Read the Book, See the Movie

Read the Book, See the Movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

Saturday, June 22 at  2:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre & Pine Square
All Ages

Join us at the Lincoln Theatre for a free showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, sponsored by the Mount Vernon Elks Lodge #1604, followed by a free BBQ and ice cream social in Pine Square. Free copies of the book will be given out, while supplies last! (Free tickets for the BBQ will be distributed at the movie.)


Ozobots: Mission to Mars STEM

Tuesday, June 25 at  3 p.m.
For kids entering grades K-5

Play coding games, like mission to mars, as we exlpore stem with small robots you can program to race and dance. 

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