December Events at Mount Vernon City Library
Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

The Mount Vernon City Library Annual December music series is back!

Campbell Road
Monday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m.  

Campbell Road is a Celtic band that mixes traditional Irish pub music with Scottish political rants, old English ballads, American bluegrass tunes, and the occasional Galician, Breton or Swedish influence.

Canta Breve
Monday, December 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Canta Breve is a new ensemble of eight auditioned vocalists from Cantabile Chamber Choir. They perform concerts of sacred and secular works. Their music genres range from classic to contemporary, and from sacred to folk music.

DIY Season's Greetings

DIY Season’s Greetings

Make your own unique holiday cards this season - no experience necessary!

Paper Quilted Cards
Tuesday, December 3 at 6 p.m

Make beautiful cards using a Japanese Paper Quilting technique. Supplies will be provided but space is limited. Call (360) 336-6209 or visit the library to reserve your spot. 

Linoleum Stamped Cards
Tuesday, December 10 at 6 p.m.

Make your own personalized linoleum stamp and turn it into a holiday card. Supplies will be provided but space is limited. Call (360) 336-6209 or visit the library to reserve your spot. 

Holiday Parade
Less Waste Holidays

Less Waste Holidays

Thursday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m.

From the wrapping paper to the gifts themselves, learn how you can take easy, manageable steps to reduce the waste you create this holiday season. 

Ugly Sweater Decorating

Drop-In Ugly Sweater Decorating

Thursday, December 12 from 5-7:30 p.m.

Bring your own sweater and we’ll bring the decorations! There will be light refreshment and festive music to enjoy while you craft in our Conference Room. All ages welcome. 

A Cup of Christmas Cheer

A Cup of Christmas Cheer:

A Celebration of Victorian Christmas traditions and Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women

Tuesday, December 17 at 6 p.m.

Enjoy refreshments from Olde Towne Grainery Tea Room, learn about Victorian Christmas traditions, the dangerous side of Victorian attire, and try out some Victorian Holiday crafts before the new adaption of Little Women hits the big screen.
See what a March Family Christmas would have been like and experience the holidays in a new way.
This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call (360) 336-6209 or visit the library. 

December Holiday Hours
December Youth & Teen Activities
Snowing Ice Cream Family Concert

Snowing Ice Cream Family Concert

Tuesday, December 17 at 10:30 a.m.
All Ages

Put on a cozy hat and celebrate the magic of winter with books, ukuleles, and silly-sweet seasonal songs. We will learn finger plays, sing-alongs, and wiggle and giggle with catchy tunes about snowmen, warm woollen mittens, and ice cream falling from the sky! Presented by Keeth Apgar of The Harmonica Pocket. 

Family Holiday Storytime

Family Holiday Storytime
Cuentos Navideños para la familia

Wednesday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. 

Miércoles, 18 de diciembre a las 6:30 p.m.
All Ages

Join us for favorite holiday stories the whole family will enjoy, crafts, and refreshments.

Historias favoritas de Navidad que toda la familia disfrutará, artesanías y refrescos.

Winter Vacation Crafts

Drop-In Winter Vacation Crafts

All Ages

Shake off the winter blues and celebrate the season with wintery themed crafts at the library! Drop in anytime during library hours. Supplies will be cleaned up 30 minutes prior to closing. While supplies last. 

Monday, December 23- Card Making
Tuesday, December 24 - Winter Coloring
Thursday, December 26 - Snowflakes
Friday, December 27 - Winter Luminaries
Monday, December 30 - String Art & Friendship Bracelets
Tuesday, December 31 - Fuse Beads

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