Kids & Teen event calendars



"A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Challenge
Saturday, June 1 - Friday, August 16

Mount Vernon City Library challenges you to read for 50 days (for at least 20 minutes) this summer! Multiple chances to win prizes! Sign up at the library, online at mountvernonwa.beanstack.org or by downloading the Beanstack Mobile Tracker App. 

Eggbots - CANCELLED


Get Your Groot On
Tuesday, July 23 at 3 p.m.
For kids entering grades K-5

Join us for a Guardians of the Galaxy themed STEM program. Make a bottle rocket version of the Milano spaceship, create your own Baby Groot, paint some galaxy themed art, and sink your hands into some galactic goo. 


Space Quest
Monday, July 29 at 3 p.m.
For kids entering grades K-5

Explore different stations where you can test real meteorites with robots, peer into an infinity star box, create a planetary object and watch it orbit in space and more!


Model Rocket Building & Launching
Thursday, August 1 at 3 p.m.
For teens entering grades 6-12

Build a model rocket that has 48 possible fin configurations and can reach amazing launch heights of over 1,600 feet! Then, join us at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 2 at Edgewater Park for our rocket launching party to see how far your design will soar. Stop by the Youth Services desk to register. 

Son of Reptile Man @ Hillcrest Park
Thursday, August 8 at 5 p.m.
For all ages

Host Isaac Petersen will show a variety of reptiles and talk about their individual importance to the balance of nature. Certain animals are available for petting following the performance. This event will take place at Hillcrest Park (1717 South 13th Street, Mount Vernon). 


Yupo Painting
Thursday, August 15 at 3 p.m.
For teens entering grades 6-12

Use recycled plastic sheets and texture to create colorful, abstract art. All supplies provided. 

Summer Explorers
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. (June 19 - August 14)
Ages 2 - 6 & caregiver

Summer is a great time for exploring! Join us for a short storytime, followed by fun, hands-on activities.

Family Garden Club
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. (June 19 - August 14)
All Ages

Grow a green thumb and a love of gardening at Family Garden Club.


storytimes

Storytime is an opportunity for parents to introduce their children to reading and language in a fun way. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

Summer Storytime Schedule:


Summer Explorers

Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. (June 19 - August 14)

Ages 2-6 & caregiver

Summer is a great time for exploring! Join us for a short storytime, followed by fun, hands-on activities. 


Baby Storytime

Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. (June 20 - August 15)

Birth-2 & caregiver

Bring your little ones for books, songs, rhymes and bubbles to stimulate brain development and hep babies lean language. Playtime follows.


REGULAR EVENTS

LEGO Building 
Wednesdays from 3-7:30 p.m.
Saturdays from 2-4:30 p.m.

We supply the LEGOs, you bring your imagination. For ages 3 and up.

Play and Learn
Fridays and Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m.
Recommended for ages 2-6

Drop-in for self-guided kindergarten readiness activities for caregivers and children to explore together.

Display Cases
All ages

Do you have a collection you would like to display at the library in one of our two display cases? Sign-up now!


Resources

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315 Snoqualmie St, Mt Vernon, WA 98273 • (360) 336-6209 • libraryreference@mountvernonwa.gov 

Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10AM–8PM • Friday & Saturday 10AM–5PM • Sunday: Closed