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Current programs for kids, teens, and families at the Mount Vernon City Library. Questions? Email or call (360) 336-6209.

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Winter Storytime

Join us for an all ages (2-6) storytime every Tuesday morning! We'll read books, sing songs, and most definitely do some silly dances. Storytime is a proven way to help your child learn how to read and a great time to meet other families in the area! 

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Hora de Cuentos en Español

Acompáñanos todos los sábados a las 2:30pm para escuchar cuentos, cantar canciones y movernos con música y rimas. Los niños pueden aprender habilidades de alfabetización temprana y cultivar una apreciación del idioma español y la cultura latina. Al concluir, sigue un espacio para el juego cooperativo.

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Baby Storytime

Join us for baby (0-2) storytime every Friday morning! We'll read books, sing songs, and do movements that help babies develop their language and motor control skills. Bubbles and playtime follow every storytime, while parents can connect with other parents!

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Youth & Español 

We're always adding new books to our collection! Below you can browse lists to see the most recent Youth & Spanish titles we've added every other month. If you would like to quickly view a title in our catalog to see availability and/or place a hold, simply click on the corresponding cover image.

New Young Adult

New Picture Books

New Junior Fiction

New Junior Nonfiction

Libros nuevos

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Clicking on the image above will take you to a separate page of the curated booklists that we've made of titles available in our Youth Services collection.


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Play & Learn

Join us on Fridays and Saturdays between 10-11:30am for self-guided kindergarten readiness activities for caregivers and children to explore together. Ages 2-6.

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LEGO Building

We supply the LEGO bricks; you bring your imagination. Mondays and Wednesdays between 1-5:30pm and Saturdays 1-3:30pm. Family fun for all ages!

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Board Games 

Come play some classic board games for a variety of ages: Chutes and Ladders, Candyland, Connect 4, Monopoly, Clue, Pictureka, Settlers of Catan and more!

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Learn more about the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program here. Also take a look at some Frequently Asked Questions. Program sponsored by the Library Foundation.

Get started by picking up a book log at the library or download one here.

You can also log activity online with Beanstack.

Additional book logs: 101-200, 201-300, 301-400, 401-500, 501-600, 601-700, 701-800, 801-900, 901-1000.

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Clicking on the image above will take you to our Beanstack! A library based website where you can participate in various reading challenges, including our Summer Reading Program bingo! 

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Library of Things

Did you know we have three different kinds of kits you can check out? Ozobot kits, Lego Boost kits and a Family Birdwatching kit are available to check out. Click on blue link to put a hold on one today!