Library building open hours: Tuesday - Friday, 11 am - 6 pm; Saturday, 11 am - 4pm

Curbside hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am - noon 

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Library Building Update

Upcoming Library Events



Toddler Storytime: An interactive storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. featuring early literacy fun with books, songs, fingerplays and body movement. Hands-on extension activities follow. Ages 1-3 with a caregiver (babies also welcome).

Preschool Storytime: Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for stories, songs and movement that incorporate early literacy skills to help prepare children for kindergarten. Cooperative playtime follows. Geared for ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Bilingual Storytime: Join us Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for bilingual stories, songs, and movement to engage children in early literacy skills and cultivate an appreciation of the Spanish language and Latino culture. Cooperative playtime follows. Geared toward ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

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See What's Been Recently Added to Our Collection! 

Click on the links below to see the full lists of new items added to our collection.

To see an item in our catalog click on the title, and, if you're interested, you can place a hold with your library card. You might get lucky and be the first in line for a title!

Popular Authors & Series - December/January

Adultos Libros Nuevos en Espanol - noviembre

DVDs - July

Newly Added Audiobooks - August

Newly Added Large Print - August

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Teen Virtual Reality

Come and play Beat Saber at the library on Wednesday, December 22 and Wednesday, December 29 in the reference room! Drop in any time between 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to play an exciting VR rhythm game "where you slash the beats of adrenaline-pumping music as they fly towards you, surrounded by a futuristic world."

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Personal Shopping

Our Personal Shopping service helps you get your own personalized recommendations. After filling out a brief form below about your broad preferences, we will curate a bag of books, movies, or audiobooks for your enjoyment. Try it today. The form can be emailed to (feel free to take a picture of the form or just email the answers), dropped off at the library or just give us a call with your answers.

Download the Personal Shopping Form


Library Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of our library newsletter (available in English and Spanish!) to see what's new. Sign up for our Library Email List at the bottom of the page to receive an e-mail copy directly to your inbox as soon as new editions are published. 

Library Newsletter - English - November 12, 2021

Boletín de la Biblioteca - Español - noviembre 12, 2021

Expanded Library Hours

We are excited to announce we will be offering expanded library building open hours beginning November 30! Tuesdays and Wednesdays we will be open 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Thursdays through Saturdays we'll be open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mark your calendars!


Call for Photos / Pedimos Fotos

Please share your flood photos with the City of Mount Vernon if you would like to participate in the curation of a photo archive of this flood and it's impact on our community. The photos shared will provide important historical documentation of this flood event. You can email photos to or scan the QR code to upload photos directly to the gallery.

Comparta sus fotos de la inundación con la ciudad de Mount Vernon si desea participar en la conservación de un archivo fotográfico de esta inundación y su impacto en nuestra comunidad. Las fotos compartidas proporcionarán documentación histórica importante de este evento de inundación. Puede enviar fotos por correo electrónico a o escanea el código QR subir fotos directamente a la galería.


Handmade Holiday Card Making

Drop in between 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. on December 7th, December 14th, and 

December 21st for handmade holiday card making with local artist Dierdre Czoberek! All materials and inspiration provided.

Limited spaces available for these special programs. Please click here to pre-register if you would like to reserve a space for one or all three. All library programs are free and open to the public to attend, no library card required.

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