Friends Appreciation Day will be held on Sat. Nov. 2 from 11 am-2 pm at the library, with light refreshments being served. This is an opportunity to find out what the Mount Vernon Friends of the Library are all about and consider becoming a member. New and renewing members will get free raffle tickets to win prizes. The Friends of the Mount Vernon Library will hold their annual meeting and election of officers at the library on Wed. Nov. 20 at 6 pm.