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Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.

    Tuesday, May 21st

  • Daytime Adult Book Discussion Group

    Cole Library Room:310
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

    The Daytime Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday, May 21 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in Room 310 on the library’s third floor. The book they will discuss is Happiness Is A Choice You Make: Lessons From A Year Among the Oldest Old by John Leland. If you would like to join in the discussion, call Sherene at 319-535-1105 or just come that morning. This event is free and open to the public.Tuesday, May 21st | 9:30 am-11:00 am | Cole Library Room:310
  • Tuesday, May 21st

  • Lego Club

    Cole Library Room:108
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Come build and play at Lego Club! Lego Club is held on Tuesdays, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108. This event is open free to the public.Tuesday, May 21st | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | Cole Library Room:108
  • Tuesday, May 21st

  • Summer Reading Kickoff Party at Hills Bank

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    On Tuesday, May 21 from 5-6:30 p.m. we will officially kick off the summer reading program with a party at the Mount Vernon Hills Bank. The theme this year is A Universe of Stories. That evening we will play games, eat treats and get excited for summer reading. If you are unable to attend, you can still sign up at the library after May 21. This event is open free to the public.Tuesday, May 21st | 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, May 21st

  • Yarn Squad

    Cole Library Room:326
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us for Yarn Squad EVERY Tuesday, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Cole Library Room 326. Knitters, crocheters, and all fiber enthusiasts are welcome. Our current charity knit is The Preemie Project: The Infant Bereavement Program. There is a huge need for blankets. I am including the website so you can see the specifications. https://www.thepreemieproject.com/programs/infant-bereavement/knit-and-crochet-blankets-for-bereavement-packages/ This event is free and open to the public.Tuesday, May 21st | 6:30 pm-8:00 pm | Cole Library Room:326
  • Tuesday, May 21st

  • Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group

    Cole Library Room:310
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Community of Readers will meet on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Library Room 310. We will discuss The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold by Joyce Lee Malcolm. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 319-895-4262 or join us that evening. This event is free and open to the public.Tuesday, May 21st | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm | Cole Library Room:310
  • Thursday, May 23rd

  • Story Time

    Cole Library Room:Children's Room
    9:30 am - 10:00 am

    Story Time continues every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. This event is open free to the public.Thursday, May 23rd | 9:30 am-10:00 am | Cole Library Room:Children's Room
  • Monday, May 27th

  • Memorial Day Parade

    Uptown Mount Vernon
    8:00 am -

    Crowds gather in downtown Lisbon and Uptown Mount Vernon and hike out together to our respective graveyards for speeches, music, and a 21-gun salute.Monday, May 27th | 8:00 am | Uptown Mount Vernon
  • Tuesday, May 28th

  • Lego Club

    Cole Library Room:108
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Come build and play at Lego Club! Lego Club is held on Tuesdays, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108.Tuesday, May 28th | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | Cole Library Room:108
  • Tuesday, May 28th

  • Yarn Squad

    Cole Library Room:326
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us for Yarn Squad EVERY Tuesday, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Cole Library Room 326. Knitters, crocheters, and all fiber enthusiasts are welcome. Our current charity knit is The Preemie Project: The Infant Bereavement Program. There is a huge need for blankets. I am including the website so you can see the specifications. https://www.thepreemieproject.com/programs/infant-bereavement/knit-and-crochet-blankets-for-bereavement-packages/ This event is free and open to the public.Tuesday, May 28th | 6:30 pm-8:00 pm | Cole Library Room:326