Up In Arms Author at Paragraphs Bookstore

Paragraphs Bookstore is proud to host Author John Temple. Next Tuesday, September 17 at 1:30 pm, head over to 229 South Main Street to meet Mr. Temple and listen to a discussion on his new release, “Up in Arms: How the Bundy Family Hijacked Public Lands, Outfoxed the Federal Government and Ignited America’s Patriot Militia Movement.”

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Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” Topic of Adult Book Discussion

The award-winning book “Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard will be the topic of the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story

2019 A Universe of Stories Children & Teen Summer Reading Programs Schedule

The 2019 “A Universe of Stories” Youth and Teen Summer Reading Programs are ready for liftoff at all four library locations of the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County.

At the Mount Vernon main library, elementary school age children can register at the youth services circulation desk or call 740-392-2665 ext.Read full story

“Love and Other Consolation Prizes” Topic of Adult Book Discussion

“Love and Other Consolation Prizes,” the latest novel from Jamie Ford, will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, April 23, 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, Mount Vernon.

From the bestselling author of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair.Read full story

2019 Knox Co Battle of the Books Team Prelims Tues April 2, 5 PM, and Team Championship Competition, Thurs April 4, 6 PM

Get ready to cheer for your favorite team at the 2019 Knox County Battle of the Books fifth-grade team championship competition!

This year, thirteen teams of fifth-graders from elementary schools and the program’s first homeschool team will face off at the preliminary competition on Tuesday, April 2, 5:00 p.m., at St.Read full story