Congratulations to the 2020 Knox County Battle of the Books Team Champions, Twin Oak Elementary School and this year’s second place team, Columbia Elementary School.
The year-long reading competition, open to teams of Knox County fifth graders, is sponsored by Central Ohio Technical College, Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County and Friends of the Library.… Read full story
We are getting excited for the 2020 Adult Summer Reading Program, June 1-July 3, 2020! This year our theme is “Imagine Your Story.”
We have several options for patrons to register. Online registration will be live Monday, June 1 for all ages.… Read full story
We miss you. We miss talking about books. We miss talking to you about books. Two weeks of this is enough. Paragraphs Bookstore will digitally “reopen” on April 1. (This is not an April Fool’s joke.) If you want to order a book or books, go to our website https://paragraphsbookstore.indielite.org/… Read full story
Master storyteller David H. Lynn, editor of the Kenyon Review and Kenyon College Professor of English, will share insight into his latest release, “Children of God,” at the adult book discussion on Tuesday, March 17, 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.… Read full story
Take a break from the cold and snow to enjoy a tale of “a hot restless summer in Alabama and an unforgettable woman who looks for salvation in Hollywood” as the Adult Book Discussion reviews “Crazy in Alabama” by Mark Childress on Tuesday, Feb 18, 7:00 p.m.… Read full story
“The Gray Ghost,” by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, Feb 4, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County 201 N Mulberry St, Mount Vernon.
The search for a legendary automobile threatens the careers and lives of husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo in this thrilling adventure in Cussler’s bestselling series.… Read full story
“The Last Dickens,” by Matthew Pearl, will be featured at the adult book discussion on Tuesday, January, 21, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N Mulberry Street, Mt Vernon.
In his latest novel Pearl reopens one of literary history’s greatest mysteries in a tale filled with the dazzling twists and turns, the unerring period details, and the meticulous research that thrilled readers of bestsellers “The Dante Club” and “The Poe Shadow.”… Read full story
The Charles Dickens’ classic tale, “A Christmas Carol” will be the topic of the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, December 17, at 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.
“A Christmas Tale” is a novella first published in early Victorian era Britain in 1843–less than a week before Christmas.… Read full story
The art of writing will be featured at “Pages on Stages,” a public reception celebrating the work of local writers from the Knox Writes, Teen Writing Workshop and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) on Sunday, December 1, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
The Gund Gallery will present “Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts” at the Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, November 20, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.
This Brown Bag Chat will center around the exhibit currently at Gund Gallery, “Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts.”… Read full story