Mention “The Untouchables” in conversation and many will think back to black and white 1950’s television episodes of Eliot Ness (Robert Stack) and his men chasing down Al Capone’s gang in the back alleys of 1930’s Chicago. But where did all the stories filled with gunfights, illegal hooch, the Mafia and civic duty originate and are the tales fact or myth?… Read full story
To help celebrate National French Week (La Semaine du Français) starting Thursday, November 1st, the upper-level high school French students will be doing French Storytime at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County (210 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon).
Daniel Mark Epstein, author, poet, and Kenyon alumni, will lead the Knox Reads! Adult Book Discussion on “Collected Poem: 1974-2004,” by Rita Dove, on Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
Knox County fifth graders interested in competing in the 2019 Knox County Battle of the Books are invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
The Danville Public Library will take another look at one of the most shocking Native American murder mysteries in the past century. Adult Book Discussion hosts Rose Sebouhian and Sean Smith will lead a discussion on the New York Times best-seller, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” on Monday, October 22, 6:30 p.m., in the Danville city council room, 512 South Market Street.… Read full story
The new Stephen King Book Club will discuss “Pet Sematary” at its kickoff discussion on Wednesday, October 3, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.
Sometimes dead is better…When the Creeds move into a beautiful old house in rural Maine, it all seems too good to be true: physician father, beautiful wife, charming little daughter, adorable infant son– and now an idyllic home.… Read full story
New York Times best-seller and National Book Award finalist, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” will be the topic of the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
Hey, MVNU Theatre fans! It’s a bad news/good news day. We’re very sad to announce that MVNU has decided to end its academic theatre program. This means that the theatre major & minor, as well as theatre-related courses, will not be offered at MVNU after the 2018-19 academic year.… Read full story
Book Signing and Conversation at Paragraphs Bookstore
with Cheryl Bardoe
First Friday, August 3
Cheryl Bardoe and award-winning illustrator Barbara McClintock have teamed up to create this wonderful children’s picture book about Sophie Germain, a mathematician at the turn of the 18th century who becomes the first woman to win a prize from the Paris Academy of Sciences.… Read full story