In 2019, the library worked with the Knox County Park District to find a location for the new storybook trail. The library received a Knox County Foundation grant to purchase pedestal frames through Barking Dog Exhibits. Paragraphs Bookstore donated multiple copies of the book to disassemble then reassemble in the frames.… Read full story
The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County welcomes author Marcus Jackson, recipient of the 2019 Ohioana Book Award in Poetry as part of our “Ohio Writer Series” at the Main Library on Tuesday, July 12th.
Marcus Jackson was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio.… Read full story
June 1, 2022, MOUNT VERNON, OHIO— The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County welcomes Appalachian author Alison Stine on Tuesday, June 21 as part of our “Ohio Writer Series.” Mocktails will be served, followed by a reading and discussion of Alison Stine’s novel, Trashlands, moderated by Orchid Tierney, professor of English at Kenyon College.… Read full story
To sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program fill out the online registration form or stop by the Youth Services floor and sign up at the circulation desk.
Once registered, pick up a sign-up bag on the Youth Services floor which comes with a few cute items for this year’s theme, Oceans of Possibilities.… Read full story
Beginning, Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Available while supplies last. Stop by the main library and pick up a free copy of “Pirate Latitude” by Michael Crichton. Available while supplies last. First come, first serve.
Listen to the What Are You Reading?… Read full story
April 1, 2022, MOUNT VERNON, OHIO—While it might be easy to picture a postal carrier or delivery driver combating rain, sleet, and snow or slogging through the mud to reach customers across the county, many people might not realize that a small department of dedicated Public Library employees does the same work, in equally challenging conditions.… Read full story
Saturday, November 6, 2021, 3-4:30 PM Via Zoom
BreakBread Literacy Project offers a series of virtual writing workshops for young creatives. Sessions are held via Zoom. Workshops are free, but registration is required. Open to students age 13-19, in grades 7-12.… Read full story
Thursday, October 21, 5PM,
Veterans Hall, Memorial Building
112 E. High St.
Mount Vernon, OH. 43050
The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County and the Kenyon College Office for Community Partnerships present A Conversation with David H. Lynn.… Read full story
Join the Danville Public Library for an evening Adult Book Discussion at the Danville Memorial Park, 802 S. Market St. Danville, Ohio, on Tuesday, September 7, from 6:00-7:30 PM. Free and open to the public.
Questions? Call Sean Smith, 740-599-2665.… Read full story