Library Rocks! Summer Reading Program Coming to a Close

The end of the Library Rocks! Summer Reading Program is coming to a close this week and that means it’s time to party at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.

The adults will celebrate with a “Rock-n-Roll Picnic” with the cooking club on Wednesday, July 11, noon to 2:00 p.m., in the Sugar Street parking lot.… Read full story

Sign Up Now for the 2018 Libraries Rock Children’s Summer Reading Program and Event List for all Four Library Locations

It’s time to sign up for the 2018 “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County to enjoy activities and prizes for all ages at all four library locations from June through mid-July.

Children through fifth grade can sign up at the main library, 201 N.… Read full story

MTVarts Art Camps

Did you know? MTVarts is holding a variety of art camps this summer. The first is June 11-15 for middle and high school students: “Sculpture and other 3-D Doo-Dads.” Online registration is open now!

Explore the world of three-dimensional shapes. From ideas to designs, materials to techniques, presentation to display, learn new and innovative ways of visual communication.

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Danville Public Library to Host Author Helga Long as Part of Danville Ladies Night Out

The Danville Public Library will host Helga Long, local author of “Helene: True Story of a German Girl’s Resilience Growing Up During World War II,” on Friday, May 11, 4:30-7:30 p.m. as part of the Danville Ladies Night Out activities.

Long wrote the book from recorded interviews with her mother, Helene, who described what it was like to be a child in Germany growing up during WWII.… Read full story