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Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa

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600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
(319) 895-4271 colelibrary.org

Russell D. Cole Library is both the Cornell College Library and the Public Library for the City of Mount Vernon.

June 2017

Paws for Reading

June 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 26, 2018

One event on February 26, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Shelf of Children's Books Mount Vernon Public Library Cole Library

Children are encouraged to sign up for a time slot to read to a canine companion at the library this summer..

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Daytime Book Discussion

June 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Monday Matinee Movie

June 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

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July 2017

Monday Matinee Movie

July 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

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Daytime Book Discussion

July 18, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Blank Park Zoo

July 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Cole Library Entrance Mount Vernon Library

Small changes in the way we live can make a big difference for our animal friends in the wild. Come and meet these animal friends.

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August 2017

Gardening Conversations: Tomato Tasting

August 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Fresh Local Cherry Tomato

This meeting with feature a tomato tasting.

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Daytime Book Discussion

August 15, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

Monday Matinee Movie

August 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

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The Yarn Squad

August 22, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 30, 2017

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Stack of knit scarves

The Yarn Squad meets one Tuesday each month at Cole Library in Mount Vernon. Bring your project and join in the fun!

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Suzi Parron, Barn Quilts Author Visit

August 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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close up of a page of an open notebook with pencil

Suzi Parron, author of Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement and Following the Barn Quilt Trail will be a guest speaker at the Cole Library.

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September 2017

Introductory Meetings for Middle/High School Book Groups

September 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Outside of Cole Library

Book group members will receive informational packets and select titles to read this fall.

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Teen Table-top Role Playing Game Series

September 4, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until January 15, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 15, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Dive into the world of role playing games at the Cole Library! The group is currently playing Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition.

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Early Out Movie

September 6, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

One event on December 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Room 108 Door

Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Call (319) 895-4271 to reserve a seat.

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PodClub

September 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 13, 2020

One event on April 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Phone with headphones in pocket of bag

A new podcast will be featured each month and members will meet to discuss the selected episodes.

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Crafternoons

September 15, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 18, 2017

One event on December 8, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Group working on construction paper crafts

Each event features a seasonal or holiday craft that is geared toward elementary-aged children.  Please RSVP to 319-895-4271 so there are enough supplies for everyone.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Discussion

September 19, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group

September 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 31, 2018

One event on April 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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turning book pages

Cole Library has an evening book discussion group for adults that meets on the third Tuesday of each month. You can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Together for Peace: Respect, Safety & Dignity for All

September 21, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Palisades-Kepler State Park and Cedar River

Cole Library and Cornell College Campus Ministry have a celebration planned for the International Day of Peace.  

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Monday Matinee Movie

September 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

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October 2017

Daytime Book Discussion

October 17, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

Middle School Book Group

October 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

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High School Book Group

October 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

Monday Matinee Movie

October 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

Find out more »

November 2017

Middle School Book Group

November 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 31, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

High School Book Group

November 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 31, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

Monday Matinee Movie

November 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 31, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

Find out more »

December 2017

Middle School Book Group

December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

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The Yarn Squad

December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Stack of knit scarves

The Yarn Squad meets on specified Tuesdays at Cole Library in Mount Vernon. Bring your project and join in the fun!

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High School Book Group

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

Early Out Movie

December 13, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Room 108 Door

Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Call (319) 895-4271 to reserve a seat.

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Monday Matinee Movie

December 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Discussion

December 19, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

January 2018

Crafternoons

January 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on January 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on February 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 16, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on March 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on March 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 30, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on April 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on May 4, 2018 at 3:30 pm

One event on May 25, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Group working on construction paper crafts

Each event features a seasonal or holiday craft that is geared toward elementary-aged children.  Please RSVP to 319-895-4271 so there are enough supplies for everyone.

Find out more »

Teen Table-top Role Playing Game Series

January 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until March 5, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Dive into the world of role playing games at the Cole Library! The group is currently playing Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Discussion

January 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

Middle School Book Group

January 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

High School Book Group

January 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

Monday Matinee Movie

January 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

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February 2018

Master Gardener Mondays

February 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until February 26, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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hands holding soil and plant while gardening

Cole Library is hosting Master Gardener Mondays, where four Master Gardeners will present a garden program each week in February.

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Early Out Movie

February 7, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 2, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Room 108 Door

Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Call (319) 895-4271 to reserve a seat.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Discussion

February 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

Middle School Book Group

February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

High School Book Group

February 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

Monday Matinee Movie

February 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

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Basic Facebook for Businesses

February 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Social Media

Learn how to create and manage a Facebook page for business.  Class instructor Lezli Luneckas Broomhall with Luneckas Consulting shares her expertise.  

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Paws for Reading

February 26, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Paws for Reading - Director Cathy Boggs with Wilson

Children are encouraged to sign up for a 10 minute time slot to read to a canine companion at Cole Library. Wilson, a therapy dog, will be at the library and his handler, Sue Owen-Anton, will also be here to introduce you to Wilson.

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March 2018

Teen Table-top Role Playing Game Series

March 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Dive into the world of role playing games at the Cole Library! The group is currently playing Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition.

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Civilian Conservation Corps Author Linda McCann

March 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Entrance

Civilian Conservation Corps Author Historian Linda McCann will be presenting a program about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) at Cole Library.  

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Legos @ the Library

March 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Children's Room Legos at Mount Vernon Public Library Cole Library

Legos @ the Library part of a series of Spring Break @ the Library events.

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Movies @ the Library

March 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

This event is part of a series of Spring Break @ the Library events. The movie Wonder (rated PG) will be shown.

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Slime Workshop @ the Library

March 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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close-up photo of glitter

Slime Workshop @ the Library is part of a series of Spring Break @ the Library events. Each participant will customize their own slime using colors or glitter.

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PodClub

March 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Phone with headphones in pocket of bag

A new podcast will be featured each month and members will meet to discuss the selected episodes.

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Daytime Book Discussion

March 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

Middle School Book Group

March 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

High School Book Group

March 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »
baseball close up

Hometown Teams – Movie “The Final Season”

March 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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This is one of 11 events scheduled while the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit is in Mt Vernon, Iowa.

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April 2018

Daytime Book Discussion

April 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

Middle School Book Group

April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

High School Book Group

April 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

Monday Matinee Movie

April 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

Find out more »

May 2018

Daytime Book Discussion

May 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
View of tables at Cole Library in Mount Vernon

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

Find out more »

Middle School Book Group

May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

High School Book Group

May 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

Find out more »

June 2018

Monday Matinee Movie

June 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Free
Photo of the Entrance to Cole Library

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the fourth Monday of each month.

Find out more »

August 2018

Monday Matinee Movie

August 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Cole Library Room 108 Door

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the 4th Monday of each month.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Discussion

August 21, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
Free
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Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group

August 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Stack of Books

This is the first meeting of the year so bring 2 book suggestions to share with the group.

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September 2018

Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group

September 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library has an evening book discussion group for adults that meets on the third Tuesday of each month. You can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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December 2018

Daytime Book Discussion

December 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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January 2019

Teen RPG Group

January 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 16, 2020

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Dive into the world of roll playing games at the Cole Library! The group is currently playing Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition.

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Wednesday Workshops

January 9, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Wednesday Workshop is an art and science program that runs throughout the school year. Each event features an project or experiment that is geared toward elementary-aged children.

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Daytime Book Discussion

January 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 19, 2019 at 9:30 am

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Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Middle School Book Group

January 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

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High School Book Group

January 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

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Eulenspiegel Puppet Show for Adult Audiences

January 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Monica Leo of Eulenspiegel Puppets in West Liberty presents her puppet show for adults, “Finding Home."

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Monday Matinee Movie

January 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

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Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the 4th Monday of each month.

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February 2019

Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group

February 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library has an evening book discussion group for adults that meets on the third Tuesday of each month. You can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Early Out Movie

February 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on March 13, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on April 24, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on May 8, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Room 108 Door

Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Call (319) 895-4271 to reserve a seat.

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Daytime Book Discussion

February 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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March 2019

Master Gardener Talks

March 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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new plants for garden

Four Master Gardeners will present on four consecutive Thursday evenings in Room 108 on Cole Library’s first floor.

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May 2019

Nancy Drew: Iowa’s Heroine to the World

May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Barbara Lounsberry, retired English professor at UNI, will share the history behind the creation of Nancy Drew and the life of her extraordinary creator. This event is free and open to the public.

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Author Reading with Bill Mueller

May 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Author Bill Mueller will read from his newest book "Time to Ship Another Steer" at Cole Library.

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June 2019

Monday Morning Movies

June 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 6, 2019

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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The library will show a feature G or PG rated movie each week in this program sponsored by Mount Vernon Bank and Trust.

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Wednesday Workshop

June 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

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Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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LHAF Kids Art Table

Let your creativity run wild at our weekly science/arts-and-crafts program.

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PodClub

June 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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A new podcast will be featured each month and members will meet to discuss the selected episodes.

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Daytime Book Discussion

June 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 31, 2019

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Front of Building

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Iowa Raptor Project

June 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Iowa Raptor Project will bring 2 birds of prey to Cole Library.

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July 2019

Indian Creek Nature Center’s Live Iowa Animals

July 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Indian Creek Nature Center naturalist, Andria Cossolotto, will share live Iowa animals at Cole Library.

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Otherworldly Animal Adaptions

July 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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The Blank Park Zoo will present their summer program Otherworldly Animal Adaptions at Cole Library,

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August 2019

Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group

August 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until March 17, 2020

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library has an evening book discussion group for adults that meets on the third Tuesday of each month. You can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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January 2020

The Yarn Squad

January 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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orange yarn

The Yarn Squad meets on specified Tuesdays at Cole Library in Mount Vernon. Bring your project and join in the fun!

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Cole Library Children’s Story Time

January 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cathy Boggs uses a weekly theme that ties together stories, songs, and fingerplays on Thursday mornings at 9:30 AM.

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Daytime Book Discussion

January 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until March 17, 2020

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Front of Building

Cole Library has a daytime book discussion group for adults. They meet on the third Tuesday of each month, and you can join this book group at any time throughout the year.

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Monday Matinee Movie

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 23, 2020

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Room 108 Door

Cole Library offers a Monday Matinee Movie for adults on the 4th Monday of each month.

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Early Out Movie

January 29 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Call (319) 895-4271 to reserve a seat.

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February 2020

The Yarn Squad: Operation Australia

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Stack of knit scarves

The Yarn Squad is joining forces with Cornell's Environmental Club for Operation Australia on the third floor of the library in front of the large windows.

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High School Book Group

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Entrance

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

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Gardening Conversations: Houseplants

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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science experiment with plants growing in beakers

There will also be a short demonstration on how to plant an easy terrarium and we’ll review some tips for keeping houseplants looking their best.

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Middle School Book Group

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mount Vernon Public Library / Cole Library – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cole Library Browsing Room

If you are interested in this book discussion group, you can join any time. The books for her book groups are donated by Hills Bank and Trust, so the members get to keep the books.

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