Mont Vernon

Fall Programs at Daland Memorial Library

      Lapsit- Children ages 0-3 are invited with a caretaker to join Miss JoAnn for an hour of stories, songs, and open playtime on Thursdays at 11:00AM. Fall session begins Sept. 22-Oct. 27th. Registration required. Call the library at 673-7888 to sign up. 

      Storytime- Fall Storytime is back! Preschool children are invited to a magical hour of stories, songs, and a craft with Miss JoAnn on Thursdays at 1:00PM. Fall session starts Sept. 22nd - Oct. 27th. Registration required. Space is limited. Call 673-7888 to save your spot. 

      Junior Book Clubs- Back to school, back to book clubs.  Miss JoAnn has book clubs for all ages starting in September.  Books will arrive in September and meetings will start in October and run through April. Check the library website at"> for more information about ages, dates, times, and book lists. 

      Adult Book Clubs-The Daland Memorial Library offers three Adult Book Clubs. There is no attendance requirement for any group – attend meetings that are of interest. Books are available to borrow at the library. New members always welcome! If you have any questions about book clubs, please call the library at 673-7888.

      Morning Book Discussion Group – Meets the 1st Monday each month at 10:00AM . The group reads a mix of contemporary fiction and non-fiction titles. Group will meet in person. 

Monday, September 12th – “A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving

      Black Books Matter- Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM by Zoom . This book club focuses on books by black authors and race relations. 

Thursday, September 8th- “We Are Not Like Them” by Christine Pride

      Just the Classics Book Club– Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7pm in the library . This book group is focused on reading classic titles selected by group members. 

Thursday, September 15th- “Lord of the Flies” 


NEW! Watercolor Painting Night

      Starting in September, the library will host a watercolor painting night once a month. Supplies provided include paper, brushes, paint and a still life centerpiece. Join us on Tuesday, Sept.13th at 6:30pm to paint sunflowers.  This program is sponsored by donations made in memory of long time resident and artist Hazel Milligan. Registration recommended. Call the library to reserve a spot.  


Pins & Needles 

      Needlework lovers are invited to bring a project to the library on Friday, Sept. 9th from 12:00pm-2:00pm to craft as a group. New members are welcome! We will be meeting outdoors under the library event tent if weather permits.


Tiny Town Library Podcast

      Did you know the library has a podcast?  Catch the latest episode for town news, book recommendations, and an interview with a local person of interest. You can find the podcast by searching Tiny Town Library on Spotify, iTunes, or the library website at

Mont Vernon Historical Society Presents “A Walk Through History One Gravestone at a Time”

      Come hear the life stories as told by some of the people who once lived in Mont Vernon on a family-friendly tour of Greenlawn Cemetery, Main Street, Mont Vernon!  You’ll meet Deacon John Carleton, Martha Dodge Trow, William Bruce, Sophia Daland, Doc Adams’ little sister Nancy, and Sofia Medvedev.

      Join us Saturday, October 15th, rain date Sunday, October 16th, for an approximate one hour tour held between 12Noon and 3PM. 

Email with questions and available time slots. Cost is $10/person 18 years and older.  This event is presented by the Mont Vernon Historical Society.

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