The C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library in Mt. Vernon offers a variety of classes and special presentations. Below are some of their upcoming events.
Summer reading programs are for ages 2-102. Register on Beanstack.com. Logged reading will need to be entered by midnight July 31. Summer reading programs for June are listed below.
June 19, Summer Reading Awesome Art: Awesome Art with Mrs. Van Kampen is back! Let your creative side come out to play. Ages K-6th. There will be two sessions: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. You must call 618-242-6322 ext. 4 to register as seating is limited.
June 26, Nitro Joe Science at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. This is a thrilling, fast paced, high energy science presentation that will dazzle kids of all ages.
Looking for work? Try Mantracon for help. Join them from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the Meeting Room. They will explain how Mantracon works and help you fill out forms for job seeking. The next session will be held on June 15.
Josie B’s Book Club offers discussion, crafts, and snacks for girls ages 9-12. The next meeting will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 15. Call 618-242-6322 ext. 4 to RSVP, for information on selected book and to reserve a copy.
Family Movie Night will be held on June 23. Kids must be accompanied by an adult and adults must be accompanied by a kid. Because of the licensing agreement they can’t advertise what movies they will be showing, so call 618-242-6322 to find out. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Movie starts at 7:00 p.m.
There will be a Game Day at the library from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 24. There will be board games, card games, and role-playing games. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
The C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library is located at 101 S. 7th St. in Mt., Vernon, Illinois. For more information on the Library and its programs call 618- 242-6322.