Cole Library

Mount Vernon's Public Library


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    It's tax time! Click here for Federal tax info, and for State of Iowa tax info.
    Cole Library also has basic state and federal tax forms available to copy.
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    Come play and build at Lego Club!
    Lego Club is every Tuesday after school from 3:30-4:30 in room 108.
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    Crafternoon is held every other Friday at 3:30 in room 108. Crafternoons in February will be held on the 12th and 26th.
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  • Knitting
    Join us on Tuesday, February 23 from 4-8 p.m. in Room 310
    Bring your knitting or crocheting project and join in the fun!
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    Join us each Thursday at 9:30 a.m. for story time fun!
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    Due to snow cancellations, the Teen Table-Top RPG Series is meeting Tuesday, February 9th and February 16th this month from 5:00-7:00 in Room 108.
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    High school book group meetings are Saturday and Sunday, February , 27th and 28th, 12:00-1:00 in the Browsing Room.
    Middle school book group is meeting Saturday, February 27, 11:00-12:00 in the Browsing Room.


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Click on “sign in” (upper right).
Click on Set/Reset Password.
Enter your library card number.
OCLC will e-mail you a password.


Electronic Resources at Cole Library!

Mount Vernon/Lisbon
Historical Newspaper Archive


Explore Mount Vernon and Lisbon’s history.

Search for names, events, locations, and everything else through the digital archive.
Articles from 1860 to last year are scanned and searchable.

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