The Mt. Vernon Branch Library will celebrate 2012 National Library Week April 9 through April 14 with numerous events throughout the week.
Sweet treats and bookmarks will be distributed on a daily basis. Prizes will include a book bag, gift basket, handmade Osterlow baby blanket, books and random fun prizes.
During the week, community experts, known as human books, will be in the library sharing skills and talents. Some of the skills that will be demonstrated include tat, weave, felt, spin and searching family history online and through local resources.
The library will also be hosting a fire truck, police car and live music.
The library is located at 206 W. Water St. in Mt. Vernon. For more information, call 417-466-2921.