326 Belle Street, Alton, IL
Phone: 618-462-0651
Fax: 618-462-0665

KidsSpace

Children’s Summer Reading Program Events

Posted April 13th, 2014 in Uncategorized, kids

Join us for our Summer Reading Program Paws for Reading!  The Paws for Reading theme will give participants the opportunity to read some fantastic books about our fuzzy, hairy, and feathered friends.  We have lots of great programs scheduled to keep kids busy this summer. The Summer Reading Program kicks off Saturday, June 7. Be sure to check out all the FREE fun!

Please note: The Summer Reading Program events are very popular! We ask that you register for the events by calling the Alton Square KidsSpace department at 433-2881 or the Downtown KidsSpace department at 462-0677, ext. 2836.

Bow-wow Pow-wow

Posted March 5th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

May1010:00 AM
Jun1410:00 AM

Join us for a Bow-wow Pow-wow. Certified therapy dogs will be in the Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall, and your child can read stories to them or just visit to receive furry hugs and wet kisses. It’s a great way to increase your child’s reading skills and absolute fun for everyone. Bring your camera!

After-School Fun

Posted January 8th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

May133:30 PM

Kids, come join us for After-School Craft at Hayner Public Library Downtown KidsSpace. The craft will be for children ages 5–10 years of age. Please register at 462-0677, ext. 2836.

Mary Kay’s Story Times

Posted January 8th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

Apr2410:00 AM
May110:00 AM
May810:00 AM
May1510:00 AM
May2210:00 AM

Come join Panda Bear and Ms. Mary Kay for an hour of fun and play! This story time encourages children to participate in songs, stories, finger plays, and crafts. Mary Kay’s Story Time takes place in KidsSpace at the Downtown Library. Ages 3–5 years. Register at 462-0677, ext. 2836.

Evening Story Time

Posted January 8th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

Apr286:30 PM
May56:30 PM
May126:30 PM
May196:30 PM

Kids can wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed animal to The Hayner Downtown Library KidsSpace for stories, puppets, and finger plays before bedtime. For ages 2–5. Register at 462-0677, ext. 2836.

Legos @ Your Library

Posted January 8th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

May83:30 PM

Bring your imagination and join us for an hour of building and creating Lego masterpieces. The library will supply the Legos, or feel free to bring your own. Legos stay at the library and will be displayed between sessions. Legos @ Your Library will meet in the KidsSpace at Hayner Alton Square Library on the second Thursday of each month. Please register at 433-2881.

Spanish Story Time

Posted January 8th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

Apr2810:00 AM

Come join us in the KidsSpace at Hayner Public Library at Alton Square for Stories with Hector. Hector Lozano, from Hayner Public Library’s downtown location, will be assisting us for this special story time. This 45-minute activity is a lively combination of books, finger plays, and songs in both English and Spanish for preschool children ages 3 to 5. Please register at 433-2881.

Mommy and Me Story Time

Posted January 8th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

Apr3010:00 AM
May710:00 AM
May2110:00 AM

This story time is exclusively for the little ones ages birth–2 years old accompanied by an adult. This 30-minute story time includes themed stories, songs, finger plays, and manipulative. Mommy and Me Story Time will be held at the Hayner Alton Square Library. Please register at 433-2881.

Movers and Shakers Story Time

Posted January 8th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, kids

May510:00 AM
May1210:00 AM
May1910:00 AM

Come join us for this fun and interactive story time for 3–5-year-olds.  Movers and Shakers Story Time takes place at the Hayner Alton Square Library. Limited space is available. Please register at 433-2881.

Spring Jokes

Posted October 30th, 2013 in Uncategorized, kids

Hey, kids! Here are some funny jokes you can tell your friends and family:

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims!

What is the best season for using a trampoline? Spring-time!

Why is everyone so tired on April 1? Because they just finished a 31 day March!

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