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The 2023 Kids Summer Reading Program!

This year’s Summer Reading Program is packed full of fun for kids ages birth-12! Register and enjoy performers, story times, crafts, games and much more!


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Small Business Day Resources

Happy Small Business Day!! Every May 10th, we celebrate the local entrepreneurs who are the backbone of our communities. This year, Hayner Public Library has pulled together a collection of resources for those just starting, as well as those seasoned small business...

Mary Cordes Announced as Newest Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Cordes as the newest Executive Director of The Hayner Public Library District! Mary has been a valued and well-respected member of the Hayner staff for 28 years. We are excited to work with Mary in her new role!!

April is Financial Literacy Month!

Not only is April a time to start spring cleaning, gardening, and enjoying the longer, warmer days, it is also Financial Literacy Month! This month is a time to focus on improving our financial literacy skills and raise awareness of the importance of financial...

StoryWalk: New Story at The Nature Institute!

Attention, families! Now that the weather has finally turned, Story Walk has moved back outside! You can find the story along the Frog Trail at the Nature Institute, located at 2213 South Levis Lane in Godfrey.StoryWalk is an innovative and delightful way for children...


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Join us for a special presentation by Melanie Holmes of her book "100 Things to Do in Illinois Before You Die", featuring a whole page just on Alton! Don't miss this chance to add more IL destinations to your bucket list! ... See MoreSee Less
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See what's new this week at the Hayner Public Library District at:*** wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=3106-451 ***There are 13 new bestsellers, one new movie, three new audiobooks, one new music CD, three new children's books, and 44 other new books. The new bestsellers this week include "Drowning," "Central Park West," and "Cherish." The new movie this week is "Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves." ... See MoreSee Less
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We're all set up at the Alton Farmers' & Artisans' Market! Stop by and learn about all the things the library has to offer! Find us next to the fantastic coffee! ... See MoreSee Less
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