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Dial-a-Story

For over thirty years, Hayner Library patrons have adored Dial-A-Story. It is a safe, free, educational, and entertaining activity for children—available from the comfort of your home! Dial-A-Story is available twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year! Children may...

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Calling all parents of children ages birth-4 years old!Did you know that the simple act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills that prepare them for kindergarten? All children who register for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten will have fun and...

Treasures in the Library

Stop by Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall and follow the clues to see what treasures you can find in KidsSpace! Treasure hunts will change biweekly. The treasure hunts are available Monday through Sunday. Come to the KidsSpace desk for your first clue!

Ghost Stories

Boo! The Shining by Stephen King One of the most iconic ghost stories: the Torrance family spends a harsh winter at the Overlook Hotel, where happenings become increasingly sinister as isolation sets in. The Hacienda by Isabel Canas Beatriz accepts a marriage proposal...

Spooky, Not Scary

This selection of cozy mysteries, witchy romances, and peculiar paranormal tales will get you in the Halloween spirit (without making you want to sleep with the lights on). Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne After helping her brother Victor with his...