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From Education to Recreation, Hayner Library Has It All

When asked to name the first thing they think of when they hear the word “library,” most people think of one thing: books. Yes, Hayner Library has books (approximately 185,000 of them, in fact), but we also offer so much more than that. As you glance through the pages...

Food For Fido Fine Amnesty Program

Food For Fido Fine Amnesty Program Do you have some Hayner Library materials that got lost under the couch or in the back seat of your car? Food for Fido is an excellent opportunity to return those items to the library and avoid the accrued fines. Hayner Library’s...

Knitters and Sewers Needed!

Do you love knitting or sewing? At a meeting of the Hayner Library Teen Advisory Board, the teens suggested that they dedicate some of their meeting times to creating hats, scarves, and blankets for those in need in Alton and Godfrey. However, many of the teens need...

Vintage Voices: How We Bring Past to Present

In October 2024, Vintage Voices will present its twenty-third season of guided walking tours in the Alton Cemetery (sometimes referred to as the Alton City Cemetery). To date, Vintage Voices has shared 266 stories presented by 115 actors. The characters and themes are...

Keep Up-to-Date with Hayner Library

As patrons of Hayner Library know, the library is more than just books. We offer many programs, services, and collections for patrons of all ages—and we’re always adding more!  There are many ways to keep up with everything that’s happening at the library. Quarterly,...