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Event Series X’s and Sews

X’s and Sews

Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall 132 Alton Square, Alton, IL, United States

Calling all crafters! Pack up your portable craft and join us for X’s and Sews, a new crafting program designed to encourage all crafters to come and work on their projects while listening to relaxing music, warming up with a mug of hot tea, and chatting with fellow crafters. All crafts are welcome—embroidery, knitting, crochet, […]

Sleepy Time Stories with Ms. Mac

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Join us for this virtual story time on Hayner Library’s Facebook page. Join us bi-weekly beginning Monday, January 9, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. Put on your pj’s and snuggle in to listen to Ms. Mac read stories, perform fingerplays, and sing a lullaby right before bedtime. Sleepy Time Stories can also be found on the Hayner Library […]

The Weird & Wonderful World with Mary Roach

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Experience an entertaining and hilarious evening with New York Times best-selling science author Mary Roach. Despite her claim that “people call me a science writer, though I don't have a science degree and sometimes have to fake my way through interviews with experts I can't understand!”, Roach will discuss her frank approach to science, the […]

Woodland Wildflower Identification with Trees Forever

Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall 132 Alton Square, Alton, IL, United States

Looking forward to spring and all the new, blooming flora that comes with it? Mark your calendars for a woodland wildflower identification class with Emily Ehley of Trees Forever! Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor enthusiast or just starting to explore an interest in nature, this is a great opportunity to get to know our area’s […]

Sleepy Time Stories with Ms. Mac

Online

Join us for this virtual story time on Hayner Library’s Facebook page. Join us bi-weekly beginning Monday, January 9, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. Put on your pj’s and snuggle in to listen to Ms. Mac read stories, perform fingerplays, and sing a lullaby right before bedtime. Sleepy Time Stories can also be found on the Hayner Library […]

Event Series X’s and Sews

X’s and Sews

Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall 132 Alton Square, Alton, IL, United States

Calling all crafters! Pack up your portable craft and join us for X’s and Sews, a new crafting program designed to encourage all crafters to come and work on their projects while listening to relaxing music, warming up with a mug of hot tea, and chatting with fellow crafters. All crafts are welcome—embroidery, knitting, crochet, […]

Event Series Branching Out Genealogy Classes

Branching Out Genealogy Classes

Genealogy & Local History Library 401 State Street, Alton, IL, United States

The Hayner Genealogy & Local History Library offers Branching Out classes at the Genealogy & Local History Library, 401 State Street, Alton. Branching Out classes take place from 10:00-11:30 a.m. January 12: Let’s Set Goals and Plan Our Research January 19: Discussion Group February 9: Photos and Important Papers: Organize and Preserve Them February 16: […]

Sleepy Time Stories with Ms. Mac

Online

Join us for this virtual story time on Hayner Library’s Facebook page. Join us bi-weekly beginning Monday, January 9, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. Put on your pj’s and snuggle in to listen to Ms. Mac read stories, perform fingerplays, and sing a lullaby right before bedtime. Sleepy Time Stories can also be found on the Hayner Library […]

Event Series Branching Out Genealogy Classes

Branching Out Genealogy Classes

Genealogy & Local History Library 401 State Street, Alton, IL, United States

The Hayner Genealogy & Local History Library offers Branching Out classes at the Genealogy & Local History Library, 401 State Street, Alton. Branching Out classes take place from 10:00-11:30 a.m. January 12: Let’s Set Goals and Plan Our Research January 19: Discussion Group February 9: Photos and Important Papers: Organize and Preserve Them February 16: […]

Event Series Film Flashback Fridays

Film Flashback Fridays

Genealogy & Local History Library 401 State Street, Alton, IL, United States

What were we watching fifty years ago at the Starlight Drive-In, Grand Theater, and Alton Ciné? A new film series at the Genealogy & Local History Library will answer this question as we come together to watch some of the best movies of 1973. A short introduction will precede each film. Friday, January 20, 2023, […]

Historic Preservation Lecture Series

Genealogy & Local History Library 401 State Street, Alton, IL, United States

The Genealogy & Local History Library is partnering with Alton Area Landmarks Association (AALA) this winter to bring back our three-part Saturday lecture series in January, February, and March. AALA is dedicated to educating, promoting, and saving the architectural heritage of the Alton area. Feel free to register for one talk or all three. All […]

Sleepy Time Stories with Ms. Mac

Online

Join us for this virtual story time on Hayner Library’s Facebook page. Join us bi-weekly beginning Monday, January 9, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. Put on your pj’s and snuggle in to listen to Ms. Mac read stories, perform fingerplays, and sing a lullaby right before bedtime. Sleepy Time Stories can also be found on the Hayner Library […]