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Cancelled: Friends of Hayner Library Book Sale

The Friends of Hayner Library State Street 327, Alton, IL, United States

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Friends of Hayner Library building is temporarily closed while repairs are being made to a ceiling joist. We hope to have the building reopened soon. The Friends will not hold book sales or accept book donations while the repair work takes place. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Friends of […]

The Scott Laytham and Karl Holmes Duo

Performance Room at Alton Square Mall 225 Alton Square Mall, Alton, IL, United States

Scott Laytham’s skills as a musician, arranger, and composer are well-known in the St. Louis area. Besides his live performances, Scott has produced music for local and national radio and television ads. For live shows, Scott has his hands full. He plays keys, guitars, sings, and runs the light show and sound system. Karl “Trickee” […]

Event Series Illinois Libraries Present

Ruth E. Carter: Interweaving Tradition and Imagination Through Costume Design

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Join us for a special event with Ruth E. Carter, two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer. Carter made history as the first Black person to win an Academy Award in Best Costume Design for the film Black Panther. She received a second Academy Award in the same category for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Register at: bit.ly/ILP_RuthCarter Please […]

Event Series Branching Out Genealogy Class

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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. On the second Thursday of each month, library staff presents a discussion of a genealogy research topic. On the third Thursday, we […]

Cancelled: Friends of Hayner Library Book Sale

The Friends of Hayner Library State Street 327, Alton, IL, United States

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Friends of Hayner Library building is temporarily closed while repairs are being made to a ceiling joist. We hope to have the building reopened soon. The Friends will not hold book sales or accept book donations while the repair work takes place. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Friends of […]

X’s and Sews: A Crafting Program

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, our 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, drawing, […]

Event Series Sacred Spaces of Care

Sacred Spaces of Care and Metro East Recovery Council: A Conversation on Reducing Stigma

Performance Room at Alton Square Mall 225 Alton Square Mall, Alton, IL, United States

We invite you to join us as we host Megan Tyler, founder of the Alton-based nonprofit group Sacred Spaces of Care, and the Metro East Recovery Council for a conversation on reducing the stigma of mental health. To register, please call 1-800-613-3163. Registration is limited to thirty people.

Event Series Computer Classes

Computer Classes: Using Email

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

Interested in improving your tech skills? Computer classes at Hayner Library cover topics from basic computer skills to using the internet and smartphones. Whether you have no computer experience or just need a refresher, feel free to join us for these introductory classes! This class, Using Email, will cover the basics of sending and receiving […]

Event Series Writers Circle

Writers Circle: Myths and Cryptids

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

Join us for a writing prompt to get creativity flowing and receive constructive feedback from your peers in a guided group discussion. The focus genre of our Writers Circle will change every month, so be sure to check in! Refreshments are provided for this adult writing event designed for both the novice and the experienced. […]

Cancelled: Friends of Hayner Library Book Sale

The Friends of Hayner Library State Street 327, Alton, IL, United States

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Friends of Hayner Library building is temporarily closed while repairs are being made to a ceiling joist. We hope to have the building reopened soon. The Friends will not hold book sales or accept book donations while the repair work takes place. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Friends of […]

St. Louis: The Best Sports Town in America with Ed Wheatley

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

St. Louis has long been known as a city with a rich sports history. Four of the most prestigious trophies in sports are named after St. Louisans—one in chess, one in golf, one in soccer, and one in tennis. Can you name them? What about the four national football teams that started as St. Louis […]

State Senator Erica Harriss Traveling Office Hours

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

State Senator Erica Harriss will hold traveling office hours at Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall on the first Thursdays of March, April, and May. Traveling office hours are a way for Senator Harriss and her staff to assist residents with a wide variety of services, including navigating state agencies and connecting residents with available […]