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Writers Circle

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

Writers Circle: Eerie Edition Saturday, October 28, 10:00 a.m. – Noon For the novice and the experienced: Join us for a writing prompt to get creativity flowing, and receive constructive […]

Last Day for Food for Fines

Today is the last day for Food for Fines! Hayner Library patrons can bring in their current overdue Hayner Library items and pay the fine with a canned good. One […]

Event Series Stories with Panda Bear

Stories with Panda Bear

Downtown Library 326 Belle Street, Alton, IL, United States

Join us at the Downtown Library every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. for stories, songs, music, and snacks. This story time is for children ages 2-5. To register, please call (618) […]

Students for Soliders

November is the month of giving, and this year we have again partnered with Students for Soldiers to give back to area military personnel. Carmen Serio, a longtime teacher at […]

Event Series Baby Lap-Sit Story Time

Baby Lap-Sit Story Time

Downtown Library 326 Belle Street, Alton, IL, United States

This story time is designed for little ones, ages birth-2. Bring your children to a fun morning of stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun. This story time takes place at the […]

Event Series Teen Crime Stoppers

Teen Crime Stoppers Game Challenge

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

Calling all true crime and murder mystery fans! Put on your detective hat and join other sleuths to solve a mystery at the library. Participants will work together to examine […]

Bite Size Science

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

This fun, monthly S.T.E.A.M.-themed program happens on the first Friday of each month in October, November, and December. Staff will prepare interactive kits for children to take home demonstrating different  […]

Film Flashback Friday

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? Hayner Library’s Film Flashback Fridays program will answer that question as we watch some […]

Internet I: Basics Class

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

Back by popular demand, The Hayner Public Library District is offering computer classes! Classes will be held twice a month, covering topics from basic computer skills to using the internet […]

DAR “Friendraiser” Open House

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

The Ninian Edwards Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Genealogy & Local History Library invite you to our annual DAR Open House. […]