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Event Series YA Wednesdays

YA Wednesdays

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

Join us in the Teen Center in the Performance Room at Alton Square Mall at 5:00 p.m. for crafts, video games, and other fun activities! For more information, please contact Megan at (618) 433-2872 or megan.dees@haynerlibrary.org.

Event Series Homeschool Meet-Ups

Homeschool Meet-Up

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

Join us in the Hayner Library KidsSpace at Alton Square Mall for fun activities and new friends for children ages 5-11! Once a month we will have a few fun activities such as Legos, crafts, and toys available for kids to come and play side by side. This is an opportunity for fellow homeschool families […]

Event Series Writers Circle

Writers Circle: Concrete Poetry

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 […]

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) 462-0677, ext. 2836.

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 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 Downtown Library at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesdays. To register, please call (618) 462-0677, ext. 2836.

Event Series Teen Lego Challenge

Teen Lego Challenge

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

Do you love Legos? If so, bring a friend and join other teens to create complex builds and win prizes. The Teen Lego Challenge takes place in the Hayner Library Performance Room Teen Center at Alton Square Mall. To register, please contact Megan at (618) 433-2872 or megan.dees@haynerlibrary.org.

Event Series Computer Classes

Computer Classes: Internet Safety

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, Internet Safety, will cover internet safety information and tips. Space […]

Robert J. Ellison Photo Exhibition Reception

Jacoby Arts Center 627 E Broadway, Alton, IL, United States

Friday, March 1, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Jacoby Arts Center will showcase the award-winning work of photographer Robert J. Ellison – focusing on his coverage of the Civil Rights movement and Vietnam War – during a public photo exhibition from February 17 through March 27, 2024. This exhibition is a collaboration between Lewis […]