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Event Series Take Home Crafts

Kids Take Home Crafts

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

Each Wednesday, we will offer take-home craft kits to young patrons ages 3-7 in KidsSpace at Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall. The craft kits will be available at 10:00 a.m. We will distribute the craft kits while supplies last.

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 […]

Event Series Family Crafting Hour

Family Crafting Hour

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

Bring the family and join us on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m., for a weekly, fun evening craft in the Multipurpose Room at Hayner Library at AltonSquare Mall. Please register at (618) 433-2881.

Science with Sam

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

Science with Sam is a fun, monthly STEAM-themed program that takes place on the first Friday of each month. Sam will prepare interactive kits for children ages 7-10 to take home that demonstrates STEM concepts such as surface tension, Earth science, anatomy, and robotics! Each kit will include an item list and the ingredients needed […]

Event Series Color Your Stress Away

Color Your Stress Away

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Visit Hayner Library’s Facebook page every Friday for a new printable coloring sheet. Break out the colored pencils, turn on some relaxing music, and color your stress away. Coloring sheets will be available every Friday, beginning January 6, 2023.

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

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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 […]

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 Teen Advisory Council

Teen Advisory Council

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

What type of programs do you want to see at your library? You should be a part of the Teen Advisory Council, which makes decisions about new programs and events for teens at Hayner Library! This group will meet at 4:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the Teen Center in the […]