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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 […]

Event Series Take Home Crafts

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.

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 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.

Taps & Tomes Brewery Book Club

The Old Bakery Beer Co. Landmarks Boulevard 400, Alton

In November, Hayner Library and The Old Bakery Beer Company held the first meeting of our new free bi-monthly book club, Taps & Tomes. The evening was great fun, and we enjoyed a lively discussion of the first Taps & Tomes selection, The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead—as well as some delicious Old Bakery beverages. We’d love you […]

Event Series Color Your Stress Away

Color Your Stress Away


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.

Sleepy Time Stories with Ms. Mac


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 […]