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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 […]

Event Series KidsSpace Art for the Heart

KidsSpace Art for the Heart

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

Join Sam in KidsSpace on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m., where we will explore our creative side by making art together! Each month will feature a different theme. Art will be made using paint or clay, depending on the month! We will provide the supplies—now all we need is you! This program is designed […]

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: […]

Teddy Bear Sleepover (Drop Off January 19, Program January 21)

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

Drop off your teddy bear for a fun sleepover at Hayner Library at Alton Square Mall on Thursday, January 19, 2023, before closing. Each teddy bear will enjoy fun activities with the KidsSpace staff over the next few days. Return to pick up your teddy bear on Saturday, January 21, 2023, for a fun story […]