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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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. On the second Thursday of each month, library staff presents a discussion of a genealogy research topic. On the third Thursday, we […]

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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. On the second Thursday of each month, library staff presents a discussion of a genealogy research topic. On the third Thursday, we […]

All the News That’s Fit to Print: Write Your Own Obituary with Reneé B. Johnson

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

A good obituary tells us a bit about the deceased, more than just when they were born and died but how they lived. An exceptional obituary reveals their personality and priorities; it draws us into their world for just a moment. It leaves us feeling like we know them that much more. This important document […]

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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. On the second Thursday of each month, library staff presents a discussion of a genealogy research topic. On the third Thursday, we […]

Event Series Computer Classes

Computer Classes: Smartphones: Androids

Genealogy & Local History Library 401 State Street, 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, Smartphones: Androids, will cover Android smartphone use. Please bring your […]

An Evening with Thomas Jefferson

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

The library is honored to host Kurt Smith, the official Thomas Jefferson of Colonial Williamsburg, for “An Evening with Thomas Jefferson”! Smith will present a lecture as Jefferson at our Genealogy & Local History Library. This event is made possible with funding from the Lewis & Clark Society of America. Free to the public. Requires […]

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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. On the second Thursday of each month, library staff presents a discussion of a genealogy research topic. On the third Thursday, we […]

Sacred Spaces of CARE: Conversation on Substance Use and Recovery

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

We invite you to join us as we host Megan Tyler, founder of the Alton-based nonprofit group Sacred Spaces of CARE, in this free public training event. Come for a conversation on substance use and recovery, community resources and support for those experiencing homelessness, and a Narcan demonstration. All are welcome!

Puzzle Me This

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

Which four-person team will take home the prize for the fastest completion, and which team will shine through the accompanying historical trivia? Puzzlers and puzzle fans are invited to join us for the first-ever Hayner Library Spring Puzzle Competition. For this special event, Genealogy & Local History Library staff are once again collaborating with Alton […]

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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. On the second Thursday of each month, library staff presents a discussion of a genealogy research topic. On the third Thursday, we […]

Event Series Computer Classes

Computer Classes: Smartphones: iPhones

Genealogy & Local History Library 401 State Street, 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, Smartphones: iPhones, will cover iPhone use. Please bring your own […]

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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. On the second Thursday of each month, library staff presents a discussion of a genealogy research topic. On the third Thursday, we […]