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You must have an SMRLD Library Card to use our online library of e-books, e-audiobooks, e-comics, e-magazines, streaming movies, streaming music, and databases.

Use our online card registration form to get your card.

Visit card.smrld.org and complete the form; be sure to include your email address and/or phone number so that we can provide you with your new library card number.

Please allow 48 hours for your card number to be assigned to you.

Online Library card numbers are suspended after 90 days. Please visit the Library to keep your Library Card active and to receive your physical card.

Bring your photo ID showing your current address to the Library at 2001 Delmar Avenue or 2145 Johnson Road. If your photo ID does not
have your current address, please bring both your ID and one of the following with your current address:
 Checkbook, with the address imprinted
 Voter’s registration card
 Utility bill dated within the last two months
 Mail from a government agency dated within the last two months
 Pay stub dated within the last two months

Once a physical Library card is in hand, the cardholder has access to all online resources as well as all physical materials available through SMRLD, including access to more than 10
million items from 344 libraries in Southern Illinois.


In-person

It’s easy to get a library card!

All you need is a photo ID with your current Granite City, Mitchell, Pontoon Beach, or Arlington address (ex. driver’s license, State of Illinois ID card, Granite City Park District ID).

If your photo ID does not have your current address, please bring both your ID and one of the following, with your current address:

  • checkbook, with the address imprinted
  • voter’s registration card
  • utility bill dated within the last two months
  • mail from a government agency dated within the last two months
  • pay stub dated within the last two months

    • pay stub dated within the last two month

    Youth 17 and under may get a card at any age.  A parent or legal guardian of the child must show their current library card or the identification described above.  The parent or guardian must be in the library with the child when registering for the library card.

    • pay stub dated within the last two month

    Youth 17 and under may get a card at any age.  A parent or legal guardian of the child must show their current library card or the identification described above.  The parent or guardian must be in the library with the child when registering for the library card

Youth 17 and under may get a card at any age.  A parent or legal guardian of the child must show their current library card or the identification described above.  The parent or guardian must be in the library with the child when registering for the library card.

Notice to Non-Residents

Because the library is financially supported by the taxes paid by residents of the Six Mile Regional Library District, it is necessary to charge persons living outside the library district a fee for a library card. An annual non-resident card may be purchased for $144.00 and used by the entire household.

2001 Delmar

OpenToday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

2145 Johnson

OpenToday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  • Story Time May 22, 2024 at 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Story TimeEnjoy stories, music, and crafts!Mondays at 10 AM SMRLD, 2145 Johnson Rd&Wednesdays at 4:30 PM SMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Wednesday Readers May 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Wednesday ReadersGrades 7-12  Snacks | Crafts Games | Book Talksin the Teen RoomEvery Wednesday5:30 PM at SMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • The University of Illinois Extension & 4H Present: Ready4Work May 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm The University of Illinois Extension & 4H present: Ready4WorkFor teens, grades 7-12Every WednesdayApril 10 - May 155:30 PMSMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveLearn life skills focusing on college readiness, financial literacy, and leadership. As well as how you build a resume and cover letter, dressing for success, interviewing skills, career planning, social media etiquette, time management and more.Snacks will…
  • ​Job Search Training Session Series May 23, 2024 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ​Job Search Training Session Series presented by expert, Frank AlanizLinkedin Optimization  - Thursday, March 14th from 2-3:30 PMMind Map to Prepare for a New Job  - Thursday, April 11th from 2-3:30 PMCreating Your Resume - Thursday, May 23rd from 2-3:30 PMLibrary Training and Events Room, 2001 Delmar Ave, In person and via Zoom.Come in person and receive a five minute…
  • Play & Learn For Babies & Toddlers May 24, 2024 at 10:00 am – 10:45 am Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Play & Learn For Babies & ToddlersFridays, March 8 & 22Fridays, April 12 & 26Friday, May 10 & 2410 AM at SMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720

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