Loading Events

« All Events

Virtual Screening: The Nutcracker (The Royal Ballet) – ILP

December 16 - December 17

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

December 16-17: a stream of The Nutcracker, danced by The Royal Ballet, with music played by the orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Watch the 2016 stage recording of The Nutcracker, danced by The Royal Ballet (United Kingdom), with music played by Royal Opera House Orchestra.  Registrants will receive an email with a special link and instructions for viewing on YouTube.



Illlinois Libraries Present Season 3 Lineup – September 2023 through May 2024

The Six Mile Regional Library District is thrilled to unveil the highly anticipated lineup for Illinois Libraries Present Season 3, scheduled to take place from September 2023 to May 2024. This extraordinary series of events is made possible through the collaborative efforts of public libraries across the state, all coming together to offer an array of premier experiences. Prepare to be captivated, inspired, and uplifted by the incredible offerings brought to you by ILP.

Wednesday, September 6, 7PM – The Power of Story with Colson Whitehead

Pulitzer Prize winning #1 New York Times bestselling author Colson Whitehead kicks off Season 3

Wednesday, October 4, 7PM – Chills and Thrills with Stephen Graham Jones

National Endowment for the Arts Fellow Stephen Graham Jones talks horror

Tuesday, October 17, 7PM – Food, Family, and Folktales: A Conversation with Grace Lin

Children’s book author and illustrator Grace Lin discusses food, family, and folktales, along with a drawing demonstration

Wednesday, November 8, 7PM – A Taste of Love with Maya-Camille Broussard of Justice of the Pies

Netflix’s Bake Squad star and owner of the Chicago-based bakery Justice of the Pies Maya-Camille Broussard shows us how to bake with love

Wednesday, December 6, 7PM – Surviving the Holidays with Lori Gottlieb

Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Lori Gottlieb helps us survive the holidays

December 16-17: a stream of The Nutcracker, danced by The Royal Ballet, with music played by the orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

January 11 – Sci-fi author, journalist, and activist Cory Doctorow and Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Ken Liu, AND New York Times bestselling author Martha Wells join us to speculate about our AI Future

February 6 – Meet American cartoonist and children’s book author/illustrator Jerry Craft to learn how to draw your own comics

February 20 –  #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn helps us feel the romance all month with a discussion about Bridgerton and all things romance

April 3 – Prominent speaker and professor Dr. Temple Grandin shares on the gifts of neurodiversity

May 7 – Kal Penn discusses his many lives: writer, producer, former White House staff member, starring actor of “Harold and Kumar” and much more

These events are made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email [email protected]


December 16
December 17
Event Category:


Granite City, IL 62040 United States
+ Google Map
(618) 452-6238
View Venue Website

2001 Delmar

OpenToday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

2145 Johnson

OpenToday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  • S.T.E.A.M. Take Home Kits December 1, 2023 S.T.E.A.M. Take Home KitsScience Technology Engineering Arts MathDecember: Salt Dough OrnamentsJanuary: Bird Feeder*Contains Peanut ButterFebruary: Geometric HeartFor Grades 2-6Pick up a kit with supplies and instructions at either library location while supplies last.Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Holiday Ornaments December 2, 2023 at 10:00 am – 11:30 am Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Holiday OrnamentsGalaxy Ornaments: Saturday, December 2nd from 10-11:30 AMHoliday Song Ornaments: Saturday, December 9th from 2-3:30 PM2001 Delmar Ave18+ CraftRegistration Required: Call 618-452-6238 ext. 730
  • Nintendo Switch December 2, 2023 at 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Teen Room, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Nintendo SwitchEvery Saturday, 1-4 PMTeen Room, 2001 Delmar AveGrades 7-12For more information email the Teen Services Librarian at: [email protected]
  • Story Time December 4, 2023 at 10:00 am – 10:30 am 2145 Johnson Rd, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Story TimeEnjoy stories, music and crafts!Mondays at 10 AMSMRLD 2145 Johnson Road&Wednesdays at 6 PMSMRLD 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238
  • Legos December 5, 2023 at 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Children's Department - Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Come Build with Us! Every Tuesday 4-7 PM In the Children's Department, 2001 Delmar Ave Questions? Call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238

Search SMRLD

Six Mile Regional Library District © 2023. All Rights Reserved. St. Louis Web Design by Clicked Studios.