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Our librarians will be happy to find materials for you based on what you like.  Just fill out the form below and we will pick out 5 things just for you!

Upcoming Book Releases

Click here to be one of the first names on the hold list for these upcoming releases. Check the books you would like to place on hold, the SMRLD staff will do the rest!

Book Lists Collection on Pinterest

View some of our favorite Book Lists Currated by SMRLD staff for your enjoyment

Ever wonder what your SMRLD librarians are reading? Well now you can follow along at smrld.org/librarianreads with some of their recommendations.

Did you love that last book you read and want to find similar books or authors?
Check out Novelist!  Enter an author’s name or title to discover read alikes based on the characters, genres, tone, & writing style.  

NoveList Plus


Novelist K-8 Plus

In the middle of a series and you do not know what comes next?
Check out Kent District Library’s What’s Next! Type in the author’s last name or series character for the chronological list of all the books in the series.  
What’s Next®: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library

SMRLD Book Club Favorites

        

  

Join the Six Mile Regional Library Book Club for a morning or evening discussion of the latest book club selection. The last Monday of the month, Morning Meeting —11 AM at SMRLD, 2145 Johnson Rd or Evening Meeting—6:30 PM at Kool Beanz Café, 1316 Niedringhaus Ave. Copies of the book are available at both libraries. Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 785.

Reading Challenges!
Join our Summer and Winter Reading Challenges at either library location or online at Beanstack (https://smrld.beanstack.com/reader365)!


Beanstack
Discover our most recommended books and events, log your reading and activities, and earn points, badges, and possibly even prizes along the way.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Register at Either Library Location or
Keep Book Log
Every 100 Books  – Visit either library location and receive a sticker.
500 Books – Your child will receive a free book.
1000 Books –  Your child will receive a free book and a backpack.
Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720
Read Across Historic Route 66 in 2022
The 3rd annual SMRLD reading challenge:
Choose 12 books to read from our Route 66 booklist available at the Research Desk of both locations.
Pick up the booklist at the library or sign up through Beanstack (smrld.beanstack.com)
after January 3 and complete the challenge by the end of 2022 for a small prize!
Questions? Email [email protected] or call 452-6238 ext. 755

For more assistance in selecting your next great read feel free to ask a research librarian at either location, via email [email protected], or by phone 618-452-6238 ext 730.

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Upcoming Events

  • 4rd Annual IHLS Library Crawl! October 1, 2022 – October 31, 2022 4rd Annual IHLS Library Crawl!October 1st through 31stCheck out some of our neighboring libraries this FallThe crawl passports will be available September 30th at both libraries.Visit 5 libraries by October 31st and you will be entered into a drawing for a Quick Trip gift card!Passports must be turned in by November 1st.Questions? Email [email protected] or call 618-452-6238…
  • Story Time October 3, 2022 at 10:00 am – 10:30 am Story TimeEnjoy stories, music and crafts!Mondays at 10 AMSMRLD 2001 Delmar Ave&Thursdays at 6 PMSMRLD 2145 Johnson RoadQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238
  • Legos October 4, 2022 at 5:00 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 5 - 7 PM In the Children's Department, 2001 Delmar Ave Questions? Call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238
  • America Reads Tutor Available October 6, 2022 at 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm America Reads Tutor AvailableStudents, K-12 Grade1 Hour SessionsFirst Come, First ServedEvery Thursday from 4:30-8 PM, Every Friday from 4-6 PM, Every Saturday from 9AM-6 PM.SMRLD, Youth Services Dept., 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720.  
  • America Reads Tutor Available October 7, 2022 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm America Reads Tutor AvailableStudents, K-12 Grade1 Hour SessionsFirst Come, First ServedEvery Thursday from 4:30-8 PM, Every Friday from 4-6 PM, Every Saturday from 9AM-6 PM.SMRLD, Youth Services Dept., 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720.  

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