Home Delivery

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Are you unable to leave home, but would still love to get library books, movies, and more? SMRLD can come to you!

We deliver library materials to:

  • Six Mile Regional Library District residents of all ages who are physically unable to visit the library, including the elderly, the disabled, and those who are temporarily incapacitated by illness, accident, or pregnancy.
  • We deliver to: homes, apartments, retirement and nursing homes, and hospitals.
  • Home delivery can be on a temporary or long-term basis.

To quality for Home Delivery Services:

  • Applicant must reside within the Six Mile Regional Library Service District
  • Applicant must have or be eligible for a Six Mile Regional Library Card
  • Must be physically unable to visit the library

What will we deliver?

  • Large print and regular print books, including current best sellers
  • Audiobooks
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Magazines

When are items delivered?

  • Items are dropped off and picked up either biweekly or monthly. The Home Delivery Coordinator will create a schedule with you that best fits your needs.

How do I sign up?

  • You can call the Six Mile Regional Library District at (618) 452-6238 ext. 731 to speak with the Home Delivery Coordinator. You can also download our Home Delivery Brochure and mail it back to:

Six Mile Regional Library District
Attn: Home Delivery Coordinator
2001 Delmar Ave
Granite City, IL 62040

Our Home Delivery Coordinator will then contact you to set up an appointment to meet. This meeting will allow us to create a program that best fits YOUR needs.

Additional Services

In-Home Technology Training

In addition to providing library materials, SMRLD can provide in-home technology training. Staff can help set up electronic devices such as tablets and e-readers and connect you with our online resources.

Talking Book and Braille Service

The Illinois State Library TBBS provides a free digital audio player and a variety of spoken materials to anyone unable to read standard print material due to a visual or physical disability. Braille materials and Descriptive Video Service films with audio narration are also available.

All materials are sent postage-free through the U.S. Postal Service. Contact the Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service at (800) 665-5576, ext. 1 or visit Illinois State Library TBBS for more information and questions.

2001 Delmar

ClosedToday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

2145 Johnson

ClosedToday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  • 2024 All Ages Summer Reading Challenge: Read Renew Repeat June 1, 2024 – July 20, 2024 June 1 - July 20Register online at smrld.beanstack.com, with the Beanstack Tracker App, or at either library location
  • Children's Smokey Bear Reading Challenge June 1, 2024 – July 20, 2024 Children's Smokey the Bear Reading ChallengeRegister online at smrld.beanstack.com, with the Beanstack Tracker App.Log books you read or listen to between June 1 and July 20.Complete and check off activities.Read 3 books and do 5 activities to complete the challenge.Finish the challenge to be entered into a drawing for a plush Smokey the Bear!Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services…
  • Story Time July 15, 2024 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
  • SMRLD Walking Club July 15, 2024 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Wilson Park, Granite City, IL 62040 SMRLD Walking ClubJoin us for a walk aroundWilson Parkevery 3rd MondayApril - October5 PMMeet at Ice Rink parking lotApril 15; May 20; June 17; July 15; August 19; September 16; and October 21Cancellations due to weather will be announced via Facebook by 2 PM on the day of the event.Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 730 or email [email protected]
  • Digital Tuesday @ Pontoon Beach July 16, 2024 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Pontoon Beach Administration Building Board Room 1 Regency Parkway, Pontoon Beach, IL, United States Registration Required Call 618-452-6238, Ext 303 to register. Seating is limited.

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