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The Six Mile Regional Library District (SMRLD) is proud to provide high-quality service for all ages. The Youth Services focuses on providing programs, materials, and research help for children from birth through age 12. Teen Services focuses on children ages 12 through 18. See the Teen page for more information.

Things to Do: Event Calendar or Quarterly Brochure

Dig Deeper! Read, Investigate, Discover 2020 Children’s Summer Reading Challenge
May 30- July 24
Register Online at or, with the Beanstack Tracker App or at Either Library Location
Log the books you read or listen to and activities you complete between May 30th and July 24th.
Read: 10 Books to Complete the Challenge
Investigate: Complete at least 2 activities
Discover: Complete at least 2 activities
Stop by either library location after July 6 to get a finishing bag with prizes, a free book & receive a 2020 Summer Reading T-shirt!
Questions?  Email [email protected]
Family Trivia and Game Night
Join SMRLD for Online Trivia and Games
Thursday, July 9  —  6:30 PM
Thursday, August 13 —  6:30 PM
For more information and the links to join follow SMLRD on Facebook
Throwback Thursday Crafts
Join us each month as we demonstrate different crafts from past decades.
Thursday, July 16 —  6:30 PM
Thursday, August 20 — 6:30 PM
Participants can also show off crafts they have worked on during the month during the show and tell.
All ages are welcome!
For more information and the links to join follow SMLRD on Facebook
Learn to Play the Spoons with “The Spoon Man”
Online Children’s Workshop
Friday, July 10 — 2 PM
 Register by filling out the Google Form at  or emailing [email protected]
We will send you the link to join the Zoom Workshop on Thursday, July 9
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Questions?  Email [email protected]
Look for More Children’s Summer Online Programs Most Fridays at 2 PM June – July 2020
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

Kid’s Digital Library

Find books, audiobooks, and more on our Online Resources Page! Resources are available at home and at the library.

Additional resources are available on our Resources & Services Page.

Parents & Educators

Parent/Teacher Collection: SMRLD maintains a collection of resources for parents and teachers as part of our parent-teacher collection.  The Parent-Teacher collection includes resources for serving youth with special needs, curriculum development, and much much more. This collection is housed in the children’s department at the Delmar Avenue location.

Useful Links

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder: Allows you to search for books with corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® quiz.

Lexile Framework for Reading: Lexile measures help your child grow and improve his or her reading skills. Find books according to Lexile numbers, find the Lexile number of a book and track the growth of your child’s reading skills.

Need Help with Research & Homework? Access Online Resources Here!

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The Six Mile Regional Library District (SMRLD) is proud to provide high-quality service for all ages.  The Youth Services Department focuses on providing materials and programs for children from birth through 12th grade.
Programs, Reference Assistance, Readers’ Advisory, Print & Electronic Resources, DVDs & CDs, And more!

2001 Delmar


2145 Johnson


Upcoming Events

Thu 02

Throwback Thursday Exercise

July 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Thu 02

TAG = Teen Advisory Group

July 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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