Archive for October, 2013

Grand Re-Opening at Niedringhaus School

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Please join us in celebrating the reopening of the downtown library at its temporary location, 2901 State Street. On Saturday, October 12, from 12 p.m.  to 4 p.m.,  a variety of events are planned for all ages.

• Kids help paint a mural for the library with local artist Jennifer Flores. (12 p.m.-4 p.m.)

• Experience new library technologies at the technology petting zoo: e-readers, borrowing e-books, and our new digital magazine collection. (12 p.m.-4 p.m)

• Representatives from the Madison County Health Department  host an informational  session on the Affordable Care Act and help with enrollment for health coverage. (1 p.m.-3 p.m.)

•  A shred truck from Shred-It allows each person to bring  up to 3 boxes of paper for FREE shredding. Also, a truck from the Dell Reconnect Technology Recycling with Goodwill program accepts any computer items to be discarded. (1 p.m.-3 p.m.)

•  Granite City author Rita Rey signs copies of her latest novel. (2 p.m.-4 p.m.)

If you  have  any  questions, please call  (618) 452-6244 or email [email protected]


Temporary Location Open for Business

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Six Mile Regional Library is open for business at our temporary location 2901 State Street, formerly Niedringhaus School. (see map) Our hours while at Niedringhaus School will remain the same as always for the downtown location.  While we are currently unavailable by telephone at 2901 State Street we would love to hear from you by email or stop by in person. The Branch library at 2145 Johnson Road is available by phone and is open for business as usual, as well. We look forward to seeing all of you and thank you for your continued support and patience.


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…
  • Saturday Play & Learn For Babies & Toddlers July 20, 2024 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Saturday Play & Learn For Babies & ToddlersSaturday, June 15; July 20; & August 1710 AM at SMRLD2001 Delmar AveStories, Songs, & Slightly Messier PlaytimeQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • All Wound Up! July 20, 2024 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Six Mile Regional Library District - Johnson Road Branch, 2145 Johnson Rd, Granite City, IL 62040, USA All Wound UpBeginning yarn crafts 11AM - 1 PMSaturday, March 16th - Knitting for BeginnersSaturday, April 20th  - Knitting for BeginnersSaturday, May 18th  - Simple Crochet StitchesSaturday, June 15th - Simple Crochet StitchesLimited to 8 people2145 Johnson RoadRegister at tinyurl.com/allwoundup2 or call 618-452-6238
  • Nintendo Switch July 20, 2024 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]

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