Archive for May, 2014

June Book Club

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

The Art of Racing the Rain

For the June book club, we will be reading “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein!

Join us Monday, June 23 at 6:30pm at the library on 2901 State Street or Tuesday, June 24 at 6:30pm at the library located on Johnson Road!

Questions? Call (618)452-6238 ext 2

Niedringhaus School non-fiction room Closed until further notice.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

The non-fiction room (formerly the cafeteria) at Niedringhaus School will be closed until further notice. Our non-fiction collection sustained more water damage due to the heavy rain over the holiday weekend. Until then, the Johnson Roadlibrary has thousands of non-fiction titles to browse, and you can still reserve titles via our online catalog (

Thank you for your understanding while we move quickly to get the room and collection back in order.Wet book

“Meet the Computer” – Free Computer Class

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Free Computer Class "Meet the Computer"


Wednesday, May 28, 2014 2:00-3:30 PM Chouteau Township Office 906 Thorngate Road. Seating limited. Must have valid SMRLD library card.

Call 452-6238 ext. 2 to register.


Men of Granite book available for purchase

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Men of GraniteNow for sale at either library location:

Men of Granite by Dan Manoyan.

A motion picture based on the book will soon be filmed in Granite City.

Pick up your copy for $25.00 with a check made payable to “Men of Granite”

Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Memorial Day 2014Six Mile Regional Library District is CLOSED Monday, May 26, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day.


Normal hours resume on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.


Free Job Search Workshop

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Looking for a job?  This FREE workshop is for YOU! No registration required

May 22 (ThSouthwestern Illinois workNeturs) & June 5 (Thurs)
2:00–3:30 p.m.

2901 State Street
Granite City, IL
(Niedringhaus School)

At this workshop you will learn:

  • How online applications work
  • The 50 most common questions asked during a job interview
  • What are the best words to use on a resume
  • What is Illinois workNet and how to use it
  • How to follow-up after an interview

Sponsored, in partnership, by 

Six Mile Regional Library District  (618) 452-6238 and Madison County Employment & Training (618) 692-8943

Book Discussion with local author Carolyn Mers

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Carolyn Mers Book Discussion Flier 5.17.2014

Join us for an afternoon with local author, Carolyn Mers, on Saturday, May 17 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the library located on 2145 Johnson Road in Granite City.

Mers will discuss her book, “The Alzheimer’s Roller Coaster: The Story of Our Ride.”

Questions? Call 452-6244

Senator John F. Kennedy at Bellemore Village

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Senator John F. Kennedy at Bellemore Village in Granite City (YouTube)

Original 8mm film of Senator John F. Kennedy during his presidential campaign stop at Bellemore Village Shopping Center in Granite City, Illinois on Monday, October 3, 1960. Campaigning for Governor of Illinois is Otto Kerner, Jr., then a judge in the Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County. Both were elected 36 days later.

Originally filmed on 8mm Kodachrome Movie Film by Steve Conkovich of Granite City. There is no audio.

Movie Matinee!

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

It Happened One NightOur first movie matinee will take place on Wednesday, May 28 at noon in the Niedringhaus School community room.

Join us for a viewing of It Happened One Night (1934) Starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who’s actually a reporter looking for a story.

Questions? Call 452-6238 ext 2

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