Archive for April, 2016

Star Wars Day

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Star Wars Day 5.4.2016

Star Wars Day: Wednesday, May 4 6-7:30 PM at 2001 Delmar Avenue Granite City, IL 62040. Games, crafts, and trivia. Have your picture taken with Boba Fett! Grades pre-K -12th. Questions? Call 452-6238 ext 3.

Container Gardening @ Your Library

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Container Gardening 5.3.2016 and 6.7.2016

Container Gardening @ Your Library: Salsa Gardens Tuesday, May 3rd  and Herb Gardens Tuesday, June 7th from 6:30-7:30 PM at the Branch Library, 2145 Johnson Road. Learn how to transform your small yard or patio into a blooming, green space while helping the Johnson Road Library create container gardens for the patio. All the produce grown at the library will be free to library customers. Questions? Call 452-6244

Family Coloring Night

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Family Coloring Night 5.2.2016

Family Coloring Night The 1st Monday of the month (May 2) from 6:30-7:30 PM Pop over to the Downtown Library Training and Events Room, 2001 Delmar Ave for coloring and chatting with the whole family! Questions? Call 452-6238 ext 4

Free Adult Computer Classes

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Free Computer Classes May 2016

Free Adult Computer Classes held at two locations, SMRLD Training and Events Room 2001 Delmar Avenue Granite City, IL and Pontoon Beach Administration Board Room 1 Regency Parkway Pontoon Beach, IL. Join us for Introduction to the Facebook: May 3 & 5 This course covers basic Facebook features and account setup. Become a member of this free website and post messages and photos online. You must have an email address or cell phone to create a Facebook account.Introduction to Gmail: May 17 & 19 In this course you will learn about Internet email, how to create a free Gmail (Google mail) account, learn how to send, receive, and organize messages in Gmail, how to add friends and contacts to a Contacts list, how to send and receive attachments, the basics of email etiquette & email privacy and security; and Introduction to the Internet: May 24 Having trouble finding what you need on the Internet? Come to this class and learn the best way to search for the information you want. You will get to try out some search strategies online with plenty of time to practice. 

Registration required.  Seating limited. To register call 618-452-6238 ext 303.   

Rock Steady Boxing: Fight Back Against Parkinson’s Disease

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Rock Steady Boxing 4.30.2016

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and to help raise awareness and support those battling Parkinson’s Disease join Dan of Rock Steady Boxing-Metro STL at the Downtown Library to learn more about Parkinson’s and Rock Steady Boxing. Rock Steady Boxing improves the quality of life for people battling Parkinson’s disease through non-contact, boxing inspired fitness training.
Questions? Call 452-6238 ext 303

Gross Anatomy: The Digestive System

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Gross Anatomy Poster 4.26.2016

Gross Anatomy: The Digestive System
Gross Anatomy: This activity teaches the various parts of the digestive system from the mouth through the stomach and intestines to… know where it goes. Students act out, learn about, and perform a digestive system simulation to turn actual food into the finished product: poop! Students will not interact with any unsanitary materials throughout the course of this lesson. However, strong stomachs are recommended.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Gr. 4-7
Downtown Location
2001 Delmar
Registration Required.
Questions? Call 452-6238 ext 3


Genealogy Club

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Genealogy Club 4.21.2016

Question? Call 452-6238 ext 303

Veterans’ Assistance Commission of Madison County at SMRLD

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Madison County VA 4.20.2016

Questions? Call 452-6238 ext 4

National Library Week April 10-16, 2016

Monday, April 11th, 2016

2016 Library Week

During the Week of April 10th, libraries across the country will be celebrating library services and promoting library use throughout their communities. The national theme for Library Week 2016 is “Libraries Transform”. Six Mile Regional Library District strives to be a beacon in our community by contributing to the transformation of individuals. We strive to do this through the materials we offer, the available community spaces at the library, and the engaging programs offered at both library locations.

So, our question for you, our community of library users, is: “Has the library changed your life?” If the answer is yes, tell us your story, and you will be entered into a drawing for a free Kindle Fire! Forms will be available at both locations of the Six Mile Regional Library District and submissions may be emailed to [email protected] or dropped off in the boxes located at the Research Desk. All submissions must be turned in by Saturday April 16th at 5:00 p.m. The drawing will be conducted on Monday April 18th at 1:00 p.m. and the winner will be immediately notified. There will only be one entry per person.

Questions? Call 452-6238

SNAP Food Stamp Application Assistance & Information

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

SNAP Assistance 4.19.2016

Questions? Contact Kelly Hall at the St. Louis Area Foodbank: 314-292-5767 or [email protected]

2001 Delmar


2145 Johnson


Upcoming Events

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Story Times

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 23

America Reads Tutor

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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