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How Can the Six Mile Regional Library District Help You Make and Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

As the New Year approaches, many of us are thinking about making resolutions to improve our lives in some way. Whether you want to make healthier choices, find a new job, save money, or learn a new skill, the Six Mile Regional Library District can be a valuable resource to help you achieve your goals.

One way SMRLD can help you make and keep your New Year’s resolutions is by providing access to a wide range of resources that can support your goals. Whether you want to learn a new skill, improve your health, or broaden your horizons, the library is a great place to start. For example, you can find books, magazines, and online resources on topics such as exercise, nutrition, mindfulness, and personal finance.

Another way that SMRLD can help is by providing a supportive and inspiring environment for learning and personal growth. We offer programs and events that can help you achieve your goals, such as workshops, classes, and book clubs. These programs are often led by experts in their fields, and they provide a great opportunity to learn from others who are also working towards similar goals.

The public library can also help you make and keep your New Year’s resolutions is by providing access to technology and equipment that can support your goals. For example, if your resolution is to start a small business, SMRLD has computers and other equipment that you can use to create a business plan and get your venture off the ground.

Additionally, the library can also help you stay accountable and motivated to pursue your resolutions with tools and services that can help you track your progress and stay on track, such as reading logs, goal-setting worksheets, and online databases. You can also connect with others who are working towards similar goals through library programs and events, which can provide valuable support and encouragement.

In short, the public library can be a valuable resource to help you make and keep your New Years resolutions. Whether you want to get in shape, learn a new skill, or improve your financial situation, the library can access to a wide range of resources, a supportive and inspiring environment, and tools and services to help you stay on track, the library can be an invaluable partner in your journey towards personal growth and self-improvement.

To learn more about how SMRLD can help you email us at [email protected]; call us at 618-452-6238; or visit us at either of our locations, 2001 Delmar Ave or 2145 Johnson Rd, Granite City, IL 62040.


2001 Delmar

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  • COZY UP with a Good Book All Ages Winter Reading Program December 15, 2022 – February 2, 2023 smrld.beanstack.com COZY UP with a Good BookAll Ages Winter Reading ProgramDecember 15 through February 2Sign up through smrld.beanstack.com or pick up a log at either library!Read one hour each week of the program and you will be entered in a drawing for a prize!The drawings begin on Friday, December 23 so log your reading on Beanstack…
  • Story Time January 30, 2023 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
  • Book Club! January 30, 2023 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 2145 Johnson Rd, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Book Club!Join the Six Mile Regional Library Book ClubNo Meeting in December - We look forward to seeing you in the New YearThe Maid by Nita Prose: Monday, January 30, 11:00 AM 2145 Johnson Rd & Tuesday, January 31, 6:30 PM 2001 Delmar AveRural Voices edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter: Monday, February 27, 11:00 AM 2145 Johnson Rd & Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 PM 2001 Delmar AveCopies of the…
  • Legos January 31, 2023 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Children's Department - Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Come Build with Us! Every Tuesday 5 - 7 PM In the Children's Department, 2001 Delmar Ave Questions? Call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238
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