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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.


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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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