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Dig Deeper! Read, Investigate, Discover Adult 2020 Summer Reading Challenge
May 30- July 24
Register online through smrld.beanstack.com, the Beanstack app, or pick up a packet at either library location.
Registering automatically enters you into our weekly drawing for gift cards from local businesses.
Complete an activity challenge and you are entered into a drawing for SMRLD reusable bag!
Log all the books you read or listen to from May 30 to July 24. You may return your paper book log any time after July 6.
Read 8 books to complete the Challenge and receive a 2020 Summer Reading t-shirt!
Questions? Email [email protected] or call 452-6238 ext. 755
Join the University of Illinois Extension Office via Zoom for: Making Meals Healthy, Affordable, and Fun!
2-2:30 PM
Tuesday, June 2:  Healthy, Affordable Snacks
Tuesday, June 9: Container Gardening at Home
For more information visit: www.facebook.com/events/1297054953830040
To Register: https://go.illinois.edu/HealthyCents
Throwback Thursday Exercise
Every Thursday, June 4 – July 9  —  10:30 AM
Invite the entire family to join us on Zoom.  Have an hour of fun and exercise as we workout together with “Sweatin’ To the Oldies Workouts with Richard Simmons.”
Registration is required.
For more information or to register email [email protected] with your name, telephone number, and question.

Cutting the Cord
Cut the Cord: Eliminate your cable or satellite bill with the help of the library, an antenna, and streaming video
Thursday, June 4  —   6 PM
Wednesday, June 10  — 3 PM

Netflix? Hulu? Amazon Prime?  How about Hoopla and Disney+? Fire TV Stick? Roku?  We’ll answer your questions.
Learn how to lower or eliminate your cable or satellite TV bill by using the library, over-the-air local channels, and streaming-video devices and services.
This program will take place via Zoom. The link for the meeting will be hosted in the Facebook event.

Family Trivia and Game Night
Join SMRLD for Online Trivia and Games
Thursday, June 11 —  6:30 PM
Thursday, July 9  —  6:30 PM
Thursday, August 13 —  6:30 PM
For more information and the links to join follow SMLRD on Facebook
Just Unwind Yarn Club
The Third Tuesday of each month to knit,
socialize, and share techniques with fellow yarn crafters
6-8 PM
Online via Zoom
Questions? Email [email protected] with your name, telephone number, and question.
Book Chats
Join us via Zoom to talk about the books you’re reading and get recommendations for the next great read.
Wednesday, June 17th —   6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 15th —   6:30 PM
Wednesday, August 19th —   6:30 PM
For more information follow SMLRD on Facebook
Throwback Thursday Crafts
Join us each month as we demonstrate different crafts from past decades.
Thursday, June 18  —  6:30 PM
Thursday, July 16 —  6:30 PM
Thursday, August 20 — 6:30 PM
Participants can also show off crafts they have worked on during the month during the show and tell.
All ages are welcome!
For more information and the links to join follow SMLRD on Facebook
Adult Trivia and Game Night
Join SMRLD for Online Trivia and Games
Thursday, June 25   —   6:30 PM
Thursday, July 30   —   6:30 PM
Thursday, August 27 —   6:30 PM
For more information follow SMLRD on Facebook
Introduction to FamilySearch
SMRLD now provides access to the FamilySearch genealogy archive!
This presentation will demonstrate how to navigate FamilySearch and share what information can be found within.
Saturday, July 18  —  1:00-2:30 PM
Email [email protected] to register and we will provide the Zoom link to join this online presentation.
Book Club!
Join us on the last Monday of the month
6:30 PM
Join the Six Mile Regional Library Book Club for an Online discussion of
Monday, June 29:   Euphoria by Lily King
Monday, July 27:  Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Monday, August 24:  Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
Copies of the book are available at both libraries.
Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 755
Read Around the World in 365 Days
First annual SMRLD adult reading challenge!
During 2020, read 12 books from our around the world reading list &
receive an invitation to a celebration in January 2021!
Join the Challenge & Get the list on Beanstack
Questions? Email [email protected] or message us on Facebook 
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The Six Mile Regional Library District (SMRLD) is proud to provide high-quality service for all ages.  The Adult Services Department focuses on providing materials, programs, reference assistance, readers’ advisory, print & electronic resources, DVDs & CDs, and more for persons age 13 and over.

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