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The Six Mile Regional Library District (SMRLD) is proud to provide high-quality service for all ages. The Youth Services focuses on providing programs, materials, and research help for children from birth through age 12. Teen Services focuses on children ages 12 through 18. See the Teen page for more information.

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Eat Play Grow Take Home Kits
Pick up a kit and use the provided link to join us for free and fun nutrition and activity lessons that bring together art, stories, and music for preschoolers and their caregivers!Available during regular Library hours at Both locations in Youth Services while supplies last.
New Kits Available on: March 1, March 15, April 5, April 19, May 3, and May 17
Questions?  Email [email protected]
Saturday Science Lab at Home
March 13: Paper Cup Wind Instrument
April 10: Stained Glass Earth Kits provided by STARnet & NASA @ My Library
May 8: Self Watering Planter
For Grades 2-6
Pick up an experiment kit with instructions, available beginning the Thursday before at either library location.
We will post a demonstration video to the library’s social media that Saturday if you want to follow along with us.
Questions?  Email [email protected]
Celebrate National Library Week with our 4th Annual Peeps® Diorama Virtual Contest!
All ages welcome to participate, either as individuals or as a family. Submit pictures of your family-friendly book-themed dioramas
March 28th – April 3rd
Vote for your favorite April 5th through 10th
Two Peeptastic Awards! Staff Favorite & Fan Favorite
Email submissions and any questions to [email protected]
2021 All Ages Summer Reading Challenge 
Pre-register online or with the Beanstack Tracker app starting May 21st
Registration Starts May 28th
Take Home Crafts
Look for a new children’s craft every week and a new teen craft every other week!
Available during regular Library hours at Both locations while supplies last.
Questions?  Email [email protected]
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Register at Either Library Location or
Keep Book Log
Every 100 Books  – Visit either library location and receive a sticker.
500 Books – Your child will receive a free book.
1000 Books –  Your child will receive a free book and a backpack.
Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720

Kid’s Digital Library

Find books, audiobooks, and more on our Online Resources Page! Resources are available at home and at the library.

Additional resources are available on our Resources & Services Page.

Parents & Educators

Parent/Teacher Collection: SMRLD maintains a collection of resources for parents and teachers as part of our parent-teacher collection.  The Parent-Teacher collection includes resources for serving youth with special needs, curriculum development, and much much more. This collection is housed in the children’s department at the Delmar Avenue location.

Useful Links

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder: Allows you to search for books with corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® quiz.

Lexile Framework for Reading: Lexile measures help your child grow and improve his or her reading skills. Find books according to Lexile numbers, find the Lexile number of a book and track the growth of your child’s reading skills.

Need Help with Research & Homework? Access Online Resources Here!

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The Six Mile Regional Library District (SMRLD) is proud to provide high-quality service for all ages.  The Youth Services Department focuses on providing materials and programs for children from birth through 12th grade.
Programs, Reference Assistance, Readers’ Advisory, Print & Electronic Resources, DVDs & CDs, And more!

2001 Delmar

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2145 Johnson

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Upcoming Events

Tue 09

Board of Trustees Meeting

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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