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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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We Are Readers We Are 62040 Library Card Sign-up Month Coloring Contest
September 8 – 21
Color the picture Available on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 & enter it for a chance to
win a $25 Gift card to the Granite City Cinema!
A Winner will be chosen from each category:
Youth (Grades 1-3); Youth (Grades 4-6); Teen (Grades 7-12); and Adults
Return submissions by email to [email protected] or to either library location by Monday, September 21, 2020. Library Staff will Vote on their Favorites Winners will be announced on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
Stop by the library or Check back HERE on September 8th to downlaod your printable coloring page
Saturday Science Lab at Home
September 12: Walking Water
October 10: Inflatable Ghost
November 14: Straw Airplanes
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]
Spooky Story Contest
Four Age Groups:
Grades 2-4
Grades 5-8
Grades 9-12
Adult
Grand Prize for each age group a $50 Amazon Gift Card and your story read aloud and posted on our page
Submissions due by October 22nd
Full rules and eligibility available at www.smrld.org/spookystory 
Email [email protected] or call 618-452-6238 ext 755 for more information
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 29

Book Club

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Oct 07

TAG = Teen Advisory Group

October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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