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

Things to Do: Event Calendar or Brochure


TAG = Teen Advisory Group
TAG is for volunteers ages 13-17 who use their voice to improve the library’s teen services, materials, and so much more!
Meetings are 12-1 PM @ 2001 Delmar Ave
Saturday, Apr. 15 & May 13
at 2001 Delmar Ave
Tell us what you think!
Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
Celebrate National Library Week (April 23-29)  with a Peeps Diorama Contest!
All entries must be on the theme “There’s More to the Story” and be “Family Friendly” (suitable for all audiences)
All entries should be around the size of a standard shoe-box, with maximum size of 12″ x 18″ by 12″. Sides may be removed.
All characters in your scene should be made using Peeps. Dioramas can use any type of Peep.
Limit one entry per person or family/team.
Dioramas with attached entry forms may be dropped off at either location between Thursday, April 20th and Saturday, April 22nd.
Winners will be awarded in two categories: SMRLD Staff Favorite and Fan Favorite.
Voting will be open from April 24th to 12 PM April 29th. Votes can be cast either online or in person at our Delmar location. Winners will be announced at our Peeps Party on May 6th at 1PM
All entries must be picked up at 2001 Delmar Ave by 8PM on Thursday, May 11th. Remaining dioramas will be discarded.
All are invited to attend our Peeps Party on Tuesday, May 2nd from 6-7pm at SMRLD 2001 Delmar Avenue.
We will make a reasonable effort to keep your diorama safe, and the library is not responsible for any damage to your diorama. By entering your diorama, you give Six Mile Regional Library District permission to display, photograph/film, and share it online.
Peeps Diorama Contest Rules & Entry Form at https://www.smrld.org/peeps-diorama-contest-rules/
If you have any questions, please call 618-452-6238 ext 730 or 755 email [email protected]
Teen Craft Duct Tape Flowers
Grades 7-12
Thursday, April 27th
5-7 PM
SMRLD, 2001 Delmar Ave
Learn how to flower pens with duct tape!
Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
Saturday, May 6th
Pick up comics at either of our locations!
Youth, Teen, and Adult TItles Available While Supplies Last
Call 618-452-6238 ext 730 or email [email protected] with any questions
Drawing Comics with Jarrett J. Krosoczka – ILP
Saturday, May 6 at 10 AM
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Jarrett J. Krosoczka! Perfect for the entire family, this live, virtual drawing workshop is sure to inspire the inner artist in everyone. Jarrett creates books with humor, heart, and deep respect for his young readers—qualities that have made his titles perennial favorites on the bookshelves of homes, libraries, and bookstores over the past twenty years. So sharpen your pencils, bring out the paper, and join us on Saturday, May 6 at 10a.m for this can’t miss event!
This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events.
ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State,
using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta y Cultura
Sábado 6 de mayo / Saturday, May 6
3:30-5:30 PM | 2001 Delmar Ave
música, manualidades, y actividades para toda la familia / family friendly music, crafts, and activities
Preguntas? Llamame 618452-6238 ext. 715 / Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext. 785
Teen Game Day
Grades 7-12
Saturday, May 27
3-5 PM
SMRLD, 2001 Delmar Ave
Bring your friends for a fun afternoon of card games, board games, & snacks at the library!
Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
Nintendo Switch
Every Saturday, 1-4 PM
Teen Room, 2001 Delmar Ave
Grades 7-12
For more information email: [email protected]

Teen Digital Library


Find what you need for your next assignment or to ace that test! 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.

2001 Delmar

ClosedToday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

2145 Johnson

ClosedToday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Upcoming Events

  • The Library is closing at 4:30 due to impending dangerous weather conditions. March 31, 2023
  • S.T.E.A.M. Take Home Kits April 1, 2023 S.T.E.A.M. Take Home KitsScience Technology Engineering Arts MathMarch: Peep CatapultApril: Play Dough StructuresMay: Egg GeodesFor Grades 2-6Pick up a kit with supplies and instructions at either library location while supplies last.Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Nintendo Switch April 1, 2023 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]
  • Story Time April 3, 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
  • Painting with Fizzy Paint April 4, 2023 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Painting with Fizzy PaintTuesday, April 42-4 PMSMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveFor children, grades K-4Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720

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