Afterschool Workshops
A Lego Club afterschool workshop will be held on February 24 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm. All children in grades 2nd – 8th grade are welcome to attend. This program is limited to the first 20 children that sign up. Call or stop in today to register.

The Alton Public Library will be having Babygarten programs on Wednesday mornings
at 10:00. The second six week session will run from March 2 – April 6. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are invited to attend with children aged 0 -3 years old.

Preschool Story Time
Preschool story time programs are being held on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Come join the fun as we read stories, sing songs, and make crafts! Programs will be held on February 17, 24, and March 9, 16, 23, and 30.

Playing Cards at Alton Public Library
The Alton Public Library would like to invite all adults interested in playing cards to come on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 pm. Cards and hot beverages will be provided. Games played will be decided by those attending. All ages welcome to attend this weekly program!

Adult Book Club
The Alton Public Library invites all adults to join our monthly book club! The next discussion will be held on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 pm. The book chosen for this month is Little Bee by Chris Cleave. Copies of the book are available for you to check out. Stop by the library, give us a call, or visit our website for more information –

Girls Circle
Girl’s Circle is a new after school program to begin on March 16 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm. All girls in grades 3rd – 7th are welcome to come and join the fun! Girl’s Circle is a nationally renowned program which allows girls to come together to build self-esteem and resiliency as well as help them build trusting relationships and support as they make life changing decisions in the future. Cheryl Buntsma, Compass Pointe, will conduct the courses. Registration is required – Please stop by the Alton Public Library to pick up a form. Registrations must be completed by March 16 to attend.

New Adult Books

  • True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman
  • Woman of Grace by Kathleen Morgan
  • Flintock: Kill or Die by William W. Johnstone
  • Lincoln by David Herbert Donald