East Alton Public Library District

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation to anyone of age — especially if you are 50 or older and can't afford paid tax preparation. Tax-Aide service for the 2021 Tax Year can be made by appointment only. Appointments may be made at the front desk or by calling the library at 618-259-0787. After scheduling your appointment, visit the library to pick up a preparation package. 

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Mondays & Tuesdays
February 7, 2022 - April 5, 2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(No services on February 21, 2022)


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Join us on WednesdayJanuary 12th at 4:00 PM for story time and crafts. The next book will be "Snowballs" by Lois Ehlert, and the next craft activity will be mixed media snowmen.



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I Grew Up in War Housing ($24.99)

The history of the Defense Housing Projects in East Alton, Illinois 1941-1954.

Images of America: East Alton ($21.99)

East Alton has a long and proud history. From the earliest settlement, Beeman's (Benen) Fort, in 1811, the village of East Alton has long been an industrial powerhouse.