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Hayner Genealogy & Local History Library

401 State St., Alton, IL 62002

Presidential History

The Hayner Public Library District provides a variety of genealogy-related services to support research efforts.

Information from various states in addition to Illinois and other countries is available. The digitized newspaper collection is a wonderful resource of The Hayner Public Library District for genealogy research. The collection includes the Alton Telegraph Archives dating as far back as 1836 and access newspaper archive to locate newspaper articles in other parts of the country.

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  • Mon: 8:30am – 8:00pm
  • Tue: 8:30am – 8:00pm
  • Wed: 8:30am – 8:00pm
  • Thu: 8:30am – 8:00pm
  • Fri: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Sat: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Sun: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

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