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Discovery Day: Chickens

Learn something new at the Downtown Library!

On March 27, from 2-3 p.m. see live chickens and learn about their life cycle and how to care for them.

Learn more about chickens with books from our collection.

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After-School Programs

Inspire your school-ager's imagination with books, art, movies, gaming, and science.

Follow the links below to see what's happening at your branch.

After-School Activities
Full Calendar for Kids (Grades K-5)

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Reading Bridge Book Drive

Help support literacy for children enrolled in the Reading Bridge Summer Tutoring Program!

Bring your new or like-new books for children in grades K-5 to any Siouxland Libraries Branch from March 15 to April 15. Books in good condition will be accepted; no textbooks, magazines, CDs, DVDs or videos, please. Call 367-8700 for more information. 

Learn more about the Reading Bridge Summer Tutoring Program.
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Lapsit Programs

Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, stories and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. This program is for babies 6 months to 24 months to attend with a parent or caregiver. Registration is not required.

Find a Lapsit near you.

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Sensory Storytime

Books, songs, movement, and activities that stimulate the senses and promote learning. Ideal for children with sensory integration challenges or those with autism spectrum disorder.

Downtown Library: Saturdays, April 8 & 22, 2-3 p.m.

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Catch the Read Aloud Habit

March is National Read Aloud month and we are sharing a new early learning tip every day.

Little ones love rhyming, word play and songs - provide a healthy diet of books that feature them, and see how babies gain language.

Browse our collection of rhyming picture books