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Fridays with Rocky

Develop your child's love of reading and learning skills at this special family storytime with Rocky, a certified therapy dog!

Oak View: Fridays at 10:30 a.m. October 14 & 21

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Will you tell us a spooky story?

It's that time again... the annual Spooky Stories Writing Contest!

Send us your scariest "G"-rated story by October 22, and be entered to win "spooktacular" prizes. Plus, get the chance to perform your story in front of all your favorite fiends and family on Saturday, October 29, at the Prairie West Branch. Follow the link below for more information. Open to elementary-age authors only.

Official Rules and Entry Form

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Wee Read and Explore

Learn how to create fun, interactive storytimes at home with tips and trade secrets from Siouxland Libraries storytellers.

This week we will explore Little Owl's Night by Divya Srinivasan. Open to families and children ages 3-6.

Prairie West: Thursday, October 27, 10:30 a.m.

Find Little Owl's Night in the library
Wee Read and Explore schedule

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2016-2017 South Dakota Book Awards

The nominees are out, including a new category for kids in grades 2-3: Prairie Bloom. Follow the link below to browse books in each category and get reading!

Voting begins October 1. 

Good Reads for Kids

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Develop a love of reading, enrich your child’s listening, social, and pre-reading skills, and connect with other families at storytime. Click the link below to explore programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Click here to find a storytime near you

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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)