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3rd Annual Adult Spelling Bee

Test your spelling skills at Siouxland Libraries' Third Annual Adult Spelling Bee at Fernson on 8th! Come to listen or register at the link below to participate.

Friday, October 5, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m., Fernson on 8th (201 N. Weber Ave.)

Register here:


Library Card Sign-Up Month

Sign up for a FREE library card, September 1-30, at any Siouxland Libraries branch and enter a drawing for a $50 Zandbroz Variety gift card!

Already have a library card? Refer someone to get a card and have them mention your name when signing up, and you can BOTH enter the drawing.

Adult Computer Classes

Brush up on your computer skills! Attend one or all sessions. Registration required; space is limited. Register at the link(s) provided below. All classes are at the Downtown Library.

Get the Most Out of the Catalog: Thurs., September 20, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Safe Online Shopping: Thurs., October 4, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
What Device to Buy: Thurs., November 8, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Argus Leader Archives

Access Argus Leader articles from 1999 to the present day through our digital Argus Leader database. Find it here:

(Using this service from home will require your library card number and PIN.)

Are you conducting research that goes back even further? Come to the Downtown Library and use our large collection of microfilm!

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News Releases

Siouxland Libraries Ronning Branch to Reopen September 17 Siouxland Libraries
Good news for customers of Siouxland Libraries Ronning Branch, 3100 East 48th Street. Closed since September 2, 2018, for installation of new shelving and other updates, the expected late
Siouxland Libraries to Focus on 100 Years of South Dakota Women’s Suffrage Siouxland Libraries
Molly Rozum, Associate Professor, and Ronald R. Nelson, Chair of Great Plains and South Dakota History at the University of South Dakota, will present an overview of the women’s suffrage movement
Prairie West Event to Celebrate Beloved Children’s Author Siouxland Libraries
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, Fantastic Mr. Fox—all were written by Roald Dahl, the prolific author of nearly 50 stories, books, and screenplays
A Siouxland Libraries’ Card Delivers Endless Opportunities Siouxland Libraries
This September, Siouxland Libraries joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-up Month
Regular Prairie West Storytime with Miss South Dakota High School Has Been Canceled and Regular Storytime Will Be Offered Siouxland Libraries
The Saturday, September 1, 2018, 10:30–11 a.m. Storytime with Miss South Dakota High School at Siouxland Libraries Prairie West Branch has been canceled
Upcoming Events for Children at Siouxland Libraries Siouxland Libraries
Storytime With Miss South Dakota High School | Dahl Day

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