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Talk Like a Pirate

During the week of International Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 14-20), go to any branch library and take a picture at our photobooth. Use our stick props and show us your best pirate pose. Upload your photo to Facebook or Twitter with #siouxlandlibpirates, and be entered into a contest to win a prize for the best pirate photo.

Be sure to like us on Facebook at Siouxland Libraries and to follow us on Twitter @siouxlandlib.

eBook Day

Read an eBook - September 18

Tell us why you read eBooks (on the Read an eBook Day site, or via Twitter or Facebook using #eBookday), for a chance to win a tablet or eReader from OverDrive. The Main Library will have an eReader Roundup in the lobby from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about our digital services and try some devices. Also watch for a special noon Book Talk on our Facebook page.

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Model Trains

Train Day

View model trains in action, set up by the Dakota Southeastern Division Model Train. Attend a model train mountain clinic using form board, rocks and plaster. Enjoy a train-themed family storytime and train craft for kids.

Saturday, September 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Prairie West

Train Day Schedule
Dakota Southeastern Division Model Train
Peace Corps

Peace Corps Adventures

Learn about volunteering for the Peace Corps on Monday, September 22, 5-6 p.m.

Peace Corps volunteers share their experiences on Thursday, September 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Both sessions are at the Prairie West Library.

More information about these events
Go Global

Go Global @ Siouxland Libraries

September is library card sign-up month! We have lined up a world tour of programs and classes at each library branch.

On Tuesday, September 30, from 4-7 p.m., Go Global with us at our World’s Fair at Prairie West Library!

Get more information
List of Bingo programs and classes


Mango Languages Videos

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Languages for travellers

Posted 09/15/2014 in Languages for travellers

Use the Mango Language service to prepare for travel...   [Watch Video]

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The foreign exchange student

Posted 09/15/2014 in The foreign exchange student

Use the Mango Language service to prepare for a foreign exchange program...   [Watch Video]

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Explore Siouxland Libraries with Bingo

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and Siouxland Libraries is celebrating with a world tour of events, classes, and programs…

Posted 09/08/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Preschool Storytime at Siouxland Libraries

Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills with Preschool Storytime…

Posted 09/08/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

“Knit a Square” Night at Siouxland Libraries

Knitters and crocheters are invited to the Main Library on Monday, September 8, at 7 p.m. to each make an 8" by 8" square for KasCare…

Posted 09/05/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

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