Oz Day

Wizard of Oz Day

We're off to see the Wizard for a fun filled day for the whole family! No registration is required.

Prairie West Branch: Saturday, October 25, starting at 10:05 a.m.

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Spooky Contest

Spooky Stories Writing Contest

Put your spooky writing skills to the test, submit your best scary story by October 27, and be prepared perform it! The winner will be determined by the loudest applause, so friends and family are encouraged to come and watch! Open to ghouls in K-6 grade.

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Spooky Stories Entry Form
Trick or Treat

Halloween Stories

Come in costume for this special Halloween storytime! Listen to slightly scary stories, make a spooky craft, and trick-or-treat around the library. No registration required.

Main Branch: Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m.

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Dare to Be

Who would you dare to be?

Join us at the Prairie West Library for stories and activities from The Dangerous Book for Boys and The Daring Book for Girls. Collect weekly stamps in your field guide on a journey of discovery! For kids, grades 1-4.

Wednesday, October 29, 3:15 p.m. -- Dare to be a Wizard! Follow the yellow Brick Road to "Oz" and create a Wizard of Oz inspired craft! Registration is not required.

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Fall Storytimes

Develop a love of reading, enrich your child’s listening, social, and pre-reading skills, and connect with other families through the libraries’ story programs. The Fall session continues through Saturday, November 8.

Children's Programs
Stories to Go

Stories to Go

Stories To Go is a unique collection at Siouxland Libraries. Designed for three, four, and five-year-olds, each bag contains everything you need for your own preschool storytime.

Stories To Go bags can be checked out by anyone and may be especially helpful for parents, teachers and daycare providers.

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Siouxland Libraries to “Read for the Record”

Read for the Record Day is October 21, 2014. Representatives of local businesses, City of Sioux Falls officials, and community leaders will read Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells…

Posted 10/17/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Preschool Storytime at Siouxland Libraries

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

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