Wee Read and Play Land

Check out the new play space at Prairie West!

Custom designed for children ages 0-6, this new interactive area encourages learning through play.

Open House: Saturday, February 6, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Storytime starts at 10:05 a.m. with special activities to follow!

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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.

Children's Programs
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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
After-School Activities Brochure


New missions, badges, reading lists and more. 

Have you created your account yet?

Check out ReadSquared! 

Kids' Reading Program
Click here to sign up.
1,000 Books

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

It's never too early to read to your baby!

This special program includes tips for choosing good books and reading with your little one from birth to kindergarten. Stop by your neighborhood branch to pick up a starter packet today. 

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Wee Read and Sign

Wee Read and Sign

Learn simple signs with your baby to build a communication bridge from infancy to childhood. For babies 6 to 24 months to attend with their parent or caregiver.

Downtown Branch: Monday, February 8, at 10:15 a.m.

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News Releases

Wee Read and Playland Open House

Come play with us and check out the newest addition to Prairie West Branch Library, Wee Read and Playland!…

Posted 02/02/2016 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. This weekly program is filled with stories, rhymes, songs,…

Posted 01/06/2016 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

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