Rod puppets, hand puppets, marionettes, oh my! Elementary age children will create their own puppets and learn how to perform a show. All materials are provided free of charge. No registration required.

Main Branch: Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. 
                      January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18 

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Winter 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. Click the link below to explore programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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ABC Mouse


With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc.

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Pajama Storytime

Bring your teddy bear and wear your pajamas to Pajama Storytime, a weekly program that is fun for the whole family, with emphasis on stories for preschoolers. 

Prairie West Branch: Mondays at 7 p.m.
Brandon Branch: Thursdays at 7 p.m.

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Draw Some Awesome...

Learn to Draw Some Awesome art with artist Julia Matuska. Each Monday afternoon she will teach techniques, tips, and tricks to perfect your drawing skills. Drawing supplies will be provided. Recommended for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Main Branch: Mondays at 4:15 p.m.

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Stories to Go

Stories to Go

Unable to attend a library storytime? Bring one home with you through Stories to Go!

Designed for three, four, and five-year-olds, each bag contains everything you need for your own preschool storytime.

Stories To Go bags are free and available for anyone.

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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, and…

Posted 01/08/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

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