Geek Events

Geek the Library

Come “geek” with us October 20-25. We will have special geek events and prizes for participating in different geek events.

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Geek Week Contests and Prizes

Knitting for Giving

Come to the Main Library on Monday, October 20, at 7 p.m. and knit or crochet winter wear for the Mitten Tree. Mitten Tree is sponsored by the 4-H Junior Leaders Association, and will benefit the Children’s Inn. Knitted or crochet winter wear may be dropped off at any library location and will be collected until the first of the year.


Darin Wadley Performance

USD Associate Professor of Music and Director of Percussion Studies Darin Wadley presents “Big Bang,” a live percussion and electronica music performance. In this one-of-a-kind show, Darin plays a wide array of percussion instruments accompanied by programmed techno/trance music.

Tuesday, October 21, 7 p.m. at the Main Branch

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Swing Dance

Swing Dancing

Do you geek swing dancing? We do! Come to the library for an introductory swing dance lesson. Bring your dancing shoes and come with a partner, with friends, or by yourself. Call 367.8720 to register, or sign up online.

Thursday, October 23, 7 p.m. at the Main Branch

Register online

Tell us what you geek

We want to support what you geek! Tell us what types of programs you would like us to provide.


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Geek T-shirts

We love hearing about the things you geek! Spread the geek love with a “What do you geek?” T-shirt. Available for $12 from the Main Branch. Call 367-8700 for more information.


Are Zombies Real?

Truth can be stranger than fiction! Based on her book Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature’s Undead, Rebecca L. Johnson will introduce you to creatures in nature that take over the brains and bodies of other living things and turn them into mindless zombies. Meet a mix of animal zombies and their makers via photos and videos. For all ages.

Tuesday, October 28, 7 p.m. at the Main Branch



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Languages for travelers

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The foreign exchange student

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News Releases

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

Geek Week Begins October 20

As part of the Geek the Library campaign, Siouxland Libraries presents Geek Week, October 20–25, 2014…

Posted 10/16/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Siouxland Libraries Celebrates Teen Read Week

Siouxland Libraries will mark Teen Read Week on October 12–18, 2014, with special events for students in grades 6–12…

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

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