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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.

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Get Ready, Get Set for Kindergarten!

Read, write, sing, talk and play your way to kindergarten success! For parents/caregivers and children, ages 4 to pre-kindergarten. No registration required. Call 367-8700 with questions.

Downtown Library: Wednesdays, September 6 & 20, 10-11 a.m.

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2017/18 SD Children's Book Award Nominees

The Prairie Bud, Prairie Bloom and Prairie Pasque nominees for 2017/18 have been announced. Browse the titles below and be ready to vote for your favorite this October!

2017/18 South Dakota Children's Book Award Nominees

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Sewing Club

Learn a new skill. Meet monthly at the Downtown Library to make pillows, hats, clothing, and more. No registration required. 

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2017 Solar Eclipse

Planning to view the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21? 

Use these free electronic resources to learn more about the eclipse, plan activities and extend learning before and after the event. 


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Wee Play & Learn

Play, socialize and talk one-on-one with child development specialists during this free five-week workshop for families with children ages 1 to 3. Registration required.

Downtown: Thursdays from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m.
September 7: Early Literacy - Jenna Neugebauer, Children's Librarian
September 14: Nutrition - Stacey Skaff, Family & Community Health Dietitian
September 21: Music & Movement - Valerie Loudenback, Kindermusik Instructor
September 28: Speech & Language - Jane Heinemeyer, Speech Pathologist
October 5: Child Development - Karli Narum, Parenting Coach

Register for this five-week workshop