After-School Programs

Inspire your school-ager's imagination with books, art, movies, gaming, and science. The after-school fun begins next week. Follow the link below to find out what's happening at your branch.

Children's Programs
Picture Books

Picture Book Month

Explore our picture book collection all month long. Find new authors, discover new themes and revisit old favorites. 
Download a log below and mark off a box for each book you read. Return completed logs to any library for a chance to win a picture book to keep! 

Picture Book Month log
What is Picture Book Month?
Holly Jolly

Holly Jolly Hip Hop

Join us for thirty minutes of holiday-themed dances using egg shakers, bells, and other fun manipulatives. For children ages 2 to preschool.

Oak View: Tuesday, December 1, 10:30 a.m. 

Click here to find holiday music for kids
1000 Books

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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

This special reading 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 and put your baby on the road to early literacy. 

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten


Have you created your ReadSquared account yet?

Earn one point for each page or minute you read. Log your reading online to collect badges and earn points for cool games and prizes. 

Sign up today!

Kids' Reading Program
Click here to sign up.


News Releases

Upcoming Events for Children and Teens

Parent-Child Workshop | FuNdAy MoNdAy: Movie | NaNoWriMo Last Day, Last Chance | Tremendous Tuesday | STEM Tuesday | Teenagent Tuesday: Teenagents’ Advisory Board (TAB)…

Posted 11/24/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

After-School Programs at the Downtown Library

Are your kids looking for something fun and interesting to do after school? The Downtown Library offers free, entertaining, and educational after-school programs…

Posted 10/23/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

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