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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 prekindergarten. No registration required. Call 367-8700 with questions.

Downtown Library: Wednesdays, October 10, 24, 10-11 a.m.

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Puppet Show: Barnyard Capers

Farmer Brown tries to train his new dog to protect barnyard animals from a hungry fox. Recommended for children 3 and older. Admission is first-come, first-served for individuals and families; groups of 10 or more, please register in advance by calling 367-8700.

See the show October 12-25.

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Books for Breakfast

Start your Saturday mornings “right” with books, rhymes, music and a snack* at this drop-in program.

Prairie West: Saturday, October 20, 10:30-11 a.m.

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Read for the Record

Jumpstart's Read for the Record® is Thursday, October 25.

Join children and adults around the world in reading this year's book, Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell. Stop by any Siouxland Libraries branch to read the story or follow the links below to see how you can participate in setting this year's world record!

Read for the Record at Siouxland Libraries
What is Read for the Record?
More about this year's book Maybe Something Beautiful

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South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Storytime

The Dakota String Quartet will provide musical accompaniment for this special storytime. Learn about musicians and instruments.

This storytime is intended for preschool-aged children and caregivers. Groups of 10 or more, please call 367-8700 to register.

Ronning: Thursday, October 25, 10:05-10:35 a.m. & 10:45-11:15 a.m.

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Frankenstein Science

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of one of our favorite monsters, Frankenstein's monster! Stop by for our Monster Mash celebration with hands-on science and art activities. Costumes are encouraged. Grades 2-5. 

Downtown: Tuesday, October 30, 4-5 p.m.

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