Expanded Access

Get an Expanded Card to access the Hartford and Crooks branches before and after open hours!

Expanded Access offers customer access to the Hartford and Crooks branches in addition to staffed operating hours.

Library customers wishing to access materials and resources outside of standard operating hours may do so by opting in to Expanded Access.

Access to the expanded hours requires a current library account in good standing, as well as special registration into the Expanded Access system.

How to register


You can register for Expanded Access at the Colton, Crooks, Hartford or Humboldt branches during open hours.

Customers 18 years of age or older must present their library card. They must also sign a policy form and complete an orientation provided by the librarian.

By registering for Expanded Access, customers acknowledge and agree to the following terms of acceptable use. Any violation may result in the customer losing Expanded Access privileges, as well as possible fines and legal consequences.

  • Customers who have opted-in to Expanded Access will use their own Expanded Access card to gain entry
  • Customers who have not opted-in are not permitted to use library services or facilities during Expanded hours
  • Security cameras monitor the use of the facility
  • If announcements are made during the course of Expanded Access hours, all customers agree to comply with any directions

All library policies are in effect during Expanded Access hours including the library’s Rules of Conduct and the Computer, Internet and Wireless Access Policy listed on the website: https://www.siouxlandlib.org.

Once registered, customers may obtain self-service access including use of computers, printing, materials selection, check-out, and holds pick-up. This service is not available on Library Board-approved holidays.

Hartford Expanded Access
Crooks Expanded Access

Expanded Hours:
Monday: 8am-9pm
Tuesday: 8am-9am & Noon-9pm
Wednesday: 8am-9pm
Thursday: 8am-3pm & 7-9pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 8am-5pm
Sunday: 8am-5pm

Expanded Hours:
Monday: 8am-9pm
Tuesday: 8am-9pm
Wednesday: 8am-9pm
Thursday: 8am-9pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 8am-5pm
Sunday: 8am-5pm

Curbside Hours:
Tuesday: 9am-Noon
Thursday: 3-7pm
Staffed Hours:
Monday: 3-7pm
Tuesday: 1-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-1pm
Thursday: 10am-1pm
Friday: 1-5pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm