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This event is in the "Teens (9th-12th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Winter Reading Program for Teens and Adults

All Day 1/17 - 2/28
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (5th-8th Grade), Teens (9th-12th Grade), Adults
Program Type: General Programs
Event Details:
The weather outside is cold and dreary, so grab a book and a blanket and participate in our Winter Reading Challenge this year! The more you read, the better your chances to win the grand prize! We will have a teen grand prize winner and an adult gra...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Class for Beginners

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Bilingual/Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Do you want to learn some basic Spanish? Then this is the class for you! We'll meet each week for two months to develop some basic Spanish skills, focusing heavily on practical, conversational Spanish. The classes will frequently include conversation...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.

LEGO Kids (2nd-4th)

2:15pm - 3:15pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room CD
Age Group: Youth, School Age (TK-4th Grade)
Program Type: Lego, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4

Lego Club

A building program for kids! Kids can work individually or in a team to complete design challenges.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.

Reading with Stanley

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (TK-4th Grade)
Program Type: General Programs

Reading with Stanley the Dog

Kids will enjoy reading with Stanley the Reading Dog and Miss Lisa for a 15-minute time slot. Call the library to reserve your 15 minute slot.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 0-4)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Pop Up & Play

9:30am - 11:30am
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room CD
Age Group: Youth, Children (Age 0-4), Families
Program Type: Games & Activities, General Programs

Pop Up Play Day

Infants through preschool-aged children are welcome to pop in and play at the library! We will have interactive toys & books for children to play with. An adult needs to be in attendance with the child.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 0-4)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Financial Literacy Class for Parents by Carol Ehlers from ISU

10:00am - 11:00am
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room AB
Age Group: Youth, Children (Age 0-4), School Age (TK-4th Grade), Tweens (5th-8th Grade), Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Everyone is welcome to join this class with Carol Ehlers, ISU Extension. You'll practice a way to read with children that gives them an opportunity to become storytellers. The books will have a money theme.  It is strongly recommended that fa...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-In Tech Help

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Genealogy Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, STEM, Technology Classes

Drop-In Computer Help

Drop in for assistance with topics like the library’s electronic resources (eBooks, online courses, etc.), basic computer and tablet use, email essentials, online job applications, resume writing, Microsoft Office skills, and social media basics. Your time with the tutor may be limited to 20 minutes while others are waiting.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 0-4)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Financial Literacy Class for Parents by Carol Ehlers from ISU

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room AB
Age Group: Youth, Children (Age 0-4), School Age (TK-4th Grade), Tweens (5th-8th Grade), Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Book Discussions
Event Details:
Everyone is welcome to join this class with Carol Ehlers, ISU Extension. You'll practice a way to read with children that gives them an opportunity to become storytellers. The books will have a money theme.  It is strongly recommended that fa...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Iowa Child Care Provider Training

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education
Event Details:
Carol Ehlers from the Iowa State Extension Office will offer a class for daycare providers. Register through the extension office.  Preschoolers and Pennies: Read, Talk, Learn and Play Providers play an important role in promoting benefi...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Speakers, STEM
Event Details:
Follow along the Iowa State Extension Winter Webinar Series together with local master gardeners and peers. This week: the arrangement of plants is a beautiful process that can feel overwhelming. This presentation will highlight several planting mode...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.

After School Activities for Tweens

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Genealogy Area
Age Group: Youth, Tweens (5th-8th Grade)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, General Programs, STEM
Event Details:
Join us after school for an informal time of crafts, games, and activities! For grades 5th-8th. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Get your feet wet (and your paper) with this fun 6-week introduction to watercolor painting. This class is designed for people with no watercolor experience. Learn, explore and practice basic techniques such as wet in wet, flat and graded washes, col...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education
Event Details:
Join productivity and organization coach, Michelle Kuiken, as she gives us tips on how to organize everything paper! The event is at the Sheldon Public Library. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (9th-12th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Chess Club

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room AB
Age Group: Youth, School Age (TK-4th Grade), Tweens (5th-8th Grade), Teens (9th-12th Grade), Adults, Families
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Are you new to chess? Come learn how to play from chess expert, Elias Matthews. Already know how to play? Great, join us for a game! This program is open to 2nd grade and up, join us for an evening of chess - adults welcome! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Clase de computación en español para adultos

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual/Español, STEM, Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
La biblioteca ofrece una serie de clases de computación en español.Las clase son gratuitas, pero hay que apuntarse porque hay cupo limitado. The library will be offering a series of free computer classes  in Spanish. If you or someone you k...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 0-4)" group.

Story Time at Casey's Bakery

10:00am - 11:00am
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Youth, Children (Age 0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Story Time

Thematic program using books, songs, and rhymes to assist the parent/caregiver in reading to their child. Activities support the development of language skills, listening skills, and word awareness for the purpose of encouraging a lifelong interest in reading. Activities and crafts are designed for children ages 3-6, but siblings of all ages are welcome to attend.
Event Details:
This year's Storytime theme is Community Helpers.  Most Tuesday Storytimes are at the library as usual. On some special Tuesdays we will have off-site Community Helper events that you are invited to attend. Jan. 25 - meet at Casey'...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 0-4)" group.

Story Time Jr. - Casey's Bakery

10:00am - 11:00am
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Outreach/Offsite
Age Group: Youth, Children (Age 0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Storytime Jr.

Thematic program using songs and rhymes to assist the parent/caregiver in reading to their child. Each participant will receive a book which we will read together in class and take home at the end of the series. Activities support the development of language and listening skills for the purpose of encouraging a lifelong interest in reading. Activities and crafts are designed for children ages 0-3, but siblings are welcome to attend.

Event Details:
This year's Storytime theme is Community Helpers.  Thursday Storytimes are at the library as usual. On Tuesdays we will have some special Community Helper events that you are invited to attend. Jan. 25 - meet at Casey's Bakery for ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Class for Beginners

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Bilingual/Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Do you want to learn some basic Spanish? Then this is the class for you! We'll meet each week for two months to develop some basic Spanish skills, focusing heavily on practical, conversational Spanish. The classes will frequently include conversation...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.

Drop-In LEGO Club (4th-8th)

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room CD
Age Group: Youth, Tweens (5th-8th Grade)
Program Type: Lego, STEM
Event Details:
A drop-in, informal building program for kids! Kids can work individually or in a team to complete design challenges. No registration required; however, this club is open only to 4th-8th grade students. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 0-4)" group.

Story Time Jr.

10:00am - 11:00am
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room CD
Age Group: Youth, Children (Age 0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Storytime Jr.

Thematic program using songs and rhymes to assist the parent/caregiver in reading to their child. Each participant will receive a book which we will read together in class and take home at the end of the series. Activities support the development of language and listening skills for the purpose of encouraging a lifelong interest in reading. Activities and crafts are designed for children ages 0-3, but siblings are welcome to attend.

Event Details:
This year's Storytime theme is Community Helpers.  Thursday Storytimes are at the library as usual. On Tuesdays we will have some special Community Helper events that you are invited to attend. Jan. 25 - meet at Casey's Bakery for ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (9th-12th Grade)" group.

Rubik's Cube Club - Beginners

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room CD
Age Group: Youth, School Age (TK-4th Grade), Tweens (5th-8th Grade), Teens (9th-12th Grade)
Program Type: Games & Activities, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Do you want to learn how to solve the Rubik's Club? Kids, ages 8-18, come to this program and learn the beginner's solution to the 3x3 cube. Once you are relatively competent at solving, you may switch to the advanced solvers group. In addition to...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (9th-12th Grade)" group.

Rubik's Cube Club - Advanced

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room CD
Age Group: Youth, School Age (TK-4th Grade), Tweens (5th-8th Grade), Teens (9th-12th Grade)
Program Type: Games & Activities, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Already know how to solve the 3x3 cube?  In this group, we will practice our advanced solving methods, speed-solving times, and try out alternative cubes. And, on occasion, we will do other fun cube-related games, movies, etc. In addition,...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Arts & Crafts, Speakers, STEM
Event Details:
Follow along the Iowa State Extension Winter Webinar Series together with local master gardeners and peers. This week: you have so many ideas for your garden and would like to finally draw something on paper! This presentation will show how to draw p...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Age (TK-4th Grade)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (5th-8th Grade)" group.

Club 46

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room A
Age Group: Youth, School Age (TK-4th Grade), Tweens (5th-8th Grade)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Games & Activities, General Programs, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Club 46 is an after-school club just for 4th-6th graders! Join us for an afternoon of games, crafts, activities, food, and more! Participants will be exposed to some great books as well. Registration is re...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Permission

Staff often take pictures during library programs. The library uses photos in its publicity, in social media, and on its website. If I do not want my photo used, I will contact Heidi at Heidi.Ouwinga@siouxcenterlibrary.org and the library will honor that request.