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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...

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.
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.

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.
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...

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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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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.

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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Author, Health/Wellness, Speakers
Event Details:
Anita Hinkeldey McVey is a Midwest farmer’s daughter who grew up in NW Iowa on a steady diet of faith, family, and food. Her passion for cooking and gardening inspired her to create a blog, Picnic Life Foodie, where she shares her favorite recipes an...

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.

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 "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.

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
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 "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 CD
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 "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 "Adults" group.

Author visit by Dr. Humphrey Muciiri and Dr. Mary Muciiri

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sioux Center Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sioux Center Public Library
Room: Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Education, Author, Speakers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
How are people different yet the same? Humphrey W. Muciiri, Ph.D. and Mary Nyambura Muciiri, Ph.D. are authors and have lived in Kenya and will share their personal stories. Registration is requested but not required.  Dr. Humphrey Muciiri wi...

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: growing houseplants is a popular hobby and growing plants indoors creates calm, welcoming, and beautiful spaces. When houseplants g...

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.