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Week of the Young Child™

We're celebrating our youngest learners April 24-29, with special events every day! Follow the link below to discover what your branch has planned.  

Locations, dates and times

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Wee Play & Learn

Spend time with your child, play, meet new families, and talk one-on-one with child development specialists during this free five-week workshop. 

Downtown: Wednesdays from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Click here to register for this five-week program
Click here to browse our collection of parenting materials.

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Reading Bridge Summer Tutoring

Struggling readers in grades K-5 can sign up for free tutoring at the library. Sessions run July 10 through August 3. Follow the links below for more information.

Questions? Call 367-8700.

Learn more about the Reading Bridge Summer Tutoring program.
Click here to register

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After-School Programs

Inspire your school-ager's imagination with books, art, movies, gaming, and science.

Follow the links below to see what's happening at your branch.

After-School Activities
Full Calendar for Kids (Grades K-5)

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2017 South Dakota Children's Book Awards

Prairie Bud (pre-K-1st)
Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio
Okay, Andy! by Maxwell Eaton

Prairie Bloom (2nd-3rd)
Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox

Prairie Pasque (4th-5th)
The Whispering Town by Jennifer Elvgren
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum

Find a copy of the winning titles
Learn more about the SD Book Awards and browse the 2017 nominees