Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries

July 10,
2–3 p.m. 
Humane Society Cat and Dog Toys
Ronning Branch Library

“Build a Better World” by making toys for cats and dogs for donation to the Sioux Falls Humane Society. Earn volunteer hours at this program. Registration required. Grades 6–12.
For more information, contact the Ronning Branch Library at 367-8140.  
July 11, 
10–11 a.m.
Siouxland Libraries Traveling Storytime
Pop-Up Park, Phillips Avenue Plaza (near the Phillips Avenue Diner)

Explore downtown Sioux Falls with stories, music, movement, and an activity.
For more information, contact the Downtown Library at 367-8700.
July 11,
10:30–11:30 a.m. 
Siouxland Libraries Meldrum Park Storytime
Meldrum Park, 1720 East Sixth Street

Enjoy the outdoors with stories and songs in Meldrum Park, near the beautiful neighborhood mural!
For more information, contact the Oak View Branch Library at 367-8060.
July 12,
1:50–2:05 p.m. 
Siouxland Libraries Water Wednesday
Kuehn Park Pool and Laurel Oak Family Aquatic Center

Poolside storytimes at Kuehn Park pool (west side of pool deck) and Laurel Oak pool (north grassy area). Pool admission required.
For more information, contact the Prairie West Branch Library at 978-6899 or the Ronning Branch Library at 367-8140.
July 13,
2:30–3:30 p.m.
Literary Mapmaking
Caille Branch Library

Explore the world within a favorite book by creating a map based on its setting or make a map of a world of your own! Grades 6–12.
For more information, contact the Caille Branch Library at 367-8144.  
July 15, 
1:30–2:30 p.m.
Sherlock Holmes Fandom Party
Crooks Branch Library

Do you love everything about Sherlock Holmes? Come for Holmes-themed games, crafts, and more. Grades 6–12.
For more information, contact the Crooks Branch Library at 543-5296.

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If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the City Human Relations Office at 605-367-8745 or at least 72 hours before the event.