Siouxland Libraries’ Events Celebrate Week of the Young Child™

In celebration of the Week of the Young Child™ (April 16 to 20, 2018), Siouxland Libraries presents storytimes, crafts, games, and activities.

Music Monday, Monday, April 16, 2018: A musical storytime with books, songs, and activities to further children’s early learning.
• 9:30–10 a.m., Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue, 367-8700
• 10:30–11:10 a.m., Caille Branch, 4100 South Carnegie Circle, 367-8144, for ages 6 to 24 months
• 10:30–11 a.m., Oak View Branch, 3700 East Third Street, 367-8060
• 10:30–11 a.m., Prairie West Branch, 7630 West 26th Street, 978-6899, for ages 3 to 5

Tasty Tuesday, Tuesday, April 17, 2018: Books and activities about healthy nutrition and fitness habits that further your child’s early learning.
• 10:05–10:35 a.m. and 10:45-11:15 a.m., Caille Branch, 4100 South Carnegie Circle, 367-8144, for ages 3 to 5
• 10:15–10:45 a.m., Brandon Community Library, 305 South Splitrock Boulevard, 582-2390
• 10:30–11:10 a.m., Prairie West Branch, 7630 West 26th Street, 978-6899, for ages 3 to 5

Work Together Wednesday, Wednesday, April 18, 2018: Work together, build together, and learn together at this play- and book-based program.
• 9:30–10 a.m., Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue, 367-8700
• 10:30–11 a.m., Oak View Branch, 3700 East Third Street, 367-8060
• 10:30–10:55 a.m., Prairie West Branch, 7630 West 26th Street, 978-6899, for 2-year-olds

Artsy Thursday, Thursday, April 19, 2018: Art activities help youngsters develop the skills needed to be successful readers and learners.
• 9:30–10 a.m., Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue, 367-8700
• 10–10:30 a.m., Oak View Branch, 3700 East Third Street, 367-8060
• 10:30–11 a.m., Caille Branch, 4100 South Carnegie Circle, 367-8144, for 2-year-olds
• 1–1:30 p.m., Ronning Branch, 3100 East 49th Street, 367-8140

Teddy Bear Sleepover: Bring your stuffed animals for a sleepover just for them at the library. Check-in for your teddy bears is on Friday. Come back Saturday to pick them up―and see the fun they had.
• Check-in: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018, Crooks Branch, 900 North West Avenue
• Pickup: 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018, Crooks Branch, 900 North West Avenue

Saturday Storytime, Saturday, April 21, 2018: Stimulate early learning with books, rhymes, music, and movement.
• 11–11:30 a.m., Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue, 367-8700
• 11–11:35 a.m., Ronning Branch, 3100 East 49th Street, 367-8140

Take Your Child to the Library Day, Saturday, April 14, 2018: Make-and-take crafts and other activities from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; storytime at 11 a.m., Ronning Branch, 3100 East 49th Street, 367-8140.

The Week of the Young Child™ is sponsored annually by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Human Relations Office at 605 367 8745 (voice), 605-367-7039 (TTY), or humanrelations@siouxfalls.org at least 72 hours before the event.

For more information, please call Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library at 367-8700 or visit www.siouxlandlib.org.