Chapter 1: Imagine Your story

Stories from Leaders 

Color Blocked by Ashley Sorenson 

Printable activities to match this story: Make a Scribble Art Creature

Guest storyteller Tony Erickson shares tips for summer fun and then reads an interactive story about color, color mixing and more. Be careful, you should never, ever, put too much trust in a narrator! Thank you to Familius publishers for permission to share this virtual storytime.

 

FREE Programs 

Storytime

By age 3, 85% of a child’s brain is developed. Help your child reach that milestone by engaging with them through stories, rhymes, songs and movement activities that support early learning. Dance, sing, and listen together. For children ages 3 to 5.

Theme: Dinosaurs
JUN 1 | MON | 10:00 A.M.  

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Kids Create

Nurture imagination and creativity by trying something new.  Learn about artists and techniques, while building confidence and making new friends.

Kids Create Theme: Fairy Gardens 
JUN 2 | TUES | 1:00 P.M. 

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Storytime

By age 3, 85% of a child’s brain is developed. Help your child reach that milestone by engaging with them through stories, rhymes, songs and movement activities that support early learning. Dance, sing, and listen together. For children ages 3 to 5.

Theme: Worms, Apples, & Shapes
JUN 3 | WED | 10:00 A.M.  

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Bookmobile

The Siouxland Libraries bookmobile remains dedicated to encouraging the love of reading and books in the children of Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County. Stop by and check it out! Place a request for books at a table outside the Bookmobile. Library staff will select them from inside, check them out, and deliver them to you! We encourage all customers to wear face masks and practice physical distancing when visiting.

JUN 3 | WED | 11:30 -12:30 P.M. | HAYWARD ELEMENTARY

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Kids Discover

Eureka! Uncover, discover interesting and exciting things through hands-on exploration. Your confidence will grow as you work with others to learn together.

Kids Discover Theme: Cooking
JUN 4 | THU |1 PM 

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Tree Planting

Now is a great time to add a tree to your yard.  Members of Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation's Forestry team provide tips for picking out the perfect tree and show you how to properly plant it. '

JUN 5 | FRI | 12 NOON

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Tower Building

Tower building provides a family friendly competition everyone can enjoy.  Join Ruben as he shows what supplies you will need and how to get started on your own tower.

JUN 6 | SAT | 12 NOON

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#SundayNightBookChat

Head to Facebook on Sunday afternoons for a friendly book chat! Every Sunday we ask a question about your favorite reads, and we invite you to share what you’re reading, and take home a great recommendation from others.

JUN 7 | SUN | 5 PM

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Boredom Busters

Fun with Fruits and Vegetables

Use your imagination as you create a fruitilicious or a veggiliocious picture
Fun with Fruits and Vegetables