Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library
529 Pierce Street
712-255-2933
Monday – Wednesday 9am – 8pm
Thursday – Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday (Sept. thru May) 1pm – 5pm

Morningside Branch Library
4005 Morningside Avenue
712-255-2924
Monday – Thursday 10am – 6pm
Friday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Perry Creek Branch Library
(Lower B, Plaza Professional Center)
2912 Hamilton Boulevard
712-255-2926
Monday – Friday 10:30am – 5:30pm

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2016 Book Lovers’ Book Sale

The 2016 Book Lovers’ Book Sale runs Friday, April 22 through Saturday, April 30 at 3500 Southern Hills Drive. A $1 donation on opening night, beginning at 6:00pm Friday, April 22, will give you first pick of the books. On all other days, admission to the sale is free. For more information on hours and book prices, check out our Facebook page! This used Book Sale is brought to you by the Friends of the Sioux City Public Library and the proceeds enrich public library service in Sioux City, funding the children’s summer reading initiative and providing books, recordings, online resources, and more!

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Internal Revenue Service and State Tax Websites

The 2016 tax season is upon us and the Library has the tax links you need. The federal IRS tax website has printable forms and instructions and also can help you e-file your taxes. Looking for your state’s tax website? Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota state tax websites have forms and instructions.

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Open Book Club selections for 2016

Sioux City Public Library is pleased to announce the Open Book Club selections for 2016. Open Book Club is held the first Monday of each month at our Perry Creek Branch and Morningside Branch Libraries. Enjoy lively discussion with fellow reading enthusiasts! Open Book Club is free and open to the public.

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Need Technology Help?

Make an appointment with one of our Library Techies during regular business hours at The Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library. One-on-one consultations will provide tech assistance and can cover a range of topics including library resources, patron-owned devices (such as eReaders, tablets, and smart phones), social media, computer software, and more! Call 712-255-2933 ext. 221 to schedule now!

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Auto Repair Reference Center

Find repair and maintenance information on most domestic and imported vehicles dating back to 1954 in this do-it-yourself database. Searchable material includes technical service bulletins, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, diagnostic information, recall information, and a labor time estimator. All content is created by ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified technicians.

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Science Online

A database for all things science, designed to facilitate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) research and learning. You’ll find interactive science experiments and activities, engaging videos, color diagrams, tables and charts, biographies, and news articles highlighting recent scientific discoveries.

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“Check It Out” radio series

“Check It Out,” a series featuring book recommendations from Sioux City Public Library staff, airs Tuesdays at 7:42am and 5:18pm on KWIT-KOJI: FM90. Each segment spotlights a staff favorite from our collection. (more)

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NoveList

Book discovery is easier than ever using NoveList in the Library catalog. Whether you’re looking for the next book in a series, for a read-alike recommendation, or for professional reviews, NoveList offers the tools necessary to find your next great read! This feature is located below the holdings information for select fiction and nonfiction titles in the Library catalog.

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Open Book Club

Monday, May 2 • Perry Creek Branch Library • 10 – 11 am
Join us each month for lively discussion with fellow reading enthusiasts! May’s title is Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving. (more)

Open Book Club

Open Book Club

Monday, May 2 • Morningside Branch Library • 5 – 6 pm
Join us each month for lively discussion with fellow reading enthusiasts! May’s title is Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving. (more)

Library Storytime

Library Storytime

Tuesday, May 3 • Perry Creek Branch Library • 11 – 11:30 am
Library Storytime is a unique place for young children and their caring adults to explore the world together. Curious young minds experience the magic that stories offer while developing the early literacy skills needed to be ready to read.

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Library Storytime

Wednesday, May 4 • Morningside Branch Library • 10:30 – 11 am
Library Storytime is a unique place for young children and their caring adults to explore the world together. Curious young minds experience the magic that stories offer while developing the early literacy skills needed to be ready to read.

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1st Saturday Family Storytime

Saturday, May 7 • Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library • 11 – 11:45 am
Prepare to be amazed! Join us for a magic show and stories featuring exciting tricks of all kinds! Free parking on weekends. This will be our last 1st Saturday Family Storytime until fall, but be sure to keep an eye out for the Library’s summer reading calendar for more fun events!

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1st Saturday Family Storytime

At 11 am the first Saturday of each month families with children, preschool through early elementary age, experience entertaining stories, catchy songs, and memorable rhymes. Hands-on activities extend the story beyond the pages of the book. Parking is free downtown at the Aalfs (Main) Library on weekends!

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Library Storytime

Curious young minds experience the magic that stories offer while developing social skills, building vocabulary, and learning to match spoken sounds with written words. Please join us! (more)

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Reading Lists for Kids & Teens

Not sure what to read? Check out our reading lists of age-appropriate books by grade and subject. (more)