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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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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Freegal Music

Download the hottest songs from your favorite artists for FREE with your Sioux City Public Library card via Freegal Music. You can download 5 songs (in MP3 format) each week, and they’re yours to keep. To access Freegal, hover your cursor over the eResources tab at the top of the page and select Freegal Music from the drop down list.

Bridges: Iowa’s eLibrary

Our OverDrive eBook and eAudiobook site has a new look. We are pleased to announce Bridges: Iowa’s eLibrary. This new statewide consortium gives you access to even more downloadable titles! If you’ve not yet checked out an eBook or eAudiobook, there’s no better time to give one a try. Just go to our eResources page and click on OverDrive. For assistance, contact a Library Techie at 712-255-2933 ext. 221 or questions@siouxcitylibrary.org. Happy downloading!

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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.

1St Saturday Family Storytime

1st Saturday Family Storytime

Saturday, February 6 • Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library • 11 – 11:45 am
Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day at the Sioux City Public Library. Enjoy three short puppet plays that are fun for the whole family, then children can create their own puppet to take home! (Free parking on weekends.)

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Library Storytime

Tuesday, February 9 • 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.

Library Storytime

Library Storytime

Wednesday, February 10 • Morningside Branch Library • 10:30 – 11:00 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.

Library Storytime

Library Storytime

Tuesday, February 16 • 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.

Library Storytime

Library Storytime

Wednesday, February 17 • Morningside Branch Library • 10:30 – 11:00 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.

Open Book Club

Open Book Club

Monday, March 7 • Perry Creek Branch Library • 10-11 am
Join us each month for lively discussion with fellow reading enthusiasts! March’s title is The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. (more)

Open Book Club

Open Book Club

Monday, March 7 • Morningside Branch Library • 5-6 pm
Join us each month for lively discussion with fellow reading enthusiasts! March’s title is The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. (more)

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1st Saturday Family Storytime

Families of all ages are invited to The Wilbur Aalfs (Main) Library the first Saturday of each month at 11 am for stories, songs, finger plays and crafts. Parking is free on the 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)