Aalfs Downtown 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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Mission: Creating opportunities for a lifetime of learning to empower and enrich our community.

— Adopted by the Board of Trustees, June 2016


Library Management

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Betsy Thompson
Library Director
712-255-2933 ext. 2251
Sara Leiss
Operations Manager
712-255-2933 ext. 2253
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Adrienne Jansen
Children’s Services
712-255-2933 ext. 2231
Marla Kerr
Circulation Services
712-255-2933 ext. 2213
Jennifer Delperdang
Morningside Branch
712-255-2924

 Library Board of Trustees

Appointed by the City Council, the Board of Trustees determines the Library’s operation policies, selects the Library Director, creates the Library’s annual funding request, budgets funds appropriated by the City Council, authorizes all major expenditures, carries out duties assigned by State and local ordinances, seeks funding for the Library’s needs and services, and promotes the Library in the community.

Richard A. Moon – President
David Halaas – Vice President
Janet Plathe – Secretary
Rebecca Kempers
Charles (Bill) McKenny
Hope Schaefer
Todd Stanley

 The Friends of the Sioux City Public Library

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The Friends of the Library organize a used book sale each spring and use the proceeds to fund Library projects. Since 1965, financial support from the Friends has helped pay for print and recorded media, children’s programming and outreach, computers, and online resources, enabling the Library to provide excellent service to the community.The Friends of the Sioux City Public Library Board President is Anne Cowley.


 The Sioux City Public Library Foundation

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Enhancing Library Excellence Today, Endowing Library Excellence for Tomorrow

The Sioux City Public Library Foundation is a non-profit, public benefit corporation that supports the Sioux City Public Library’s mission by receiving, managing, and dispersing funds to ensure the Library’s excellence. Your contribution to the Foundation is tax-deductible and greatly appreciated. Gifts of any amount to the Sioux City Public Library Foundation designate the donor as a Friend of the Library. Mail contributions to: Sioux City Public Library Foundation, 529 Pierce St, Sioux City, IA 51101. Questions? Call (712) 255-2933 ext. 2251, or email Library Director Betsy Thompson at bthompson@siouxcitylibrary.org

The Sioux City Public Library Foundation President is Scott B. Bieber.

Library Foundation donation form