Friends announce book sale dates

Friends announce book sale dates

The annual Book Lovers’ Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Sioux City Public Library, begins Friday, April 27, with a preview sale from 6 to 9 pm, at the former Affordable Furniture location, behind Hardee’s on Virginia St & Dace Ave.

Hardcover books and recordings $2 each,
Paperbacks and children’s books $1 (not including sets and rare books)
Free day is Saturday, May 5; doors close when books are gone

Proceeds benefit the Sioux City Public Library. For more information call 255-2933 x 221 or email:
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        Friday, April 27 • 6 to 9 pm ($1 donation at the door)
        Saturday, April 28 • 10 am-9 pm
        Sunday, April 29 • Noon-6 pm
        Mon-Thu, April 30-May 3 • 4-8 pm (in-store specials begin)
        Friday, May 4 • 4-9 pm
        Saturday, May 5 • 10 am-?? (free day)

One Book One Siouxland this week 4/1/2012

onebookOne Book One Siouxland this week

Join the conversation! Come to the Morningside Branch Library and discuss Fahrenheit 451 with other enthusiastic readers on Monday, April 2, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Fahrenheit 451 is about censorship and those who ban books for fear of creating too much individualism and independent thought. It is, itself, a banned book. On Thursday, April 5, Dave Mixdorf, Director of the South Sioux City Public Library, presents “Why Do You Have Banned Books in Your Library?” at 6:30 p.m. at the South Sioux City Public Library, 2121 Dakota Ave.

One Book One Siouxland this week 3/27/2012

12-451One Book One Siouxland this week

On Sunday, March 18, you can tour Fire Station #3 before discussing the 2012 selection, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. This event begins at 1:30 pm, at 2630 3rd Street (please park in the back).

On Thursday, March 22, Dr. Jack Hill from the Morningside College Department of Psychology will show the 1966 film, Fahrenheit 451 and lead a discussion in the UPS Room, Lincoln Center, on the Morningside College campus, 3627 Peters Ave, beginning at 7:30 pm.

Fahrenheit 451: Physics or Fantasy?

451-120Fahrenheit 451: Physics or Fantasy?

This year's One Book One Siouxland selection, Fahrenheit 451, is part social commentary and part speculative fiction. Find out where author Ray Bradbury got it right, what he missed, and where technology is today. Troy Jennings, Technical Services Manager at the Sioux City Public Library, will discuss the physics behind the 1953 novel at 6:30 pm on Thursday, March 15 at the Wilbur Aalfs Library, 529 Pierce St, Sioux City. The program, Fahrenheit 451: Physics or Fantasy repeats on Saturday, March 31 at 2 pm, at the same location.

March Book Club

March book club

A-rinnyJoin the conversation—we're discussing Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend on Monday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Morningside Branch Library.

At its core, Rin Tin Tin is a poignant exploration of the enduring bond between humans and animals. It is also a richly textured history of twentieth-century entertainment and entrepreneurship. It spans ninety years and explores everything from the shift in status of dogs from working farmhands to beloved family members, from the birth of obedience training to the evolution of dog breeding, from the rise of Hollywood to the past and present of dogs in war.


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