For Children


SPL Kids at Home


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Sign your kids up to receive a project bag to take home.  Each bag will include a project appropriate for elementary school kids.  Click here to sign up.  Or call the library at 712-374-6203.






SPL Youth Reading Challenge

June 1, 2021 - August 6, 2021

The Library is having a reading challenge for kids. If you are a kid, to accept the challenge just read one book and let us know you are in!

      Prizes will be awarded when you reach these levels:

                One Book          7 Books          10 Books

Challenge Rules:

1) Read 10 books (that's about 1 book per week this summer)

2) Read between 6/1/21 and 8/6/21

3) Books can come from the library, Bridges, or other sources.

4) Keep track of what you read

Library staff can help you find books and keep track of what you have read.




SPL Summer Library Program

June 7, 2021 - July 30, 2021

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We are planning a summer of fun and adventure with this year's theme of 'Tell Me a Tale'.  Join us as we read marvelous stories and tell fantastic tales.   Each child will get the chance to tell their own story through words and/or pictures.

 Instead of in-person sessions, for each session, there will be a take-home bag that kids can work on at home.  For each bag/unit, there will be directions to help your child make progress on their own story.  There will also be craft materials and instructions for completing the craft.  And, if parent approved, we will check out a book for the child to be returned when the next bag is picked up.  

Unit pickup dates will be June 7, 14, 28, July 12, 28.

For each unit there will be at least one opportunity to meet via zoom where your child (and you) can a) hear a story, b) get help with the craft project and c) talk about the stories being written and/or illustrated. 

Kids who will be in K-2


Kids who will be in 3-6

Fridays 10:00am to 11:30pm


Tuesdays 10:00am to 12:00pm

June 11, 18, July 2, 16, 30


June 8, 22, July 6, 20, 27


To register, please call the library and we will email you a registration packet. All registrations are due by June 1.  This is a hard date that will be observed so that we can plan on and purchase resources for our sessions.  Enrollment will be limited to 20 in the K-2 class and 12 in the 3-6 class.