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Virtual Story Time

Miss Amanda reads “Head to Toe” by Eric Carle. We are celebrating Children’s Book Week with a Story Time with some extra special library faces!

Also, stop by the library to pick up a take ‘n make kit for Story Time aged children to go along with this story time. These take home kits can be picked up inside the door with the curbside pick up books. Supplies are limited.

Children’s Book Week

The Book Hunt begins today! Stop by the library and pick up a game sheet, or download and print one out here. They can also be picked up from various locations around downtown. Fill out this game sheet by traveling around downtown Vermillion and looking for children’s book covers! Mark where you found the corresponding book on the game sheet, and turn it in to the library by November 16th to be entered to win a prize! The whole card does not need to be filled out, but every five correct answers does give you an extra entry into the contest! Celebrate #BookWeek2020 with the Vermillion Public Library!

Writing Memoirs to Remember (Zoom Recording)

The recording of the Zoom session with Dr. Christine Stewart with the South Dakota Humanities Council. Dr. Stewart discusses writing memoirs, and runs through several exercises with the participants. Recorded Friday, November 6th, 2020. Brought to you by the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library and the South Dakota Humanities Council.

Community Flag Project

Join in on this Community Flag Project, courtesy of USD Galleries and the Vermillion Cultural Association’s ‘Imagining Community’ series. The design challenge begins now. Create YOUR flag!

To participate, pick up a kit from the south entrance of the Vermillion Public Library. Use your imagination and the enclosed guide to design your flag. Share your design with the Vermillion Cultural Association via email or social media. Mark your calendars for Spring 2021, when the VCA will be collecting the flags for a community exhibition!

For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.vermculture.org. Flag Kits are available now!

Read for the Record! Special Virtual Story Time

We are excited to bring an extra story time to you this week for Read for the the Record – with a special guest reader! Thank you to Mrs. Johnson, Principal at Austin School, for helping us highlight the importance of early literacy and sharing such a wonderful story. Mrs. Johnson will be reading this year’s book choice – “Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away” by Meg Medina.

Trek or Treat this Friday!

Join the Vermillion Public Library for Trek or Treat! Friday, October 30th at 3:30 pm. Follow the Halloween path to each station where…

  • Kids will get a free treat bag with candy and toys!
  • You can vote for your favorite pumpkin carving!
  • All ages can pose for a costume contest (voting will be done offsite by celebrity judges)!

For everyone’s safety, please wear a mask that complies with CDC guidelines, and be prepared to maintain proper social distancing measures between yourself and people outside your household.