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Books for Budding Brains 2016
Books for Budding Brains 2016

Books for Budding Brains is kicking off its 9th year of collecting and distributing new and gently used books to children in the Siouxland community. With your help, this drive has resulted in the collection and distribution of more than 26,000 books!

Click here to look back on our success

To help, simply drop off new or gently-used children’s books, suitable for pre-school to elementary-age kids, in the “Books for Budding Brains” box located at the collection sites listed below. Together, we can develop a love of reading and learning in our area kids.

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Book Collection Locations

Look for the "Books for Budding Brains" bins around Siouxland, including:

Book People 2923 Hamilton Boulevard, Sioux City, IA
City Hall in Sioux City 405 6th Street, Sioux City, IA
D2 608 Gateway Drive Suite 210, North Sioux City, SD
Dakota Valley Library 1150 Northshore Drive, North Sioux City, SD
Dakota Dunes Community Association 335 Sioux Point Road, Dakota Dunes, SD
Elk Point-Jefferson School 402 S. Douglas Street, Elk Point, SD
Elk Point United Parish 603 S. Pearl Street, Elk Point, SD
Fareway Grocery 4040 War Eagle Dr., Sioux City, IA
North Sioux City Community Library 601 River Drive, North Sioux City, SD
Prodigy Learning Center 705 Sioux Point Road, Suite 200, Dakota Dunes, SD
St. Peter's Childcare and Pre-school 318 Main Street, Jefferson, SD
Vermillion Public Library 18 Church Street, Vermillion, SD

Book Collection Dates

April 1 – April 30, 2017


Please donate new or gently used children's books that pre-school through elementary-aged kids would enjoy reading. Regardless of age or title of the book, please do not donate:

  • Books with torn bindings, pages, or covers
  • Books that have writing other than a name or dedication on the front inside cover
  • Books that have excessive yellowed pages
  • Books with inappropriate content
  • Books printed prior to 1985
  • Encyclopedias
  • Magazines
  • Used activity books


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Boxes generously donated by RockTenn.