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Books for Budding Brains is kicking off its 6th 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 18,000 books.

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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.

Book Collection Dates

April 1 – May 18, 2014

Book Collection Locations

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

Siouxland Federal Credit Union 3000 Plaza Drive, South Sioux City, NE
200 Tower Road, Dakota Dunes, SD
2920 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, IA
5780 Sunnybrook Drive, Sioux City, IA
Alorica 300 Centennial Drive (use Applicant Entrance), North Sioux City, SD
Aventure Staffing 509 Douglas Street, Sioux City, IA
Book People 2923 Hamilton Boulevard, Sioux City, IA
Central Baptist Church 4001 Indian Hills Drive, Sioux City, IA
Century 21 ProLink 1114 4th Street, Sioux City, IA
D2 608 Gateway Drive, North Sioux City, SD
Elk Point Jefferson School 402 S. Douglas Street, Elk Point, SD
Elk Point United Parish 603 S. Pearl Street, Elk Point, SD
Farm Credit Services of America 4512 S. Lakeport, Sioux City, IA
KCAU 625 Douglas Street, Sioux City, IA
Mount Zion Baptist Church 1401 Geneva Street, Sioux City, IA
Prodigy Learning Center 705 Sioux Point Road, Suite 200, Dakota Dunes, SD
St. Peter's Childcare and Pre-school 318 Main Street, Jefferson, SD
Sioux City City Hall 405 6th Street, Sioux City, IA
Sioux City Public Library:
Morningside Branch
4005 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA
Sioux City Public Library:
The Wilbur Aalfs Main Library
529 Pierce Street, Sioux City, IA
Sioux City Schools 4th and Jackson Street, Sioux City, IA
Sioux Valley Community Credit Union     1120 6th Street, Sioux City, IA
3450 S. Lakeport Street, Sioux City, IA
105 Sergeant Square Drive, Sgt. Bluff, IA
South Sioux City Public Library 2121 Dakota Avenue, South Sioux City, NE
South Sioux City Schools 210 W. 39th Street, South Sioux City, NE


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.