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:
||2923 Hamilton Boulevard, Sioux City, IA
|Elk Point Jefferson School
||402 S. Douglas Street, Elk Point, SD
|Elk Point United Parish
||603 S. Pearl Street, Elk Point, SD
||625 Douglas Street, Sioux City, IA
||608 Gateway Drive, North Sioux City, SD
|St. Peter's Childcare and Pre-school
||318 Main Street, Jefferson, SD
|St. Paul't Lutheran Church
||612 Jennings Street, Sioux City, IA
||509 Douglas Street, Sioux City, IA
|Century 21 ProLink
||1114 4th Street, Sioux City, IA
|Farm Credit Services of America
||4512 S. Lakeport, Sioux City, IA
|Sioux City City Hall
||405 6th Street, Sioux City, IA
|Sioux City Schools
||4th and Jackson Street, Sioux City, IA
|Prodigy Learning Center
||705 Sioux Point Road, Suite 200, Dakota Dunes, SD
|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
- Used activity books
Boxes generously donated by RockTenn.