Announcing September Concerts at the South Sioux City Public Library

Announcing September Concerts at the South Sioux City Public Library

Kerry Grombacher Concert:  We are proud to announce that Kelly Grombacher will perform at the library on Thursday, September 1st at 6:30 p.m.

Kerry Grombacher plays guitar and mandolin and writes contemporary folk and western songs, as well as country songs and ballads.

Kerry Grombacher performs regularly at festivals, house concerts, coffee houses and other folk music festivals. He travels throughout the west appearing at numerous cowboy poetry and music gatherings.

Brian Keith Wallen will perform a concert at the library on Monday, September 12th at 6:30 p.m.

Brian Keith Wallen is on the road all the time. From one coast to another, Brian is spreading his brand of blues-based Americana across the country. His lightning licks on guitar will never let you forget his name. In just a few years, Brian has released multiple albums and performed over 1,000 shows in 25 states, iSpy Cincy writes, “His raw, passionate sound encompasses the blues soul with perfection.”

Brian won 2nd place in the 2015 International Blues Challenge, ranking in the top two out of hundreds of artists from all over the world. He is also the winner of the Starr-Gennett “Blues Artist of the Year” award. Brian has brought his foot-stomping, one-man-band show to timeless treasures, such as Dollywood and the Ryman Auditorium. He’s also taken it all the way to countless blues festivals and the one and only Beale Street.

Both concerts as for a $10 suggested donation that will go directly to the performer.  CDs and other products will be available for purchase at this event.  If you would like more information on this event call Dan at the library, 402-494-7545.

Special Collections to Share:  Do you have a special collection that you would like to display at the library?  The library has display cases that would allow you to securely display your collection.  Call Dave or Tammi at the library, 402-494-7545 to get more information on our display cases.

Back to School Tools:  The library offers many helpful tools for those who are going back to school.  These are a few tools you can use this school year.

Primary School Explora allows students to browse or search across Primary Search, Biography Reference Center, and Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia. Browse by broad topic areas or search by any topic for full text popular magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and other resources

Primary Search helps students to find popular magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and images.

NoveList K-8 Plus helps students find just the right fiction or nonfiction book; resources for teachers and parents

Funk & Wagnall’s New Encyclopedia is a student-friendly online encyclopedia covering more than 25,000 topics.

Points of View Reference Center allows students to find critical essays on current events with an overview and two sides of each issue.

More Back to School Tools for Lifelong Learners:  Learning is a continuous part of contemporary life.  Here are some tools that are useful for lifelong learners.

Explora allows learners to browse or search across multiple databases, including five of the databases listed below. Browse by broad topic area or search by a general interest, health, legal, biographical, or other topic for full text popular magazine and journal articles, and other resources.

MasterFile allows learners to search popular magazines, journals, and other sources for info on a variety of topics.

NoveList Plus allows readers to find recommendations, reviews, and series info for fiction/nonfiction books.

MyHeritage allows learners to trace your family history through global genealogy resources.

Consumer Health Complete allows learners to access full text information and videos on health and wellness.

The Legal Information Reference Center allows patrons to find full text consumer legal information plus legal forms from all states

The Small Business Reference Center allows learners to learn how to start, finance, or manage a small business.

The Biography Reference Bank offers full text biographical profiles and articles on notable people, living and dead.

The Biography Reference Center has a comprehensive collection of 450,000+ biographical profiles.

The Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection allows patrons to search full text journal articles covering psychology, behavior, and more

The Science and Technology Collection allows patrons to search full text scholarly journals covering science and technology.

These are available via NebraskAccess www.nebraskaccess.ne.gov.

Have a great week and read good books.

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