Online Genealogy Resources at the South Sioux City Public Library
Cheryl Kounas and Connie J Schellinger of the Woodbury County Genealogical Society will present a program entitled Online Genealogical Resources on Tuesday September 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is no charge for this event, but preregistration is required. You may contact, Dan Nieman at the South Sioux City Public Library, 402-494-7545 to pre-register.
Youth Activities: Family Movies are held each Monday at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Pokemon Club meets Saturday September 17th at 1:00 p.m. Teen Craft Time meets on Saturday, September 17th at 3:00 p.m. LEGO Build meets on Mondays at 3:00 p.m. Night of FUN meets on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Pat-a-Cake Pals meets on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Hands-on Science meets on Thursday September 22nd at 4:30 p.m. Toddler Time meets on Fridays at 10:00 a.m.
Upcoming Concerts: We will host Li’l Red and the Medicated Moose Band on Monday, September 26th at 6:30 p.m. They have been making their rounds around the Siouxland entertainment circuit. We are proud to welcome them to the library.
Teneia will be in concert on Monday night October 3rd at 6:30 p.m.
Teneia is an original folk/soul wife-and-husband duo consisting of Teneia Sanders-Eichelberger and Ben Eichelberger. Their music combines elements of folk, soul, Southern gospel, blues, and easy-listening pop.
In 2015 Teneia sold most of their possessions, bought a travel trailer, and transitioned to a life on the road with one goal: spread a message of love and equality through great music. They currently travel the United States playing their original songs for loving audiences across the nation. Teneia intends to connect listeners more deeply with themselves and each other.
Banned Books Week Book Talk: Library Director, Dave Mixdorf, will discuss the meaning of Banned Books Week; the problem of challenged books in the United States; and many of the popular books that have been challenged.
Freegal Music is the music service available for South Sioux City Public Library card holders. The following are current top ten albums on Freegal. Brittney Spears recording Glory is number one this week followed by 25 by Adele, When It’s Dark Out by G-Easy, Greatest Hits by Journey, Meat and Candy by Old Dominion, TRAPSOUL by Bryson Tiller, Thank You by Meghan Trainor, American Love by Jake Owen, This is Acting by Sia, and Storyteller by Carrie Underwood.
September is National Preparedness Month. The following are some of our most recent works on preparedness.
Lights out: a cyberattack: a nation unprepared: surviving the aftermath by Ted Koppel looks at the precarious position of our America’s electrical grid. Ted Koppel looks at the problems with the electrical grid in America and proposes some solutions.
52 prepper projects : a project a week to help you prepare for the unpredictable by David Nash outlines a year’s worth of projects designed to help establish foundations in disaster preparedness, sharing guidelines on how to handle unexpected scenarios while advising on such topics as building a generator and maintaining a garden.
When disaster strikes: a comprehensive guide to emergency planning and crisis survival by Matthew R. Stein; this book provides a thorough, practical guide for how to prepare for and react in many of life’s most unpredictable scenarios. In this disaster-preparedness manual, he outlines the materials you’ll need-from food and water, to shelter and energy, to first-aid and survival skills-to help you safely live through the worst. When Disaster Strikes covers how to find and store food, water, and clothing, as well as the basics of installing back-up power and lights. You’ll learn how to gather and sterilize water, build a fire, treat injuries in an emergency, and use alternative medical sources when conventional ones are unavailable. Stein instructs you on the smartest responses to natural disasters-such as fires, earthquakes, hurricanes and floods-how to keep warm during winter storms, even how to protect yourself from attack or other dangerous situations. With this comprehensive guide in hand, you can be sure to respond quickly, correctly, and confidently when a crisis threatens”– Provided by publisher.
Roger Angell was born on September 19th, 1920. His book This Old Man: All in Pieces is a compilation of his work as a writer for the New Yorker.
If you like the works of Roger Angell, you may also like Flash Boys: a Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis; When You Come to a Fork in the Road Take it by Yogi Berra; and The Leveling Wind by George F. Will.
Have a great week and read good books.