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Welcome to the Sheldon Public Library!

The Sheldon Public Library is enriching a vibrant community with access to information and technology, serving as a community gathering space, fostering readers, and stimulating minds.

Our Library offers the following services:

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Genealogy

About Our Library

Library hours, location, board, mission, policies.
The Sheldon Public Library
Directory information
Library Board
Lists the members of the library board, their terms, and contact information.
Library Director
A message from the Library Director
Library Policies
Polices to govern the library.
Mission Statement
The Mission of the Library
Application for Employment
Please use this form to apply for positions at our library

Archive

News and Events Archive
2012
News and Events for 2012
2013
News and Events for 2013
2014
News and Events for 2014
2015
News and Events for 2015

Books & Reading

Book reviews, book lists, such as what to read next, and information on early literacy are found here.
Books and Reading
Information to help you find a book to read.
Book Reviews
Links to book review Web sites
Mysteries
Find mystery series and links to your favorite crime author
Romance
Find links to romance writers' and readers' Web sites as well as book suggestions and series descriptions
Science Fiction
Contains links to Web sites for all things science fiction
Historical Fiction
Links to Web sites for lovers of the historical fiction genre
Westerns
Find links to Web sites describing the western genre of literature
Book Talk
A form to submit thoughts about a book
Suggestion for Purchase
Use this form to make purchase suggestions to the library.
WILBOR LINK
This folder holds the information about WILBOR.

Community

Find out about our city - history, maps, and general information. Also find links to local businesses, churches, and the city and county Web sites.
Our Community
Find out who we are and what makes our town a great place to live.
Who We Are
Find the demographic profile for our city as provided by the State Data Center.
Our City
Here is a link to our city's Web site.
Our County
Here is a link to our county's Web site.

Contact Us

We want to hear from you. Contact the Library Director and staff. Fill out an online feedback form.
The Sheldon Public Library
Ask A Librarian
Use this form to submit your questions to the library.
Web site Feedback
Feedback from our users.
Library Staff

Events

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Past Events
Events which have already happened.

Support Our Library

There are several ways you can help your library.
Support Our Library
Find out how you can support our library.

Summer Library Program

Find out news about our Summer Library Program
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Story Time "Worms" Jun 06, 2013 from 01:30 PM to 02:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Pockets Full of Fun Puppets Jun 11, 2013 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Side Walk Chalk @ the Library! Jun 17, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Keith West @ the Library!! Jun 20, 2013 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Pajamarama Jun 24, 2013 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Scavenger Hunt Jun 25, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Sheldon Public Library,
Charlene Elyea, O'Brien County Naturalist Jun 28, 2013 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Game Day @ the Library! Jul 02, 2013 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Game day @ the library!
Book Talk @ the Library! Jul 09, 2013 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Digging Up Dinos Jul 12, 2013 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Blank Park Zoo @ the Library! Jul 22, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Pool Party! Jul 25, 2013 from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM Sheldon Aquatic Center,
Incentive Game
This is a game to get the children a little more excited about the Summer Library Program!
Summer Library Program Registration!! from Jun 03, 2013 09:30 AM to Jun 14, 2013 05:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
Father's Day Crafts @ the Library!! Jun 14, 2013 from 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM Sheldon Public Library,
We will be having crafts for father's day, for children to participate in.
Side Walk Chalk @ the Library! (photos)
Worm in the apple craft after story time! (photos)
Lisa Laird the puppeteer @ the Library!
Lisa Laird the puppeteer @ the Library! (photos)
Keith West the Magician @ the Library! (photos)
Pajamarama turned into Puppet Show @ the Library! (photos)
Scavenger Hunt @ the Library! (photos)
Charlene Elyea @ the Library! (photos)
Game Day @ the Library! (photos)
Grout Museum Direct, "Digging Up Dinos" @ the Library! (photos)
Blank Park Zoo @ the Library! (photos)
Pool Party for the Summer Library Program! (photos)

Christmas Crafts - School Age

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When Dec 10, 2012
from 03:45 PM to 04:45 PM
Where Storytime Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 712-324-2442
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CHRISTMAS CRAFTS

SCHOOL AGE: Kindergarten - 4th Grade

Monday, December 10 - 3:45 P.M.

Preregistration is required along with a $1 fee. 
Please call (324-2442) or visit the library
(925 4th Avenue) to register.....

Come join the fun!

Christmas Crafts - Preschool

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When Dec 11, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 02:30 PM
Where Storytime Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 712-324-2442
Attendees 3-5 years old
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CHRISTMAS CRAFTS

PRESCHOOL: 3-5 Years Old

Tuesday, December 11

10:00 A.M. & 1:30 P.M.

Preregistration is required along with a $1 fee. 
Please call (324-2442) or visit the library
(925 4th Avenue) to register.....

Fun for all!


Christmas Crafts - Preschool

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When Dec 12, 2012
from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM
Where Storytime Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 712-324-2442
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CHRISTMAS CRAFTS

PRESCHOOL: 3-5 Years Old

Wednesday, December 12

1:30 P.M.

Preregistration is required along with a $1 fee. 
Please call (324-2442) or visit the library
(925 4th Avenue) to register.....

Fun for all!

7 to 8 Book Club

April we are reading "A Veiled Antiquity" by Rett MacPherson
When Apr 15, 2013
from 07:00 PM to 08:05 PM
Where Reading Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 712-324-2442
Attendees Adults
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Join us in discussing the book "A Veiled Antiquity" by Rett MacPherson.

Books and questions are available at the Circulation Desk for a $3.00 fee.

April 12 - D.E.A.R. Day

Need an excuse to spend a day reading?
April 12 - D.E.A.R. Day

National D.E.A.R. Day - April 12th

D.E.A.R. stands for Drop Everything and Read. National D.E.A.R. Day is a special reading celebration to remind and encourage families to make reading together on a daily basis a family priority. The official event date, April 12th, is the birthday of author Beverly Cleary. D.E.A.R. is sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA); Parent Teacher Association (PTA); the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC, a division of the American Library Association}; Reading Rockets; The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC); the Newspaper Association of America Foundation (NAA); First Book; HarperCollins Children’s Books; Read Kiddo Read; Walden Media and Ramona Quimby.

Celebrate National D.E.A.R. Day with us by coming in and reading here at the library or checking out some books to read at home. D.E.A.R.

D.E.A.R. Day

Drop Everything And Read Day!
When Apr 12, 2013
from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Main Library
Contact Name
Contact Phone 712-324-2442
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D.E.A.R.Come in this day and read together at the library or check out some books to read together at home!

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7 to 8 Book Club in May 2013

Meeting time and details for the May 2013 meeting
When May 20, 2013
from 07:00 PM to 08:05 PM
Where Reading Room
Contact Name
Contact Phone 712-324-2442
Attendees Adults wanting to discuss a good book.
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We are reading and discussing the book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand.

Book Jacket of UnbrokenStop by the circulation desk and pick-up a copy of the book and the discussion questions.

There is a $3.00 handling fee that we ask you to pay at the time you get the book.

Storytime

The Sheldon Public Library is pleased to offer Growing Readers Storytime (Ages 3-5) and Wiggle Worm’s Storytime (2-early 3s). Our goal for each program is to present storytimes filled with excitement and learning! We hope to cultivate and enhance early literacy and essential skills for a lifetime of reading!
Children's Library
Storytime Specifics