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Virtual Backpack

Welcome to the Virtual Backpack for the Sioux City Community School District, an online flyerboard that allows local non-profits to share timely updates with our school community about upcoming events and opportunities. Use the Virtual Backpack menu to view upcoming events by category or school.


Academic Activities

Events

  • First Saturday Family Storytime – Pirates AHOY!

    Location
    Sioux City Public LIbrary • Aalfs Downtown Library • 529 Pierce Street, Sioux City
    Audience
    Children age 2-8 and their caregivers
    Cost
    FREE
    RSVP
    December 03, 2022
    Contact
    Matti Smith

    Information

    Sioux City Public Library’s First Saturday Family Storytime: Pirates AHOY!

    REGISTER HERE: https://siouxcitylibrary.libcal.com/event/9739852

    Avast ye scallywags! Calling all lads and lassies to report for Pirate duty at the Library!
    At storytime we will spin tales, sing shanties, and practice our seafarin’ skills! Afterwards, make a fun pirate craft and follow a treasure map to find the loot!
    Don’t miss out, or you’ll be saying “AAARRRGHH!”

    Saturday, December 3 • 11am

    Sioux City Public Library (Aalfs Downtown Library)
    529 Pierce St. • Free Parking on the weekends.

  • Learn About and Make Presidential Peace Medals

    Location
    Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center 900 Larsen Park Road
    Audience
    k-6th
    Cost
    $5
    RSVP
    December 01, 2022
    Contact
    Sara Olson

    Information

    Students will learn some history of the use of medals in American dealings with Native Americans and will learn some about the variety of designs used by the different presidents. They will then design their own peace medal.

    $5 class registration fee; registration required.

    To register visit: https://www.siouxcitylcic.com/kids/programs/

  • On-Demand Homework Help FREE from the Sioux City Public Library

    Location
    Online
    Audience
    Students K - 12
    Cost
    FREE
    Contact
    Matti Smith

    Information

    Back to School – the Library is Here to Help with Free On-demand Tutoring from Brainfuse

    The Library is here to help learners of all ages as they head back to school this year. In addition to the thousands of materials you can find on ANY subject at our three Library locations, there is help right at your fingertips with e-resources from Sioux City Public Library, and it’s all FREE with your Library Card!

    Stuck on a problem and don’t know the answer? Brainfuse HelpNow is an app that provides learners from kindergarten to college access to live tutoring and homework help.
    Brainfuse tutors are live on-demand anywhere you have an internet connection. Snap-n-send a photo to a tutor for help, get writing advice and critiques, or schedule a tutoring session to help with your overall knowledge of a specific subject. Tutoring and homework help services are available in Spanish for all subjects offered in English. Brainfuse also offers standardized test prep for a variety of tests including ACT, the new SAT, TASC, the new GED, ASVAB, TOEIC, the US Citizenship Test and others.

    To get the Brainfuse App:
    • Go to siouxcitylibrary.org/eresources
    • Select “brainfuse Help Now”
    • Go to “Login” to register
    • Get the Brainfuse App on your phone and sign-in for help anytime!
    Or stop by any of our Library locations for help