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Genealogy Collection

The library has an extensive collection of genealogical materials including local family histories, photos, newspapers, cemetery records, microfilm, and other items of interest.

Genealogy Collection

Genealogy resources are located in the south-central area of the library, east of the circulation desk.

The Greater Sioux County Genealogical Society meets at 7pm in the Sioux Center Public Library on the third Monday of April, June, August, September, October, and November. Coffee & refreshments are provided.

GSCGS volunteers are also present at the library on Wednesday afternoons to provide research assistance from 1p.m. – 3p.m.

NEW Book Release!

The Jubilee Edition of the Sioux Center News, originally published on July 31, 1941 has been reproduced as the “Sioux Center 1941 Golden Jubilee Book”! Click here to download an order form & purchase your copy today or stop by the library.

Genealogy Collection

Books available from GSCGS

  • Maurice Centennial Book, 1891-1991.
  • Nieuwenhuis, G. Nelson.  Siouxland: A History of Sioux County, Iowa (2008). 2nd edition.
  • Sioux Center: First 75 Years, 1891-1966.
  • Vanden Bosch, Mike. A Pocket of Civility (1976).

For more information, contact Marj Brunsting at 722-3851 or

Sioux County Newspaper Archives
Greater Sioux County Genealogical Society Website

Iowa Early History – Glaciers to Settlement: eight-part video series documenting Iowa’s beginnings and how it shaped Iowa today.

The genealogical society’s yearly newsletter is available to view online.

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