City of Yankton offices including City Hall are closed to the public; however, staff is available to assist residents by phone, email, or through online services.  Regular garbage and recycling collection are not impacted.  Police, fire and other emergency services continue to operate as normal, with only minor safety precautions affecting their day to day operations.  The Yankton Community Library and the Summit Activity Center are also closed.  The City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance temporarily closing on-site services at some businesses and limiting public gathering.  For a guide to closures and full text of the ordinance, visit

  • Walnut Street

    Newly completed Walnut Street project

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Meridian Bridge

    Winter Scene

  • Fire Prevention Week

    Fire Prevention Week

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake

  • Jim River Bridge

    Jim River Bridge

  • Lake Area Trail

    Lake Area Trail

  • Meridian Bridge Moonlight

    Meridian Bridge Moonlight

  • Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

  • Walnut Street

    Walnut Street

  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights

  • Downtown Streetscape

    Yankton's Downtown

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Missouri River Bluffs

  • 4th of July

    4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside Park

  • Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

Library Foundation

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Yankton Community Library Foundation, Inc.

This foundation is organized for civic, cultural, and benevolent purposes; library-foundation-logospecifically, the support of improvements to and for the Yankton Community Library.  The Yankton Community Library Foundation, Inc. has as its basic purpose the promotion of the continued growth and development of the Yankton Community Library, its general welfare, and its public relations. 

In pursuit of this purpose, the Foundation shall establish and maintain a permanent fund for the benefit of the Yankton Community Library while establishing certain memorials in cooperation with the donors.  The YCL Foundation does not supplant the City of Yankton’s responsibility for funding a strong public library.

Meetings are held at the Library at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday in January, April, July and October.


Board Member   Term Expiration  
 Lindsay Hovden, President/Attorney  2020
 Robin Brooks, VP/President Elect  2021
 Blaine Meier, Treasurer  2020
 Kathy Wibbels, Secretary   2021
 Dani Jo Bierwagen   2019
 Sharon Koller  2020
 Larry Wynia  2021
 Amy Nelson, Board Liaison    2021

Yankton Community Library 
515 Walnut Street
Yankton, South Dakota 57078
Telephone: 605-668-5275
Fax: 605-668-5277