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Public Libraries (Library Development) | Accredited Libraries

Accredited Libraries

The purpose of the voluntary certification and accreditation program for public libraries and librarians in South Dakota is to encourage the ongoing development of quality library service in the state.

Library accreditations reflect three calendar years.

For a listing of past media releases about accreditation, please review the following:


LIBRARY

CITY

YEARS ACCREDITED

LEVEL

NOTES

Alcester Public Library

Alcester

2011

2014

Enhanced

Beresford Public Library

Beresford

2011

2014

Enhanced

Brookings Public Library

Brookings

2012

2015

Exemplary

Cozard Memorial Library

Chamberlain

2011

2014

Enhanced

Canton Public Library

Canton

2011

2016

Enhanced

Enhanced 2011, again in 2013

Custer County Library

Custer

2012

2015

Enhanced

Carnegie Public Library Dell Rapids

Dell Rapids

2011

2014

Enhanced

Dorothee Pike Memorial Library

Lake Preston

2010

2016

Enhanced

Essential 2010, Enhanced 2013

Edgemont Public Library

Edgemont

2010

2015

Enhanced

Enhanced 2010, again in 2012

Emil M. Larson Library

Clark

2014

2016

Essential

Elkton Community Library

Elkton

2013

2016

Enhanced

Enhanced 2010, again in 2013

Faith Public/School Library

Faith

2014

2016

Enhanced

Freeman Public Library

Freeman

2010

2016

Enhanced

Enhanced 2010, again in 2013

Grace Balloch Memorial Library

Spearfish

2010

2016

Exemplary

Enhanced 2010, Exemplary 2013

Grant County Public Library

Milbank

2011

2014

Enhanced

Gregory Public Library

Gregory

2011

2014

Essential

Hand County Library

Miller

2014

2016

Enhanced

Harrisburg Community Library

Harrisburg

2012

2015

Essential

Hill City Community Library

Hill City

2012

2015

Essential

Hot Springs Public Library

Hot Springs

2011

2014

Enhanced

Madison Public Library

Madison

2011

2014

Enhanced

North Sioux City Community

North Sioux City

2012

2015

Essential

Phoebe Apperson Hearst Library

Lead

2011

2014

Essential

Platte Public library

Platte

2014

2016

Essential

Rapid City Public Library

Rapid City

2010

2016

Exemplary

Exemplary 2010, again in 2013

Potter County Free Library

Gettysburg

2011

2014

Enhanced

Rawlins Municipal Library Pierre

Pierre

2014

2016

Essential

Scotland Public Library

Scotland

2012

2015

Essential

Siouxland Libraries

Sioux Falls

2011

2014

Enhanced

Grossenburg Memorial, Tripp County Library

Winner

2011

2014

Enhanced

 

Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library

Vermillion

2010

2016

Exemplary

Exemplary 2010, again in 2013

Wall Community Library

Wall

2010

2013

Essential

 

Yankton Community Library

Yankton

2011

2014

Enhanced

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