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Library Outreach/ LSTA | 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:


Current Accredited Libraries

LIBRARY

CITY

YEARS ACCREDITED

CURRENT LEVEL

NOTES

Beresford Public Library

Beresford

2017

Enhanced

Renewed: 2011, 2015

Brookings Public Library

Brookings

2018

Exemplary

Renewed: 2012, 2016

Canton Public Library

Canton

2017

Enhanced

Renewed: 2011, 2013, 2015

Cozard Memorial Library

Chamberlain

2017

Essential

Renewed: 2011, 2015

Custer County Library

Custer

2017

Exemplary

Renewed: 2012, 2015

Carnegie Public Library Dell Rapids

Dell Rapids

2018

Enhanced

Renewed: 2011, 2016

Edgemont Public Library

Edgemont

2018

Enhanced

Renewed: 2010, 2012, 2016

Faith Public/School Library

Faith

2019

Exemplary

Renewed: 2014, 2017

Freeman Public Library

Freeman

2019

Enhanced

Renewed: 2010, 2013, 2016

Grace Balloch Memorial Library

Spearfish

2019

Exemplary

Renewed: 2010, 2013, 2016

Gregory Public Library

Gregory

2017

Exemplary

Renewed: 2011, 2015

Harrisburg Community Library

Harrisburg

2019

Essential

Renewed: 2015, 2017

Hill City Community Library

Hill City

2019

Essential

Renewed: 2011, 2016

Hot Springs Public Library

Hot Springs

2017

Enhanced

Renewed: 2011, 2015

Keystone Community Library

Keystone

2019

Essential

 

Madison Public Library

Madison

2018

Enhanced

Renewed: 2011, 2016

Mitchell Public Library

Mitchell

2019

Essential

North Sioux City Community Library

North Sioux City

2019

Essential

Renewed: 2015, 2017

Phoebe Apperson Hearst Library

Lead

2017

Essential

Renewed: 2011, 2015

Piedmont Valley Library

Piedmont

2017

Essential

Rapid City Public Library

Rapid City

2019

Exemplary

Renewed: 2010, 2013, 2017

Potter County Free Library

Gettysburg

2018

Enhanced

Renewed: 2012, 2016

Rawlins Municipal Library Pierre

Pierre

2017

Enhanced

Renewed: 2014, 2015

Scotland Public Library

Scotland

2018

Essential

Renewed: 2013, 2016

Grossenburg Memorial, Tripp County Library

Winner

2017

Enhanced

Renewed: 2011, 2015 

Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library

Vermillion

2019

Exemplary

Renewed: 2010, 2013, 2017

Wall Community Library

Wall

2017

Essential

Renewed: 2010, 2015

Watertown Regional Library

Watertown

2018

Exemplary

Yankton Community Library

Yankton

2017

Exemplary

Renewed: 2011, 2015


Expired Accredited Libraries

LIBRARY

CITY

YEARS ACCREDITED

LEVEL

Alcester Public Library

Alcester

2014

Enhanced

Dorothee Pike Memorial Library

Lake Preston

2016

Enhanced

Emil M. Larson Library

Clark

2016

Essential

Elkton Community Library

Elkton

2016

Enhanced

Grant County Public Library

Milbank

2014

Enhanced

Hand County Library

Miller

2016

Enhanced

Platte Public library

Platte

2016

Essential

Siouxland Libraries

Sioux Falls

2014

Enhanced


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