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Library Outreach/ LSTA | Training Opportunities | Trustee Training

Trustee Training

The South Dakota State Library has purchased a statewide membership with United for Libraries for all South Dakota public libraries. Your group membership includes access to many programs and databases that will assist you and your trustees. This will be another great way for you to assist your trustees on working on their voluntary accreditation hours.

Download the flyer below with your trustees so they can login at home or share the website at a library board meeting. Remember to remind them to keep records or if they offer a course completion certification they can print or email it to you, the director. Just keep track for your records.

Some topics in the series explain the basics of being a good trustee. The titles include:

  • Short Takes for Trustees
  • Trustee Academy
  • Plus now available to us more resources:
    • Engaging Today's Volunteers for Libraries and Friends
    • Merging Your Library's Friends Group & Foundation, With Friends Like These, and Troubled Library Boards.

Trustee Training Flyer pdf download
Share this flyer with your trustees. web link to ALA
The login/password are available in the above flyer.

Please note that all libraries in South Dakota are using this same login/ password. Please do not attempt to change either the login or password. If you experience any problems logging in or loading the videos, please contact United for Libraries at (800) 545-2433, ext. 2161 or by email at email link.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Kathleen Slocum.

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Funding for this online public library training is made possible by funds provided by a grant to the SDSL from the Institute of Museum and Library Science (IMLS).

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Kathleen Slocum EMAIL
Continuing Education Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 2

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