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July 4

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July 30

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August 18

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August 21

Women's Equality Day
August 26

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Storytime Undergrounds gives you a literacy leg up
November/ December 2015

Public Library Institute 2015
June/ July 2015

Western Dakota Tech Library Technician Program offers opportunities for learning
May, 2015

Short Takes for TrusteesShort Takes for Trustees
May, 2015

One Welcome Return
May, 2015

"Twelve Golden Rules for Board Members"
April, 2015

The true value of your local library
February, 2015

Re-envisioning the public library
January, 2015

Trustee Wiki keeps your library on track
January, 2015

Faith Library receives gifts!
November/ December, 2014

Free access to library-specific online webinars
November/ December 2014

Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant
October, 2014

"What's Next?"
September, 2014

Introducing New SDSL Board Member, Trista Friman
August, 2014

SD public library accreditation and certification tweaked
August, 2014

Shedding the 'bun and shush' image
May, 2014

Help is on the way: Friends groups and Foundations to the rescue!
April, 2014

Here we go again—Why should we have a nonresident user fee and policy?
March, 2014

The Haves and the Have-Nots
February 2014

Public Library Advocacy—the Key Role of a Modern Public Library Trustee
December, 2013/ January, 2014

A word from the President of the SD State Library Board
November 2013

Getting the word out: What can the library do for you?
October, 2013

Streamlining the state publications collection process; Two universities named full depository libraries for State Government Publications Distribution Program
September, 2013

Library Institute keeps me learning new things
August, 2013

Technology Grants for Your Local Public Library-Go for it!
August, 2013

Jumping to new heights at Elkton Community Library
August, 2013

The real facts
May, 2013

The State Library is alive and well!
April, 2013

"Maker Spaces? Programming on Steroids?"
March, 2013

Rotunda celebration — 100 years and counting
February, 2013

A few tips about public library finances
January, 2013

What's a public library all about, anyway?
January, 2013

What does the Common Core have to do with public libraries?
November, 2012

Gregory Public Library has new teen advisory board
September, 2012

Certification changes and why being certified is important
September, 2012

Changes in the South Dakota Public Library Accreditation Standards
August, 2012

Attention public library boards and directors: relax, recharge, reconnect
May, 2012

New Law affects South Dakota Public Libraries
May, 2012

Attention public library boards and directors: relax, recharge, reconnect
April, 2012

March Madness…or Not!
April, 2012

Your role in the Public Library Survey
February, 2012

Board Talk: IMLS releases new report 'Creating a Nation of Learners'
January, 2012

3 R’s for the public and school library - rethink, redefine, repurpose
November/December, 2011

Board Talk: “To Fine or Not to Fine… that is the Question!”
October, 2011

Revised School Library Standards and Guidelines ready for new school year
September, 2011

Continuing Education Opportunities
July/August, 2011

Board Talk: That difficult subject – nonresident user fees
July/August, 2011

Board Talk: The Public Library Survey – What is it? Why is it so important?
June, 2011

Board Talk: Develop a local "roadmap" for your public library
May, 2011

Board Talk: Orientation benefits new board members
March, 2011

Board Talk: What’s in your bylaws?
February, 2011

Board Talk: Public Library Survey — It’s all local… really… and it all starts with you!
January, 2011

Board Talk: Dr. Mary Bushing comments on public libraries
November/ December, 2010

Continuing Education Opportunities
October, 2010

Board Talk: The Complete Library Trustee Handbook will wow you
October, 2010

Board Talk: Know your local and national statistics
August, 2010

Board Talk: What is a “good board”?
July, 2010

Board Talk: The vital role of recruiting and educating trustees
June 2010

Board Talk: Is my Library Board legal?
May, 2010

Board Talk: Friends and Foundations worth investigating for your library
April, 2010

Board Talk
March, 2010

Online access available to free trustee training resource
April, 2009
The Wyoming State Library has produced an informative, humorous program that can be used to introduce rural library board members to their new responsibilities.






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