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Library Depositories provide expanded services
June/July 2015

Free Online Book Club
June/July 2015

Get the Ultimate Superhero and Supervillain YA Reading List
June/July 2015

Check Out the New YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award List
June/July 2015

Announcing the 2015 SD Children's & Teen Choice Book Award winners
May, 2015

Keep all kids reading - all summer
May, 2015

State Library e-resources are every hero's secret weapon
May, 2015

Promoting books through digital posters
May, 2015

Having a diverse YA collection
April, 2015

April 2015
includes "We Love Libraries" Lottery, James Patterson's $1.25 Million Pledge to Libraries, Libri Foundation Books for Children and CDW-G Collaboration Nation Award Program

Youth Media AwardsIntroducing the 2014 ALA Children's & Teen Book Awards
March, 2015

CLEL Bell Awards
March, 2015

Asst. State Librarian for Access Services, Colleen Kirby retires
March, 2015

Prairie Bud and Pasque Awards -- Have your students voted?
March, 2015

Stewart Elementary: Using Read! SD to Shave or Save
March, 2015

Native American diversity in children's books
February, 2015

Preservation Assistance Grants for smaller institutions
February, 2015

The true value of your local library
February, 2015

"The Neal-Schuman Directory of Public Library Job Descriptions" by Rebecca Brumley
February, 2015

A sign encourages reading

'The Librarian's Nitty-Gritty Guide to Social Media' by Laura Solomon
January, 2015

No waiting, for patrons using BARD mobile
November/ December, 2014

Faith Library receives gifts!
November/ December, 2014

Public Librarians can help students vote for Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque Awards
November/ December 2014

What's your library worth?
November/ December, 2014

Voting has changed for Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque Awards
November/ December 2014

Making the book-movie connection
October, 2014

Welcome, TumbleBookLibrary
September, 2014

Looking to the future
June/ July, 2014

Prairie Bud and Pasque nominations provide quality booklists for the library and classroom
June/ July, 2014

South Park fifth graders help break a Guinness World Record
June/ July, 2014

Teens have chosen YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award winners
May, 2014

Winner Elementary uses book return on wheels
May, 2014

Little Free Libraries
by Wendy Brunnemann, Wall Community Library
April, 2014

Kids Need to Read
February, 2014

The Lisa Libraries
February, 2014

Encourage YARP/SD Teen Choice Award voting
December, 2013/ January, 2014

Say It With Data: A concise guide to making your case and getting results by Priscille Dando (2014); Reviewed by Shawn Behrends

December, 2013/ January, 2014

Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide by Jessamyn C. West
November, 2013

The Book Bag blog — growth from a challenge
November, 2013

Google This! Putting Google and other social media sites to work for your library by Terry Ballard
October, 2013

Beyond the Great Gatsby: e-resources for book groups and literature
September, 2013

Grant Opportunities
includes "USA Today in the Classroom", "Carnegie-Whitney Grant", "ALSC/Candlewick Press 'Light the Way' Grant", "Innovative Reading Grant", "Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions", "First Book", "Grants-to-Educators", "Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust Grants", and "Wish You Well Foundation Grants"
September, 2013

Copyright knowledge essential to civilization, says Kenneth Crews
September, 2013

How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core by Bellanca, Fogerty and Pete
August, 2013

2012-2013 Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque winners announced
May, 2013

YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award winners
May, 2013

Best practices for labeling books in school libraries
May, 2013

Libri Foundation Books for Children
March, 2013

From marketing to learning commons – book reviews
February, 2013

The Christmas tree comes full circle
January, 2013

Working in the Virtual Stacks: The New Library & Information Science and other resources in the news
November, 2012

2012/2013 YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award List coming soon
June/July, 2012

June/July, 2012
Jane Healy reviews No Shelf Required 2 by Sue Polanka

Washington Elementary School holds "Go Green" Book Swap
June/July, 2012

Free collections workshops for museums, libraries and archives in the Dakotas
May, 2012

Announcing the 2011-2012 YARP/SD Teen Choice Book Award winners!
May, 2012

Brighten up your March with SLJ’s Battle of the Books!
March, 2012

SDSL will “lend” you a helping hand
February, 2012

Read Aloud Survey: We Asked ~ You Responded
January, 2012

Want free books?
November/December, 2011

Children’s books exempted from lead testing
September, 2011

Hau Kola Learning Camp mixes choice, creativity and literature for teens
September, 2011

Continuing Education Opportunities
July/August, 2011

Huron Friends of the Library profit at Smithy’s Used Books and on Amazon
July/August, 2011

Pathways Within Roads to Reading Initiative
February, 2011

Leaders are Readers challenges students to read
February, 2011

University and elementary students collaborate to help choose Prairie Bud
January, 2011

SD Book Bag Study Guides ready to download
January, 2011

SD Public Broadcasting offers extensive resources
January, 2011

What is Library Development reading?
January, 2011
Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning Reviewed by Jane Healy

SunnyD Book Spree
November/ December, 2010

Festival of Books offers author visit opportunities
August, 2010
The 2010 Festival of Books is bringing over 50 authors to Sioux Falls on September 24-26.

Libri Foundation Books for Children
August, 2010

What is Library Development reading?
August, 2010
This Book is Overdue! How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All Reviewed by Joan Upell

Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque team members work ahead on nominees
July, 2010

Books in the home increase level of education
July, 2010

More resources in the news
July, 2010

What is Library Development reading?
July, 2010
Programming for Adults: a Guide for Small-and Medium-Sized Libraries Reviewed by Brenda Hemmelman

2010 South Dakota Children's Book Award winners announced
May, 2010

Winners of YARP/ South Dakota Teen Choice Book Awards
May, 2010

Grant Opportunities
May, 2010
includes "Matching Books for Babies", and "First Book"

Build a Book Club
May, 2010

Follow the Festival of Books and Authors in Schools programs
May, 2010

Give a boost to your nonfiction collection
April, 2010

What is Library Development reading?
April, 2010

“Read to me!” Selecting books that strengthen pre-reading skills
March, 2010

The Lisa Libraries
March, 2010

2010 American Indian Youth Literature Awards announced
March, 2010

What is Library Development reading?
February, 2010

Online book group opportunity focuses on inquiry circles
Dec/ January 2010

What is Library Development reading?
Dec/ January 2010

YALSA Teens’ Top Ten list announced
November, 2009

What are classes reading at your school?
November, 2009

What’s the next book in the series?
October, 2009

What is Library Development reading?
October, 2009

Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome… no wait, you're just going through summer reading withdrawal
September, 2009

What is Library Development Reading?
September, 2009

Freeman and Marion cooperate on book exchange program
September, 2009

For Review: What to Do about Alice?
August, 2009

What if everyone in South Dakota read the same book?
August, 2009

What is Library Development Reading?
August, 2009

Book trailers market books with music, pictures and text
July, 2009

What is Library Development Reading?
July, 2009

For Review: Terrific Math Read-Aloud
June, 2009

Book Clubs Move Online
June, 2009
Online book clubs have several advantages over traditional book clubs.

What is Library Development Reading?
June, 2009

For Review: Redefining Literacy 2.0
May, 2009

Internet Safety Information for All Ages
March, 2009

in review: school libraries
February, 2009
reviews Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind. by Judy Finchler, What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell, and No School Library Left Behind: Leadership, School Improvement, and the Media Specialist by Carl A. Harvey.

in review: school libraries
January, 2009
reviews That Book Woman by Heather Henson, The Jumping Off Place by Marian Hurd McNeely, and Librarians as Learning Specialists: Meeting the Learning Imperative for the 21st Centruy by Allison Zmuda and Violet H. Harada.

 

 

 

 

 


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