The deadline for applying for voluntary staff certification is August 2 this year. This program recognizes library directors and staff who actively upgrade their skills.

Deadline for completing the School Library Survey is May 3.

Electronic Resources for Teachers Course: June 10 - 23
Designed for K-12 teachers as an introduction to the electronic resources provided by the SDSL, this course is offered online via Canvas for 8 CECHs.

South Dakota Department of Education Bibliography of State Library: March 2024

Stephanie Miller-Davis Library Summer Reading Grant Program

Collect + Connect Meet-ups

  • School Libraries: May 8
  • Public Libraries: May 8
  • Academic Libraries:Summer Hiatus

SDSL School Library Monthly Update: April 2024

2023 Public Library Facts and Stats
formerly known as Data Digest

Canvas Catalog Registration Guide: DOE and SDSL's new professional learning platform.

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Winter 2024 Prairie Trails Newsletter
- Staff Introductions Kathleen & Jack, Winter Reading Challenge/Program, and Federal programs increase Internet Accessibility

The South Dakota Braille and Talking Book Library has changed it's name to Accessible Library Services beginning April 2023.

Descriptive Video Collection Catalogs: 2023 Spring Supplement and 2023 updated catalog

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The 21st Century School Library Award deadline is May 1.

Deadline for completing the School Library Survey is May 3.

The School Librarian Leadership Retreat is an in-person focused gathering designed to empower and inspire school librarians to enhance their leadership skills, share best practices, and explore innovative strategies for creating an impactful school library. The 2024 retreat is July 28-29 in Pierre.

Electronic Resources for Teachers Course: June 10 - 23
Designed for K-12 teachers as an introduction to the electronic resources provided by the SDSL, this course is offered online via Canvas for 8 CECHs.

READsquared webinar: April 18
Learn about the basics and features READsquared provides your library's reading programs.

Stephanie Miller-Davis Library Summer Reading Grant Program

SDSL School Library Monthly Update: April 2024

Guide to School Library Month 2024

Sign up for our School Library Collect + Connect Meet-Ups for the 2023-24 school year!

Canvas Catalog Registration Guide: DOE and SDSL's new professional learning platform.

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