HB 1197 Informational Sessions will be hosted again on May 29. State Librarian George Seamon is hosting this session to discuss public library and school compliance with HB 1197.

State Library promotes reading, May 22, 2024

Collect + Connect Meet-ups

  • Youth Services Librarians: June 5
  • Public Libraries: June 12
  • Academic Libraries: Summer Hiatus

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

SDSL School Library Monthly Update: May 2024

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.

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.

Stephanie Miller-Davis Library Summer Reading Grant Program

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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State Library promotes reading, May 22, 2024

Electronic Resources for Teachers Course is a 2-week (8 CECH) course designed for K-12 teachers. Participants will discover the benefits of the SDSL electronic resources and how to incorporate them into their lessons. Registration still open: June 10-23, online via Canvas.

Summer break is just around the corner! Between hunting down missing items and doing inventory on your entire collection, you will be busy the next few weeks. Whether you are a first-year teacher-librarian or a seasoned media specialist, this end-of-year guide will help you manage your time and get everything accomplished!

SDSL School Library Monthly Update: May 2024

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.

Stephanie Miller-Davis Library Summer Reading Grant Program

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

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