SDSL's Collect + Connect Meet-ups will be held monthly via Zoom. SDSL will be facilitating monthly chats for school, public, and academic libraries. These are informal chats to learn from colleagues and make connections. These chats are open to library staff members of all types of libraries. Stay tuned for scheduled times and registration through the SDSL Weekly Update on Tuesdays.

  • School Libraries: monthly on Canvas
  • Public Libraries: second Wednesday of the month at Noon CT
  • Academic Libraries: third Friday of the month at 11 am CT
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2023-2024 Schedule

School Libraries

For the 2023-2024 school year, you can register one time to have access to all of the meet-ups and resources.

Public Libraries

DECEMBER 2023 Meet-Up
Wednesday Dec. 13, Noon PM CT

Academic Libraries

NOVEMBER 2023 Meet-Up
Friday, Nov. 17, 11:00 AM CT

School Library 2023-2024

  • September: Open Chat
    Wednesday Sept. 20, 3:30pm CT/2:30pm MT
  • October: Learning to Read at School, Loving to Read at the Library
    Monday Oct. 16, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
  • November: Accessible Library Services with Guest Speaker Josh Easter
    Thursday Nov. 9, 3:30pm CT/2:30pm MT
  • December: Open Chat
    Wednesday Dec. 13, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT UPDATED
  • January: Policies and Procedures
    Monday Jan. 22, 3:30pm CT/2:30pm MT
  • February: Collection Maintenance
    Thursday Feb. 15, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
  • March: Open Chat
    Wednesday Mar. 6, 3:30pm CT/2:30pm MT
  • April: Creating a 5-Year Plan with Guest Speaker Cheyenne Chontos
    Monday Apr. 1, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
  • May: Passive Programming
    Wednesday May 8, 3:30pm CT/2:30pm MT


  • Programming
  • Charging Fines
  • Advocacy
  • Flops and Successes
  • Makerspace and STEAM
  • Librarian Certification
  • Library Accreditation
  • Roving Services