The State Library posts calendar events including training webinars hosted by database vendors and other library-related events:

Google Calendar

Annual Events:

Transforming Library Services: Early Childhood Through Teens

This two-day training brings responsive library programming that engages communities and provides hands-on, interest-based learning experiences.

2020: Huron or Philip

Library Training Institute

Spend a week in the dorms with fellow library professionals in June.

2020: Resources and more! - at NSU

SDLA Annual Conference

Each fall SDLA holds its annual conference with educational training sessions, keynotes, and events.

Libraries Lead: Sept. 30- Oct. 2, 2020

ExCITE!

Formerly School Library Boot Camp. Open to SD school library staff and other types of educators.

Fall 2021

Performance Showcase

Free event across several locations in South Dakota to book your library's entertainment for the upcoming year! Early November.

November 2019

SD School Library EdCamp

This 'unconference' conference is a face-to-face event is hosted simultaneously on both sides of the state in April.

2021

Jump Start

Prep for Summer Reading workshops held across South Dakota during February/March.

2020 Workshops

Annual Surveys

Every year the State Library fields two statistical surveys; collecting financial, service data, and more from public, school, and combo libraries. .

PLS: Feb-Mar SLS: Mar-Apr

Online Opportunities:

Introduction to 2019 SD School Library Standards

Self-paced, online course helps guide school librarians and other educators in their professional practice.

Online Course

Solid Finances

The Solid Finances webinar series is designed to provide adults with an unbiased resource for enhancing their personal financial skills. Registration is required for this free series.

Regular Webinars

More Resources

  • Library Career Resources
  • Webjunction

    Web Junction's library-specific courses are now available for free to all library staff and volunteers. Through the generous support of OCLC, the Gates Foundation, the South Dakota State Library WebJunction provides timely and relevant learning content to access anytime, from anywhere.

    Register or Log In at learn.webjunction.org

Remember: tracking your continuing education hours is your individual responsibility.

Continuing Education Coordinator

Kathleen Slocum

1-605-773-3131 (Option 5, 2)
1-605-773-8438
email