The State Library posts calendar events including training webinars hosted by database vendors and other library-related events:Google Calendar
Free event to plan your library's entertainment for the upcoming year! Early November.November 2021
SDSL Board Meetings
Authorized by Chapter 14-1 of the South Dakota Codified Laws, the SDSL Board directs State Library operation and assists and coordinates the other libraries throughout the state in providing services to the public.Quarterly
Transforming Library Services
Early Childhood Through Teens: Bringing responsive library programming to engage communities, provide hands-on interest-based learning experiencesNovember/December
Prep for Summer Reading workshops held across South Dakota during February/March.February/March
SDSL Digital Resources Course
An introductory course for SD public library staff that teaches how to access, retrieve, and share information using SDSL databases.February/March
Library Training Institute
Spend a week in the dorms with fellow library professionals in June.June 2022
Join your local library and attend summer reading events! Attend in-person, outdoor, take home or virtual programming towards our continued goal of 100,000 participants.Summer
SD School Library EdCamp
This 'unconference' conference is a face-to-face event is hosted simultaneously on both sides of the state in April.TBD
Formerly School Library Boot Camp. Open to SD school library staff and other types of educators.July 2021
SDLA Annual Conference
Each fall SDLA holds its annual conference with educational training sessions, keynotes, and events.Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2021
- Library Career Resources
South Dakota Statewide Group Membership
The SDSL has provided statewide access to United for Libraries. Your membership includes access to Trustee training, Friends resources, COVID-19 tips, on-demand webinars plus so much more.
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.
Remember: tracking your continuing education hours is your individual responsibility.