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

Google Calendar

Annual Events:

Performance Showcase

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

Nov. 6, 7, and 8


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

2020 Workshops

SD School Library EdCamp

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

2019 Events

Library Training Institute

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

2019: Library Administration at NSU

School Library Boot Camp

Annual training event for all types of educators in South Dakota.

INCLUSION: Sept. 25, 2019

SDLA Annual Conference

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

Engage & Inspire: Sept. 25-27, 2019

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

E-Resource Webinars

Webinars directed specifically for South Dakota libraries produced by database vendors (EBSCO, ProQuest, etc.).

Fall 2019

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.

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Remember: for purposes of tracking continuing education hours, this is your individual responsibility.

Continuing Education Coordinator

Kathleen Slocum

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