Jump Start workshops are hosted in person and virtually, and scheduled for various dates and times to fit every librarian's needs.

  • Each person at your library planning to attend should register separately.
  • Attendees will be granted access to a playlist of videos featuring our hosts demonstrating activities. These videos should be watched prior to the in-person or virtual event.
  • Total CE hours = 5
    • Workshops will be 4 hours
    • Participants watch videos ahead of time for 1 hour of CE

Registered public libraries are eligible for a $50 voucher code to use for supplies at the SD store on the CSLP website. Only one voucher per library will be distributed. The SDSL is providing up to 80 vouchers, on a first come, first served basis to libraries that register and attend Jump Start sessions.

Registration opens December 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023.

Workshops are scheduled in the following locations:


Prairie Hanson, Laurie Kirschling, and Daniel Burniston, Director

Edith B. Siegrist Public Library
Workshop capacity: 20

Original Date: Feb. 24
Alternate Date: March 3


Staci Wilson and Karla Bieber, Director

A H Brown Public Library
Workshop capacity: 24

Alternate Date: March 9


Melissa Hutmacher, Director

Cozard Memorial Library
Workshop capacity: 16

Alternate Date: March 17

Virtual Session 1

Saturday session


Sarah Jones-Lutter and Amanda Evans

Redfield Carnegie Library
Workshop capacity: 15

Alternate Date: March 20


Erica Rorvik, Director

Moody County Resource Center
Workshop capacity: 28

Alternate Date: March 28


Thea Teasley, Sarah Myers, and Jessica Phelps, Director

Custer County Library
Workshop capacity: 20

Alternate Date: March 29

Virtual Session 2

Last session


Amanda Raiche, Youth Services Coordinator: email , or 1-605-773-3131 , Option 5, 2; or 1-605-773-5066 .