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

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 .