Congratulations to these grant recipients

"Libraries are essential to their communities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only served to highlight that need," said Daria Bossman, state librarian. "Libraries are a vital source for trusted community information, education, and connection."

Congratulations to All who applied and received these federal CARES ACT grants! In most cases these funds will be used to purchase new and expanded technology and online access. These technology upgrades and advancements will have a tremendous impact on South Dakota communities in the coming years and for the next decade!


  • Beresford Public Library
  • Britton Public Library
  • Hand County Library (Miller)
  • Sisseton Memorial Library
  • Northwest Regional Library (Buffalo)
  • Grace Balloch Memorial Library (Spearfish)
  • Clear Lake City Library
  • Sturgis Public Library
  • Custer County Library
  • Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library
  • Freeman Public Library
  • Watertown Regional Library
  • Potter County Library (Gettysburg)
  • White Lake Community Library
  • Gregory Public Library
  • Yankton Community Library
  • Lake Andes Carnegie Library


  • Belle Fourche Public Library
  • Centerville Community Library
  • Deadwood Public Library
  • Faith Public Library
  • Grant County Public Library
  • Hill City Public Library
  • Huron School District
  • K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library
  • Keystone Town Library
  • Kimball School District
  • Piedmont Valley Library
  • Presho Public Library
  • Scotland Community Library
  • Wall Community Library
  • Watertown School District
  • Webster Public Library


  • A.H. Brown Public Library (Mobridge)
  • Dakota Valley School District 61-8
  • Parkston School District 33-3
  • Redfield Carnegie Library
  • Tripp County Grossenburg Memorial (Winner)

An additional 18 SD libraries received federal CARES ACT funding through the South Dakota Humanities Council. A full list can be obtained at .

State Librarian

George Seamon

1-605-773-3131 (Option 6)