Library Institute 2022 is June 12 through 17 at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Spend a week in the dorms and get to know your fellow library professionals from all over the state. This year's theme is Teen Programming and Services.

Please note NSU's COVID 19 Information.


June 12
Information, reference materials and pre-test
Kathleen Slocum
June 13
  • Providing Outreach for Teens; Teen Mental Health
    Beth Crist, Christine Kreger, Mikaela Fortune
  • De-escalation and empathy mapping; examples and creating
    Kelsey Sidwell
  • Coding Club with Hands-On examples
    Lynn Klundt
June 14
  • T3 Transforming Teen Services Training
    Laura Kelly, Mary Olsen
  • Carving a Path from the Public Library to the College Classroom
    Aryssa Damon
June 15
  • Teen Space at the Library
    Michelle Klobassa, Brenna Wiertzema
  • Finding and Eliminating Barriers
June 16
  • Review Rural Voices and Workbook
    Nora Shalaway Carpenter
  • SDSL Resources
    Laura Kelly
  • Teens and Technology & the library
    Cheyenne Chontos
June 17
Review, Final Test, Picture & Graduation
Kathleen Slocum
library training institute 2022 teen programming and services

Schedule is subject to change. The SDSL reserves the right to make changes as needed.

Last Updated: May 6, 2022.

Developed with

Institute of Museum and Library Services

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This program/training is funded in part by IMLS.

If you have any questions contact:

Continuing Education Coordinator

Kathleen Slocum

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