Library Institute 2023 is June 4 through 9 at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

library institute 2023 childrens programming

2022 Faculty

Pamela Diaz Martin

An early childhood literacy consultant whose workshops are shaped by experience as a children's librarian and branch manager. |

South Dakota Discovery Center

sharing the resources to include STEM kits and how to check them out for your library

Jean Patrick

Author of many books including Long Armed Ludy, The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth.

SD Parent Connection

Presenting on the CDC's Learn the Sign Act Early (LTSAE), Ambassador to South Dakota, SD Parent Connection, Project Director for the statewide Family to Family Health Information Center at South Dakota Parent Connection since 2008.

Tammy Knudtson

"A COVID Transformation Story: How a Corgi Lover Became a Children's Book Author"

Elizabeth Berg

Sharing children's resources with hands on examples

Kim Bonen

Sharing about database access, troubleshooting technical issues, plus learning about children's databases: Miss Humblebee's Academy, BookFlix, Explora Kids, SIRS Discoverer, CultureGrams and the World Book suite.

Kathleen Slocum

Institute Coordinator

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)