Library Institute is an annual professional development training for librarians and library staff in South Dakota. Attendees spend a week on a university campus in the dorms.

Institute is a four-year commitment, cumulating to a graduation ceremony. Each year is a different track, rotating from:

  • Library Administration
  • Library Development
  • Childrens Services
  • Teen Services

library institute 2021

June 6-11 @ NSU

Open Data resources, Fake News, Google Scholar, marketing, media and many available resources and programs from the SDSL. 2020's Institute was postponed to 2021.


library institute 2019

June 2-7 @ NSU

Library Administration


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)