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 2023

June 4-9 @ NSU

Children's Services and Programming


library institute 2022

June 12-17 @ NSU

Teen programming and 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.


Developed with

Institute of Museum and Library Services

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Funding for this program is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the South Dakota State Library.

If you have any questions contact:

Continuing Education Coordinator