Library Institute 2019 is June 2-7 at Northern State University in Aberdeen SD. Spend a week in the dorms and get to know your fellow library professionals from all over the state.

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What to Expect:

Library educator and consultant, Sharon Osenga, will be sharing information about library administration, budgets, strategic planning, policies and procedures. Sharon is recently retired from over 20 years Library System in Nebraska.

Training Coordinator from the Minnesota Literacy Council Andrea Echelberger, will cover the topic "A Story for Everyone" Immigration, Culture, Language and Supporting New Americans.

South Dakota State Library professional Shawn Behrends will talk to us about data methods for gathering, analyzing, and presenting data to local library stakeholders and policy makers.

South Dakota Library Professionals, Brenda Hemmelman and Kathleen Slocum will present on Grants, applying, funding and Gov't Federal Documents.

State Librarian Daria Bossman will present information on IMLS, the State Library, SD State Library law, trustee issues and tips for relating to and communicating with your governing body.

A graduation celebration and ceremony completes the week of Library Institute.

Continuing Education Coordinator

Kathleen Slocum

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

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This program/training is funded in part by IMLS.