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Library Outreach/ LSTA | Training Opportunities | Library Training Institute

Library Training Institute

Madam BookwormCoordinated by the South Dakota State Library, the Library Training Institute is a four-year program of continuing education for South Dakota-based library practitioners, support staff and trustees of small public libraries. No prior formal library science education, or previous college attendance, is required to attend.

About 2014 Institute



  • New students: March 7
  • Current students: March 5

Scholarships are limited, based on need.

If you have any questions contact Kathleen Slocum at the South Dakota State Library. You can email her (Email Link ) or 605-773-8438 or 1-800-423-6665.

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The Library Training Institute is funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The character of "Madam Bookworm" was created by artist Michael McGourty for the South Dakota State Library. Please respect our arrangement and do not reuse or alter the artwork for your own needs.

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Short Takes

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The South Dakota State Library is excited to share with all South Dakota public libraries access to "Short Takes for Trustees" a series of 10 short videos for you and your Trustees to view through March, 2016.

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