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Ebook access continues to grow in South Dakota
April, 2014

Legislative Session Round-up
April, 2014

Digital state publications collections continue to grow
April, 2014

Libraries receive One Book South Dakota mini-grants
April, 2014

Two library bills introduced this legislative session
March, 2014

SD Department of Education launches site commemorating SD's 125th Anniversary
March, 2014

South Dakota public libraries receive accreditation recognition
February, 2014

Disc Repair Service
February, 2014

Stay informed during 2014 Legislative Session
February, 2014

Quas•qui•cen•ten•ni•al adj - pertaining to or marking a period of 125 years.
February, 2014

Congratulations to recipients of 2014 Trustee Academy mini-grants!
February, 2014

Digital projects across South Dakota December 2013 - January, 2014

SD Library Association Legislative Day is Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 December 2013 - January, 2014

2013 Star Libraries in South Dakota December 2013 - January, 2014

Operation: Military Kids - update December 2013 - January, 2014

>Canton Public Library celebrates 100 years of reading
November, 2013

Finding statistical data amid the government shutdown
November, 2013

Coming- "Trustee Academy Training Series" grant
November, 2013

South Dakota librarians awarded certification
October, 2013

Digital Inclusion Survey
October, 2013

A home away from home [school]
October, 2013

School libraries recognized for efforts to support 21st century learning
September 2013

North Sioux City breaks ground for new building
September 2013

Prairie West Branch grand opening
September 2013

Lower Brule welcomes new library
September 2013

Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library rededication
August 2013

New beginnings at the Lower Brule Community College
August 2013

Digital Bookmobile visits heighten e-wareness at Pierre and Watertown, help celebrate SDSL's 100th birthday
August 2013

Visit the OverDrive Digital Bookmobile in June
June/July 2013

"Dig Into Reading" with CSLP and resources from Read!SD
June/July 2013

More from June/ July 2013
includes "Make summer reading programs accessible to the visually impaired", "Summer reading for all ages", and "Student workers add value to public libraries"

 

Brookings Public Library celebrates centennial
May, 2013

The winding road to digital: making state government publications available online
April, 2013

2013 School Library Survey opens April 1
April, 2013

Bossman named new State Librarian
March, 2013

Join the South Dakota State Library full or affiliate depository program
March, 2013

Public Library Institute 2013 is June 2-7
March, 2013

School Library Boot Camp 2013 is July 21-24
March, 2013

White Lake librarian cites Institute as aid to success at 30-year celebration
March, 2013

South Dakota public libraries recognized for accreditation efforts
February, 2013

Schools and libraries among those awarded the second round of South Dakota Broadband Initiative grants
February, 2013

New South Dakota State Library Data Digests are online
February, 2013

Rapid City's newest library branch expansion reflects unique collaboration
January, 2013

South Dakota has four of America's Star Libraries for 2012
January, 2013

Partnership to expand title selection for visually impaired
November, 2012

Project Compass in Custer—SD libraries helping job seekers
November, 2012

Meet colleagues at the Crossroads for the SDLA Annual Conference Oct 3-5
October, 2012

Public library accreditation application deadline is Dec. 3
October, 2012

Project Compass—SD Libraries Helping Job Seekers
October, 2012

Broadband grants awarded to five South Dakota public libraries
September, 2012

Join SD Titles To Go by Sept. 30 and go "live" before Christmas!
September, 2012

Congratulations! 18 SWIM scholars graduate
September, 2012

"Libraries: Crossroads to Discovery" takes place Oct.3-5 in Huron
September, 2012

Congratulations Public Library Institute Class of 2012
August, 2012

School Library Boot Camp debuts with 34 students
August, 2012

Four Native American Library Services Basic Grants awarded in SD
August, 2012

Library best practices shared at Project Compass National Convening
June/July, 2012

Free collections workshops for museums, libraries and archives in the Dakotas
May, 2012

Stevens High School Library receives CenturyLink grant for ebook project
May, 2012

Attention public library boards and directors: relax, recharge, reconnect
April, 2012

2012 School Library Survey opens April 1
April, 2012

It's time to apply for Library Institute and School Library Boot Camp
March, 2012

Free collections assessments and workshops available to museums, libraries and archives in the Dakotas
March, 2012

South Dakota public libraries recognized for accreditation efforts
February, 2012

2011 School and Public Library Data Digests are now online
February, 2012

SDSL is now on Facebook and Twitter!
January, 2012

Centerville is a Five Star Library — again!
January, 2012

New procedures for public library interlibrary loan statistics begin now
January, 2012

2012 Legislative Session nears
January, 2012

Librarians recognized for achieving certification standards
November/December, 2010

Public library accreditation applications due Dec. 2
November/December, 2010

New procedures for interlibrary loan statistics begin in January 2012
November/December, 2010

“Roundup” begins in less than a week at SDLA Conference
October, 2011

SWIM scholars now include 19 from South Dakota
October, 2011

Changes in ILL
September, 2011

Project Compass offers SDLA Pre-Conference and awards scholarships
September, 2011

Three graduate from 2011 Library Training Institute
July/August, 2011

Next SD Titles to Go sign-up is Sept. 30
July/August, 2011

2011 Festival of Books and Authors on the Road details are revealed
July/August, 2011

Next South Dakota Titles to Go sign-up deadline is June 30
June, 2011

AASL Vision Tour stops at Washington High School in Sioux Falls
June, 2011

One Book SD mini-grants recipients announced
June, 2011

Novel Destinations offers a novel opportunity for 15 communities
May, 2011

One Book South Dakota mini-grant deadline extended to May 16
May, 2011

Celebrate SD Library Week, April 10 – 16, 2011
April, 2011

It begins with a book
April, 2011

SD Dakota Titles to Go launches
April, 2011

One Book South Dakota mini-grants available
April, 2011

South Dakota Library Week is coming April 10-16
March, 2011

Public Library Survey deadline is March 31
March, 2011

Beresford Public Library's survey data leads to national rating
March, 2011

State Library's new website is up and running
February, 2011

School and public library Data Digests now available
February, 2011

Health information forums for public librarians and trustees to be held in February and March
February, 2011

Sully Area Library becomes a new star
January, 2011

Centerville Library proudly displays their five stars
January, 2011

Six steps to Snapshot Day success!
November/ December, 2010
Let your staff and patrons know about Snapshot Day and build up excitement.

Centerville and Beresford Public Libraries rank at the top
November/ December, 2010
The South Dakota State Library is pleased to announce that seven South Dakota public libraries have been recognized, in two distinguished national rankings, for the excellence of their services to their communities.

State Library receives health literacy planning grant
November/ December, 2010
The South Dakota State Library is the recent recipient of a Planning and Assessment proposal entitled, "Health Reference in South Dakota's Public Libraries: Assessment and Evaluation."

South Dakota Library Snapshot Day is October 31- November 6
October, 2010
Do you know how many reference questions were asked last week? How about how many materials were checked out? Could you tell someone how many people attended your gardening program?

SWIM Scholars and mentors gather for summit
September, 2010
The SWIM Scholars and their mentors gathered at the State Library on August 3 for a lively informal summit.

Library Snapshot Day is coming, will you be ready?
September, 2010
Library Snapshot Day was developed by the American Library Association to provide a way for libraries of all types to show what happens in a single day at their library.

“Laugh and Learn” at the 2010 SDLA Annual Conference
August, 2010
Join colleagues to “Laugh and Learn” at the South Dakota Library Association’s Annual Conference in Sioux Falls September 22-24.

Festival of Books offers author visit opportunities
August, 2010
The 2010 Festival of Books is bringing over 50 authors to Sioux Falls on September 24-26.

Six graduate from Library Training Institute
July, 2010
State Librarian Dan Siebersma awarded Certificates of Public Library Management to six graduates of the Library Training Institute on June 11 at the Northern State University campus in Aberdeen.

SWIM scholarship recipients announced
June, 2010
Fourteen South Dakota librarians will receive funds for continuing education in library sciences thanks to a grant from the Laura Bush Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Sioux Falls celebrates re-opening of Main Library
June, 2010
Siouxland’s Main Library officially re-opened its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 7.

School Library Survey "Early Bird awardees
May, 2010
Congratulations to the Early Bird school libraries -- Here are the first seven to submit and lock their 2009-2010 School Library survey!

Black Hills Area Rural Librarians get-together
May, 2010
The third meeting of the Black Hills Rural Librarians was hosted by the Sturgis Public Library on March 15.

Who do you think you are?
April, 2010
Find out in South Dakota State Library's AncestryLibrary Online

April Continuing Education Opportunities
April, 2010

Public Library Survey "EARLY BIRD" awardees
March 2010
Congratulations and thank you Early Bird libraries!

March Continuing Education Opportunities
March 2010
Library Training Institute Registration is open and many more!

New Public Library Survey opens Feb. 1
February 2010
The 2009 Public Library Survey, formerly known as the “annual report,” will be released on Feb.1.

February Continuing Education Opportunities
February 2010
Beginning with this issue, the monthly continuing education opportunities will be published as part of the newsletter.

South Dakota receives accolades for 2008 Public Libraries Survey
February 2010
South Dakota was one of 45 states that received the Keppel Award for submitting prompt, complete and high-quality public library data for FY 2008.

South Dakota's own Star Libraries
Dec/ January 2010
Hazel L. Meyer Memorial Library, De Smet, and Centerville Community Library are named among America’s Star Libraries

Creating a Nation of Readers
Dec/ January 2010
The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. Deadline for this grant application is February 2.

Aberdeen is part of Knight Foundation’s $3.3 Million initiative to expand digital access at libraries
November, 2009
To help meet citizens' information needs, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced the launch of a $3.3 million initiative to expand digital access and training at libraries around the country.

Public librarians and libraries recognized for achieving standards
November, 2009
Librarians and libraries meeting the Public Library Accreditation/Certification Standards were recognized during this year’s South Dakota Library Association’s Annual Conference in Aberdeen.

Brookings Public Library has very good friends
October, 2009
A friend is defined by Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary as “one attached to another by affection or esteem.” The Brookings Public Library has some very good friends in the Friends of the Brookings Public Library.

Harrisburg Community Library makes big move
September, 2009
Harrisburg Community Library opened in its new location on August 15 with a ribbon cutting.

National Book Festival is Sept. 26
September, 2009
The National Book Festival is an immense gathering dedicated to reading and literacy. About 120,000 people attend this free literary event held in front of Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian Institute.

State Library renovation completes phase one
July, 2009
Phase one is complete and the library is now in its renovated space on the first floor.

Rapid City Flood Project
April, 2009
Rapid City Public Library wanted to create something great for their community, in doing so they released the first of their “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories” series.

Build Your Support Base with the 3 P’s: Getting and Sustaining Funding
April, 2009
Robin Schrupp, Grant County Library Director since 1991, has learned to get and sustain funding for her library by applying the 3 P’s: a Personal Touch, Publicity, and Persistence.

How does your library promote itself?
March, 2009
Ideas from Potter County Library

South Dakota Star-Rated Public Libraries:
March, 2009
Centerville Community Library

Finding Time for Continuing Education
February, 2009
Continuing Education. An interview with Brenda DeToy, the librarian from the Selby Area Schools Community Library, about continuing education opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 


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