The Weekly Update
from SD State Library School Library Services
January 10, 2022
Looking Ahead into 2022
Save the Date for these Library Courses and Events in 2022!
(get more information by clicking on the pictures below)
January 26, 4:30pm CST/3:30pm MT
Conversation about coding, starting a coding club, and Girls Who Code.
Transforming Teen Services
January and February
Learn how to build and develop services for and with teens that will help guarantee that the adolescents you support have what they need for future success.
Textual Literacy Course
February 1-March 4
A course focusing on the first strand of the SD School Library Standards, Textual Literacy, in which we'll focus on topics related to reading and engaging for academic and personal growth.
SDSL Digital Resources Course
February 28-March 18
A course focusing on digital reference services. Students will be introduced to ethics in reference services, searching techniques, and digital literacy on the internet.
School Library Survey
March 1-May 1
Annual library survey completed by school districts in South Dakota.
21st Century Library Award
March 1-May 1
Annual recognition of school libraries that meet the characteristics of a 21st Century school library through its program, place, and professional.
Jump Start: Summer Reading Workshops
On-line or In Person @ Various Locations
February and March
Prep for Summer Reading workshops held across South Dakota. Registration deadline is January 31, 2022.
Copyright Matters Webinar for School & Academic Libraries
School: March 16, 11am CST/10am MT
Academic: March 16, 2pm CST/1pm MT
Learn why copyright matters in the library in this webinar hosted by librarians from SDSU.
Library Training Institute 2022 (for public and combo librarians only)
Northern State University, Aberdeen
Spend a week in the dorms and get to know your fellow library professionals from all over the state. This year's theme is Teen Programming and Services. For public and combo librarians only.
ExCITE! 2022 : Information Literacy
June 27-July 29
ExCITE! is an annual professional development opportunity (2 credit course) for all types of educators including librarians, teachers, specialists, para-professionals, administrators, and coordinators. This year's theme is Information Literacy.
SDLA Annual Conference
Each fall, SDLA holds its annual conference with educational training sessions, keynotes, and events.
..from SDSL School Library Services
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