FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
State Library recognizes 21st Century School Libraries
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota State Library has announced the 2022 recipients of the 21st Century School Library Award. The 21st Century School Library Award recognizes school libraries as Effective, Enhanced, or Exemplary, based on performance in three areas: place (which refers to the learning environment, both physical and online), programming, and the professional.
Applicants conduct a self-assessment and provide evidence of their ability to meet South Dakota's guidelines for school libraries. Award status is valid for a three-year period.
Aberdeen Central High School
Adventure Elementary (Harrisburg)
Creekside Elementary (Spearfish)
Dakota Valley High School (North Sioux City)
Dakota Valley Upper Elementary/Middle School (North Sioux City)
George McGovern Middle School (Sioux Falls)
Georgia Morse Middle School (Pierre)
Harrisburg High School
Jefferson High School (Sioux Falls)
John Harris Elementary (Sioux Falls)
Lowell Elementary (Sioux Falls)
Sonia Sotomayor Elementary (Sioux Falls)
South Park Elementary (Belle Fourche)
Find more information on the State Library’s 21st Century School Library Award webpage.