Langford Public Library
“Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities.”
– R. David Lankes
SERVICES AND SPECIAL EVENTS
Kids Book Club
A new program for 2023! Grades 2-5. We will meet and discuss books, have a snack and an activity! See our calendar for scheduled dates.
A new program intended to provide kids an opportunity to grow, discover, play, explore, learn and connect after-school! See our calendar for scheduled dates and activities as they will vary each week!
Join us for a monthly Lego challenge and have your creation displayed in our display case for all to see. See our calendar for scheduled dates.
Mother Goose Story Time
For those not yet in Kindergarten. See our calendar for scheduled dates.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
This is a self-paced program is easy to accomplish! Stop in and register your child today!
If you are interested in joining others for book selection and discussion, please let us know!
Science. Technology. Engineering. Art. Math.
YOUTH in grades K-12 are invited to join us for fun projects and experiments! See our calendar for scheduled dates.
We hosted a Youth Entrepreneur Program for kids going into grades 4-8 in the summer of 2021 and 2022, funded by a grant from Glacial Lakes Area Development to help communities thrive.
The South Dakota State Library provides a wide variety of resources you can access from your cell phone or home computer! From Chilton Auto Repair Books to Early Literacy, Middle School and High School Education resources, to Heritage Quest and much more!
See our calendar for scheduled dates.
Pie and Bingo
Every Third Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in the Langford Community Center.
For boys and girls going into
3rd-5th grades. We have limited computers so . See our calendar for scheduled dates.
ReadSquared can be utilized for Summer Reading, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten and Read By The Slice!
Residents within city limits who are home-bound or unable to access the library on their own or who do not want to venture out during inclement weather, may request outreach services by calling the Library. Delivery will be based on staff or volunteer availability. Outreach services include drop-off and pick up of borrowed material. Please see our policies for more details.
South Dakota Public Library Data Digest Information
LIBRARIES ARE COMMUNITY ANCHORS
Effective, well-resourced libraries are anchor institutions, critical to the social and economic development of our rural and metropolitan communities.
of SD residents have 24/7 access to 58 online resources for all ages and interests
South Dakotan’s checked out 5.3 million items in 2022
Librarians answered 260,000 questions including informational and technical assistance
Libraries hosted 250,000 people at more than 14,000 programs in multiple formats
*Information taken from the 2022 Public Libraries Data Digest
AGENDAS AND MEETING MINUTES
The Langford Public Library board of trustees meets every other month at 4:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday.
2023 July Agenda – Rescheduled to August
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2023 May Minutes
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*March was cancelled
2023 01 January Minutes
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2022 11 November Minutes
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2021 – Minutes – December
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September meeting rescheduled for October.
2021 – Agenda – September
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Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 5:00pm