The South Dakota State Library is working with Mile Up web developers to help public libraries launch their own library websites. The following services are offered FREE of charge to participating public libraries:
You can do this! In 2020 we purchased accounts for 40 libraries. If you would like to add your library to the the wait list for a website in 2021, Contact Shawn at SDSL.
If you do not think your library needs a new website, please read on…
Why your library needs a website
A website is your library’s:
Why your library needs a new website
If you already have a website or a webpage on your city/county website, ask yourself:
…but I have a Facebook page…
Social media is great for promoting the library, but you need a website for providing access to your library’s digital services.
Good to know
The State Library will pay for your account, the webpage template, and hosting fees for your library website. If you decide you’d like to add additional pages or other features, you may make arrangements with the vendor to purchase optional add-ons on your own.