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South Dakota Library Facts

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Library Score
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South Dakota has tons of libraries!
Libraries
142
164 per 1,000,000 people
State Size
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South Dakota is a very small state
State Population
865,454
Library Programs Score
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Popularity Score
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People love visiting libraries!
Avid Reader Score
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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor
Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in South Dakota!
Computers Available
1,111
Bookmobiles
4

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Books, Music, & Movies


Books, CDs, and Videos Available
Number of Items
Source: Library Scout

Programs


Library Programs Score
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Library Programs
110
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally
Children's Programs Score
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Children's' Programs
83
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally
Young Adult Programs Score
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Young Adult Programs
10
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally

Visitors


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People love visiting libraries!
Library Visits per Visitors
10
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally
Avid Reader Score
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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor
Library Checkouts per Visitor
16
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally
Bookworm Score
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Bookworms
42%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally

Librarians


Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in South Dakota!
Librarians
358
Average Librarian Salary
$37,248

Funds


Funding Score
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South Dakota libraries are somewhat funded!
Libary Funding per Person
$32
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally

Top Ranked Libraries


#1 Huron Public Library
#930 Nationally
521 Dakota Ave South
Huron, South Dakota 57350

#2 Brookings Public Library
#1,205 Nationally
515 Third Street
Brookings, South Dakota 57006

#3 Watertown Regional Library
#1,231 Nationally
160 6th Street Ne
Watertown, South Dakota 57201

#4 Beresford Public Library
#1,309 Nationally
115 South Third Street
Beresford, South Dakota 57004

#4 Siouxland Libraries
#1,309 Nationally
200 North Dakota Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57117

#6 Yankton Community Library
#1,377 Nationally
515 Walnut
Yankton, South Dakota 57078

#7 Hot Springs Public Library
#1,403 Nationally
2005 Library Drive
Hot Springs, South Dakota 57747

#8 Edith B Siegrist Vermillion Public Library
#1,653 Nationally
18 Church Street
Vermillion, South Dakota 57069

#8 R. E. Rawlins Municipal Library
#1,653 Nationally
1000 E. Church Street
Pierre, South Dakota 57501

#10 Madison Public Library
#1,807 Nationally
209 E Center
Madison, South Dakota 57042

#11 Rapid City Public Library
#1,867 Nationally
610 Quincy Street
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701

#12 Britton Public Library
#1,910 Nationally
759 7th Street
Britton, South Dakota 57430

#13 Canton Public Library
#1,945 Nationally
225 N Broadway
Canton, South Dakota 57013

#14 Freeman Public Library
#2,108 Nationally
322 S Main Street
Freeman, South Dakota 57029

#15 Mitchell Public Library
#2,246 Nationally
221 N Duff Street
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301

#16 Hazel L. Meyer Memorial Library
#2,263 Nationally
114 1st Street
De Smet, South Dakota 57231

#16 Cozard Memorial Library
#2,263 Nationally
110 E Lawler Avenue
Chamberlain, South Dakota 57325

#16 Alexander Mitchell Public Library
#2,263 Nationally
519 South Kline Street
Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401

#19 North Sioux City Community Library
#2,392 Nationally
601 River Drive
North Sioux City, South Dakota 57049

#20 Centerville Community Library
#2,478 Nationally
421 Florida
Centerville, South Dakota 57014

#21 Grant County Public Library
#2,848 Nationally
207 East Park Avenue
Milbank, South Dakota 57252

#22 Dell Rapids Carnegie Public Library
#2,874 Nationally
513 N Orleans Avenue
Dell Rapids, South Dakota 57022

#23 Parkston Public Library
#2,907 Nationally
110 W Main Street
Parkston, South Dakota 57366

#24 Edgemont Public Library
#3,063 Nationally
412 2nd Avenue
Edgemont, South Dakota 57735

#25 Viborg Public Library
#3,183 Nationally
110 N Main
Viborg, South Dakota 57070

#26 Gregory Public Library
#3,381 Nationally
112 East Fifth Street
Gregory, South Dakota 57533

#27 Potter County Free Library
#3,638 Nationally
205 W Commercial Ave, Suite 103
Gettysburg, South Dakota 57442

#28 Bowdle Public Library
#3,983 Nationally
3043 Main Street
Bowdle, South Dakota 57428

#29 Redfield Carnegie Library
#4,009 Nationally
5 East 5th Avenue
Redfield, South Dakota 57469

#30 Parker Public Library
#4,069 Nationally
115 N Main Avenue
Parker, South Dakota 57053

#31 Wessington Springs Carnegie Library
#4,120 Nationally
109 West Main
Wessington Springs, South Dakota 57382

#32 A. H. Brown Public Library
#4,249 Nationally
521 N Main Street
Mobridge, South Dakota 57601

#33 Grace Balloch Memorial Library
#4,335 Nationally
625 North Fifth Street
Spearfish, South Dakota 57783

#34 Lemmon Public Library
#4,387 Nationally
303 1st Ave W
Lemmon, South Dakota 57638

#35 Sisseton Memorial Library
#4,396 Nationally
305 E Maple Street
Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

#36 Bison Public Library
#4,550 Nationally
300 W Carr Street
Bison, South Dakota 57620

#37 Webster Public Library
#4,800 Nationally
800 Main Street
Webster, South Dakota 57274

#38 Custer County Library
#4,894 Nationally
447 Crook Street Suite 4
Custer, South Dakota 57730

#39 Newell Public Library
#5,015 Nationally
208 Girard
Newell, South Dakota 57760

#40 Belle Fourche Public Library
#5,169 Nationally
905 5th Avenue
Belle Fourche, South Dakota 57717

#41 Howard Public Library
#5,195 Nationally
103 E Farmer Avenue
Howard, South Dakota 57349

#42 Faulk County Library
#5,402 Nationally
810 Court Street
Faulkton, South Dakota 57438

#43 Waubay Public Library
#5,436 Nationally
94 North Main Street
Waubay, South Dakota 57273

#44 Scotland Community Library
#5,591 Nationally
711 4th Street
Scotland, South Dakota 57059

#45 Elk Point-Jefferson Community/School Library
#5,608 Nationally
402 S Douglas
Elk Point, South Dakota 57025

#46 Midland Community Library
#5,677 Nationally
401 Russell Street
Midland, South Dakota 57552

#47 Sherwood Memorial Library
#5,711 Nationally
204 Humphrey Dr N
Doland, South Dakota 57436

#48 Sturgis Public Library
#5,849 Nationally
1040 Harley-Davidson Way, Suite 101
Sturgis, South Dakota 57785

#49 Emma Burnham Public Library
#5,866 Nationally
403 Main Street
Frederick, South Dakota 57441

#50 Kennebec Public Library
#5,875 Nationally
203 S Main
Kennebec, South Dakota 57544

South Dakota Libraries


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