Authorization:
Chapter 14-1 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Activities:
Directs State Library operation and assists and coordinates the other libraries throughout the state in providing services to the public.
Organization:
Attached to the Department of Education and Cultural Affairs for reporting purposes only.
Composition:
Six members appointed by the Governor. Not all from the same political party. One member shall be the Executive Director of the Board of Regents or his designee.
Term of Appointment:
Terms shall expire on October 30 on the third year of appointment. Terms that end June 30, 2012, are extended to October 30, 2012.

Contact Info:
South Dakota State Library MacKay Building 800 Governors Dr. Pierre, SD 57501 http://library.sd.gov 1-605-773-3131 or 1-800-423-6665 (SD only)

Mission Statement:
The South Dakota State Library provides leadership for innovation and excellence in libraries and services to state government.