Hazel L. Meyer Memorial Library

Hours
12:30 - 5:00 PM - M, T, TH, F
12:30 - 6:00 PM - Wednesdays
Storytime
Storytime for preschoolers held the third Thursday of each month at 12:45 (September through April)
Phone
605-854-3842
Email
hlmlib@mchsi.com

E-Books Now Available!

Stop in the library to get your free library number and visit http://southdakota.lib.overdrive.com to check out your favorite book from home.

The city library is located just off the north end of main street in De Smet. In addition to books and magazines for children and adults, it provides internet access and many other educational opportunities. The library has 4 computers with high-speed internet access available for public use. In addition, visitors can find the De Smet News on microfilm, a Laura Ingalls Wilder display case, and 5 Harvey Dunn original paintings.

Library Services
WiFi
Overdrive - SD titles to go
Fax & Copy Service
De Smet News on Microfilm
Magazines, CDs & DVDs
LIW Display Case
5 Original Harvey Dunn Paintings
Interlibrary Loan ($2 fee)
Income Tax Forms
Pre-School Storytime
Children's Summer Reading Program
Book Discussions

Summer Reading Program (for children entering kindergarten- 6th grade)
2016 Summer Reading Program is “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” and runs May 23rd through July 1st. 
Registration for this free program begins Monday May 23rd at the library. 

Special Library Programs
June 8th & 15th at 1:00pm- Have Fun & Learn Yoga with Darcie                           
June 22nd at 1pm- Obstacle Course Fun
June 1st at 1:00pm- De Smet Fire Department Visit 

   
For Children Entering 3rd & 4th Grade 

June 23rd at 1:00pm- Book Discussion with Jean Patrick
This year's book is: Andy Shane and Dolores Starbuckle

Library History
The first library in De Smet was in the Brewer's Variety Story in 1928. The library moved to City Hall in April 1941. The present library building was built in 1968. In the summer of 2003, a new children's addition was built on to the current library. In November of 2003, the library celebrated the Grand Opening of the new children's addition and the library's 65th Anniversary.

The library has recieved star ratings in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service based on statistics for library visits, circulation, program attendance and public Internet computer use. 

Librarians
Mary Purintun, Library Director                       
Linda Reynhout Assistant Librarian         
 

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