One Stop Programs
The SDHC offers three types of "One Stop" humanities programs - Speakers Bureau/Chautauqua, Book Club to Go and One Book SD.
Speakers Bureau events are informative presentations covering a variety of topics, while One Book SD and Book Club to Go programs are scholar-led book club discussions, with the former using the current One Book SD and the latter using any book in our lending library. Where resources and funds are limited, these programs encourage communities to engage in thoughtful conversation, broaden learning opportunities and build community.
For a $50 application fee, the host group handles on-site logistics and local promotion, while the council fulfills financial commitments to the scholars. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Bring a renowned scholar to your community to present on topics for all ages and backgrounds. Consult the annual program catalog for a full list of scholars and topics.
Host a One Book South Dakota discussion, featuring the One Book South Dakota selection and a scholar to lead your group's discussion. The OBSD author is central to the annual Festival of Books as a keynote presenter. Our 2019 selection is "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" by Kent Nerburn.
Program applications require a $50 fee per application and need to be submitted 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the proposed program. Organizations can submit applications for programs which fit the following categories.
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