#librarian weekly feature

Ways High School Librarians Can Foster Critical Thinking

Critical thinking skills need to be taught, just like reading, writing, and math. Here's how high school librarians can foster these skills.

How School Librarians Can Survive the Fourth Quarter

Fellow educators, we are almost there. Here are my tips for getting through this last quarter of the school year.

How to Get Teens Interested in Poetry

With National Poetry Month just around the corner, consider these tips from a school librarian to get teens interested in poetry.

10 YA Books About Libraries

Sometimes, being surrounded by books just isn’t enough. I also have to read books about books, and in this case: YA books about libraries. 

How Librarians Can Help Teachers in Ways You Don’t Expect

Teaching is hard enough, and teachers need every tool and support available to them. Their librarian might be one they hadn’t considered. 

New Year’s Resolutions of a High School Librarian

In school libraries, changes are bigger and take time. I need to slow down to set intentions and clearly define my goals.

I Went to My First Library Conference and Didn’t Take Away What I Thought I Would

My first library conference didn't go as planned, but I walked away with wealth of invaluable knowledge from the larger librarian community.

Library Sitcom SHELVED Could Be The Show We Need

Public libraries are finally getting their own workplace comedy! The Canadian production SHELVED could be the laugh we so desperately need.

Celebrating Banned Books Week 2022

Let's celebrate Banned Books Week! From September 18-24, there are tons of ways to get in on the education and fun.

Back to School Inspiration for Librarians

With back to school season officially upon us, a librarian shares some easy ways to kickstart your school year.