Sally Mielke Supports School libraries

Sally Mielke Eastern Oregon University Why are School Libraries Important? School libraries are often the first place a child has the opportunity to independently choose what they are going to read. Additionally, school libraries staffed by librarians provide the added value of teaching children and adolescents how to be independent learners. How Does the Work … Continue reading Sally Mielke Supports School libraries

Maria Zervos Supports School Libraries

Maria Zervos Fairchild-Nichols Memorial Branch in Trumbull, CT and Edith Wheeler Memorial Library in Monroe, CT Why are School Libraries Important? As a public librarian who started out as a parent volunteer coordinator in my daughter's elementary school library, which was exclusively run by volunteers, I can personally speak to the value of school libraries. … Continue reading Maria Zervos Supports School Libraries

Lydia Willoughby Supports School Libraries

Lydia Willoughby Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz Why are School Libraries Important? School librarians enrich positive learning partnerships in the classroom, and are important indicators in students' intention to complete college, as well as in college retention. In addition, school librarians have expertise in adaptive technologies and literacy practices that support learning disabilities. … Continue reading Lydia Willoughby Supports School Libraries

Mary Davis Supports School Libraries

Mary Davis Hillsboro Public Why are School Libraries Important? Because students today need more help than ever learning to evaluate what information is credible. Any idiot with an Internet connection can pretend to be an expert, but a librarian can show you how to vet your sources. How has a School Librarian or Library Impacted … Continue reading Mary Davis Supports School Libraries