I'm a reader, writer, swimmer, and a public middle school librarian. I love all things Italian. I was honored to be Austin ISD's first librarian of the year in 2013.
It Was Bound to Happen I never thought it would happen to me. Sure, when I was in library school, we role-played talking down an angry parent during a book challenge, but living in the liberal icon of Austin, I… Read More ›
Bookstores and Libraries Adapt to Change Brick-and-mortar bookstores have been under pressure in recent years due to the ubiquitous reach of Amazon and its too-good-to-refuse discounts and delivery. In addition, e-books cost less and have further eroded bookstore profits. Still,… Read More ›
Freedom to Read: Saving School Libraries–A Presentation at the Network for Public Education Conference
By Susan Polos, School Librarian, Mt. Kisco Elementary School, Mt. Kisco, NY; Sara Sayigh, School Librarian, DuSable Campus, Chicago, IL; and Sara Stevenson, School Librarian, O. Henry Middle School, Austin, TX “It’s an awfully sad misconception that librarians simply check books in… Read More ›