A Day in the Life of a School Librarian

Celebrate all month—or pick a day or a week—whatever your schedule allows. This calendar of activity ideas, author and ambassador quotes, and professional development links will help you along the way.

Suggested Daily Activity
Share photos with your stakeholders regarding a “Day in the Life of a School Librarian.” Post these photos to your social media websites and your school library website.

Suggested Activities by Grade
All levels:

  • Library Appreciation Day:  Have students write/draw thank you notes to their school board and/or administrators thanking them for providing the students with a school library space, library books/materials and most importantly a school librarian.

Professional Development Link of the Day
Attend the free AASL webinar Creating Digital Portfolios Using Google Sites and learn how student-created digital portfolios can encompass work from a variety of classes and activities.

Author/Ambassador Quote
School libraries transform learning because they offer, within easy reach, whatever facet of the world that a child seeks. ~Kat Yeh, author of The Truth About Twinkie Pie


Author: Suzanne Dix, AASL #slm16 Chair

Categories: Community


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