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School Libraries in Crisis

School Library Thrives -- With No Books

Posted 01.09.2013 | Education

The library at Minneapolis' Benilde-St. Margaret's has no books, but the space at the Catholic preparatory school is proving to be more useful than ev...

Eliza LaJoie

More Bad News For Librarians

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 08.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Marla McGuire was hired as a librarian at Cleveland Elementary School in the District of Columbia some four years ago, she was firs...

National Library Week: Why We NEED To Save Our School Libraries

Brad Meltzer | Posted 06.09.2012 | Books
Brad Meltzer

In our schools today, there are many Mrs. Spicers, teachers who work away from the spotlight, going about the business of inspiring their students to aspire to greatness. This is especially true of our school librarians.

What You Can Do To Support School Libraries In Crisis

Carl Harvey II | Posted 09.14.2012 | Books
Carl Harvey II

As the leader of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and an educator, I am struck by the lack of support for school libraries from federal and local governments. Do decision makers fully realize how their lack of support will hinder the education of America's next generation?